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COLLECTION Identifier: TCS 4

Harvard Theatre Collection cabinet photographs of European operetta performers

Cabinet cards of European operatta performers. Operetta is a genre of the performing arts, related to opera, but lighter in terms of both music and subject matter. The term began as a label for stage works that were shorter or otherwise less ambitious than full scale operas, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The operetta is the precursor of modern musical theater.

Dates

  • 1866-1929

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

2 linear feet (2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Include a short biographical or historical statement.

Arrangement

Cabinet cards are listed alphabetically.

Physical Location

TCS

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Various sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Mirseyedi, 2018 June.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard Theatre Collection cabinet photographs of European operetta performers, 1866-1929 (TCS 4): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
June 19, 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02960

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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