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ARTS. Arts in Louisville

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Identifier: ARTS
Collections relating to the fine and performing arts in Louisville

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Robert B. French papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011_019-UA

Emilie Strong Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988_029-UA
Scope and Contents The Emilie Strong Smith (Mrs. Macauley Smith) papers document three of Mrs. Smith's many endeavors to support the performing arts on both a local and an international level. Probably because all of the material deals at least indirectly with performance music in Louisville, Mrs. Smith gave the collection to Marian Korda at the University of Louisville School of Music in 1987. In 1988, Ms. Korda sent the materials to the University Archives and Records Service. The documents are arranged...
Dates: 1953-1980

Society for the Arts in Louisville publications

 Collection
Identifier: 2004_121-UA
Content Description The collection contains the following publications: the monthly Arts in Louisville, October 1955-September 1957; its successor, also a monthly (The Louisvillian), October 1957-June 1958; and the fortnightly Gazette of the Arts in Louisville, October 1958-February 1959. All were published by the Society for the Arts in Louisville, Inc.
Dates: 1955-1959

J.B. Speed Art Museum annual reports

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2004_074-UA
Content Description Annual reports from the J.B. Speed Art Museum for the period 1934-1941 and for 1989-1990. These materials were culled from the Arts: Speed Museum reference file.
Dates: 1934-1990

Speed Art Museum Records

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2011_020-UA

Speed Art Museum Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011_020-UA
Content Description The collection documents the activities of the J. B. Speed Art Museum from the initial organization of the institution in 1925 as a memorial project to the professional, departmentalized institution of 2011. The collection represents board member, staff, volunteer, art collector, artist, and visitor engagement with the museum. It documents staff and board efforts to alter the organization over time, as represented in board and committee meeting minutes, press releases and clippings, collection...
Dates: 1911-2007

Hattie Bishop Speed collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018_031
Content Description This collection contains personal and biographical materials collected by chief curator Ruth Cloudman while planning an exhibition of Hattie B. Speed. Includes personal correspondence, clippings, and a desk diary Mrs. Speed kept while planning the museum. It also documents the Speed family’s role in Abraham Lincoln memorialization. Correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, and clippings document the commission and 1911 unveiling event of a Weinman statue of Lincoln in the Kentucky State Capitol....
Dates: 1867-1969; Majority of material found within 1910-1930

Staebler collection of Harlan and Anna Hubbard papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003_067-UA

Thomas Edison/Butchertown House Inc. Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1985_061-UA
Scope and Contents The papers of the Thomas Edison Butchertown House, Inc., 1973-1983 document the history of an non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of a house in which Thomas Edison Lived during his early life. The papers tell the story of the organization from its founding in 1973 to its dissolving in 1986. The materials contain Correspondence, Board of Director Minutes, Legal Papers, Public Relation Materials, Insurance, Inventory, & Attendance papers, and the Restoration...
Dates: 1973-1983