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Cameron Porteous costume sketch for Farther West

Founded in 1962 by Brian Doherty in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the Shaw Festival has developed into one of North America's leading repertory companies, with a a mission to present plays inspired by the spirit of Bernard Shaw. Its archives includes performance files, videotapes, prompt scripts, souvenir and house programs, publications, reviews, articles, study guides, posters, technical drawings, photographs, set models, and administrative files.



Types of Materials

  • Artifacts
  • Artwork
  • Audiovisual Material
  • Photographs
  • Posters
  • Published Material
  • Technical Drawings
  • Unpublished Material and Manuscripts


Approx. 200 m of textual and other materials.

How to Access This Resource

Call numbers XZ1 MS A200 to XZ1 MS A241.

This collection is available for viewing on-site in Archival & Special Collections during our regular business hours.

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