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Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Theaters -- Tennessee -- Knoxville.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

Identifier: MS-0474

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

The Bijou Theatre: 1909-1949

Identifier: MS-0894

In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1976 August

Walter L. Morris Theater Collection

Identifier: MS-2738

The collection contains material from Walter Morris, operator of the Capri and Tower Theaters in Knoxville. Correspondence, photographs, legal papers, blueprints, newspaper and magazine clippings, and promotional information is included. There is also material about the lawsuit against theater monopolies in Knoxville and Morris' work at other theaters in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1910s-1990s (bulk 1940s-1960s)