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MS Thr 959

Photographs, printed materials, and manuscripts concerning puppets and marionettes, 1858-2002: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf [Shelved at end of bMS Am stacks awaiting end-processing]
Call No.: MS Thr 959
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Photographs, printed materials, and manuscripts concerning puppets and marionettes,
Date(s): 1858-2002.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, French, German, Italian, and Romanian.
Abstract: A variety of materials about puppets and marionettes, both from the United States and abroad, including printed material, a few letters and manuscripts, and photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Various sources and dates. A few items have specific accession information.

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:

Photographs, Printed materials, and Manuscripts Concerning Puppets and Marionettes, 1858-2002 (MS Thr 959). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Materials concerning puppetry: the art of presenting puppet shows or performing using puppets, which are representations of figures, animated by strings, by hands inside the figure, or another manual method.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Primarily includes printed materials from the United States and abroad, including advertisements, brochures, catalogs, lists, clippings, fliers, newsletters, pamphlets, playbills, programs, souvenir programs, journals and other ephemeral printed items. Also contains a small collection of items compiled by Joseph Hutchinson Smith, including a few letters, a scrapbook, and an autograph manuscript article on Bobby Fulton's Puppets. Images are mostly photographs, but also include photomechanicals and prints.

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