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MS Thr 876

Ward, John M. (John Milton), 1917-2011, collector. Photographs, slides, negatives and postcards in the collection of John M. Ward: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 876
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ward, John M. (John Milton), 1917-2011, collector.
Title: Photographs, slides, negatives and postcards in the collection of John M. Ward,
Date(s): 1918-1988.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials in English, German, and Hungarian.
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for photographs, slides, negatives and postcards in the collection of John M. (John Milton) Ward.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2011TW-62. Gift of John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward; received: 2012 April 12.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Christina Linklater.

Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Photographs, Slides, Negatives and Postcards in the Collection of John M. (John Milton) Ward, 1918-1988 (MS Thr 876). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

John Milton Ward was the Harvard University William Powell Professor of Music, Emeritus, and Honorary Curator of Dance and Music for the Theatre in the Harvard College Library.

Arrangement

Organized in two series: Photographs and postcards documenting or promoting identifiable performances; and Photographs and postcards documenting or promoting unidentifiable performances. Performances are listed by composer, performance title, venue, and date of performance. Readers are advised that keyword searching will be useful within this finding aid.

Scope and Contents

Photographs, slides, negatives, and postcards chiefly documenting or promoting performances of opera, operetta and musical theatre at venues in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Some materials include autograph annotations; many are accompanied by correspondence between collectors and theatres.

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