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Lena Harper Trott Theatre Scrapbooks

Identifier: M275


Lena Harper Trott (1883-1964) graduated from the University of Denver in 1907. She married Alfred Blake Trott, the president of Daniels & Fisher Company, and they had a daughter, Frances Harper Trott. This collection contains two scrapbooks. The first covers the Tabor Theatre, the Broadway Theatre and Elitch Theatre from 1898-1910. The second covers theatres in Denver, New York and Chicago from 1909-1913.


  • 1898-1913


Biographical / Historical

Lena Harper Trott was an alumna of the University of Denver, graduating in 1907. She was married to Alfred Blake Trott, and they had a daughter, Frances Harper Trott. Mr. Trott was the president of Daniels & Fisher Company in Denver where he had risen from being a stock boy. In connection with his duties as president, Trott and his wife traveled extensively in Europe.


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Theatrical scrapbooks of programs, pictures, stage-scenes: The first covers the years 1901-1910 and the Broadway, Elitch's, Tabor, Theatres in Denver and the Hippodrome, Wash. D.C. as well as the Gamma Phi Beta play Feb. 1907 for DU Seniors. The second scrapbook covers 1909-1913 and theatres in New York, Chicago and Denver.


The Scrapbooks are arranged chronologically in one series.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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