Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Crawford Theater collection
Call Number: MS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of playbills and programs, photographs in a variety of formats, engravings, posters, clippings, and other printed material which document the performing arts in the United States and throughout the world from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. Material relating to dramatic performance forms the nucleus of the collection, but dance, opera, motion picture, circus, radio, and television performances are also represented.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Crawford Theater collection
Orpheus M. McAdoo and Mattie Allen McAdoo papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 60
Overview: The collection consists of material documenting the entrepreneurial and performance activities of Orpheus M. McAdoo as a member of the Jubilee Singers and director of the Virginia Concert Company and Jubilee Singers, as well as material relating to Mattie Allen McAdoo and the McAdoo and Allen families. Highlights include scrapbooks containing announcements, clippings, and ephemera for the Fisk Jubilee Singers Tour of Australia in 1886-1888 and "McAdoo's Virginia Jubilee Singers and Concert...
Dates: circa 1850-1966, bulk 1886-1936
Olivette Miller and Bunny Briggs collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 364
Scope and Contents: The collection includes materials related to both the personal and professional lives of Olivette Miller and Bunny Briggs. The collection includes Miller's contacts' addresses, correspondence, a scrapbook of clippings, and photographs. Scripts, contracts, and photographs related to Briggs' career are included. Also included are programs from performances that Miller and Briggs appeared in. Photographs and writings related to Flournoy E. Miller's biographical materials potentially relate to...
The South Before the War Company Papers
Call Number: MSS 87
Overview: Music and other materials from the touring minstrel show The South Before the War
Dates: [Late 1890s?]