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Albert Wehlburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS Coll 146

Scope and Content

Collection contains syllabi and instructional materials for Dr. Albert Wehlburg's courses taught at the University of Florida's Department of Theatre. Much of the material is Dr. Wehlburg's lecture notes and assignments for the various courses.

Dates

  • 1985 - 2003

Creator

Access

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Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Frederich Cornelis Wehlburg (1937-) received his M.A. from the University of Florida in 1966 and his Ed.D. from the University of Florida in 1973. He worked in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida for over 30 years, retiring as Professor Emeritus.

According to his profile at the School of Theatre and Dance, “taught over 45,000 students in the School of Theatre + Dance during his thirty-year career at the University of Florida. Dr. Wehlburg has served as Lighting Designer, Technical Coordinator, Business Manager, and Scenic Designer for over 350 productions, including collegiate, amateur, and professional productions. He managed the Florida Players production finances for over thirty years and served as Florida Players liaison with Student Government until 1996. Dr. Wehlburg wrote the book Theatre Lighting: An Illustrated Glossary, and he has published several journal articles such as "It is Better Upside Down" in Players Magazine. Dr. Wehlburg was President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local #360 for over twenty years. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Gainesville Civic Ballet, the Hippodrome State Theatre, FSSA and FATE. He was member of several University of Florida committees and was an active faculty member in student activities.”

Source: “Albert Wehlburg.” College of the Arts, University of Florida. https://arts.ufl.edu/directory/profile/116063. Accessed Sept. 17, 2019.

Extent

.82 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains syllabi and instructional materials for Dr. Albert Wehlburg's courses taught at the University of Florida's Department of Theatre.

Arrangement

Arranged by course number.

Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Gift of Albert Wehlburg.

Title
A Guide to the Albert Wehlburg Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Sarah Coates
Date
September 2019
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755