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Theaters

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on facilities used to stage drama. Works on drama as a literary form are entered under: Drama. Works on drama as acted on the stage are entered under: Theater

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Central City Opera House Association Records

 Collection
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

Harry A. Huffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M154
Overview

Harry A. Huffman (1883-1969) was an early theater pioneer in Denver, Colorado. He owned the Bluebird Theater, the Aladdin and the Tabor during his career. The collection at the University of Denver includes material from his theater and production interests as well as items associated with his other civic accomplishments.

Dates: 1920-1969

Lauren and Lee Cahill Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: D104
Overview This collection is comprised of (1) scrapbook of Lauren and Lee Cahill's careers in Denver theater between 1945 and 1967.
Dates: Other: 1945-1967

Lena Harper Trott Theatre Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Overview

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.

Dates: 1898-1913

R. Russell Porter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M035
Overview R. Russell Porter (1908-1995) served as Head of the University Theater and Chairman of the School of Communication Arts at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1964 to 1976. In addition to his teaching and administrative functions, Porter wrote, directed, and produced plays, operas and radio dramas. He also acted in plays and radio dramas. Many of his artistic endeavors were librettos written with Normand Lockwood who was composer-in-residence at the University of Denver from...
Dates: 1933-1986

Theatre Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: M131
Overview

This collection contains theatre programs, memorabilia, scripts and other theatre-related material that is not part of the University of Denver Theatre Program or other manuscript collections with a theatre theme.

Dates: Other: 1800-1960