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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bob Revue Fonds

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bob Revue Fonds

Fonds #

2003

Title

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bob Revue fonds

Dates of Creation

1894–1977, 1997

Extent

26 cm of textual records
3 audio discs
1 reel to reel audio tape
6 photographs

Administrative History

The Committee was formed to stage the Bob Revue, an annual presentation in honor of Robert Beare, who was a janitor at Victoria who entertained and was a friend to students beginning in 1874. The Revue was put on by the sophomore class and aimed its barbs at freshmen.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of minutes, 1914; articles and reviews, 1895-1963; a subpoena, 1905, correspondence, 1894, petition in opposition to the Bob, 1900, correspondence, reports, and questionnaires, 1951, song sheets, [ca.1894] - [ca.1947], scripts, 1912-1977, 1997, miscellaneous records; notebook of scripts, drawings, and notes re activities and constitution, 1912; scripts and song sheets, audio disc, [1956?]-1960; scripts, 1954, 1956, reel to reel audio tape, 1957; audio discs of the 1962 and 1963 revue.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Notebook of scripts, drawings and notes originally belonged to Paul Anthony Wilson Wallace.
Scripts and songbooks, [1956?]-1960 originally belonged to Gwen Farrow.
Scripts, 1954, 1956, reel to reel audio tape, 1957, originally belonged to David Bernhardt.

FINDING AIDS

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Associated Material

Sound recordings of Bob revues, 1957, 1962, 1963, are held in the Victoriana Collection at Victoria University Library.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Related Groups of Records in Different Fonds

See also Ephemera Collection for annual programmes.

Access points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bob Revue
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Societies, etc.
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Theatre
  • Wallace, Paul Anthony Wilson
  • Farrow, Gwen
  • Bernhardt, David

Subjects

  • College theatre
  • Student activities
  • Universities and colleges—Societies, etc.

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1987.038V TR Notebook of scripts, drawings and notes re: "Bob" from Paul A.W. Wallace 1912
1991.133V 1 1 Minutes 1914
  1 2 Articles, reviews, journal 1895-1953
  1 3 Subpoena 1905
  1 4 Bob songs [ca.1894] - [ca.1947
  1 5 Correspondence 1894
  1 6 Petition in opposition to the Bob 1900
  1 7 Correspondence, reports, questionnaires 1951
  1 8 Script 1912
  1 9 Scripts and notes ca. 1913-1915
  1 10 Scripts and notes ca. 1913-1915
  1 11 Script 1931, 1932
  1 12 Script 1937, 1938
  1 13 Script 1959
  1 14 Script 1960
  1 15 Script 1961
  1 16 Script 1962
  1 17 Script 1963
  1 18 "Bonaparte's Retreat" scripts 1963
  2 1 Script 1975
  2 2 Script 1977
  2 3 Scripts (various) n.d.
  2 4 Miscellaneous records n.d.
1996.078V TR Scripts and song sheets [1956?-1960]
1999.146V TR 1 Bob script 1954
  TR 2 Bob script and song sheet 1956
  AV Reel to reel audiotape of Bob Revue 1954 1954
2006.115V AV 3 1 LP recording, "Vic College Bob Revue '62 presents 'Stillwater'" 1962
  AV 3 2 LP recording, "Vic Bob '63 presents 'Bonaparte's Retreat'" 1963
2012.17V TR 1

"Bob Goes To Hell"  drafts, notes, schedules and other material

1997
  TR 2 "Bob Goes to Hell"  script

1997