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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 813

Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals souvenir programs

Overview

Souvenir programs of the Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals.

Dates

  • 1844, 1860, 1899-2003

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.

Extent

1.8 linear feet (6 boxes)
Collection consists of printed souvenir programs from productions of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, as well as a few tickets.

Biographical / Historical

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals are a student theater group at Harvard University that have been performing since 1844. The first productions were adapted shows of professional theatre but by the 1860s students were writing the shows themselves.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by year of production.

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
Title
Hasty Pudding Club Theatricals souvenir programs, 1899-2003: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02275

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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