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Ellis Mayes Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3648
Abstract

The Ellis Mayes Theatre Collection contains memorabilia and personal effects of Ellis Mayes, an actor with Knoxville's Carousel Theatre for several decades. Included are photographs, playbills, scripts, and personal mementos belonging to Mayes. Materials date from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1935-2002

Fred Fields and Gary Buttrey Papers regarding University of Tennessee Theatres

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0029
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, clippings, programs, research notes, and other materials documenting the Carousel Theatre and the Hunter Hills Theatre between 1951 and 1986.

Dates: 1951-1986

Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1046
Abstract W. W. Baumann compiled this four page typed manuscript entitled Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981 on April 28, 1981. In it, he lists Knoxville's theaters, their addresses, possible names changes, number of seats available, and year closed. Also mentioned in this listing are other auditoriums and halls used for public entertainment (including facilities at the University of Tennessee) and which venues were open to African-American patrons...
Dates: 1981 April 28

Malcolm Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0308
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, reviews, programs, photographs, scripts, and other materials documenting Malcolm Miller's work with the University of Tennessee's drama program, his involvement with such Knoxville theaters as the Bijou, the Lyric, and the Tennessee, and his column, Music and Drama, in the Knoxville Journal.

Dates: 1881-1963; Majority of material found within 1920-1963

Marianne Custer Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0454
Abstract

This collection consists of theatre costume designs, set designs, print and digital photographs, fabric samples, playbills, and production posters from Marianne Custer’s career as resident designer and head of the MFA design program in Theatre for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Also included is a professionally bound proposal to Clarence and Marian Brown for the establishment of funding and endowments for the theatre program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Dates: 1973 - 2018

Paul L. Soper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0452
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, class materials, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Paul L. Soper's career at Western State College and at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1938-1998

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

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Identifier: MS-0474
Abstract

This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.

Dates: 1899-1909

Tad Mosel Letter to Fred Fields

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0239
Abstract

Tad Mosel wrote this letter to Fred Fields from New York on February 24, 1961. In it, he says that he would be glad to have Fields produce All the Way Home at the Carousel Theatre at the end of April but does not know if the play will be available so soon.

Dates: 1961 February 24

The Yellow Jacket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0537
Abstract This three act play, entitled The Yellow Jacket, was written by George C. Hazelton and James C. Benrimo and performed numerous times between 1916 and 1928. Charles D. Coburn both produced the play and starred as one of the main characters. A note on the first page of the first act indicates that this copy of the script refers to the play as presented at U.T. summer school by the Coburn Players--also given in New York City in special performances--L.T. [Laura...
Dates: 1923

William R. Black Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0810
Overview This collection comprises much of Bill Black’s career as a costume designer, from various theaters and productions across the USA, until his retirement from UTK professorship and design work for the Clarence Brown Theatre in 2020. Costume design sketches, fabric swatches, magazine clippings, correspondence, photographs, reviews, and playbills make up the bulk of the collection. Other items include costume designs for local Knoxville businesses, and a set of designs associated with several...
Dates: 1976 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1981 - 2020