Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Clifford Ashby:

An Inventory of the His Collection, 1966-2009, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Theatre
Title: Clifford Ashby Collection,
Dates: 1966-2009
Abstract: The collection includes photographs, scripts, and programs various theatre productions at Texas Tech University as well as a scrapbook of Tent Show material.
Collection # U 378.1
Quantity: 4 Boxes (4.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Clifford Ashby was a Professor Emeritus of theater at Texas Tech University. His interests and publications included Greek theatre and Tent Shows. He co-authored, with Suzanne DePauw May, the book, "Trouping Through Texas: Harley Sadler and His Tent Show" in 1982.


Scope and Content

The donation consists of photographs, programs, and notes from Mr. Ashby's personal collection during his tenure at Texas Tech. Also included is a scrapbook focusing on Tent Shows.


 

The collection is organized chronologically.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (People)
Ashby, Clifford
Sadler, Harley, 1892-1954
Sadler, Harley, 1892-1954--Career in tent shows
Sadler, Harley, 1892-1954--Contributions in politics and government
Sadler family
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Theatre Arts
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Theatre Arts--Faculty
Texas Technological College. Dept. of Theatre Arts
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Theatre Arts--Faculty
Subjects
Tent shows--Texas, West
Traveling theater--Texas, West
Theater
Theater in universities and colleges--Texas--History

Related Material

Clifford Ashby Papers, 1977

Tent Shows Records, 1902-1953 and undated


Administrative Information

Clifford Ashby Collection, 1966-2009, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2010-0051-B

Gift, 2010

Processed by

Conner Davis, 2012


Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Tartuffe for Texans (3 photos), 1966
2 The Private Life of the Master Race (16 photos), 1969
3 Montezuma Alley, August 1969
4 Mister Roberts (15 photos), 1969
5 The Maid’s Tragedy (6 photos), 1970
6 Death of a Salesman (14 photos), 1971
7 Little Murders (12 photos), 1972
8 The Country Wife (30 photos), 1972
9 Oklahoma! (12 photos), 1974
10 Arsenic and Old Lace (9 photos), 1974
11 Iphigenia and Aulis, 1981
12 St. Elsewhere, 1982
box folder
2 1 Buried Child (21 photos), 1983
2 Pancho!, 1984
3 Theatre Programs and Advertisements, 1996-2009
4 Visitors View of the American Stage, undated
5 Slide Tray A (56 slides), undated
6 Slide Tray B (71 slides), undated
7 Slide Tray C (53 slides), undated
8 Slide Tray D (58 slides), undated
9 Slide Tray E (56 slides), undated
10 Slide Tray F (43 slides), undated
11 Slide Tray G (38 slides), undated
box
3 Tent Show Scrapbook, undated
box folder
4 1 The Private Life of the Master Race Blue Prints, 1969
2 Mister Roberts Blue Prints, 1969
3 Death of a Salesman Blue Prints, 1971
4 Little Murders Race Blue Prints, 1972
5 The Country Wife Blue Prints, 1972
6 Oklahoma! Blue Prints, 1973
7 Iphigenia and Aulis Blue Prints, 1981