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FILE — Box: 3, Folder: 29 Identifier: HTC 1

Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association...announce a production of "Jim the Penman" : program, 1914

Scope and Contents

Program for a theatrical production of "Jim the Penman" by Sir Charles Young, sponsored by the Massachusetts Women Suffrage Association Ways and Means Committee. The play was performed in Boston's Wilbur Theatre; it starred Almira Pitman. Suffragist Maud Wood Park gave an address between the acts of the play.

Dates

  • 1914

Language of Materials

English, French, German, Dutch, Italian

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research; access restrictions are noted with the item where they exist.

Extent

4.4 linear feet (3 boxes and 94 folders)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2021MT-23. Purchased from Caroliniana with the Maryette Charlton Harvard Theatre Collection Fund, 2020 December 13.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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