The Beverly Holley theater program collection (1949-1954) contain programs for stage productions of the University Theatre of the University of Utah, the University of Utah Summer Festival, and the University of Utah Young People's Theatre. Beverly Holley, who donated this collection in February 1996, collected these programs as a patron of the arts.
The Harry Nelson papers (1886-2015) are mainly a collection of materials documenting the life of Maud May Babcock (1867-1954), a theater teacher and director at the University of Utah from 1892 to 1938. Journals, travelogs, daily planners, teaching materials, manuscripts, programs, announcements, letters, and news clippings are included. Harry Nelson (1901-1988) was a theater student and friend of Maud May Babcock.
The theater program and clipping collection consists of programs for the University of Utah Summer Festival productions and for various productions in New York City. Also included are news clippings (1948-1961) related to theater productions in Utah, tickets, mailers, and stationery primarily from Summer Festival productions.