Fonte, Henry Papers

By Nazir Crump

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Collection Overview

Title: Fonte, Henry Papers

ID: ASM0679

Extent: 23.0 Boxes

Arrangement: This collections is arranged into six series: Playscripts and Production Notes; Playbills and Programs; Posters and Photographs; Audio-Visual Materials; Clippings, Correspondence, and Miscellaneous; and Theater Set Models.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

A collection of material from acclaimed theater director, Henry Fonte, who served as the producing artistic director at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre and the Director of Conservatory Programs in University of Miami for five years. He received his initial education from the University of Florida, earning both a Bachelor of Arts in 1973 and a Master of Arts in teaching in 1976. His acting career began in New York City where he was a founding member of the Pearl Theatre Company. He later founded the New Works Development Program at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

The collection is primarily comprised of playscripts, production notes, playbills, and programs but also contains audio-visual materials, posters, photographs, clippings, correspondence, theater set models, and various related items and ephemera from Henry Fonte.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright to these materials lies with the University of Miami. They may not be reproduced, retransmitted, published, distributed, or broadcast without the permission of Special Collection. For information about obtaining copies or to request permission to publish any part of an interview, please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu.

Acquisition Method: This collection was donated by Henry Fonte, May 2015.

Preferred Citation: Henry Fonte Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Nazir Crump under supervision of Yvette Yurubi, 2017.


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Series 1: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 1: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 2: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 3: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 4: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 5: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 6: Playscripts and Production NotesAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Playbills and ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Box 7: Playbills A-CAdd to your cart.
Box 8: Playbills D-JAdd to your cart.
Box 9: Playbills K-PAdd to your cart.
Box 10: Playbills P-TAdd to your cart.
Box 11: Playbills T-Z and MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 12: Playbills MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 13: Playbills MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Posters and PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 14: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 15: PostersAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Audio-Visual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 16: Cassette TapesAdd to your cart.
Box 17: Slide Trays, CDs, Negatives and PhotgraphsAdd to your cart.
Series 5: Clippings, Correspondence, and MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 18: Articles, Correspondence, and MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Series 6: Theater Set ModelsAdd to your cart.
Box 19: Theater Set ModelsAdd to your cart.
Box 20: Theater Set Model: "Peter and the Starcatcher"Add to your cart.
"Peter and the Starcatcher" Collaboration with Arscht Center
Box 21: Theater Set Model: "The Pirates of Penzance"Add to your cart.
"The Pirates of Penzance"
Box 22: Theater Set Model: "Battleship Potemkin"Add to your cart.
Box 23: Theater Set Model: "The Mikado"Add to your cart.