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Don B. Wilmeth collection on theater

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: MS Thr 2040
Overview: Contains much of theater scholar Don B. Wilmeth's personal collection of theatrical materials, including autograph letters, playbills and posters, prints and a painting, and further ephemera, mostly dating from the nineteenth century.

George Holland papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 1786
Overview: Papers of English American stage actor, George Holland, including correspondence, an autobiography, playbills, and contracts.

Harvard Theatre Collection of benefit playbills

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: MS Thr 619
Summary: Playbills from benefit nights for various beneficiaries held at theaters in London and provincial towns.

Harvard Theatre Collection of Covent Garden Theatre playbills

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: MS Thr 755

Harvard Theatre Collection of English playbills printed on silk

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Folder: 1Identifier: MS Thr 811
Summary: 15 silk playbills from various theaters in England, three from the Woburn Abbey Theatre, four from the Olympic Theatre.

Harvard Theatre Collection of Shakespeare playbills

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: MS Thr 800
Summary: Approximately 500 playbills from primarily British theaters for Shakespeare plays.

Mary Mellus Tucker playbills

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-238
Summary: Playbills from performances in Boston, New York, and elsewhere, many of them featuring Miss Mary Tucker.

Paul Epstein collection of New York (N.Y.) playbills, George Balanchine research material, and sheet music covers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: MS Thr 1082
Summary: Includes periodicals with articles on Balanchine and 16 matted sheet music covers.

Providence Dramatic Society records

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-82
Summary: Includes playbills of the Providence Dramatic Society, 1859-1863; and three possibly unrelated volumes: The guide to the stage containing clear and ample instructions for obtaining theatrical engagements.. (1868); Howe's 100 comic songs, vol. 1 and 2 (1870); and Howe's 100 sentimental songs (1872).