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MS Thr 726

Photographs of theatrical productions, 1865-1902: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 726
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Photographs of theatrical productions,
Date(s): 1865-1902.
Quantity: 1 collection (.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and German.
Abstract: Collection of scenes from theatrical productions depicted in photographs, cartes-de-visites, cabinet photographs, photographic postcards, and copy prints.

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:

Photographs of Theatrical Productions, 1865-1902 (MS Thr 726). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by title of theatrical production.

Scope and Contents

Collection of scenes and portraits of actors in costume from theatrical productions, musicals, and ballets in the United States, England, France, and Germany. Includes photographs, cabinet photographs, photographic postcards, copy prints, and cartes-de-visite (card photographs). Notable productions include The Black Crook, Faust, Lady Windermere's Fan, and The Wizard of Oz.


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

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