Porter, R. Russell (Robert Russell), 1908-1986
Served as Head of the University Theater and Chairman of the School of Communication Arts at the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. from 1964 to 1976; University Lecturer, 1960-61.
Attended Paris Meeting, April 9, 1956
Appointed to give the 1961 University of Denver Lecture.
Assumes Directorship of Communication of Arts Department, 1963, after Dr. Campton Bell passes away.
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract University of Denver Chancellor Chester Alter and Professor of Theatre Russell Porter open a time capsule, placed in 1951, at the university's centennial celebration in 1964, in front of Mary Reed Building.
Abstract File contains transcript of Russell Porter's PLay "Early Dawn" with the name "Williamson" written at the top of the the cover. 49 pages. Notations have been added in pencil and pen concerning musical timing for the chorus sequences.
Abstract File contains an updated mimeographed copy of Russell Porter's Play: "Early Dawn" with the name "Williamson and c.1" written on the title page. 49 pages. Notation oncerning musical timing have been added to the pages.
Abstract Black and white photographic image of University of Denver faculty and staff: Hartman, Russell Porter, Hall, Friday, Crown, H. Moore, M. Miller, Shirey, B. Cohn, [illegible] name, Engle, Fuller, E. Cohn, Vance Kirkland, [illegible] name, Rasmussen, [illegible] name, Fee, Young, Allen Breck, on campus outside, circa 1950.
Dates: circa 1950
Abstract R. Russell Porter (1908-1995) served as Head of the University Theater and Chairman of the School of Communication Arts at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1964 to 1976. In addition to his teaching and administrative functions, Porter wrote, directed, and produced plays, operas and radio dramas. He also acted in plays and radio dramas. Many of his artistic endeavors were librettos written with Normand Lockwood who was composer-in-residence at the University of Denver from...
Abstract File contains ephemera realted to the production of "Silverheels" at the University of Denver in May 1954. Ephemera includes congratulation notes, ticket stubs, ending notes, etc.
Abstract File contains typescript bound in a noteboot of the script for the "folk" opera "Silverheels." Music by Waldo Williamson, Libretto by Russell Porter.
Abstract File contains typescript (possible carbon copy" for the opera "Silverheels." Papes are stapled together and it is likely not complete.
Abstract File contains typescript pages for the4 script of the opera "Silverheels." Pages appear to be possibly edits to the script, there is one loose page that points out changes.
Abstract File contains mimeographed pages for 2 copies of the script for the opera, "Silverheels." Appears to be complete. Names on the scripts are "Weide" and "Waldo Williamson."