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Beck Family Papers

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Identifier: B120
Overview Collection contains the papers of Ira M. Beck, Peryle Beck, the Hayutin family, the Simui family and records of Central Electric. The Ginsberg family settled on Denver's west side in 1910, and they became an active part of the Orthodox Jewish community. Max Ginsberg prospered in an auto-wrecking and metal business and was a founding member of Congregation Zere Israel. Anne Ginsberg, the daughter of Max and D'vera Ginsberg, married the son of Russian immigrants, business Morris Hayutin, who...

Benjamin Draper Manuscript

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Identifier: M025
Overview

The Benjamin Draper Manuscript is titled "A Preliminary Tabulation of Colorado Theatre Structures 1859 - 1900 and An Outline of a Four-Part Comprehensive Study The Colorado Theatre 1859-1900, prepared by Benjamin Draper as a Graduate Study Project, University of California, Berkeley under Professor Garff B. Wilson, Department of Dramatic Arts, 1964.

Bernice Cooke Laverty Papers

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Identifier: M378
Overview Bernice Cooke Laverty was born in Calfornia in 1904. She served as the University of Denver Lamont School of Music's speech teacher for a number of years. This collection contains programs and photographs from various plays and musicals directed by Laverty as well as correspondence, musical scores, songbooks, scripts and teacher's guides.

Bonfils Theatre Records

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Identifier: M113
Overview Helen Bonfils built the Bonfils Theatre, on East Colfax Avenue at Elizabeth Street, Denver, Colorado, in 1953. The theatre was built to try to preserve live theater in a time when Hollywood Films were taking over the entertainment industry. In 1985 the theatre was renamed the Lowenstein Theatre and was then closed in 1986 by its umbrella organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The collection consists of two copies of the Bonfils Memorial Theatre dedication program (1953)...

Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library "Festival Caravan" Oral History Project

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Identifier: D084
Overview This collection contains oral histories conducted by the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library for the 2017 annual project "Festival Caravan." Interviews include Buddy Butler, Frederick Glick, the Lowenstein family, Schyleen Qualls, and Cleo Parker Robinson. It also contains copies of the documentary created for the 2017 annual meeting, "Festival Caravan."

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.

Crescent Comedy Company Collection of American Melodrama Scripts

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Identifier: M385
Overview Contains 38 scripts of melodramas assembled by B.A. Bergman, manager of the Crescent Comedy Company (also known as the Crescent Stock Company), based in Chicago. The working scripts (containing dialogue, stage directions and music cues) were used for performances in Chicago, Illinois and on road tours, chiefly in Michigan.

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.

Elitch Theatre

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Identifier: M141

Glenn Giffin Papers

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Identifier: D019
Overview Glenn Giffin, an alumnus of the University of Denver, was the Music and Dance critic at the Denver Post for 32 years, from 1970 to 2002. After his retirement from the Post, he served as curator of the Carson-Brierly Dance Library at the University of Denver. The collection consists of press kits and sound recordings of individuals Giffin interviewed as part of his duties as critic at the Post. The collection also contains personal papers, publications, and other memorabilia belonging to...