Collections relating to the fine and performing arts in Louisville
Found in 65 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...
Unprocessed — Box 1
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.
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
Scope and Contents These records date from 1955 to 1987, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1963 to 1968. In this.5 linear foot collection are minutes and financial reports, ticket sales ledger book and lists, correspondence, programs, and printed material.