Alhambra Theatre playbills

 Collection
Identifier: 96-23

Scope and Contents

Playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission.

Dates

  • March 30-May 2, 1870

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Theater at the corner of Union and "C" Streets in Virginia City, Nevada,Performances were generally of a light nature: musicals, mistral shows, farces, and circus acts; or parodies of contemporary events and personages, such as the women's suffrage movement.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (30 posters, b&w; 53 x 18-34 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Alhambra Theatre is located in Virginia City, Nevada. Contains playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission (March 30-May 2, 1870).

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Stamp description

[Virginia City, Nev. :,s.n. ;

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.
Title
A Guide to the Alhambra Theatre playbills
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)