Benthack, Gladys Grantham
Gladys Grantham Benthack of Lexington, Nebraska, was a niece of Charles F. Horner, who was a pioneer in the Chautauqua tent movement and responsible for numerous circuit Chautauquas. In 1928 Gladys worked as a junior girl on the Premier Chautauqua circuit.
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The collection consists of a signed manuscript “Tent Chautauqua: 1904-128” by Gladys Grantham Benthack and a few clippings on Chautauquas in Nebraska during the early 1900s. Among the manuscript’s topics are the history of Chautauqua, the experience of attending and working in a Chautauqua, and the operation of a Chautauqua circuit.