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Central City Opera House (Central City, Colo.)

 Organization

Sources

__ __ __Work cat.: The glory that was gold, 1992: t.p. (Central City Opera House) p. vii (built in 1878 in Central City, Colo.)
Central City Opera House is given to the University of Denver by the McFarlane family in 1932 (Ida Kruse McFarlane, Professor of English at DU, good friends with Anne Evans). The CCOHA was administered as a non-profit corporation during this time.
Sources Breck, From the Rockies to the World, 1997, 126.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bandana, 1992

 Item
Identifier: M123.10.0366.00001
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains loose memorabilia from 1932 to 2004.
Dates: 1992

Box 354: Fundraising Materials, 1973-1995

 File — Box: M123.0354
Identifier: M123.01.0354
Abstract This box contains materials related to fund raising activities and campaigns for the Central City Opera from the years 1973-1995. This includes materials of the Central City Opera House Guild and other fund raising groups. It also contains administrative materials from 1932 to 1993, as well as undated administative materials.
Dates: 1973-1995

Box 366: Memorabilia, 1932-2004

 File — Box: M123.0366
Identifier: M123.10.0366
Abstract These unique items are wrapped in tissue paper or stored in photo sleeves with item numbers written on objects tags or on the photo sleeves. The item numbers reflect the original box and folder the items were originally in before being removed for separate storage.
Dates: 1932-2004

"Brown Bag Opera" Canvas Bag, 1974-1975

 Item
Identifier: M123.10.0366.00012
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains loose memorabilia from 1932 to 2004.
Dates: 1974-1975

"Brown Bag Opera" Canvas Bag, 1988-2007

 Item
Identifier: M123.10.0366.00013
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains loose memorabilia from 1932 to 2004.
Dates: 1988-2007

Flower Girls, 1932-2014

 Series
Identifier: M123.09
Abstract The Flower Girls were a fundraising tradition started by Anne Evans with the first Central City Opera Festival season in 1932. Debutants from prominent Denver families would be selected by a "secret committee" to act as hostesess of the opera's opening nights, handing out nosegay bouquets to opera-goers to throw onstage as the permier performance curtain closed. The materials in this series were put together by Barbara Ferguson, who has been involved with the CCOHA, the Central...
Dates: 1932-2014