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MS Thr 753

Sheet music covers featuring theater and circus illustrations and portraits, 19th-century: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 753
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Sheet music covers featuring theater and circus illustrations and portraits,
Date(s): 19th-century.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: 19th-century song sheet music covers, depicting theatrical persons and scenes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

63T-3. Purchased with the F. E. Chase fund; received: 1963 October.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

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:

Sheet Music Covers Featuring Theater and Circus Illustrations and Portraits, 19th-century (MS Thr 753). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Printed 19th-century song sheet music covers with theater and circus illustrations and portraits. Includes colored lithographs, three-tone lithographs, and black and white lithographs. Also includes a typescript list of these materials, item (1), with additional information about each cover.
Includes images of Mary Anderson, Sarah Bernhardt, Dan Bryant, Jules Leotard, Willie Pape, and many others.

General

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

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