Collections relating to the fine and performing arts in Louisville
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Content Description Collection includes music and theater programs from Louisville, Kentucky. The majority of programs relate to Louisville-area venues, with the exception of a 1899 program from Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate Glee Club and a Clarksville (Indiana) Little Theater program dated 1955. The majority of the programs date to the mid-20th century, circa 1930-1950. The Louisville Memorial Auditorium, Iroquois Amphitheater, and the University of Louisville Playhouse are particularily well...
Dates: 1899-1950; Majority of material found within 1930's-1950's
Collection — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2
Scope and Contents This small collection contains original programs of various musical and theatrical performances in Louisville, chiefly at the Louisville Memorial Auditorium and Drury Lane Theatre. One program each comes from the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati and the Iroquois Amphitheater in Louisville. The earliest program dates from 1932 with the latest newspaper clippings and programs from 1939. The year 1936 is void with programs picking up again in 1937. There is no indication who collected or donated these...
Summary The school's records include minutes, financial documents, legal files, and exhibition catalogs. Additional series include photographs and scrapbooks. There are also reports for the Louisville Handicraft Guild (1914-1929), the Louisville Art Association (1909-1942), the Art Center (1929-1942), the Art Center Association (1942-1975), and the Louisville School of Art (1968-1981).
Summary Consists of sheet music and scores of works either printed in Louisville, Kentucky, or relating to Louisville in some way. Many titles by Mildred Hill, best known for co-authoring "Happy Birthday" with her sister, are included in this collection, as are several pieces by Clifford Shaw, a composer for a local radio and television station. Several compositions by Ernesto Natiello, including "Fontaine Ferry Park March" and "We Can, We Will, in Louisville" form part of the collection, as do several...
Collection — Box 1
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
Content Description This collection consists of materials that document the personal and professional lives of Tom and Ginny Marsh from the 1960s to the 2000s (1960s-1980s for Tom). These two former U of L faculty members specialized in pottery and ceramics and their collection reflects that. The boxes include correspondence (personal and professional), publications (university, academic, personal interest), exhibition materials, awards, professional activity materials, photographs, and scrapbooks. The collection...
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.
Dates: circa 1904-1963