University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ice Capades Collection, 1940-1993

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ice Capades
Title: Ice Capades Collection,
Dates: 1940-1993
Abstract: Programs, photographs and a book document the Ice Capades from 1940 to 1993.
Accession No.: 96-350; 97-180; 2007-002; 2014-029
Extent: 4 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Programs, photographs, and a book document the Ice Capades from 1962 to 1993. The text Ice Capades: Years of Entertainment includes history of the company along with pictures of memorabilia. Photograph transparencies include color images of couple figure skaters. A four-foot autographed photo of Dorothy Hamill is included. In 2007 the Center also acquired photocopies of Peter A. Tyrrell, Sr.'s publicity scrapbooks dating to 1940-41.


Use Restrictions

Unrestricted access

Index Terms

Ice Capades--Archives.

Related Material

Forms part of the Professional Touring Entertainment Industry Archives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ice Capades Collection, 1940-1993, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Papers



2J57 Ice Capades, "Years of Entertainment," F.F. Hamilton Jr., Washington D.C.: Penchant Publishing Company, Ltd., 1974
Ice Capades programs
2.325/D32c Made in America, 1992
Cinderlla, Frozen in Time, 1993
Photocopies of the publicity scrapbooks of Peter A. Tyrrell, Sr., first president and manager of the Ice Capades:
New Orleans, LA, 1940-41
Atlantic City, NJ, 1940-41
2J57 Photograph transparencies
Couple skaters, undated
2.325 NW corner Large autographed photo of Dorothy Hamill,