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Irene Prothroe fonds File
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Photo album belonging to Irene Prothroe

Photographs from an album of Irene Prothroe's personal photographs The file includes photos of Irene and her friends. There are predominately vacation and leisure photographs, mostly in Alberta and British Columbia (e.g., Penticton, Vernon, Lake Louise, the Rockies). A significant number of the negatives feature images of headstones.

Personal materials of Irene Prothroe

File consists of notes; Irene Prothroe's business card, noting her position as producer-director of the 85th Street Players; an annotated program from the Castle Theatre; greeting cards; report cards; a certification that Irene Prothroe passed a Pitman Shorthand Transcription Test at Western Canada High School (1940); Irene's resume; a program from the memorial for Frank Yuen Powlan, held July 19th 1972; ribbons from "Murders on the Go Inc."; and a name tag for sticking within a book cover.

Correspondence to and from Irene Prothroe

File consists of personal correspondence including a letter from Irene Prothroe to her family; script notes from Irene to "Vickie"; information regarding a property purchase from Mr. & Mrs. F. Diehl; envelopes; reference letters; correspondence regarding Irene's father's estate; and correspondence regarding Prothroe's divorce; and a letter from her brother Robert, who was living overseas. There is also a letter from S.G. Ade to Jack Prothroe.

Personal materials of Irene Prothroe : photographs

File consists of loose personal photographs of Irene Prothroe. File includes Irene Prothroe's Department of Immigration and Colonization document; a photograph of "Laura"; a photograph of Irene with her Western Canada High School basketball team; a wedding photograph from "Betty and (Larne?)"; photograph of a man in front of a lake at the foot of a glacier;

"On Stage": Scrapbook by Irene Prothroe

File consists of contents fixed within Irene Prothroe's scrapbook, titled "On Stage." The file contains correspondence, programs, photocopy surrogates of newspaper clippings, sketches, and photographs accumulated by Irene Prothroe, documenting her early career in the theatre, with a focus on the 1940s-1950s. The file includes a note from her mentor, Maria Alekseyevna Ouspenskaya, which originally accompanied a bouquet of flowers, as well as materials from Irene Prothroe's collaboration with Tom Peacocke in "Widger's Way." The file also includes production notes and a report card.

"On Stage": Scrapbook by Irene Prothroe - loose programs

File consists of theatre programs collected by Irene Prothroe, some crediting her involvement. The programs document productions by the Banff School of Fine Arts, The Calgary Theatre Singers,The University of British Columbia's Summer School of the Theatre, the Calgary Allied Arts Centre Theatre,and the Alumni Players. There is also an edition of the Calgary Allied Arts Council publication the "Courier" from September 1962.

"On Stage": Scrapbook by Irene Prothroe - loose newspaper clippings

File consists of photocopy surrogates of newspaper clippings documenting Irene Prothroe's personal and professional life, as well as items of interest. Clippings include reviews, publicity, and long-form pieces. The file contains reviews for productions by the Calgary Theatre Singers, The Allied Arts Centre, The University of Alberta Calgary, the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Calgary Junior League's Theatre for Children, and the MAC-14 theatre.

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