University of Texas Arlington

Jack White Theater Program Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: White, Jack.
Title: Jack White Theater Program Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1955-2006
Abstract: Jack White, a long time resident of Fort Worth, Texas, is a professional photographer and retired advertising and public relations executive. This is his personal collection of theater programs and handbills from plays presented at Casa Mañana Theater, Bass Performance Hall, Dallas Summer Musicals, and other venues in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-93
Extent: 2 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Jack White, a long time resident of Fort Worth, Texas, is a professional photographer. A Texas Christian University graduate, he was the editor of the campus newspaper and art editor of the annual. He was vice president of Witherspoon and Associates, an advertising and public relations firm in Fort Worth, for twenty-seven years, specializing in design, type management, and photography. After retiring from Witherspoon and Associates in 1982, he formed his own company, Jack White Graphic Arts, specializing in design, photography, typesetting, and other graphics.


Scope and Contents

Programs and handbills from plays presented at Casa Mañana Theater, Bass Performance Hall, Dallas Summer Musicals and other venues in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.


 

Organization

The theater programs are arranged alphabetically by name of venue, then chronologically by date of the play.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
White, Jack,--1927- --Archives.
Organizations
Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Casa Manana (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc.
Subjects
Theaters--Texas--Dallas.
Theaters--Texas--Fort Worth.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

Related Material

Unprocessed mss. 93-21: Reeder School, Inc. Records

Unprocessed mss. 97-12: Flora and Dickson Reeder Papers.


Separated Material

00127AR407: Jack White Photograph Collection.


Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Jack White, September 12, 2008.

Citation

Jack White Theater Program Collection, 1955-2006, Unprocessed mss. 2011-93, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, 2008.

Accessioned as number 2011-93.

Processing Information

This collection was inventoried by David Sanchez in March 2009.