Theater Archives Toolkit - University of Minnesota Performing Arts Archives


University of Minnesota
Performing Arts Archives
222 - 21st Avenue South
213 Andersen Library
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cecily Marcus, Curator
612-624-8812
University of Minnesota Archival Caverns

This site collects and shares resources for theaters who would like to create their own archives and/or find a repository to take their materials.

Download the American Theatre Archive Project's manual,
Preserving Theatrical Legacy: An Archiving Manual for Theatre Companies (pdf).


The Dance Heritage Coalition's Artist's Legacy Tool Kit, developed for dance, is a great resource for theater and the performing arts more broadly. Find it here http://www.danceheritage.org/artisttoolkit.html.


This project is supported by a grant from the http://www.imls.gov. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations in this website do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


For more information, contact Cecily Marcus, Curator, Performing Arts Archives and Givens Collection of African American Literature:

612-624-8812