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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 701

Souvenir programs for theatrical productions,

Printed souvenir programs for theatrical and musical productions.


  • 1906-2005.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.


1 collection (4.2 linear feet (14 boxes))

This collection contains theatrical printed souvenir programs, both standard and oversize, from 20th and 21st century productions in the United States and England. It also contains some film souvenir programs, photographs, ticket stubs, press releases, clippings, and other promotional materials. Notable productions include Annie Get Your Gun, Carousel, Fiddler on the Roof, Kiss Me Kate, Peter Pan, West Side Story, and many others.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I. Standard souvenir programs, A-Z
  2. II. Oversize souvenir programs, A-Z

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.

Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

General note

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Processing Information

Processed by: Alison Harris
Link to catalog
Souvenir programs for theatrical productions, 1906-2005: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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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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