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Chautauquas

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur E. Bester, Manuscript

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416000]
Identifier: MS-0170
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a short manuscript by Arthur E. Bestor that briefly describes the history of Chautauquas and their contributions to adult education.  The typed manuscript is dated August 14, 1929.

Dates: Aug. 14, 1929

Gladys Grantham Benthack, Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1975

Redpath-Horner Chautauqua, Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0456
Scope and Contents One photo album of the Redpath-Horner Chautauqua Circuit B created by A. Ross Miller and given to Eva V. Anderson in 1914. The album contains photographs of the All-Brothers Quartet, the Musical Maids, performers Eleanor Pardee, Marvel Best, Gretchen Meyers, Etna Aakin, Margaret Owens, Eva Anderson, Hazel Hestwood, G. Tack, and several others. The photo album documents tour stops in Alliance (Neb.) The Black Hills and Lead (S. Dakota.) Oakdale (Neb.), North Platte (Neb.), Scottsbluff (Neb.),...
Dates: 1914