Fonds F 4149 - Sandor Kertesz fonds

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Sandor Kertesz fonds

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CA ON00009 F 4149

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  • 1952-1989 (Creation)

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1.8 m of textual records 13 audio reels 1 audio cassette 248 photographs

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Sandor Kertesz (1911-1990) was a prominent Hungarian actor and director who established the Hungarian Art Theatre in Toronto, Ontario.

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Fonds consists of records created or accumlated by Sandor Kertesz relating primarily to the Hungarian Art Theatre of Toronto. Records include professional correspondence, scripts, programs, and photographs of the activities of the Hungarian Art Theatre of Toronto (HATT). The fonds also includes lectures on Hungarian literature, authored and delivered by Sandor Kertesz, as well as sound recordings of some performances. Also included are awards of recognition, from the Multicultural Theatre Association, the Mayor of Toronto and the government of Hungary, given to Sandor Kertesz for his contributions to the Hungarian community and multicultural arts of the city. The records in this fonds have been arranged into three series.

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The Sandor Kertesz fonds was acquired from Mrs. Alice Kertesz, on July 15, 1991.


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Copyright on the material created by Sandor Kertesz has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. There are no restrictions on reproduction. If you wish to publish any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish Form to the Archives of Ontario. Copyright has not been transferred to the Archives on the book "Curtain at Eight". There may be material for which Sandor Kertesz does not own copyright and therefore the Archives of Ontario cannot give permission for this material.

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A large portion of this fonds is in Hungarian. Title based on content of fonds.

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