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British prompt book and theatrical manuscript collection

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 1816
Overview: Collection of chiefly British 17th-20th-century manuscript and printed prompt books assembled by Blackwell Rare Books.

Harvard Theatre Collection of printed plays inscribed by John Gilbert and George Pierce Baker

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-148
Summary: Printed plays and theatrical pamphlets signed by actor John Gilbert, 1828-1864, including some marked up as prompt books; and printed plays signed by George Peirce, 1886-1890.

Henry A. McGlenen papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: 2006MT-186
Summary: Consists of programs, playbills, tickets, scrapbooks, prompt books, and clippings, mostly relating to the Boston Theatre and other Boston-area theaters. Includes the McGlenen family bible with data from 1826 to 1915; promotional materials for lecturer Henry W. French, 1885-1892; and photographs.

J. Burdett Howe collection of acting editions

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: 2006MT-162
Summary: More than a hundred printed acting editions of plays from J. B. Howe's collection, many of them signed by Howe, and some marked up as prompt books. Also includes 10 acting editions signed by William C. Greene and others, 7 printed catalogs of plays, and a manuscript "Catalogue of Books" by Howe.

Olive Mortimer Remington Goldman papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-210
Summary: Consists of several typescript plays by Goldman, 1919-1944; prompt books used by her as a director; a draft of her M.A. thesis from the University of Illinois titled Religious Drama in England, 1900-1944; and 2 letters to Henri Ghéon, 1939. Includes numerous printed plays in French, published 1923-1968, mostly by Henri Brochet and Henri Ghéon.

Other title: Religious drama in England, 1900-1940.

Robin Craven papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-117
Summary: This collection includes promptbooks, programs, and clippings for productions in which Craven appeared, as well as photographs from Craven's theatrical and modeling career.

Shepard Traube papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: 2006MT-239
Summary: Consists of letters from Steve Allen, Tony Randall, and numerous others; photographs, particularly from Traube's production of Angel Street, 1941; programs; 5 audiocassettes of Traube's memoirs; prompt script for his production of Allan Scott's Memo, 1963; and other papers.

Sol Smith Russell papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-225
Summary: Consists of a folder of correspondence, some with father-in-law William T. Adams and other family members, 1875-1905; monologues, plays, and songs in manuscript and printed form; a contract, 1878; 2 financial accounts, 1876 and 1884; William T. Adams passport, 1865; and other papers.

Weber & Fields burlesques

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 660
Summary: Consists of the many burlesques performed by Weber and Fields, as well as some that might have been, but are not confirmed to have been, including Anthony and Cleopatra; The big little princess; Camille; Captain Jinks; The college widower; The gay grizette; and Humming birds. Also contains parts for 7 untitled burlesques.