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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 706
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Programs for productions of Shakespeare,
Quantity: 1 collection (2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English. Some material in French.
Abstract: Printed programs for theatrical and motion picture productions based on the works of William Shakespeare.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Old style theatrical souvenir programs
- II. Standard theatrical souvenir programs
- III. Theatrical programs
- IV. Souvenir motion picture programs
This collection contains printed theatrical programs, souvenir motion picture programs, as well as standard and old style theatrical souvenir programs from the 19th and 20th centuries based on the works of William Shakespeare. Productions are primarily from the United States and England with a few from France, Scotland, and New Zealand. It also includes some clippings, playbills, copy prints, lithographs, and pamphlets. Notable productions include Hamlet, Romeo and Juilet, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, Othello, and many others.
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