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Casper Citron Collection

Citron, Casper, collector. Casper Citron collection of theater programs, 1970-2001: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: Casper Citron Collection
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Citron, Casper, collector.
Title: Casper Citron collection of theater programs,
Date(s): 1970-2001.
Quantity: 1 collection (12 cartons (12 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: New York City theater programs collected by American theater critic, Casper Citron.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Estate of Casper Citron; received: 2002 April.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt and Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
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:

Casper Citron Collection of Theater Programs, 1970-2001 (Casper Citron Collection). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Casper Citron (1920-2002) was a critic and radio commentator on theater and the performing arts in New York City.


Arranged alphabetically by title of production. Some are out of order at start of finding aid.

Scope and Contents

Theater programs, mostly from the opening nights of theater productions in New York City.


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

Container List