National and World’s Peace Jubilees and Music Festivals collection
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
A portion of 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.
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes and 22 oversize folders)
Included in the World’s Peace Jubilee and International Music Festival grouping are similar items relating to its planning, construction, and promotion from 1872. Among these are publications, newspaper clippings from regional papers, and illustrated articles from the Dramatic News and Sporting Journal. Planning materials include seat plans, and further materials relate to the construction of the Great Coliseum for the Jubilee, including photos during and after construction.
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- National and World’s Peace Jubilees and Music Festivals collection, 1869-1872 (MS Thr 1837): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 August 17
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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