University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the VEE Corporation Archives



Descriptive Summary

Creator VEE Corporation
Title VEE CORPORATION ARCHIVES,
Dates: 1980-1997
Abstract VEE (Vince Egan Enterprises) Corporation, founded by Vince Egan, C.E.O. and president, is a Minneapolis-based company that produces a number of touring shows. Contains proposals, minutes, drafts, scripts, itineraries, clippings, programs, promotional and sales kits, videotapes, audiotapes, slides, and books and brochures from arenas. Forms part of Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.
Accession No. AR 97-075; 97-123
Extent 7 ft., 1 in.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American HistoryThe University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

VEE (Vince Egan Enterprises) Corporation, founded by Vince Egan, C.E.O. and president, is a Minneapolis-based company that produces a number of touring shows including Sesame Street Live, Muppet Show on Tour and Muppet Babies.

Forms part of Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.


Scope and Contents

Proposals, minutes, drafts, scripts, itineraries, clippings, programs, promotional and sales kits, videotapes, audiotapes, slides, and books and brochures from arenas and other venues relate to the Sesame Street Live/Muppet Touring Show and the Muppet Babies Touring Show.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions on content.

This collection is stored remotely at the Library Storage Facility; at least 72 hours notice is required.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Muppets--Archives.
VEE Corporation--Archives.
Sesame Street Live (Show)--Archives.
Muppet Babies Touring Show--Archives.
Subjects
Arena theater--Juvenile humor.
Children's plays--Presentation, etc.
Entertainment events--Juvenile humor.
Music--Juvenile.
Puppet theater--Juvenile humor.
Revues--Juvenile humor.
Stadiums--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

VEE Corporation Archives, 1980-1997, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory:

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97-075/1 (0858754) Original script: Sesame Street Live, July 11, 1980
Itineraries, 1980-1996, 1997
Vincent E. Egan, publicity clippings
VEE Corporation original proposals and concepts, 1980
1980-1981 tour:
Missing Bird Mystery
1981-1982 tour:
Super Spectacular
Missing Bird Mystery
1982-1983 tour:
Super Spectacular
Sesame Jamboree
Missing Bird Mystery, Australia
1983-1984 tour:
Sesame Jamboree
Around the World
1984-1985 tour:
Around the World
Missing Bird Mystery
Muppet Show on tour 1
1985-1986 tour:
Missing Bird Mystery
Save Our Street
Muppet Show on tour 2
1986-1987 tour:
Save Our Street
Big Bird Goes Hollywood
Muppet Babies Live
1987-1988 tour:
Big Bird and the ABC's
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story
Muppet Babies' Magic Box
1988-1989 tour:
Big Bird Goes Hollywood
Big Bird and the ABC's
Sesame Street Live
Muppet Babies: Where's Animal?
1989-1990 tour:
Muppet Babies: Where's Animal?
Silly Dancing
Big Bird and the ABC's
1990-1991 tour:
Missing Bird Mystery, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong
Big Bird and the ABC's
Silly Dancing
Sleeping Birdie
1991-1992 tour:
Let's Play School
Sleeping Birdie
Big Bird and the ABC's
1992-1993 tour:
Where's the Birdie?
Silly Dancing, Britain
1993-1994 tour:
Where's the Birdie?, Germany
1994-1995 tour:
Let's Be Friends
Where's the Birdie?
1995-1996 tour:
Let's Play School
When I Grow Up
1996-1997 tour:
1-2-3... Imagine!
Imagine... Ernie is King, Michaela Muntean, 1993
Sesame Street Live: Let's Be Friends:
Information kit
Group sales kit
Marketing/promotion kit
Ready, Set, Go! A Counting Book, Emma Jones, 1995
Sesame Street Live: Let's Play School:
Information kit
Group sales kit
Marketing/promotion kit
Promotional material
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97-075/2 (0858765) "Sesame Street Live" publicity kit, including photographs and slides 1992-1993,
Sesame Street letterhead
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story publicity kit, including photographs
Save Our Street publicity kit, including photographs
Around the World with Sesame Street Live, media promotion kit, including photographs
"Sesame Street Live" media promotion kit, including photographs
Big Bird Goes Hollywood media promotion kit, including photographs 1986-1987,
Big Bird Goes Hollywood media promotion kit, including photographs and slides 1986-1987,
Sesame Jamboree media promotion kit, including photographs
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story publicity kit, including photographs
"Sesame Street Live:" Silly Dancing publicity kit
Muppet Babies: Magic Box publicity kit, including photographs
1-2-3...Imagine! 1996-1997 tour publicity manual
Big Bird and the ABC's publicity kit, including slides and photographs
"Sesame Street Live," group sales kit, including slides and photographs
"Sesame Street Live:" Silly Dancing, publicity kit, including photographs
"Sesame Street Live:" Where's the Birdie?, marketing and promotion kit, including photographs and slides
"Sesame Street Live:" Sleeping Birdie:
Publicity kit, including photographs and slides
Marketing/promotion kit
Group sales kit
Information kit
"Sesame Street Live:" Big Bird and the ABC's, information kit including slides and photographs
"Sesame Street Live!" radio script, 1980
"Sesame Street Live:" 1-2-3 Imagine:
Information kit, including slides and photographs
Group sales kit
Marketing/promotion kit
Promotional kit
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97-075/3 (0858721) Video tapes and films:
3/4 inch:
Promotion with announcer, 1986
Promotion with announcer, 1988
Sesame Street promotions, 1985
"Sesame Street Live," Missing Bird Mystery, 1984
Missing Bird Mystery
Missing Bird Mystery, version 1, version 2
16mm:
Sesame Street Live, promotions, 1982
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story promotion
Sesame Street Live!, 1980-1981
Sesame Street Live, promotional film
Sesame Street Live! 1-2-3... Imagine!, 1996
Reel to reel:
Big Bird goes to Hollywood
Silly Dancing
Sesame Street Live
Sesame Street Live! 1981-1982
Missing Bird Mystery, 1984
"Sesame Street Live!" 1980
Muppet Babies: Where's Animal?
Muppet Show on Tour, 1984
Muppet Show on Tour, radio publicity interviews 1984,
2 inch:
Sesame Street, 1986
Sesame Street Live! Missing Bird Mystery, 1984
1 inch:
Sesame Street, 1990
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story
Sesame Street Live! Silly Dancing, 1989
Sesame Street Live! Silly Dancing, 1991
Sesame Street Live! 1988
1/2 inch:
Big Bird and the ABC's, 1991
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story
Big Bird Goes Hollywood, 1989
Big Bird and the ABC's, 1991
The Muppet Show on Tour, 3 commercial spots
The Muppet Show on Tour, 2 promotions
Sleeping Birdie, 1991
Beta:
Muppet Babies, promotional footage
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97-075/4 (0858743) Video tapes and films:
3/4 inch:
Sesame Street, Silly Dancing, 1990
Muppet Babies Live, 1989
Sesame Street Live promotions, 1990
Muppet Babies Live video news release, 1989
Muppet Babies: Where's Animal?, October 1988
The Muppet Show on Tour, August 14, 1984
Off-air compilation of appearances for the Muppet Show on Tour, February 15-March 22, 1985
The Muppet Show on Tour
1 inch:
Sesame Street Live, 1-2-3...Imagine!, July 16, 1996
Sesame Street Live, Let's Play School, 1995
Sesame Street Live, Let's Be Friends, May 15, 1996
Reel to reel:
Let's Be Friends, 1994
Let's Play School, 1995
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97-075/5 (0858732) Newspaper clippings:
Cost production interviews
Dubuque, Iowa, 1995-1996
Cost production interviews
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97-075/6 (0858776) Newspaper clippings:
Publicity, Muppets on Tour, 1984-1985
Publicity, Missing Bird Mystery
New publicity:
Big Bird and the ABC's
Silly Dancing
Let's Play School
Sleeping Birdie
Missing Bird Mystery
Muppet Show on Tour
Save Our Street
Big Bird Goes Hollywood
Big Bird's Sesame Street Story
Muppet Babies:
Magic Box
Where's Animal?
Venues/arena brochures
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97-123/1 (0858787) Ice Follies
Proclamations and correspondence
Publicity on various promotions:
Hospital visits
Color contests
Ask a question
Touch and feel
Pre-show parties
Stop, drop and roll
Street re-naming
Traffic promotions
Welcome to city
Zoo visits
Make-a-wish
Parades, civic events
Opening night:
Sample agreements
Arena sales and marketing conferences:
1980-1984
1985
1986
1987
1989
VEE Corporation Marketing meeting:
1985
1986
1987
1990
New in education, promotions
Supermarket bag promotions
Newspaper clippings:
Newspaper sponsored promotions
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2.325/D4d
Oversize:
"Sesame Street Live" posters