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COLLECTION Identifier: Ms Thr 529

Prompt books and related materials from productions at the Harvard University Loeb Drama Center

Prompt books and related materials concerning productions of the Loeb Drama Center of Harvard University.


  • 1961-1990

Language of Materials


Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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.


12 linear feet (16 boxes)

The collection largely consists of prompt books. Most productions, unless otherwise noted, took place at the Loeb Drama Center.

Biographical / Historical

The Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University opened in 1960 and housed the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club as well as other dramatic groups including the Agassiz Theatre (Agassiz House, Cambridge, Mass.); Dunster House Drama Society (Harvard University); Harvard University. Leverett House; Harvard University. Summer School of Arts and Sciences, and the Hasty Pudding Club.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. Harvard dramatic societies
  2. Agassiz Theatre

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Gift of the American Repertory Theater, date unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by: Alexis Dinniman and Jennifer Lyons.
Link to catalog
Prompt books and related materials from productions at the Harvard University Loeb Drama Center, 1961-1990: 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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