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MS Thr 1008

Printed ephemera relating to ballet and dance, 1845-2007: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 1008
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Printed ephemera relating to ballet and dance,
Date(s): 1845-2007.
Quantity: 1 collection (6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English.
Abstract: 19th and 20th-century printed material related to ballet and/or dance.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

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).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

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:

Printed Ephemera Relating to Ballet and Dance, 1845-2007 (MS Thr 1008). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically. George Balanchine folders, originally filed separately, were integrated into the alphabetical run of folders.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 19th and 20th-century printed ephemera of various material types including, but not limited to, admission tickets, calendars, clippings (information artifacts), essays, greeting cards, photographic postcards, photographs, postage stamps, postcards, programs, promotional materials, serials (publications), souvenir programs, and visiting cards.
Manuscript material has been noted when present.


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

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