Theater Resources for Youth

Collection number: UA 9/4/1
Size: 9 boxes (2.97 cu.ft.)

About Theater Resourcess for Youth

Theater Resources for Youth, or Project TRY, was started by Professor Joseph Batcheller of the University of New Hampshire. The aim of Project TRY was to introduce elementary school children in New Hampshire to live theater. It also provided support for theater groups wanting to put on productions for children.

About the Theater Resources for Youth Files

The records for Theater Resources for Youth include applications from schools in New Hampshire requesting that a production be brought performed at their school. The applications provide detailed information about each school and its theater facilities. Also included are TRY newsletters, budget information, teacher guides and correspondence.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Theater Resourcess for Youth Files, 1966-1971, UA 9/4/1 SS 1, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Library for storage prior to the establishment of the University Archives in 1992.

Collection Contents

Series 1: Theater Resources for Youth Files, 1996-1971

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1TRY Theatres By Town (Acworth - Belmont)
Box 1, Folder 2TRY Theatres By Town (Berlin - Bristol)
Box 1, Folder 3TRY Theatres By Town (Canon - Chesterfield)
Box 1, Folder 4TRY Theatres By Town (Claremont - Colebrook)
Box 1, Folder 5TRY Theatres By Town (Concord)
Box 1, Folder 6TRY Theatres By Town (Conway - Derry)
Box 1, Folder 7TRY Theatres By Town (Dover - Durham)
Box 1, Folder 8TRY Theatres By Town (Enfield - Gilford)
Box 1, Folder 9TRY Theatres By Town (Gilmanton - Greenville)
Box 1, Folder 10TRY Theatres By Town (Groveton - Hillsboro)
Box 1, Folder 11TRY Theatres By Town (Hinsdale - Hopkinton)
Box 1, Folder 12TRY Theatres By Town (Hudson - Keene)
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Theatres By Town (Kensington - Lebanon)
Box 2, Folder 2Theatres By Town (Littleton - Madison)
Box 2, Folder 3Theatres By Town (Manchester - Amoskeag- Highland)
Box 2, Folder 4Theatres By Town (Manchester - Jewit - Youngsville)
Box 2, Folder 5Theatres By Town (Marlborough - Moultonboro)
Box 2, Folder 6Theatres By Town (Nashua)
Box 2, Folder 7Theatres By Town (Nelson - Newport)
Box 2, Folder 8Theatres By Town (Newton - Penacook)
Box 2, Folder 9Theatres By Town (Peterborough - Plymouth)
Box 2, Folder 10Theatres By Town (Portsmouth)
Box 2, Folder 11Theatres By Town (Raymond - Rochester)
Box 2, Folder 12Theatres By Town (Rollinsford - Salem)
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1Theatres By Town (Salisbury - Swanzey)
Box 3, Folder 2Theatres By Town (Tamworth - Wilton)
Box 3, Folder 3Theatres By Town (Winchester - Woodsville)
Box 3, Folder 4Theatres By Town (Misc.)
Box 3, Folder 5Theatres By Town (Misc.)
Box 3, Folder 6Stephen F. Beck (Photography)
Box 3, Folder 7Sample Contract (White)
Box 3, Folder 8Funding Committee
Box 3, Folder 9Financial Statement 1970
Box 3, Folder 10Funding 1970
Box 3, Folder 11Information for Principal Sponsors
Box 3, Folder 12Mailing List (Creative Dramatics)
Box 3, Folder 13Roundup for Speakers
Box 3, Folder 14List of Schools
Box 3, Folder 15Association for Creative Classroom Teachers (ACCT)
Box 3, Folder 16Project TRY Misc. Papers (No Date)
Box 3, Folder 17Project TRY 1961 &1964
Box 3, Folder 18Project TRY Teacher Guidelines 1966-67
Box 4
Box 4, Folder 1Project TRY Teacher Guidelines 1966-67
Box 4, Folder 2Budget 1965
Box 4, Folder 3Misc. 1966
Box 4, Folder 4Misc. 1966 (Continued)
Box 4, Folder 5Newsletters and Correspondence 1967
Box 4, Folder 6Newsletters and Correspondence 1968
Box 4, Folder 7Newsletters and Correspondence 1969
Box 4, Folder 8Misc. 1970-71
Box 4, Folder 9Evaluations and Newsletters (No Date)
Box 5
Box 5, Folder 1Project TRY, Newsletters and Correspondence, Dr. Batcheller, 1969
Box 5, Folder 2TRY final project report, June 26, 1969, volume 1
Box 5, Folder 3TRY final project report, June 26, 1969, volume 2
Box 5, Folder 4Project TRY, Misc., Dr. Batcheller, 1970-71
Box 5, Folder 5Forms and Guides

Series 2: Photographs, 1966-1971

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Theater Resources for Youth: "The Bad Children"
Box 1, Folder 2Theater Resources for Youth: "Doctor in Spite of Himself"
Box 1, Folder 3Theater Resources for Youth: "Don Quixote"
Box 1, Folder 4Theater Resources for Youth: "Good Grief a Griffen"
Box 1, Folder 5Theater Resources for Youth: "The Great Cross Country Race"
Box 1, Folder 6Theater Resources for Youth: "King of the Golden River" - 1968
Box 1, Folder 7Theater Resources for Youth: "Pocahontas"
Box 1, Folder 8Theater Resources for Youth: "Puss 'n Boots"
Box 1, Folder 9Theater Resources for Youth: "Rags to Riches"
Box 1, Folder 10Theater Resources for Youth: "Rumplestiltskin" - 1967
Box 1, Folder 11Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 12Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 13Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 14Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 15Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 16Theater Resources for Youth: Unidentified Play
Box 1, Folder 17Theater Resources for Youth: Theater Excercises
Box 1, Folder 18Theater Resources for Youth: Portraits
Box 1, Folder 19Theater Resources for Youth: Rehersals
Box 1, Folder 20Theater Resources for Youth: Pre-production
Box 1, Folder 21Theater Resources for Youth: Contract Sheets and Negatives
Box 1, Folder 22Theater Resources for Youth: Negatives


Letters & Postcards
Minutes & Reports
Newspapers & Publications
Photographs, Slides & Negatives