Andruss Library Special Collections
The BTE Collection
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The Bloomsburg University Archives maintains a substantial collection of play materials from the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble (BTE). This collection includes posters, brochures, programs, playnotes, props, and original artwork produced by BTE. While most of the materials are focused toward the main stage performances, some are focused toward other projects and events as well as BTE's history.
The BTE Collection includes:
BTE-1: Administration Subject File, 1976 - 1998
BTE-2: Ensemble Subject File, 1976 - 1998
BTE-3: Newspaper Clippings, 1977 - 1998
BTE-4: Production Books, 1978 - 2004
BTE-5: Production Posters, 1978 - 2012
BTE-6: Production Programs, 1978 - 2012
BTE-7: Promotional Posters, 1978 - 2006
Original Artwork from a select number of productions
Playnotes 1985 - 1992, 1999
Annual Reports 1985 - 1990, 1994 - 1995
Subscription brochures, 1978 - 2004
Anniversary and history books
Slides from a select number of productions
Pictures and information on BTE founder Alvina Krause
Other miscellaneous items
Due to the uniqueness and fragility of the materials, they must be used only in the University Archives Reading Room during scheduled hours. The University Archives is located on the third floor of the Andruss library. Scheduled hours for the fall and spring semester hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Hours will vary during the summer, so appointments are strongly encouraged. Contact University Archivist Robert Dunkelberger by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (570) 389 - 4210 for more information.
BTE site addition created by Archives intern Ailien Pham, Fall 2004
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