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Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-327

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings and general publicity collected by Larry and Sonja Rees regarding plays performed by the the new Muncie Civic Theatre in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1960 to 2009 regarding the Young Actors Workshop.

Dates

  • circa 1950-2009

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Historical Note

Muncie Civic Theatre opened up a new venue on November 28, 1961 from the remodeled the old Hoosier theatre. Larry and Sonja Rees donated these materials who have been actively supporting acting workshops since at least the 1990's. A variety of plays have been performed at the Muncie Civic Theatre, some of which include Annie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Lil' Abner, and Cole.

Extent

3 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre documents, 1974-2009

Series 2: Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre photographs, 1960-1992

Series 3: Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre negatives, 1985, 1991-1992

Series 4: Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre oversized materials, undated

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation. Additional materials were donated by Larry and Sonja Rees on 2012/05/01. Additional materials were donated by Larry and Sonja Rees on 2012/05/02. Additional materials were donated by Larry and Sonja Rees on 2013/03/15.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2012/06/01 by B C Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2013/11/04 by Rebecca Marangelli.
Title
Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

Contact:
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA