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Central City Opera House (Central City, Colo.)



__ __ __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.


Breck, From the Rockies to the World, 1997, 126.

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Files, 1887-2010

Identifier: M123.01
Scope and Contents This series contains boxes of administrative files from the 1887-2010 festival seasons, materials include but not limited to; board minutes, administrative and annual reports, financial ledgers, and other items. Materials in this series pertain to the CCOH, Teller House, the Foundry, and other CCOHA properties in Central City, Colorado. Materials in this series were found in the CCOHA offices as well as various locations in Central City, Colorado and moved to the collection to be housed with...
Dates: 1887-2010

Administrative Materials, 1975-2013

Identifier: M416.02
Scope and Contents

This series contains records and administrative files from the Central City Opera House Guild spanning from 1975 to 2013.

Dates: 1975-2013

Assorted Materials, 1973-1986

Identifier: M416.02.04
Scope and Contents

This series contains assorted administrative materials from the Central City Opera Guild and its precursor Colorado Citizens for Central City (Forsee). This includes bylaws, reports, minutes, and a working president's notebook.

Dates: 1973-1986

Box 5, 1973 - 1985

 File — Box: M416.0005
Identifier: M416.02.04.0005

This series contains materials from the precursor to the Guild - Colorado Citizens for Central City (Forsee), and assorted administrative materials

Dates: 1973 - 1985

Box 91: Audit Reports, 1947-1959

 File — Box: M123.0091
Identifier: M123.01.0091

This box contains (23) bound reports, most yearly: copies of the reports of the audit on the Central City Operal House Assoc. and reports on examination of financial statements

Dates: 1947-1959

Box 92: Financial Statements, 1960-1969

 File — Box: M123.0092
Identifier: M123.01.0092

This box contains (16) bound reports: Financial Statements and supplementary information (yearly) 1960-1969.

Dates: 1960-1969

Box 116: Address Lists, 1931-1952

 File — Box: M123.0116
Identifier: M123.01.0116

Papers, reports, correspondence, cloth swatches, photos, and folders in labeled folders - main topics are 'Forms' and 'Mailing List' and also include 'Maps' and 'Musicians' - folders are of address lists

Dates: 1931-1952

Box 118: Property Files, 1938-1966

 File — Box: M123.0118
Identifier: M123.01.0118

Papers, reports, correspondence, publications, and catalogs in labeled folders - majority marked as 'Properties', with 'Teller House' and 'Museum' the most popular sub-topics

Dates: 1938-1966

Box 120: Files, A-B, 1937-1949

 File — Box: M123.0120
Identifier: M123.01.0120

Papers, legal and document size, reports, one address book, and telegrams in labeled folders - topics include 'Annual Meetings', 'Applications', and people whose last names begin in 'A' or 'B'

Dates: 1937-1949

Box 125: Applications, Box Office, Committees, 1950

 File — Box: M123.0125
Identifier: M123.01.0125

Papers, telegrams, bank statements, a photo, and reports in labeled folders - topics are varied but include 'Applications', 'Box Office', and 'Committees' of different types

Dates: 1950

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