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MS Span 179

Santo Domingo, Julio Mario, 1957-2009, collector. Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library collection of lobby cards (MS Span 179): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Temporarily in the Lamont Map Room, awaiting end processing.
Call No.: MS Span 179
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Santo Domingo, Julio Mario
Title: Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library collection of lobby cards
Date(s): circa 1960s-1980s
Quantity: 3 linear feet (9 flat boxes)
Language of materials: Mainly in English and Spanish. Small amount of French.
Abstract: Collection of lobby cards for advertising films circa 1960s-1980s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III; received: 2012 April. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Elise Ramsey.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is closed until end processing is finished.

Preferred Citation:

Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library Collection of Lobby Cards, 1960s-1980s (MS Span 179). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged in 9 flat boxes in no particular order. The contents within each container are grouped together in sets relating to individual film titles.

Scope and Contents

Lobby cards for advertising films, chiefly American, Asian, and Mexican titles, in English, French, and Spanish languages circa 1960s-1980s. Includes complete and partial sets of lobby cards.
A unique feature of the collection is the inclusion of foreign language lobby cards for well-known American films.
Themes include sex, drugs, and rock and roll.

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