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Central City Opera Guild Records

Identifier: M416


This collection contains the adminstrative papers of the Central City Opera Guild. The Central City Opera Guild was founded in 1974. The collection consists of materials on programs and events such as L'Esprit de Noël and Fashion Shows, board materials, Presidents' notebooks, newsletters, clippings, and scrapbooks.


  • 1944-2014


Biographical / Historical

The Central City Opera Guild was founded in 1974 by Barbara H. Ferguson, Janet Phipps, Gail Gordon, Linda Roberts, Bettry Veit, Judy Nichols, Marjorie Rentz, Mary McGlone, and Celeste Flemming to as a volunteer organization with the aim of aiding the Central City Opera House Association with fundraising, social events, educational and apprentice artists programming, preservation and maintenance of historic properties, and audience development.

Before the founding of the Guild there were two other organizations that helped to fund the CCOHA, Colorado Citizens for Central City founded in 1970 and disbanded in 1974, and the Central City Guild which was founded and disbanded in 1974.


45.5 Linear Feet (45 containers)


This collection is arranged in (5) series: Presidet's Notebooks, Administrative Materials, Programs and Events, Scrapbooks, and Newspaper Clippings.

Related Materials

The newsletter of the Central City Opera Guild, The Guild Grapevine, has been pulled from the collection and cataloged.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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