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MS Thr 543

Theatre Arts Monthly collection of portraits, circa 1916-1964: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b [shelved with photographs on P1, range 6]
Call No.: MS Thr 543
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Theatre Arts Monthly collection of portraits, circa 1916-1964, (bulk) circa 1924-1939.
Date(s): 1916-1964,
Date(s): (bulk) 1924-1939.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Portrait and group portrait photographs of theatre-related people.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Theatre Arts Books, 1985 November 27.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Monique Duhaime with the assistance of Bonnie B. Salt and Melanie Wisner
Part of the MS Storage project, 2008-2009.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Theatre Arts Monthly Collection of Portraits, circa 1916-1964 (MS Thr 543). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Other portions of the Theatre Arts Monthly Collection have been cataloged into these additional finding aids:

Biographical / Historical

Theatre Arts Magazine (1916-1923), Theatre Arts Monthly (1924- October 1939), and Theatre Arts (November 1939-1964) were classic serial publications containing in-depth coverage of every aspect of the theatre world.


Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes portrait photographs and group portrait photographs of actors and actresses for stage and film, singers, composers, directors, some non-theatrical well-known persons, dancers, writers, poets, and many others. Also includes some photomechanical prints, reproductions of drawings and caricatures, photographic proof sheets, and more. Photographers are listed if known. Most materials are undated.

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