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MS Thr 824

Photographs of female erotic and burlesque performers, circa 1927-2009: Guide.

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Last update on 2015 March 13

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: Harvard Depository
Note: This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.
Call No.: MS Thr 824
Title: Photographs of female erotic and burlesque performers,
Date(s): circa 1927-2009.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of photographs of female erotic and burlesque performers. Most photographs are undated.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Alison Harris

Acquisition Information:

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).

Access Restrictions:

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:

Photographs of Female Erotic and Burlesque Performers, circa 1927-2009 (MS Thr 824). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by performer's stage name.

Scope and Content

Primarily 8 x 10 black and white photographs and color photographs of erotic and burlesque performers. There are a few film stills, copy prints, and photomontages along with one photomechanical and one photographic postcard. Most photographs are undated, but a couple are marked with dates of 1927-1984.

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