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MS Thr 271

Barras, Charles M., 1826-1873. Charles M. Barras plays, 1860-1878: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 271
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Barras, Charles M., 1826-1873.
Title: Charles M. Barras plays,
Date(s): 1860-1878.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Plays by American dramatist and actor Charles M. Barras.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-167. Purchased with the F. E. Chase fund from Miss Ruth Traeger and Mr. John H. Traeger, 875 Post Street, San Francisco, California; received: 1961 August 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles M. Barras Plays, 1860-1878 (MS Thr 271). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Barras was an American actor and dramatist.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript drafts and part books of Barras' plays. Also includes letters from Edwin Booth, photographs, clippings, and printed materials.

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