Babcock Performing Readers records, 1930-2001  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Babcock Performing Readers
Title
Babcock Performing Readers records
Dates
1930-2001 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 linear foot
Collection Number
Accn1927
Summary
The Babcock Performing Readers records (1930-2001) are comprised of scrapbooks detailing the annual activities and business aspects of this organization, founded in 1981. Included in the scrapbooks are programs, announcements, flyers, correspondence, minutes, agendas, news clippings, and financial materials. The Babcock Performing Readers was originally named the Maud May Babcock Reading Arts Society after Maud May Babcock (1867-1954), a very prominent figure in Utah theater and speech. Their goal is to preserve the art of oral interpretation by bringing literature to life through live performance.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Babcock Performing Readers was originally named the Maud May Babcock Reading Arts Society after Maud May Babcock (1867-1954), a very prominent figure in Utah theater and speech. Their goal is to preserve the art of oral interpre-tation by bringing literature to life through live performance.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Babcock Performing Readers records (1930-2001) are comprised of scrapbooks detailing the annual activities and business aspects of this organization, founded in 1981. Included in the scrapbooks are programs, announcements, flyers, correspondence, minutes, agendas, news clippings, and financial materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Babcock Performing Readers records must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation:Babcock Performing Readers records, Accn 1927, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1927.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Organizational Records, 1930-2000Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1
Maud May Babcock, Interpretative Selections for High Schools
This book remains in the collection due to the notations and markings within.
1930
2-3
History and Seasons Scrapbook
1981-1990
4-5
Seasons Scrapbook
1990-2000

Organizational Records, 1980-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
Folder
1-2
Seasons Scrapbook
1991-2001
3-4
Business Records, Scrapbook
1980-2000

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Readers' theater
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Scrapbooks