.1 l.f. (2 folders)
Purchased from Paul Ritscher in July 1987 and August 1990.
Scope and Content:
Programs from and broadsides advertising a variety of individuals, groups
and events at the Ryman auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, 1926-1954 including
the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Also five letters to/from Mrs. L.C. Naff, manager
of the Ryman, and six photographs of the Ryman or acts appearing there.
Also, program from a concert 2 April 1907 by Creatore and His Band held
at the Ryman auditorium, including a letter of endorsement of the Starr
Piano Company printed on the back of the program. (This piece was purchased
at a later date and is unconnected with Mrs. Naff.)
Manuscripts are filed by accession number with other manuscript groups. Photographs are filed under Ryman Auditorium in the subject photograph file.