Fonds F0364 - New Play Society fonds

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New Play Society fonds

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F0364

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Date(s)

  • 1939-1945 (Creation)
    Creator
    New Play Society

Physical description

0.13 m of textual records

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Administrative history

The New Play Society, established by Dora Mavor Moore in 1946, was a professional, non-profit theatre company, which produced original and other works (seventy-two productions in total). One of its most enduring efforts was the annual review 'Spring thaw,' which Moore's son, Mavor Moore, took charge of in the 1950s. The society was also responsible for a theatre school in Toronto.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of playbills and programmes for productions of the New Play Society, including 'Spring thaw,' and its predecessor body, the Village Players.

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No restrictions on access.

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Associated materials

There are records of the New Play Society and of Dora Mavor Moore in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto; Dora Mavor Moore collection, 1888-1979; New Play Society collection, 1946-1971.

See Mavor Moore fonds (F0359) for related material.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1987-007. No further accruals are expected.

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Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/05 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/05 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/30 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions, extent.

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