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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2006MT-80

Robinson Locke collection of theatrical materials

Summary

Includes photographs of theatrical figures (some with autograph signatures); theater programs from Boston, Chicago, and Europe, 1870-1946; and a disbound scrapbook of clippings and correspondence, 1892-1916. The correspondence is mostly addressed to Locke from theatrical figures and family members.

Dates

  • 1870-1946

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

.4 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Robinson Locke was a theater critic, civic leader, and editor of the Toledo Blade in Toledo, Ohio.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Related Materials

Other collections of Robinson Locke's papers can be found at Bowling Green State University, the New York Public Library, Ohio Historical Society, and the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Melanie Wisner, 2020.

Link to catalog
Title
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920, collector. Robinson Locke collection of theatrical materials, 1870-1946 (2006MT-80): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04247

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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