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MS Thr 201

Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954. Robert Edmond Jones papers, 1913-1954: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: pf, ppf, b
Call No.: MS Thr 201
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954.
Title: Robert Edmond Jones papers,
Date(s): 1913-1954.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 boxes (2 linear ft.) and 3 drawers)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Scenery and costume designs by American theatrical designer Robert Edmond Jones as well as correspondence and photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Presented by Miss Elizabeth Jones, Union, New Hampshire; received: 1968 January 4.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Robert Edmond Jones Papers, 1913-1954 (MS Thr 201). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jones graduated from Harvard in 1910 and was an American theatrical and motion-picture designer.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes scenery and costume designs for various plays; including La Giocanda,Lords of the West, and Out of dust,among others. Also includes a small amount of correspondence concerning Out of dust, and photographs, among other items.

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