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MS Thr 151

Francis Wilson & Company. Drawings concerning Francis Wilson & Company's The little corporal, circa 1898: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 151
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Francis Wilson & Company.
Title: Drawings concerning Francis Wilson & Company's The little corporal,
Date(s): 1898.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Costume designs and other materials concerning the 1898 production of the comic opera, The little corporal.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-71. Purchased from Mr. Howard S. Mott, Sheffield, Massachusetts with the Frank E. Chase fund; received: 1965 November 10.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Drawings Concerning Francis Wilson & Company's The Little Corporal, circa 1898. (MS Thr 151). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

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Scope and Contents

All materials concern the production of the comic opera, The little corporal. Includes: a program from the performance given for the annual benefit for the Actor's Fund of America (1898 November 10); and 60 watercolor costume sketches, with snippets of fabric, and all with manuscript annotations. Also includes a bound score for The little corporal (printed volume, 33p.), libretto by Harry B. Smith, music by Ludwig Engländer, published by Breitkopf & Haertel (New York, 1898).

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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