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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 1812

Kelly E. Laukemann research collection on the Boston Opera House

Kelly E. Laukemann's research on the Boston Opera House.


  • circa 1970-2003

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.


2 linear feet (2 boxes)

0.00288 Gigabytes

Includes Kelly E. Laukemann's Harvard University master's thesis, 2003. Includes Boston Opera House deeds, blueprints, news articles, historic commission correspondence (circa 1979-1980), renovation reports (1999), and 2 floppy disks of Opera House images.

Biographical / Historical

Kelly E. Laukemann was a masters candidate at Harvard University.


Collection is minimally arranged. Materials are loosley arranged in two series: Boston Opera House research documents and The B.F. Keith Memorial Theatre/Opera House: Factors of Creation and Preservation thesis.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*2006MT-47r. Gift of Kelly E. Laukemann in 2006.

Separated Materials

Born-digital material has been separated: Thr1812BD

General note

Includes audiovisual and/or other digital media: floppy disks

Processing Information

Accessioned by Melanie Wisner, 2006.
Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Laukemann, Kelly E. Kelly E. Laukemann research collection on the Boston Opera House, circa 1970-2003 (MS Thr 1812): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
2018 June 6
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

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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