Fonds XZ1 MS B016000 - XZ1 MS B016216 - Tony Van Bridge fonds

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Tony Van Bridge fonds

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CA ON00344 XZ1 MS B016000 - XZ1 MS B016216

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  • 1924-2001 (Creation)

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6.0 m of textual material and other material

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Tony Van Bridge (Valentine Anthony Neil Bridge), actor/director, was born in London England in 1917. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1938. Van Bridge arrived in Canada in 1954 where he performed in both television and radio. Van Bridge performed at the Stratford Festival for 15 years. He also acted at the Shaw Festival for many years and was acting artistic director from 1974-75. Throughout his career he toured in the UK, United States and Canada.

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The fonds includes photographs, newspaper clippings, reviews and articles, personal correspondence, posters and other material.

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The fonds acquired through L.W. Conolly in 2003.


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Access is open.

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Copyright, normally is held by the creator. Materials cannot be published without the permission of the copyright holder.

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The library's online catalogue TRELLIS contains 1 specific entry under the author "Tony Van Bridge Collection". Users may limit searches by applying keywords: more information on searching is located at:

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