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Alhambra Theatre Playbills

Identifier: 96-23

The Alhambra Theatre was located in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission.

Dates: 1870 March 30-May 2

Carson Opera House Association Records

Identifier: NC54

The Carson Opera House Association was a group which oversaw operation of the Carson Opera House in Carson City, Nevada. The collection includes minutes, 1877-1929, with list of stock holders, 1929, and correspondence laid in; stockbook, 1878-1929; and cash book, 1926-1929, with correspondence and checks laid in.

Dates: 1877-1929

Harry Collins Letter

Identifier: NC142

Harry Collins was an actor and manager of the Standard Dramatic Constellation during its tour of Nevada. Collection contains Collins' letter, November 23, 1878, written from Aurora, Nevada to J. F. Preddy seeks an engagement at the new Carson Opera House during the 1879 session of the Nevada legislature and provides his itinerary for the rest of November.

Dates: November 23, 1878

William C. Miller Papers

Identifier: 87-06

Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.

Dates: 1860-1976; 1860-1976

Nevada Repertory Company Records

Identifier: AC 0668

The Nevada Repertory Company was formed in 1973 by the Department of Speech and Drama in the University’s College of Arts and Science as the play and music producing arm of the Theatre Department. Collection is mostly comprised of production advertising, including flyers, posters and programs.

Dates: 1973-2017

Playbills for Northern Nevada theaters

Identifier: NC767

Theater playbills advertising plays and musicals in Reno, Fallon, Carson City, and Virginia City, Nevada.,Theaters include the Reno Opera House, Munro's Hall, McKissick's Opera House, Piper's Opera House, the Carson Opera House, Majestic Theatre, and Granada Theatre. Also included are playbills for Fallon Community Players, Carson Community Players, and Education Opera House (Organization)

Dates: 1869-1954

Performing Arts Series Records

Identifier: AC 0625
Abstract The Performing Arts Series records consist of correspondence, programs, and marketing material for Performing Arts Series events. The Public Occasions Committee oversaw the annual Performing Artists Series from 1966-1985. In October 1985, the group's name became the Performing Arts Committee, and the name of the annual cultural programming became the Performing Arts Series. The programming is administered by the School of the Arts within the College of Liberal Arts. Events include dance,...
Dates: 1986-2018

Piper's Opera House Playbills and Tickets

Identifier: 91-33

Includes a selection of playbills and programs advertising plays and performances at the Opera House, and tickets for admission. The collection contains material from 1884-1903 created by Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.).

Dates: 1884-1903; undated

Public Occasions Board Records

Identifier: AC 0624

The Public Occasions Board records consist of correspondence, minutes, and Performing Artist Series announcements and programs for internationally known musicians, dance companies, and dramatic performances. The collection includes programs, announcements, and flyers for various programs, the book for the 1968 Sculpture Invitational exhibit for the University’s Second Annual Arts Festival Week and the Survey of Cultural Activities in Reno-Sparks conducted by the Board in 1966.

Dates: 1960-1985

Reno Little Theater Records

Identifier: NC277

Organizational records of Reno Little Theater community theater include constitution, certificate of incorporation, minutes of board of directors' meetings, correspondence, publicity, photos, architectural drawings, and attendance records. Financial documents include statements, promissory notes, and bank notes. Plays include scripts, programs, photos, and publicity. Dates range from 1935-1989.

Dates: 1935-1995

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