Olivette Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0637

Scope and Contents

The Olivette Poster Collection consists of two 1900 posters for the performances.

Dates

  • 1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Historical Note

The University of Nevada Opera Company students staged three performances of "Olivette" at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada, on May 11, May 12 (matinee), and June 2, 1900. The May performances occurred during commencement week.

The performance was an 1880 English language adaptation by H. B. Farnie of Les noces d'Olivette, an opera comique in three acts composed by Edmond Audran, with a libretto by Alfred Duru and Henri Charles Chivot. It premiered in Paris on November 13, 1879.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The University of Nevada Opera Company students staged three performances of "Olivette" at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada, on May 11, May 12 (matinee), and June 2, 1900. The May performances occurred during commencement week. The collection consists of two 1900 posters for the performances.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Nevada Opera Company on an unknown date.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the University Archives Photo Archives as collection number UNRA-P3537.

Title
Guide to the Olivette Poster Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
September 23, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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