Fonds 1312 - Robert Gill fonds

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Reference code

UTA 1312

Title

Robert Gill fonds

Date(s)

  • 1879-1972 (predominant 1928-1967) (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

1.50 m of textual and graphic records (12 boxes)
10 reels of microfilm

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Director of Hart House Theatre.

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Fonds consists of 3 accessions:

B1973-0012: Consists of microfilm copies (35mm) of Robert Gill's scrapbooks, including program notes, press clippings, and photographs relating to theatre productions in Canada and the United States, particularly at Hart House Theatre and Pittsburgh Playhouse. The accession is described in Series 5. (10 reels, 1929-1967)

B1977-0046: This accession consists of various materials donated by the family of Robert Stanton Gill following his death. It largely chronicles his career as theatre director of Hart House Theatre as well as his involvement in other theatre houses in the United States and Canada. The accession is comprised of four series (1-4). (11 boxes, 1879-1967)

B1995-0028: Two notebooks belonging to Robert Gill, Director of Hart House Theatre, containing notes on 1) lecture notes (1966-1967) and course outlines for a class (1971-1972) and notes on actors; 2) notes on University of British Columbia Opera (1959), Hart House Theatre Summer School (1963?, 1964), course outlines for lectures (1955-1965, 1962-1963), and other notes. This accession is described in Series 6

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B1973-0012

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B1977-0046

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B1995-0028

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