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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

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.

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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.

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The collection is organized chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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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

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Related Material

Clifford Ashby Papers, 1977

Tent Shows Records, 1902-1953 and undated

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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

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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

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