Title and statement of responsibility area
Vancouver Opera Association fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the provenance of the fonds.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Vancouver Opera Association
Physical description area
- 1.53 m of textual records
- 113 photographs
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
The Vancouver Opera Association grew from the Grand Opera Society of B.C. and presented its first professional production of "Carmen" in 1960. In the following years, operas were presented at six month intervals. An Endowment Trust Fund was set up to ensure continuity and stability of the Association's activities. The Association also initiated an opera training program.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of minutes, 1959-1969; correspondence, 1961-1970; promotional materials, 1960-1975; financial records, 1958-1969; and photographs of opera productions.
The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Contracts and agreements, Correspondence and operations, Correspondence re: Hansel and Gretel, Financial records, Minutes, Photographs, Program files and publications, and Promotional materials.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by the Vancouver Opera Association in 1975.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Series descriptions available.