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MS Thr 32

Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976: 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 32
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous theatrical papers,
Date(s): 1673-1976.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, photographs, and other documents by individuals associated with the theater.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources; see individual items for accessions information.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Miscellaneous Theatrical Papers, 1673-1976 (MS Thr 32). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters by Samuel Beckett, Charles Dickens, Eugene O'Neill, and George Bernard Shaw, among other actors and playwrights. Also contains photographs of Maxine Elliott and Sir John Gielgud, as well as typescript portions of William Alfred's play Agamemnon, a scene plot of Hamlet directed by Edwin Booth, a lecture by Isadora Duncan, theater lease contracts, playbills, and salary receipts, among other documents.

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