Fonds AM57 - Phoebe Smith fonds

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Phoebe Smith fonds

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  • 0.08 m of textual records
  • 6 photographs
  • 2 audio cassettes

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Phoebe Smith (1890-1981) was well known in B.C. as an actress, director and adjudicator. She worked in the Little Theatre, the Totem Theatre, and with the Frederick Wood Theatre and the University of British Columbia Players. She also published plays, and worked in both radio and television.

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The fonds consists of correspondence and papers relating to Smith's career as an actress, director, adjudicator and writer, 1934 -1957; various photographs of productions; scripts; programmes, 1929-1957; clippings; and two audio tapes of Sidney Risk (copies).

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Presented in 1972 by Mrs. Phoebe Smith and in 1995 by her daughter, Joan Lowndes.


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