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MS Thr 792

Theater, entertainment, sports, and popular culture realia, 1772-2008: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 792
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Theater, entertainment, sports, and popular culture realia,
Date(s): 1772-2008 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (15 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English; a few in French, German, and Latin.
Abstract: Realia from 1772-2008 concerning entertainment, sports, popular culture and theatrical productions.

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.
The majority of this collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. [Items shelved at Houghton are so marked in this finding aid.] 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:

Theater, Entertainment, Sports, and Popular Culture Realia, 1772-2008 (MS Thr 792). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

A collection of objects (realia) that have a relationship to theater, the entertainment industry, sports, or popular culture. Includes: badges, a boot hook, candy, ceramic tiles, charms, cigarette holders, coasters, commemorative coins, corks, cuff links, dice, erasers, fans, finger puppets, flip books, garters, gum, jewelry, key rings, magnets, matches, medals, minstrel bones, pencils, Pez dispensers, pitch pipes, plates, playing cards, powder compact, printing equipment, seal dies, seeds, souvenirs of theatrical productions, spoons, stickers, thaumatropes, toothpicks, toys, trading cards, trench checkers, wax seal impressions, a yo-yo, and many other objects.

General

The majority of this collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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