Larry King Papers and Opera Collection


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Opera Photographs and Posters

Legal Licenses and Certificates

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Collection Overview

Title: Larry King Papers and Opera Collection, 1963-1993Add to your cart.

ID: 26/20/215

Primary Creator: Lawrence Stanford King (1946-1994)

Extent: 0.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in two series: Series 1, Opera Photographs and Posters; and Series 2, Legal Licenses and Certificates.

Date Acquired: 07/23/2018

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of opera performer publicity photographs, many of which are autographed; autographed opera programs; and opera posters. Also includes King's law licenses from Florida, Illinois, and New York.

Biographical Note

Lawrence Stanford King (1946-1994) was an alumnus of University of Illinois (1968) and the University of Illinois College of Law (1973). He practiced corporate law in New York City, and was an avid opera-goer and collector. Upon his death in 1994, his vast collection of musical recordings, scores, opera librettos, photographs, posters, books, and other opera memorabilia was donated by Kingâ??s parents to the Music and Performing Arts Library.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Music and Performing Arts Library

Acquisition Method: Transfer

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Opera Photographs and Posters],
[Series 2: Legal Licenses and Certificates],

Series 2: Legal Licenses and CertificatesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Larry King photos, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: University of Illinois Alumni Association Life Membership certificate, June 15, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: US Army Honorable Discharge certificate, July 1, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Legal licenses from Florida, Illinois, and New York, 1973-1980Add to your cart.
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