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Harvard Theatre Collection

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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Harvard Theatre Collection clippings on circus acts and Shakespeare

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-43
Scope and Contents:

Includes material on circus acts, Ringling Circus, and Shakespeare.

Harvard Theatre Collection collected documents concerning Vauxhall Gardens

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-350
Scope and Contents:

Draft of manuscript contract (1728) and printed broadside describing sale of the property (1860).

Harvard Theatre Collection collected photographs and programs for shows by Orville K. Larson

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-324
Summary:

Includes photographs of Larson. There are approximately 1-3 items in each envelope.

Harvard Theatre Collection collected scripts of plays

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-364
Scope and Contents:

Typescript plays by various authors, including: Alfred Lys Baldry, C. Lafont, Dorothy Leighton, Cyril Twyford, and Herman Vezin. Also with an autograph manuscript of La lune rousse by F. Burillon and a script by an unknown author.

Harvard Theatre Collection collection of materials related to Noel Coward's Hay fever: a play in three acts

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-179
Summary:

1925 box includes: paper cover copy of play (London: Ernest Benn Ltd), French Acting Edition, 1927; clippings; and promotional material. 1964 box includes: 2 copies of souvenir program from The National Theatre (one signed by Edith Adams); miscellaneous cast lists (one autographed by cast members); clippings; a letter to Mrs. Robert Graff.

Harvard Theatre Collection of dance periodicals

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-74
Scope and Contents:

Dance periodicals, a small group of programs, and dance ephemera.

Harvard Theatre Collection of English playbills printed on silk

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 811
Summary:

15 silk playbills from various theaters in England, three from the Woburn Abbey Theatre, four from the Olympic Theatre.

Harvard Theatre Collection of figurines

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 2066
Overview:

Collection of figurines relating to theatre and dance, especially ballet.

Harvard Theatre Collection of French theatrical portraits

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 801
General Note:

Approximately 190 portraits and caricatures, most colored and in costume, including many from famous published series. Includes most of the 1870 publication, Le théâtre illustré.

Harvard Theatre Collection of photographs, drawings, music, and letters related to theater, music, and film

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-200
Scope and Contents:

Includes letters of Eddie Cantor, Nancy Storace, Elizabeth Craven, Jules Massenet, and Beaumarchais; drawings by Alan Barrett; music by Arthur Foote; and photographs of actors and dancers.

Harvard Theatre Collection of photographs of Spanish performers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-130
Scope and Contents:

Collection consists of 295 publicity photographs.

Harvard Theatre Collection of printed plays inscribed by John Gilbert and George Pierce Baker

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-148
Summary:

Printed plays and theatrical pamphlets signed by actor John Gilbert, 1828-1864, including some marked up as prompt books; and printed plays signed by George Peirce, 1886-1890.

Harvard Theatre Collection of scripts for pantomimes

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-42
Scope and Contents:

Includes: Babes in the wood; Dick Whittington and his cat; Mother Goose; Robinson Crusoe; and unidentified.

Harvard Theatre Collection of Shakespeare playbills

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 800
Summary:

Approximately 500 playbills from primarily British theaters for Shakespeare plays.

Harvard Theatre Collection of theater programs

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-45
Scope and Contents:

Programs are from the United States, England, France, and Germany.

Harvard Theatre Collection on Francis Whiting Hatch

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-166
Summary: Includes playbills from the Cupola Players of Castine, Maine, 1957-1962; a typescript script for a Cupola Players production of "The daring escape of General Peleg Wadsworth" 1967; an undated photograph of Hatch in Castine; three phonograph records"Frank Hatch sings songs of old Castine" and "Urban redevelopment and other swan songs of old Boston" both 1961; limericks written for Hatch by the staff of the Harvard Theatre Collection; and miscellaneous printed material by and about...

Harvard Theatre Collection on nineteenth-century British theater

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2011MT-9
General Note:

Includes letters, photographs, cabinet photographs, engravings, and miscellaneous other printed material.

Harvard Theatre Collection photocopies of New York City play review clippings

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2003MT-226
Scope and Contents:

The plays that are the subject of the clippings were produced in New York, and most are undated.

Harvard Theatre Collection photograph collection

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: HTC 2
Overview:

Collection created by the Harvard Theatre Collection of purchased or given photographs.

Harvard Theatre Collection Sarah Bernhardt collection, undated

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2003MT-227
Summary:

Programs, clippings, folder of nine published play texts, and a souvenir album with clipings and programs. All materials concern actress Sarah Bernhardt.

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