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MS Thr 437

Ellerbe, Harry. Harry Ellerbe papers, 1924-1983: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 437
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ellerbe, Harry.
Title: Harry Ellerbe papers,
Date(s): 1924-1983.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes and 9 scrapbooks (6 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Promptbooks, annotated plays, contracts, and other miscellaneous material of American actor and director Harry Ellerbe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-137. Gift of Mr. Harry Ellerbe, 1896 Wycliff Road, N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30309; received: 1984 September 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Harry Ellerbe Papers, 1924-1983 (MS Thr 437). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ellerbe (1901-1992) was an American actor and director.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains promptbooks and annotated plays; actors' equity contracts, 1930-1936; letters to Ellerbe; financial records; address books; clippings; photos; scrapbooks on his acting career; playbills of plays he acted in or directed; souvenir programs; and miscellaneous theatre flyers and other printed material.

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