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MS Thr 787

Theater souvenirs, circa 1869-1891: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 787
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Theater souvenirs,
Date(s): 1869-1891 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Souvenirs from theaters, primarily American souvenir programs.

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: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Theater Souvenirs, circa 1869-1891 (MS Thr 787). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by name of theater.

Scope and Contents

Primarily theater souvenir programs, but also contains tickets, ticket stubs, souvenir notebooks, and a season ticket. Theaters located in Boston, New York City and Melbourne, Australia. Many programs include photographs and highly decorated covers. This group includes paper-based (not realia) souvenirs from theaters. Some items had manuscript descriptive notes with them; these have been retained with items.

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