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MS Thr 813

Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals souvenir programs, 1899-2003: 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 813
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals souvenir programs
Date(s): 1844, 1860, 1899-2003
Quantity: 1.8 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Souvenir programs of the Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals.

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:

Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals Souvenir Programs, 1899-2003 (MS Thr 813). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals are a student theater group at Harvard University that have been performing since 1844. The first productions were adapted shows of professional theatre but by the 1860s students were writing the shows themselves.


Arranged chronologically by year of production.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of printed souvenir programs from productions of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, as well as a few tickets.


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

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