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Bercu Gross Family Papers

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Identifier: B356
Overview The material in the collection includes items, photographs, and papers related to Dorothy Bercu Gross and her husband Norman Gross, her extended family, and her Vaudeville career in the 1920s and 1930s. Her father owned the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado. The collection spans from the late 1800s to 2015 and illustrates an extended Jewish family and vaudeville performers.

Centennial Towers Miracle Theatre Company Records

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Identifier: U342
Overview The Centennial Towers Miracle Theatre Company appears to have been a small, student-run theatre group that existed for approximately fifteen (15) years. It consisted of and/or was run by theatre students, and they produced small plays that were performed in the Main Lounge of Centennial Towers.

Colorado Contemporary Dance Records

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Identifier: D013
Overview Colorado Contemporary Dance was a nonprofit organization and performing arts preseenter which operated from 1973 to 2002. The organization's primary mission was to promote contemporary dance performance, education, and community outreach throughout Colorado. This collection contains administrative files from Colorado Contemporary Dance including Articles of Incorporation, By-laws, meeting minutes, annual reports, treasurer reports, and correspondences (dating to 1971 as prior to the...

Department of Theatre Records

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Identifier: U100
Overview Collection contains correspondence, playbills, programs, photographs, productions, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, film negatives, scripts, staging directions, brochures, annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, memos, costume designs, props, administrative files, press releases, and academic accreditation related to the Department of Theatre at the University of Denver from 1951 through 1982.

Fine Arts Foundation Collection

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Identifier: D072
Overview This collection contains programs and clippings related to the Fine Arts Foundation summer debutante ball under their previous name, Debutante Charities, Inc.

Lamont Society Records

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Identifier: U332
Overview Lamont Society records.

Lillian ''Billie'' Stein Articles and Papers

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Identifier: B192
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...

Lynne Taylor-Corbett Papers

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Identifier: D023
Overview Lynne Taylor-Corbett is a renowned choreographer and director. She has worked in theater and dance, choreographing pieces including the well-known "Great Galloping Gottschalk." This collection contains audiovisual materials, photographs, programs, clippings, contracts, correspondence, and choreographic and production notes.

Mabel E. Allen Papers

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Identifier: M351
Overview Mabel E. (Wickham) Allen was born 4 February 1912. She was an alum of Colorado Woman's College (1931) and the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music (1933). This collection contains materials related to Mabel's training and performance as a violinist and her career as a music teacher in Colorado. The materials include textiles, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, diplomas, certificates, books, and other papers.

Mary Coyle Chase Papers

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Identifier: M125
Overview

Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) wrote plays as well as two novels for children. She became an author in Denver after working as a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News for 14 years. Her most beloved play was Harvey, a fantasy of a convivial tippler and his imaginary six foot white rabbit named Harvey, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1945. Harvey was a huge success on Broadway and later as a movie starring James Stewart. The printed version is available in nearly every language.