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TCS 72

Playbills and programs concerning female "stars", 1767-1962: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: bpf
Call No.: TCS 72
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Playbills and programs concerning female "stars",
Date(s): 1767-1962.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and a few are in other European languages.
Abstract: Collection of playbills and programs with prominent female stars.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Various sources, various dates.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Nora Garry, Laurel McCaull, Micah Hoggatt, Susan C. Pyzynski, and 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:

Playbills and Programs Concerning Female "Stars", 1767-1962 (TCS 72). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Theater programs and playbills are printed lists of the acts, scenes, selections, or other features composing a play or theatrical entertainment, including the names of the performers. Typically a playbill is a single-sheet listing of acts with a short description, printed on one side of paper and a program is a folded piece printed on both sides, in leaflet, pamphlet, or booklet size.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by last name.

Scope and Contents

Printed playbills and programs with prominent female stars. Also includes some newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous items.

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