Theater

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Hurst Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0630
Overview The Jack Hurst Collection contains hundreds of taped interviews of celebrities, country music artists, and music industry leaders. Jack Hurst was a reporter and author who used these recordings for articles on country music in The Tennessean and other publications.
Dates: 1970s-1990s

Joseph Hyman and Moss Hart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0787
Scope and Contents This collection contains 1.67 linear feet of material contained in 3 ½ Hollinger boxes and 1 flat box and includes photographs, letters, telegrams, scripts, playbills, legal documents, and newspaper clippings that relate to the collaborative theatrical efforts of producer Joseph Hyman and playwright Moss Hart and his brother Bernard Hart. The collection covers the years 1918-1977.The majority of the collection highlights the long standing and successful professional and personal...
Dates: 1918 - 1977

Little Theatre of Nashville Guild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0262
Overview This collection contains information related to the Little Theatre of Nashville Guild. It includes bylaws, minutes, and financial statements.
Dates: 1926 - 1932

Louise C. Sheetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0390
Overview This collection contains 4 scrapbooks of theatre clippings and announcements of productions at Nashville theatres, including the Vendome Theatre and Masonic Theatre. The scrapbooks are dated 1879-1916.
Dates: 1879 - 1916

Norman Stuart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0423
Scope and Contents This .21 linear feet collection contains 35 pieces of correspondence, nine photographs, and one theatrical program. Subjects in the correspondence cover the theatre, television, World War II, V-E Day, general notes, telegrams, and thank you notes. Please note that some correspondence has been glued on sheets with other correspondence.
Dates: 1930–1980

John Lark Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0434
Overview The John Lark Taylor Papers contain correspondence, plays and original music by Taylor, photographs, promptbooks, playbills, radio scripts, and other stage and radio memorabilia spanning 1879 to 1944.
Dates: 1879 - 1944

Joseph E. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0532
Overview This collection contains material related to theatre, plays, George Bernard Shaw, and Donald Davidson and was donated by Joseph E. Wright.
Dates: 1931 - 1968

 

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