Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, June 20, 2006
1 slim document case, .16 cubic foot, 11th floor
Scope and Content
This collection includes autographs collected by Erica Stux, formerly of Akron,
Ohio. The autographs are primarily those of opera performers, classical music
performers, and other performing artists. The collection was donated to Kent
State University in 1998.
Folder -- Contents
Autograph booklet containing the autographs of the following performers,
Eugene Conley [with photograph]
Autograph of Elliot Lawrence, [no date]
Autograph of Zasu Pitts, [no date]
Autograph of [Myra? V_____?] [signature is indecipherable], [no date]
Letter from Arthur Rubenstein to Daniel Rybb, includes Rubenstein's autograph
signature, April 4, 1947
Letter from Bruno Walter to Daniel Rybb on The Philharmonic Society of New
York letterhead, includes Walter's autograph signature, April 1, 1947
Newspaper: The Chautauquan Daily, includes articleabout John
Houseman, with autograph of Houseman, August 16, 1982
Newspaper: The Chautauquan Daily, includes articleabout Karl
Haas, with autograph of Haas, August 20, 1982
Photograph of Ronald Reagan with his autograph [facsimile], [no date]
Program from production of Carmen, [Cincinnati Summer Opera?], with
autographs of Frank Guarrera and Robert Rounseville, 1951
Program from production of Rosalinda, [Cincinnati Summer Opera?],
with autographs of Brian Sullivan and Irra Petina, 1951
Program from production of The Telephone Hour, Ezio Pinza, Donald
Voorhees, and the Bell Telephone Orchestra, with autograph of Ezio Pinza,
The following materials do not include autographs.
"After 83 Years, 'The Queen is Dead, Long Live the Queen',"
[article about the closing of the Metropolitan Opera House] Life. 60:17
(April 29, 1966).
Cincinnati Summer Opera, Thirty-fifth Gala Season, Program, 1956
Photographs [printed reproductions] of opera performers, [no date]
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