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.
Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville and there are no additional restrictions.
Alan G. Billings served on the faculty of the University of Louisville from September 1958 to June 1960, as Instructor of English and Technical Director for the University Theater. Born on June 29, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, Billings earned a B.F.A. from the University of Georgia in 1955 and an M.F.A. from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1958. At the time of donation, Billings was Professor Emeritus of the School of Music, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.