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Orrelle Cornelius papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-013
This collection contains playbills, newspaper clippings, original manuscripts of plays, and photographs regarding the University Players of the University of Chattanooga (UC) and the Little Theater in Chattanooga Tennessee in the 1930s.

Dates

  • 1920-1942

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 container)

Biographical / Historical

Orrelle Fidlar Cornelius was a University of Chattanooga (UC) theater production director for the University Players from 1928-1942. She was hired to this position to provide additional extracurricular offerings to the UC student body. She wrote at least 3 original plays: The Whippoorwill, The Tie that Binds, and Mother's Old Home. She directed numerous UC theater productions as well as other dramatic performances in the Chattanooga area. Her husband is David William Cornelius who was a University of Chattanooga physics professor from 1920 to 1940.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was deposited with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on an unknown date by an unknown source.

Processing Information

Processing of this collection is complete.
Title
Orrelle Cornelius papers
Status
under_revision
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections repository

Contact:
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Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA
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