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MS Thr 953

Blinn, George Richard,1859-1926, collector. George Richard Blinn toy theater collection, undated: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 953
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blinn, George Richard,1859-1926, collector.
Title: George Richard Blinn toy theater collection,
Date(s): undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Pieces used in toy theater play.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number; Probably gift of Clara Augusta Pollard Blinn (Mrs. George Richard Blinn); received: 1927.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Richard Blinn Toy Theater Collection, Undated (MS Thr 953). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

George Richard Blinn was Harvard AB Class of 1885. He was a lawyer in Boston.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes hand-colored set and character engravings, cut-out for use in toy theater play. Plays include: Henry IV. Part I, Oliver Twist, and The miller and his men. Companies producing theater pieces are Pollock's and Redington's.

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