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Harvard Theatre Collection collected documents concerning Vauxhall Gardens

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-350
Scope and Contents: Draft of manuscript contract (1728) and printed broadside describing sale of the property (1860).

Harvard Theatre Collection collected Francis Whiting Hatch material

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2006MT-166r
Summary: Includes playbills from the Cupola Players of Castine, Maine, 1957-1962; a typescript script for a Cupola Players production of "The daring escape of General Peleg Wadsworth" 1967; an undated photograph of Hatch in Castine; three phonograph records"Frank Hatch sings songs of old Castine" and "Urban redevelopment and other swan songs of old Boston" both 1961; limericks written for Hatch by the staff of the Harvard Theatre Collection; and miscellaneous printed material by and about...

Harvard Theatre Collection collected photographs and programs for shows by Orville K. Larson

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-324
Summary: Includes photographs of Larson. There are approximately 1-3 items in each envelope.

Harvard Theatre Collection collected printed plays inscribed by John Gilbert and George Peirce

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-148r
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.

Harvard Theatre Collection collected scripts of plays

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-364
Scope and Contents: Typescript plays by various authors, including: Alfred Lys Baldry, C. Lafont, Dorothy Leighton, Cyril Twyford, and Herman Vezin. Also with an autograph manuscript of La lune rousse by F. Burillon and a script by an unknown author.

Harvard Theatre Collection collection of materials related to Noel Coward's Hay fever: a play in three acts

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2003MT-179
Summary: 1925 box includes: paper cover copy of play (London: Ernest Benn Ltd), French Acting Edition, 1927; clippings; and promotional material. 1964 box includes: 2 copies of souvenir program from The National Theatre (one signed by Edith Adams); miscellaneous cast lists (one autographed by cast members); clippings; a letter to Mrs. Robert Graff.

Harvard Theatre Collection photocopies of New York City play review clippings

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2003MT-226
Scope and Contents: The plays that are the subject of the clippings were produced in New York, and most are undated.

Harvard Theatre Collection Sarah Bernhardt collection, undated

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2003MT-227
Summary: Programs, clippings, folder of nine published play texts, and a souvenir album with clipings and programs. All materials concern actress Sarah Bernhardt.

Robert Gould Shaw papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-270
Summary: Includes letters addressed to Shaw, mostly concerning the Harvard Theatre Collection, 1915-1927; and Shaw's partial typescript memoir"Notes of my Boy-hood" describing his childhood in Maine and Boston in the 1850s and 1860s, written in 1924. Correspondents include George Pierce Baker, George M. Cohan, Gabrielle Enthoven, Minnie Maddern Fiske, and Wilhelm Gericke. All of the correspondents are from the first half of the alphabet, A through M. Some letters are addressed to Lillian Hall, Gould's...