Scottish Theatre Archive
The Scottish Theatre Archive's role is to help preserve and promote interest in Scotland's theatrical heritage. It forms part of the Special Collections Department of the University of Glasgow Library. The Archive is open to anyone with an interest in Scottish theatre. There are also strong links with the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies.
To search for specific items within the archive go to the Scottish Theatre Archive Search (see also our guide to finding material in the archive).
For a general overview of our collections browse through our Collection Descriptions.
There is also an introduction to the history of the archive.
Ordering Photocopies and Photographs
Photocopies and photographs can be produced from material within the archive, subject to copyright legislation and condition of the original material. For pricing guidelines and further details, please consult the Ordering Photocopies and Photographs guide of the Special Collections Department.
Material Supporting Courses
Other links of interest
- Archivi di teatro napoli : The Naples Theatre Archives is a collaborative project involving the main Neapolitan institutions committed to the enhancement of historical theatre resources:
- AHDS Performing Arts : Performing Arts Data Service (supports research, learning and teaching with high quality and dependable digital resources related to music, dance, theatre, radio, film, television, and performance)
- Mark Fisher's Scottish Theatre Links page: includes information on theatre buildings, festivals, touring theatre companies, etc.
- Pantomime in Scotland: a research project based in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow
- Playwrights' Studio, Scotland : a new national initiative designed to directly engage the people of Scotland with new playwriting and raise the standard of plays for presentation to the public
- The Scottish Music Hall and Variety Theatre Society: incorporating the Sir Harry Lauder Society
- Theatre Record: The chronicle of the British stage