Larry A. Walters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0662
The Larry A. Walters Papers consist of basic stage drawings for the Church Fine Arts Theatre, stage and set drawings for 22 plays produced at the University between 1981 and 1991, and several undated drawings by Larry Walters either as a student or for courses he taught at the University. Instrument Schedules and notes are available for some of the plays.

Dates

  • 1981-1991

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 o federal law.

Extent

1.8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

The Larry A. Walters Papers consist of basic stage drawings for the Church Fine Arts Theatre, stage and set drawings for 22 plays produced at the University between 1981 and 1991, and several undated drawings by Larry Walters either as a student or for courses he taught at the University. Instrument Schedules and notes are available for some of the plays.

Biographical Note

Larry A. Walters was born on July 26, 1951 and received his Bachelor of Education in Speech and Drama from Central Washington University in 1974, graduating 'with distinction,' and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon in 1981. He came to the University of Nevada, Reno as an Assistant Professor, designing (or supervising student designs of) scenery, lighting, or both for approximately 100 plays for the Nevada Repertory Company. He served on the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission as Commissioner, vice chair and chair. He also served on the Commission’s Grants Panel, on the Board of Directors of Artown (Reno’s month long arts festival) and the Board of the Lear Theatre, and consulting on civic performing arts facilities. He died on December 5, 2016.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated the family of Larry A. Walters in August 2017.

Related Materials

See also: AC 0530 UNR School of the Arts Records; and UNRA-P3372 Theatre Department - Jim Bernardi photo collection.
Title
Larry A. Walters Papers Guide
Status
in_process
Author
Betty Glass
Date
August 8, 2017
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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