Size: 8 linear feet
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The collection consists of reports, financial information, correspondence, clippings, photographs and ephemera all detailing the history and renovation of the Orpheum Theatre. The collection also includes information on John Eberson, the Orpheum Theatre architect, and the renovation process of other historic theaters. The materials in the collection date from the 1920s through the 1990s.
M. Meredith "Millie" Hill was President and CEO of Professional Management Services, a company which focuses on the restoration, leasing, management and operation of historic buildings and commercial properties. She worked closely with the revitalization of the Orpheum Theatre since the 1970s and served on the Orpheum's restoration board in several different positions for over ten years.
Acquisition: Donation of M. Meredith "Millie" Hill.
Processed by: JLY, 12-2001