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Roy Rochelle, Jr. Playbill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3342
This collection consists primarily of a series of New York City Playbills documenting a variety of Broadway theaters from 1938 through 1995. It also houses programs from Carnegie Hall (1940-1978) and Radio City Music Hall (1940-1978) in addition to New York City World's Fair Magazines (1940-1965).

Dates

  • 1938-1995

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a series of New York City Playbills documenting a variety of Broadway theaters from 1938 through 1995. It also houses programs from Carnegie Hall (1940-1978) and Radio City Music Hall (1940-1978) in addition to New York City World's Fair Magazines (1940-1965).

Biographical/Historical Note

Roy Rochelle was born to Roy and Mary (White) Rochelle on April 30, 1917. He spent most of his professional life working for ALCOA and operating Rochelle's Antiques in Knoxville. He married Elizabeth Luttrell on October 11, 1958 and the couple had at least two children, Rob and Barry. Roy Rochelle died on January 19, 2001 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Elizabeth (Luttrell) Rochelle donated these playbills to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480