UASC. Special Collections in University Archives
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Papers of Simon "Si" Burick (1909-1986), a sports writer and later sports editor (1928) at the Dayton Daily News for sixty-one years (1925-1986). The collection contains sports memorabilia, files, and manuscripts pertaining to Burick's sports writing career. The collection includes some books, but many additional books from Si Burick's library are housed with special book collections.
Dates: 1900-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1986
Abstract Posters, playbills, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, and other memorabilia of the theater and performing arts collected by Urban Schnurr (1906-1972). The collection is international in scope and covers the early to mid-20th century. Includes Schnurr's personal papers.
Abstract The Victory Theatre records consist of Victory Theatre Association governing documents, as well as rental agreements, posters, photographs, sheet music, and other organizational records. The Victory Theatre (now known as the Victoria Theatre) is located on the corners of First and Main streets in downtown Dayton, Ohio, and has been a center for performing arts since 1866.
Abstract The Wayne and Bette Morse collection on the Kenley Players, a traveling theater company founded by John Kenley (1906-2009), is an accumulation of programs and organizational documents related to activities and performances of the Kenley Players in Dayton, Ohio, between 1966 and 1995.
Dates: 1966-1995; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1981
Scope and Contents This set of fourteen drawings presented to the University of Dayton Archives and Special Collections are copies of the original scaled drawings. Many of these drawings were sold in the past as post cards, paper weights, and on other items at the University of Dayton Bookstore. The full collection can be viewed online in eCommons.
Dates: 1986 - 1987
Scope and Contents note Transcripts and tapes of interviews with relatives, friends, associates, and employees of Orville and Wibur Wright and Charles F. Kettering. Interviews cover the early development of the airplane and flight as well as the Wright Brothers' personal lives.