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Eva Rice Gaunt collection of theatre playbills, clippings, and memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1981_072-UA
The collection contains playbills, clippings, and memorabilia from Louisville at the turn of the twentieth century. Included are items from Macauley Theatre and Temple Auditorium. Also present are a 1901 typing textbook; a 1900 commencement program from the Louisville College of Pharmacy; and a 1901 program printed for opening day at the Churchill Downs spring racing meet. Newspapers and newspaper clippings include: a Christmas anniversary issue of the Pikeville (Ky.) Mountain Monitor, 1890; and articles from the Louisville Courier-Journal concerning World War I, the trial of alleged conspirators in the assassination of Kentucky Governor William Goebel; and the postwar Versailles Conference. The collection also contains some personal photographs.

Dates

  • 1890-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

Biographical / Historical

Gaunt attended the Louisville Bryant and Stratton Business College in 1901.

Creator

Title
Eva Rice Gaunt Collection of Theatre Playbills, Clippings, and Memorabilia
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)