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MS Thr 824

Photographs of female erotic and burlesque performers, ca. 1927-1943: Guide.

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Last update on 2012 March 12

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): ca. 1927-1943.
Quantity: 3 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of photographs of female erotic and burlesque performers.

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, ca. 1927-1943 (MS Thr 824). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by performer's first name.

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of 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. Many photographs are undated.

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