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Central City Opera House Association Records

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Identifier: M123
Overview The Central City Opera House Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1931 to manage and preserve the Central City Opera House located in Central City, Colorado and to direct annual summer opera festivals. Heirs of Peter McFarlane, a Central City businessman who owned the Opera House prior to 1931, donated the building to the University of Denver in 1931. The real estate holdings of the University of Denver were transferred back to the Association in 1982. The Association held the...
Dates: 1931-2015

Ida Kruse McFarlane Papers

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Identifier: M256
Overview Ida Kruse McFarlane (1873-1940) was a patron and advocate of arts, literature, music, and theater. Ida Kruse McFarlane was a prominent professor and head of the English Department at the University of Denver until her death in 1940. McFarlane’s Collection contains a variety of materials ranging from 1890 to 1975. The items in the collection include: notebooks containing lecture notes and materials relating to a course titled “Modern Culture” that she instructed, a bound thesis dated 1890, a...
Dates: 1870-1974