Nevada Theatre Collection

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Fax: (530) 754-5758
Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu
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Collector: Chesley, Marie
Title: Nevada Theatre Collection
Date (inclusive): 1953-1966
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The collection contains note cards, manuscripts and drawings about the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City, California, as well as microfilm of local Nevada City newspapers concerning local drama from 1851 through 1854.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-002
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

History

The Nevada Theatre, located in Nevada City, California, is California's oldest original-use theatre.

Scope and Content

The collection contains note cards, manuscripts and drawings about the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City, California, as well as microfilm of local Nevada City newspapers concerning local drama from 1851 through 1854.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Theaters--California--History
Nevada City (Calif.)--History

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

This finding aid was created and encoded by Sara Gunasekara.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Marie Chesley in 1983.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Nevada Theatre Collection, D-002, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box 1

Ashley, Celeste. Dramatic Criticism in Nevada City, Calif., 1851-1855, 1953

Box 1

Ashley, Mabel Celeste. Gold Rush Theatre In Nevada City, California. Thesis (M.A.)--Dept. of Speech and Drama, Stanford University (draft), 1966

Box 1

Notecards and notes listing newspaper articles from local Nevada City newspapers on local drama from 1851-1854, circa 1965-1966

Box 1

Plans and drawings for the Nevada Theatre,

Box 1

Three reels of microfilm of local Nevada City newspapers concerning local drama from 1851 through 1854,