This group contains four drawings of set designs created by Billings for the Louisville Little Theatre Company and the University of Louisville Players in 1959 and 1960. There are also two playbills, dating from 1862 and 1863, from the Louisville Theatre advertising performances by John Wilkes Booth and Edwin Booth.
The papers document Kesselman's teaching career in political science at the University of Louisville. They also record his efforts in labor and race relations. Includes a small collection of about a dozen autographs from prominent individuals such as Helen Keller and Eleanor Roosevelt.