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MS Thr 737

Souvenir programs of contemporary personalities, 1880-1993: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 737
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Souvenir programs of contemporary personalities,
Date(s): 1880-1993.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English. Some material in French.
Abstract: Printed souvenir programs of 19th and 20th century entertainers and performers.

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.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

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:

Souvenir Programs of Contemporary Personalities, 1880-1993 (MS Thr 737). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by performer's last name.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes printed souvenir programs for 19th and 20th century personalities including screen and stage actors, dancers, musicians, singers, and other entertainers. Many programs are general in content but, when available, specific production or event information has been included in a note. Additonal printed materials found in the collection include a viewbook and an almanac.


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

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