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Macauley's Theater (Louisville, Ky.)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Brecher Louisville theater history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1982_072-UA
Summary The Leonard C. Brecher Collection contains business and financial records as well as programs for the theatre programs at the University of Louisville; University Players, The Little Theatre Company (LTC), and Belknap Theatre ranging from the 1940s to the 1970s. This includes the merger between companies over time. Information regarding the Macauley Theatre is also included. Playbills/Programs and scripts from various theatres across the country are also in the collection, along with a small...
Dates: 1870s-1976

Eva Rice Gaunt collection of theatre playbills, clippings, and memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1981_072-UA
Content Description The collection contains playbills, clippings, and memorabilia from Louisville at the turn of the twentieth century. Included are items from Macauley Theatre and Temple Auditorium. Also present are a 1901 typing textbook; a 1900 commencement program from the Louisville College of Pharmacy; and a 1901 program printed for opening day at the Churchill Downs spring racing meet. Newspapers and newspaper clippings include: a Christmas anniversary issue of the Pikeville (Ky.) Mountain Monitor,...
Dates: 1890-1919

Harry J. Martin papers, 1922-1974, bulk 1966

 File — Box 13
Scope and Contents Papers related to Harry J. Martin’s work as manager of Louisville’s Macauley Theatre from 1922-1925 and of the Brown Theatre from 1925 to 1931. The folders include correspondence, mostly letters to the editors of Louisville newspapers about theatre history with two letters from his friend photographer R.G. Potter; photographs, including one of Martin as a boy and of his mother; account sheets for “Harry J. Martin Attractions National Theatre 1931-1932;” a 1966 typescript “Stories concerning...
Dates: 1922-1974, bulk 1966

John T. Macauley letters, 1881-1893

 File — Box 11
Scope and Contents

Letters received by Macauley from actors and authors including John Fox, Jr., Julia Marlowe, Edwin Booth, and newspaper editor Henry Watterson; autograph book of Mary Macauley with signatures including Sarah Bernhardt and Oscar Wilde.

Dates: 1881-1893

Macauley Theatre curtain fragment

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1977_147-UA
Content Description

This is a piece of a curtain described as the last to hang in the old Macauley Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dates: Early 20th century

Macauley's Theatre collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1980_020-PA

Photograph of Macauley Theatre last performance

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1992_006-PA

Bonnie Magruder Zeiser scrapbook

Identifier: 1981_071-UA
Content Description

Zeiser created this scrapbook, which contains material dealing with her membership in the U of L Players in the late 1910s and miscellaneous letters and newspaper clippings on the Little Theater Company and the Macauley Picture Collection. Included also is a brief reminiscence of her years in the amateur theater in the university's Playhouse, from 1914 to 1938, written at the time of her donation of the scrapbook to University Archives.

Dates: circa 1916-1981; Majority of material found within 1916-1955

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Unprocessed Material 2
Collection Subcomponent 2
Theater -- Kentucky -- Louisville 2
Actors and actresses -- Photographs 1
Card photographs 1
Draperies 1
Photographs 1