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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 1136

American and British theater programs

20th-century theater programs.


  • 1925-2007

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

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.


3.5 linear feet (14 boxes)

Includes printed theater programs for 20th-century American productions. Some British productions and one motion picture program included. Many programs are part of the monthly Playbill magazine.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I. Programs arranged by title
  2. II. Programs arranged by author: A. American authors
  3. II. Programs arranged by author: B. British authors
  4. II. Programs arranged by author: C. Other authors

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: Ashley M. Nary
Link to catalog
American and British theater programs, 1925-2007: 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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