Midway Centennial Pageant records

Abstract

The Midway Centennial Pageant records (.5 cubic feet, 1 box; dated 1933) contain a composition notebook, scrapbook, and photographic portrait of Lilly Parrish. The notebook contains a handwritten copy of the play script. The Pageant scrapbook contains the playbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings of the centennial and history of Midway.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Midway Centennial Pageant records
Date
1933
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Subjects
Theater--Kentucky--Lexington.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Mardis
Preferred Citation
2010ms003 : [identification of item], Midway Centennial Pageant records, 1933, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Midway Centennial Pageant records (.5 cubic feet, 1 box; dated 1933) contain a composition notebook, scrapbook, and photographic portrait of Lilly Parrish. The notebook contains a handwritten copy of the play script. The Pageant scrapbook contains the playbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings of the centennial and history of Midway.
Also included is a copy of Report Of Work Of Midway Woman's Club In Community Health:1949-1955.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Both the composition book and scrapbook are fragile, so there is a printed version of the Compostion notebook for patron use, as well as a digital copy of both the compostion book and scrapbook for patron use.
Use Restrictions
The intellectual rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections and Digital Programs.

Contents of the Collection

Composition Book, 1933

  • Box 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents note

The Composition Book contains a manuscript of the Midway Centennial Pageant play, including cast and characters, outlines of scenes, script, and notes. A copy of the composition book is available for use.

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Scrapbook, 1933

  • Box 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents note

The Scrapbook includes materials pertaining to the 1933 Midway Centennial Pageant icnluding: Photographs from the pageant, playbook, newspaper clippings about the centennial and the history of Midway, and typed parts of the script including chorus songs.

The photographs include unidentified K.F.O.S. girls, Whitsitt Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. John Rodgers, Dick Starks, Ben Roach, Eugenia Williams, Highland Mary Heaton, Edith Heaton, Carol Stubblefield, Virginia O'Rear, Judge Richard Godson, Mrs. Tom M. Giltner, Rev. Tom M. Giltner, W.G. Dennis, Jo Blackburn Wise, Jean Pat Belt, Andrew Botley, Katherine Withrow, Mrs. Roy Farmer, R. W. Lacefield, Superintendent Dilley, H.C. Shipp, J.H. Fitch, F.B. Carr, Howard Rouse, Dr. C.F. Voight, R.C. Richardson, William C. Morris, Hiram D. Cannon, J.W. Parrish, Mrs. Edna Hicks, James K. Riley, B.F. Parrish, Governor Ruby Laffoon, Rev. Mark Collis, Charles E. Marvin, Margaret Martin, Mr. and Mrs. James Dunavent, and the home of John and Elizabeth Francisco, and the K.F.O.S. Building.

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Report of Work Of Midway Woman's Club In Community Health: 1949-1955, 1949-1955

  • Box 1, Item 3
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