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Records of Laughtrack Comedy Group

 Collection
Identifier: 55/50
The collection includes materials dating from Laughtrack’s formation in June 1979 to its end in 1981, including resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings and advertisements, press releases, contracts, and financial records.  There are also four cassette tapes of Laughtrack performances, an audio tape of a test radio commercial, and one video cassette tape of a live performance.

Dates

  • 1979-1981
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Extent

3.00 Boxes

Abstract

Laughtrack Comedy Group was an Evanston-based troupe, comprised of Northwestern alumni, that performed from 1979 to 1981. Their records include resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, contracts, and financial records.

Arrangement

The records are organized into: general information, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings and advertisements, flyers, press releases, information on individual performances, financial records, and audiovisual materials. When possible, items in folders are arranged in chronological order.

Source of Acquisition

These records were donated to the University Archives by Bridget McDonough as Accession # 13-204
Title
Guide to the Records of Laughtrack Comedy Group
Author
Frannie Trempe
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635