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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 1773

Wulkan family theatrical cabinet cards


Theatrical cabinet card photographs collected by the Wulkan family.


  • circa 1880-1900

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

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


.188 linear feet (1 box)
Includes 48 theatrical photographic cabinet cards. Some of the photographs have manuscript inscriptions in pencil and ink. The photographs were taken by the following companies and photographers: Napoleon, Falk, Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Ltd., W & D Downey, Thors, Norman, Charles Ritmann, Pach Bros., J.M. Mora, and Lyceum Company.

Biographical / Historical

The Wulkan family collected vintage cabinet card photographs of stage actors and actresses.


Collection is minimally processed. Original order of the cabinet cards has been maintained and described.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2018MT-101. Gift of Jill and Ronald Wulkan in 2018 March.

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Wulkan family. Wulkan family theatrical cabinet cards , circa 1880-1900 (MS Thr 1773): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
March 27, 2018
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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