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Erling E. Kildahl scrapbooks and papers

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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Scrapbook, Washington-New York Trip

1964-1965

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Erling E. Kildahl scrapbooks and papers, 1944-1970 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Archives Staff; Elizabeth Wilkinson

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Kildahl, Erling E. (1917-)

Extent: 2.0 Cubic feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Erling Kildahl and seven manilla envelopes. The scrapbooks cover the Purdue Theatre and Purdue Playshop productions, as well as the Lafayette Little Theatre and the Pasadena Playhouse.

Biographical Note

Erling (Gene) E. Kildahl was born March 20, 1917 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He graduated from Jamestown College in North Dakota in 1940 with a B.A.  He received an MFA from the Pasadena Playhouse School of Theater in 1946 where he studied under Gilmor Brown.  Kildahl spent two years directing at the Pasadena Playhouse before coming to Purdue University.

Prof. Kildahl headed the Theatre Section of the Creative Arts Department in the 1960s and transferred to the Speech Department where he taught Oral Interpretation until his retirement in 1983.  He directed thirty-four productions while at Purdue.  In 1964 he was selected as an outstanding director of Shakespearian productions and was a member of the national committee to celebrate the quadricentennial of the playwright's birth.

During his retirement he edited Westward We Came: A Norwegian Immigrant's Story, 1866-1898 based on his father's writings.  Prof. Kildahl passed away on June 23, 2011.

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised record 2/7/2013 EW


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[Item 1: Scrapbook, 1944-1950],
[Item 2: Scrapbook, 1950-1952],
[Item 3: Scrapbook, 1952-1954],
[Item 4: Scrapbook, 1954-1957],
[Item 5: Scrapbook, 1957-1959],
[Item 6: Scrapbook, 1959-1961],
[Item 7: Scrapbook, 1961-1962],
[Item 8: Scrapbook, 1962-1964],
[Item 9: Scrapbook, Washington-New York Trip, 1964],
[Item 10: 1964-1965],
[Item 11: Scrapbook, 1965-1967],
[Item 12: Scrapbook, 1967-1970],
[Item 13: Scrapbook, undated],
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