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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2004MT-62

Hal Merritt collection on vaudeville

Summary

Includes: hand-decorated envelopes addressed to Miss Margaret Jennings of Buffalo, New York, with scenes from Merritt's travels and acts, some including the Black-face vaudeville team The Nichols Sisters; 9 photographs; and 6 letters.

Dates

  • 1910-1940

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

.25 linear Feet (1 box)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Purchase, 1994.

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Merritt, Hal. Hal Merritt collection on vaudeville, 1910-1940 (2004MT-62): Guide
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
hou04434

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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