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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 318

Herbert Machiz records concerning the Artists' Theatre, New York


Correspondence and papers of American theatre director Herbert Machiz and producer John Bernard Myers concerning the Artists' Theatre in New York.


  • 1954-1976

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Includes correspondence of Herbert Machiz and John Bernard Myers. Material pertaining to productions include photographs, programs, posters, reviews, notes, schedules, costume lists, sketches, and clippings, as well as business and legal records of the theatre. Three scrapbooks reflect the theatre's first and second season at Southhampton and the Dublin Theatre Festival.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Machiz was an American theatre director and director of the Artists' Theatre, New York. John Bernard Myers was a contemporary art dealer and producer at the Artists' Theatre.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters from Herbert Machiz
  2. II. Letters to Herbert Machiz
  3. III. Letters from John Bernard Myers
  4. IV. Letters to John Bernard Myers
  5. V. Compositions by Herbert Machiz
  6. VI. Other papers

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*76M-47. Gift of Mr. Paul Stiga, 62 Montague Street, Brroklyn Heights, New York 11201; received: 1976 December 28.
Machiz, Herbert. Herbert Machiz records concerning the Artists' Theatre, New York: Guide.
Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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