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Harold Tedford Collection of Theatre Programs

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Harold Tedford was the Director of the Wake Forest Theatre from 1966-1998. The collection, gifted by Harold Tedford, is a compilation of theatre programs from productions at Wake Forest , other local colleges, in other cities across the United States, and international destinations, particularly Europe.

Biographical and Historical Note

Harold Tedford was the Director of the Wake Forest Theatre from 1966-1998. After graduating from Ouachita University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, with a major in theatre, Tedford continued his studies at the University of Arkansas where he earned his Master of Arts in Theatre degree, and at Louisiana State University where he completed his Ph.D. work in Theatre. Tedford worked at Southwest Texas State University before moving to Winston-Salem, N.C., in 1965 to begin his career at Wake Forest University.

Collection Overview

The Harold Tedford Collection of Theatre Programs is comprised of local, national, and international theatre programs from a variety of venues and performances. The collection contains programs from the early 20th century all the way up to the 21st century, reflecting the popular performances of different eras in different areas of the country and the world.

Organized into four series: Series 1. Productions by Title; Series 2. Productions by Playwright; Series 3. Productions by Theater; Series 4. Productions at North Carolina Theaters. Withini each series, items are arranged alphabetically.

Collection Inventory

  • Productions by Title
    • A-Al Box 1 Folder 1
    • Am-An Box 1 Folder 2
    • Ap-Az Box 1 Folder 3
    • B-Ba Box 1 Folder 4
    • Ba-Bec Box 1 Folder 5
    • Bee-Bet Box 1 Folder 6
    • Bes-Bl Box 1 Folder 7
    • Bo-Bz Box 2 Folder 1
    • C-Ce Box 2 Folder 2
    • Ch-Ci Box 2 Folder 3
    • Cl-Com Box 2 Folder 4
    • Conf-Cop Box 2 Folder 5
    • Cr-Cz Box 2 Folder 6
    • D-Da Box 2 Folder 7
    • Dea-Del Box 3 Folder 1
    • Dol-Dou Box 3 Folder 2
    • Du-Dz Box 3 Folder 3
    • E Box 3 Folder 4
    • F-Foo Box 3 Folder 5
    • For-Fz Box 3 Folder 6
    • G-Go Box 3 Folder 7
    • Gr-Gz Box 3 Folder 8
    • Ha-Hol Box 4 Folder 1
    • Hor-Hou Box 4 Folder 2
    • I-Inf Box 4 Folder 3
    • Int-It Box 4 Folder 4
    • J Box 4 Folder 5
    • K Box 4 Folder 6
    • L-Le Box 5 Folder 1
    • Lia-Lit Box 5 Folder 2
    • Loc-Los Box 5 Folder 3
    • Lov-Lu Box 5 Folder 4
    • Mac-Marg Box 5 Folder 5
    • Mark-Mas Box 5 Folder 6
    • Me-Mis Box 5 Folder 7
    • Mol-Moo Box 6 Folder 1
    • Mot-My Box 6 Folder 2
    • Na-Ni Box 6 Folder 3
    • No-Nu Box 6 Folder 4
    • O-Or Box 6 Folder 5
    • Ot-Ou Box 6 Folder 6
    • P-Pa Box 6 Folder 7
    • Pe-Ph Box 6 Folder 8
    • Pi-Pz Box 7 Folder 1
    • Q Box 7 Folder 2
    • R-Rh Box 7 Folder 3
    • Ri-Roa Box 7 Folder 4
    • Rob-Ru Box 7 Folder 5
    • S-Sc Box 7 Folder 6
    • Se Box 7 Folder 7
    • Sh Box 8 Folder 1
    • Si-Sm Box 8 Folder 2
    • So-St Box 8 Folder 3
    • Su-Sw Box 8 Folder 4
    • T-Thr Box 8 Folder 5
    • Thu-Tn Box 8 Folder 6
    • To-Tz Box 8 Folder 7
    • U Box 8 Folder 8
    • V Box 9 Folder 1
    • W-Wa Box 9 Folder 2
    • We-Wh Box 9 Folder 3
    • Wi-Wz Box 9 Folder 4
    • Y Box 9 Folder 5
    • Z Box 9 Folder 6
  • Productions by Playwright
    • Ayckbourn, Alan Box 10 Folder 1
    • Bach, J.S. Box 10 Folder 2
    • Behnett, Alan Box 10 Folder 3
    • Bizet, Georges Box 10 Folder 4
    • Boubil, Alain & Schonberg, Claude-Michel Box 10 Folder 5
    • Brecht, Bertolt & Weill, Kurt Box 10 Folder 6
    • Chekhov, Anton Box 10 Folder 7
    • Cilea, Francesco Box 10 Folder 8
    • Coward, Noel Box 10 Folder 9
    • Dickens, Charles Box 10 Folder 10
    • Feydeau, Georges Box 10 Folder 11
    • Frayn, Michael Box 10 Folder 12 Box 10 Folder 11
    • Gilbert, W.S. & Sullivan, Arthur Box 10 Folder 13
    • Giraudoux, Jean Box 10 Folder 14
    • Gould, Morton Box 11 Folder 1
    • Gray, Simon Box 11 Folder 2
    • Greer, Frances Box 11 Folder 3
    • Hare, David Box 11 Folder 4
    • Iturbi, Jose Box 11 Folder 5
    • Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert Lee Box 11 Folder 6
    • Lehar, Franz Box 11 Folder 7
    • Linney, Romulus Box 11 Folder 8
    • Miller, Arthur Box 11 Folder 9
    • Mitropoulos, Dimitri Box 11 Folder 10
    • Moiseiwitsch, Benno Box 11 Folder 11
    • Moliere Box 11 Folder 12
    • Monteux, Pierre Box 11 Folder 13
    • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Box 11 Folder 14
    • Ormandy, Eugene Box 11 Folder 15
    • Pinero, Arthur Wing Box 11 Folder 16
    • Pinter, Harold Box 11 Folder 17
    • Pinza, Ezio Box 11 Folder 18
    • Pirandello, Luigi Box 11 Folder 19
    • Puccini, Giacomo Box 12 Folder 1
    • Rodgers, Richard Box 12 Folder 2
    • Shakespeare, William (A-H) Box 12 Folder 3
    • Shakespeare, William (H-L) Box 12 Folder 4
    • Shakespeare, William (Hamlet) Box 12 Folder 5
    • Shakespeare, William (M) Box 12 Folder 6
    • Shakespeare, William (Macbeth) Box 12 Folder 7
    • Shakespeare, William (Misc) Box 12 Folder 8
    • Shakespeare, William (N-R) Box 12 Folder 9
    • Shakespeare, William (S-Z) Box 12 Folder 10
    • Shaw, Bernard (A-L) Box 13 Folder 1
    • Shaw, Bernard (M) Box 13 Folder 2
    • Shaw, Bernard (N-Z) Box 13 Folder 3
    • Shepard, Sam Box 13 Folder 4
    • Shue, Larry Box 13 Folder 5
    • Simon, Neil Box 13 Folder 6
    • Sondheim, Stephen & Storey, David Box 13 Folder 7
    • Stokowski, Leopold Box 13 Folder 8
    • Stoppard, Tom Box 13 Folder 9
    • Templeton, Alec Box 13 Folder 10
    • Travers, Ben Box 13 Folder 11
    • Verdi, Giuseppe Box 13 Folder 12
    • Whitemore, Hugh Box 13 Folder 13
    • Wilde, Oscar Box 13 Folder 14
    • Weber, Andrew Lloyd Box 14 Folder 1
  • Productions by Theater
    • Actors Theatre of Louisville Box 14 Folder 2
    • Adelphi Theatre Box 14 Folder 3
    • Aldwych Theatre Box 14 Folder 4
    • American Ballet Theatre Box 14 Folder 5
    • American College Theatre Festival Box 14 Folder 6
    • American Shakespeare Festival Theatre Box 14 Folder 7
    • Asolo Theatre Festival Box 14 Folder 8
    • Axis Company Box 16 Folder 13
    • Azuma Kabuki Dancers Box 14 Folder 9
    • Barter Theatre, Virginia Box 14 Folder 10 Box 16 Folder 16
    • Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Box 16 Folder 18
    • Boston Symphony Orchestra Box 14 Folder 11
    • Brechtsommer (1997) Box 14 Folder 12
    • Center Stage, NY (1996) Box 16 Folder 15
    • Chashama (2003) Box 17 Folder 5
    • Cicinnati Playhouse in the Park (2000) Box 16 Folder 10
    • Colorado Shakespeare Festival Box 14 Folder 13
    • Columbia Auditorium Box 17 Folder 1
    • Contemporary American Theatre Festival Box 14 Folder 14
    • Court House Theatre (Shaw Festival) Box 16 Folder 4
    • Dance Pilobolus Theatre Box 14 Folder 15
    • Deutsches Theatre and Kammerspiele Box 14 Folder 16
    • Duke of York's Theatre Box 14 Folder 17
    • East Carolina University, Summer Theatre Box 14 Folder 18
    • Eastern Mennonite University Box 17 Folder 12
    • Ensemble Studio Theatre Box 16 Folder 8
    • Festival Theatre (Shaw Festival) Box 16 Folder 3
    • Georgia Shakespeare Festival Box 14 Folder 19
    • The Georgian Theatre Royal Box 14 Folder 20
    • The Goodman Theatre Box 17 Folder 4
    • Guthrie Theatre Box 14 Folder 21
    • Hispanic Theatre Festival Box 14 Folder 22
    • Ice Vogues (1951) Box 14 Folder 23
    • The Irish Repertory Theatre Box 17 Folder 3
    • Kennedy Center (1972-1978) Box 14 Folder 24
    • Kirov Ballet Box 14 Folder 25
    • Konzerte und Theater, Berlin (circa 1997)
    • Lincoln Center Box 14 Folder 27 Box 16 Folder 14
    • Lincoln Center (1980) Box 15 Folder 1
    • Lincoln Center (1985) Box 15 Folder 2
    • Lincoln Center (1990) Box 15 Folder 3
    • Lincoln Center (1995) Box 15 Folder 4
    • Lincoln Center Festival (1996) Box 15 Folder 5
    • Lincoln Center Festival (1997) Box 15 Folder 6
    • Lincoln Center (1999) Box 15 Folder 7
    • Lincoln Music Hall Box 15 Folder 8
    • London Theatre Guide Box 15 Folder 9
    • Mannoni Performing Arts Center (2001) Box 16 Folder 9
    • Memphis Open Air Theatre Box 15 Folder 10
    • Montclair State Theatre Fest Box 15 Folder 11
    • Moscow State Circus Box 15 Folder 12
    • National Ballet of Canada Box 16 Folder 7
    • National Black Theatre Festival Box 15 Folder 13
    • National Theatre, London Box 15 Folder 14
    • New Academy of Music Box 15 Folder 15
    • New England Opera Theatre Box 15 Folder 16
    • New York City Opera Box 15 Folder 17
    • New York's Winter Garden Theatre Box 15 Folder 18
    • New York Philharmonic Box 15 Folder 19
    • North Carolina Dance Theatre Box 15 Folder 20
    • North Carolina Shakespeare Festival Box 15 Folder 21
    • Oachita Baptist University (2003, 2004) Box 17 Folder 9
    • O.L. Quave Theatre, William Carey College Box 17 Folder 10
    • Old Red Lion Box 17 Folder 8
    • Olde West Dinner Theatre Box 16 Folder 17
    • Ontological-Hysteric Theatre Box 17 Folder 6
    • Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park Box 15 Folder 22
    • Phil Bosakowski Theatre Box 17 Folder 2
    • Phoenix Theatre (2005)
    • Piolbolus Dance Theatre Box 15 Folder 23
    • Players' Theatre, London Box 15 Folder 24
    • Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center Box 15 Folder 25
    • Richmond Theatre Box 15 Folder 26
    • Riverside Studios, London Box 15 Folder 27
    • Royal Court Theatre (1992)
    • Royal George Theatre (Shaw Festival) Box 16 Folder 2
    • Royal National Theatre Box 15 Folder 28
    • Royal Opera House Box 15 Folder 29
    • Salem Academy and College Box 15 Folder 30
    • Salzburger Marionetten Theater Box 17 Folder 7
    • San Diego National Shakespeare Festival Box 15 Folder 31
    • Spoleto Festival (1989) Box 15 Folder 32
    • Steppenwolf Theatre Box 16 Folder 11
    • The Stratford Festival, Canada (1958) Box 15 Folder 33
    • Studio Theatre (Shaw Festival) Box 16 Folder 1
    • Tanglewood Barn Theatre Box 15 Folder 34
    • Tisch School of the Arts (2000) Box 16 Folder 5
    • Theatre Museum: Covent Garden Box 15 Folder 35
    • Theatre Royal: Drury Lane Box 15 Folder 36
    • Vienna Burgtheater Box 15 Folder 37
    • Vienna Choir Boys Box 15 Folder 38
    • Virginia Shakespeare Festival Box 15 Folder 39
    • Volcano Theatre Company Box 15 Folder 40
    • West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (2003) Box 16 Folder 12
    • World's Colombian Exposition Box 15 Folder 41
  • Productions at North Carolina Theaters
    • Catawba Theatre, University of North Carolina School of Arts Box 17 Folder 13
    • Paper Lantern Theatre Company Box 17 Folder 17
    • Patrons Theatre, University of North Carolina School of the Arts Box 17 Folder 15
    • Proscenium Thrust Theatre, University of North Carolina School of Arts Box 17 Folder 16
    • Reynolds Auditorium (2008) Box 16 Folder 6
    • Stevens Center, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (2009) Box 17 Folder 11
    • Thrust Theatre, University of North Carolina School of the Arts Box 17 Folder 14
    • Twin City Stage Box 17 Folder 18

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Harold Tedford Collection of Theatre Programs
ID
MS617
Date [inclusive]
circa 1960-2015
Extent
7.14 linear feet  17 letter boxes

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives circa October 9, 2013
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett December 11, 2015
Conditions Governing Access Note
Collection is open for research. 
Copyright Notice
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