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MS Thr 200

Miscellaneous theatrical set designs, 1661-1975: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf, ppf
Call No.: MS Thr 200
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous theatrical set designs,
Date(s): 1661-1975 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (6 drawers (2 linear ft.)
Abstract: Theatrical set designs, chiefly for the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.

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:

Miscellaneous Theatrical Set Designs, 1661-1975 (MS Thr 200). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by name of designer.

Scope and Contents

Set designs in watercolor, ink, pastel, wash, and other mediums for various theatrical shows, including designs by Edward Gordon Craig for Hamlet and designs by Robert O'Hearn for productions at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also includes costume designs for several productions staged at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada, among other items.

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