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MS Thr 706

Programs for productions of Shakespeare, 1878-1981: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 706
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Programs for productions of Shakespeare,
Date(s): 1878-1981.
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Alison Harris

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
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:

Programs for Productions of Shakespeare, 1878-1981 (MS Thr 706). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

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.

General

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

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