Collections relating to the fine and performing arts in Louisville
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Bound Volumes Box 1
Content Description This is a collection of loose-leaf black and white caricatures of prominent businessmen of Louisville, Kentucky, by Van Leshout, a Louisville artist and illustrator.
American Association of University Women arts project survey report (Louisville) and related materials
Collection — Box Small Collections Box 3
Content Description Typescript of the American Association of University Women's Arts Project Survey report for Louisville and the report of the chairman of the AAUW Arts Committee on the community arts survey. The survey report details the state of the arts in Louisville, providing information on general community attitudes, traditions, and participation in the arts as well arts institutions such as the "Little Symphony," and amateur writers groups. "The Seven Arts" as practiced in Louisville are described in...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description Materials collected by Madeline Covi, Dorothy Hodapp and Charlotte Price to write a history of the Art Center Association. The history was published in 1984.
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from the Theatre Arts and Speech Department chronicling the activities of the Belknap Theater. The collection dates from 1916 to 1975 and includes programs/playbills, newspaper clippings, scene photos, and photos of people (headshots). Office records from the Belknap Theater Playhouse office dating from the 1950s to the 1970s are also included in two boxes.
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.
Collection — Box 17
Scope and Contents Collection contains mainly scrapbooks containing reviews, cast lists and other papers related to Martin's work in local theater companies including Macauley’s Theater, Masonic Theater, Little Theater Company, and the University of Louisville’s UofL Players, and Belknap Players. Also found in the collection are correspondence files including programs, playbills, prompt books, posters, and photos.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This miscellaneous group of programs from, and reviews of, musical performances dating from 1920 through 1934, belonged to Bessie Hand Browning. The collection contains programs from the Brown Theatre, the Louisville Municipal Auditorium, and other theaters, schools, and churches in Louisville, representing mainly events sponsored by the Community Concert Association, the Civic Arts Association, and the Wednesday Morning Club. Included in a few of the programs are sketches portraying the...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, small prints, photographs, and other materials related to Anna and Harlan Hubbard, collected by Helen Van Ess and Margaret Buckwalter.