A Guide to the Theater Scrapbooks Collection 1889-1909 Theater Scrapbooks Collection, 1889-1909 Ms89-019

A Guide to the Theater Scrapbooks Collection 1889-1909

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms89-019


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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms89-019
Title
Theater Scrapbooks Collection 1889-1909
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 0.5 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs and programs associated with theatrical performances in New York City.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Theater Scrapbooks Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Theater Scrapbooks Collection, Ms89-019 - Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Alternative Form

The Special Collections Imagebasecontains digital images of the scrapbooks' contents.


Scope and Content Information

This collection contains three scrapbooks of materials relating to theatrical performances and stage performers. The scrapbooks contain such materials as photographs, playbills, and programs for various theatrical productions in New York City. Among the plays represented are "The Admirable Crichton" with William Gillette, "The Taming of the Shrew" with Otis Skinner, "Cousin Kate" with Ethel Barrymore, and "The Little Minister" with Maude Adams. The scrapbooks also contain biographical information and reviews.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.


Contents List

Scrapbooks
  • Box-folder 1-1
    1889-1903, n.d.
  • 1898-1903, n.d.
    Box-folder: 1-2
  • 1904-1909, n.d.
    Box-folder: 1-3