Guide to the Martin Cohen Theater collection, 1816; 1912-2017 C0335 Martin Cohen Theater collection C0335

Guide to the Martin Cohen Theater collection, 1816; 1912-2017 C0335

Martin Cohen Theater collection
C0335


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George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center

Fenwick Library, MS2FL
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Business Number: 703-993-2220
Fax Number: 703-993-8911
speccoll@gmu.edu
URL: https://scrc.gmu.edu

Kelsey Kim

Repository
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Identification
C0335
Title
Martin Cohen theater collection 1816; 1907-2017
Quantity
15 Linear Feet, 18 boxes, 2 map cases, and 17 tubes of rolled posters
Language
English
Abstract
The Martin Cohen theater collection contains material pertaining to musical theater, stage performances, and motion picture film. It primarily includes playbills, sheet music, and film posters, as well as as comic books, animation film cells, memorabilia, and toys.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Copyright is not retained by George Mason University Special Collections Research Center. There are no restrictions on personal use. In other cases, users should seek out the copyright holder for permission to use.

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Martin Cohen theater collection, C0335, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Randolph Lytton in 2019.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Kelsey Kim in March 2022. Arrangement decisions were made in conjunction with Elizabeth Beckman. The collection was surveyed and arranged by format, including alphabetizing of the playbills based upon their extent. EAD markup by Elizabeth Beckman in March 2022.

Additional processing and finding aid updates completed by Amanda Brent in May 2022.


Biographical Note

Martin B. Cohen was born in Albany, New York, the son of David and Betty Cohen. He began his career as a teacher at Giffen Elementary School and Hackett Middle School in Albany, New York. He later obtained a master's degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from George Washington University. Following his graduate education, Cohen became a professor of American history at George Mason University. He taught at George Mason University for 35 years. Cohen enjoyed travel and theather and was engaged as a lecturer and collector of the arts. Cohen passed away at the age of 81 on March 24, 2019. He is interred in the Beth Emeth Cemetery in Loudonville, New York.

Scope and Content

This collection contains primarily collectible material from various stage performances and motion picture filmmaking. Stage performance includes playbills and programs from the performances Cohen attended, often including ticket stubs from the performance, and other programs related to different venues in the Washington, D.C. area. There are numerous film posters of various sizes used to advertise upcoming films, and pressbooks to accompany film marketing. There are pages and books of sheet music from a variety of films and musicals. There are some personal papers as well, including a term paper written by Cohen, theater magazines, comic books, photographs, and a record album scrapbook. Among the artifacts included in this collection are a number of projectors and cameras for film, animation films cells, and toys.

Arrangement

Arranged into five series based on format.

Series Series 1: Playbills, 1936-2017 (Boxes 1-12) Series 2: Sheet Music, 1912-1969 (Boxes 12-13) Series 3: Personal Papers, 1915-1996 (Boxes 13-14) Series 4: Posters, 1816-2013 (Map Case 32.5, Tubes 1-17, Box 16) Series 5: Artifacts, 1915-1955 (Boxes 15, 17-18, Map Case 32.4)

Related Material

The George Mason University Special Collections Research Center holdings include other collections pertaining to theatre and film, including the Motion picture press kit collection, the Robert Prosky papers, the Cynthia Garn film production collection, and the Charles Rodrigues playbill collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Film posters
  • Musical Theater
  • Plays.
  • Theater.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The large posters in tubes are currently undergoing conservation treatment to flatten them. Due to their physical condition, they are currently unavailable for use.


Bibliography

"Martin B. Cohen." Albany Times Union, March 28, 2019. https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/timesunion-albany/name/martin-cohen-obituary?id=5036932.


Container List

Series 1: Playbills
1936 - 2017
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 1
    The Abbey - The Andersonville Trial
    1960-2016
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 2
    Angels in America - Anyone Can Whistle
    1948-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 3
    Anything Goes - Assassins
    1958-2007
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 4
    August Wilson's 20th Century - The Ballad of the Sad Café
    1957-2008
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 5
    Barrymore - Bee-luther-hatchee
    1948-2015
  • Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 6
    Belafonte - Big River
    1959-2003
  • Mixed Materials box: 2 folder: 1
    Big Show of 1936 - Breakfast with Les and Bess
    1949-2015
  • Mixed Materials box: 2 folder: 2
    Breaking Legs - Bye Bye Birdie
    1957-2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 2 folder: 3
    Cabaret - Candide
    1958-2004
  • Mixed Materials box: 2 folder: 4
    The Canterbury Tales - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    1957-2017
  • Mixed Materials box: 2 folder: 5
    Cats - City of Angels
    1936-1996
  • Mixed Materials box: 3 folder: 1
    Cleo Laine - Company
    1966-2006
  • Mixed Materials box: 3 folder: 2
    The Complete History of America - Crazy For You
    1984-2008
  • Mixed Materials box: 3 folder: 3
    Creation of the World and Other Business - Danzalta
    1972-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 3 folder: 4
    Dark at the Top of the Stairs - Disney Fantasia
    1949-2016
  • Mixed Materials box: 3 folder: 5
    Do Re Mi - Dylan
    1957-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 4 folder: 1
    Eastern Standard - Evita
    1958-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 4 folder: 2
    The City of Fairfax Band - The Fix
    1956-2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 4 folder: 3
    A Flag is Born - Forbidden Broadway
    1961-2016
  • Mixed Materials box: 4 folder: 4
    Forbidden Hollywood - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    1962-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 4 folder: 5
    Galileo - Goodnight, Desdemona
    1950-2012
  • Mixed Materials box: 5 folder: 1
    Grand Hotel - Gypsy
    1960-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 5 folder: 2
    Hadrian VII - Hedda Gabler
    1957-2015
  • Mixed Materials box: 5 folder: 3
    The Heidi Chronicles - Jerome Hines
    1948-2007
  • Mixed Materials box: 5 folder: 4
    The History Boys - HurlyBurly
    1958-2012
  • Mixed Materials box: 5 folder: 5
    The Iceman Cometh - Inherit the Wind
    1957-2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 6 folder: 1
    An Inspector Calls - Ivanov
    1958-2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 6 folder: 2
    Jacques Briel - June Moon
    1957-2004
  • Mixed Materials box: 6 folder: 3
    Kafka's Dick - Alison Krauss and Union Station
    1958-2014
  • Mixed Materials box: 6 folder: 4
    La Boheme - Legens
    1961-2015
  • Mixed Materials box: 6 folder: 5
    Les Miserables - A Little Hotel on the Side
    1947-2008
  • Mixed Materials box: 7 folder: 1
    A Little Night Music - Lovers
    1958-2017
  • Mixed Materials box: 7 folder: 2
    Macbeth - Man of La Mancha
    1959-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 7 folder: 3
    The Man Who Came to Dinner - Merry Wives of Windsor
    1958-2007
  • Mixed Materials box: 7 folder: 4
    Metropolis - Most Happy Fella
    1958-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 7 folder: 5
    Mostly Sondheim - My Fair Lady
    1961-2004
  • Mixed Materials box: 8 folder: 1
    My Name is Alice - Naughty Marietta
    1961-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 8 folder: 2
    The Nerd - Nine
    1948-2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 8 folder: 3
    Nixon's Nixon - Of Thee I Sing
    1957-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 8 folder: 4
    Oh Calcutta - Once More With Feeling
    1958-1998
  • Mixed Materials box: 8 folder: 5
    One Night with Fanny Brice - Pangs of the Messiah
    1957-2012
  • Mixed Materials box: 9 folder: 1
    A Party - Phantom of the Opera
    1969-2016
  • Mixed Materials box: 9 folder: 2
    Philadelphia Here I Come - The Play's The Thing
    1957-2006
  • Mixed Materials box: 9 folder: 3
    The Pleasure of His Company - Pygmalion
    1948-2014
  • Mixed Materials box: 9 folder: 4
    Radio Theatre Live - Rhinoceros
    1958-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 9 folder: 5
    The Rhythm Club - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
    1957-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 10 folder: 1
    The Rothschilds - Rushmore
    1975-1999
  • Mixed Materials box: 10 folder: 2
    Sabrina Fair - The Secret of Sherlock Holmes
    1959-2014
  • Mixed Materials box: 10 folder: 3
    Separate Tables - Sherlock's Last Case
    1957-2007
  • Mixed Materials box: 10 folder: 4
    Shirley Maclaine - Sleuth
    1959-2009
  • Mixed Materials box: 10 folder: 5
    Sly Fox - State of the Union
    1956-2007
  • Mixed Materials box: 11 folder: 1
    Steel Magnolias - The Sunshine Boys
    1958-2008
  • Mixed Materials box: 11 folder: 2
    Swansong - Tea and Sympathy
    1956-2008
  • Mixed Materials box: 11 folder: 3
    The Tempest - The Time Of Your Life
    1958-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 11 folder: 4
    Time Remembered - Twelve Angry Men
    1936-2017
  • Mixed Materials box: 11 folder: 5
    Uncle Vanya - Waiting For Lefty
    1957-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 1
    Waiting in the Wings - What the Butler Saw
    1947-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 2
    When She Danced - Woman in Mind
    1957-2011
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 3
    The Women - Zorba
    1957-2004
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 4
    110 In the Shade - 70 Girls 70
    1969-2010
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 5
    Venue programs
    1957-2008
Series 2: Sheet Music
1912 - 1969
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 6
    Loose sheet music
    1912-1969
  • Mixed Materials box: 12 folder: 7
    The Golden Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein
    1959
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 1
    Bound music books
    1943-1964
Series 3: Personal Papers
Mixed Materials box: 13 - 14 1915 - 1996
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 2
    "Me, Third" script
    circa 1950-1970
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 3
    "A Wise Guy" script
    1931
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 4
    Theater magazines
    1939-1961
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 5
    The Shadow: Death in the Crystal book
    1944
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 6
    Mickey Mouse on Spook's Island comic book
    1947
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 7
    The Shadow comic book
    1973
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 8
    The Shadow comic book
    1937
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 9
    Joe Palooka comic book
    1948
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 10
    The Black Arrow comic book
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 11
    Dick Tracy tattoo transfers
    circa 1940-1950
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 12
    Radio Artists scrapbook and clippings
    circa 1931
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 13
    Sherlock Holmes postum ad
    1915
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 14
    Martin Cohen term paper, play material, Theatre World editions, autographed photo
    1944-1987
  • Mixed Materials box: 13 folder: 15
    Photographs, postcards, tobacco card
    circa 1940-1996
  • Mixed Materials box: 14
    Press books
    1946-1959
Series 4: Posters
Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5, Tube 1 - 17 1816 - 2013
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Black and Blue" poster
    circa 1989
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "The Producers" poster
    circa 2005
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "My Fair Lady" poster
    1977
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Robert Frost: Fire and Ice" poster
    circa 1988
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "The Music Man" poster
    1977
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Mame" poster
    circa 1966
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "La Cage aux folles" poster
    1983
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "The Golden Land" poster
    circa 1985
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Dancin'" poster
    1978
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Sunday in the Park with George" poster
    1984
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Les Miserables" poster
    circa 1985
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "45 Seconds from Broadway" poster
    circa 2001
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Un Coup de Folie" poster
    circa 1930
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Anything Goes" poster
    circa 1987
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    Tarzan comic strip
    1939
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Oh! Calcutta!" poster
    circa 1969
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Annie Get Your Gun" poster
    circa 1998
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Chicago" poster
    circa 1975
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Cabaret" poster
    circa 1987
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 1
    "Fiddler on the Roof" poster
    circa 1964
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Spartacus" poster
    circa 1960
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Quo Vadis" poster
    1951
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Charlie Chan: Magia Negra" poster
    1960
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Charlie Chan: The Shanghai Chest" poster
    circa 1948
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "The Fall of the Roman Empire" poster
    circa 1964
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Shadow of the Thin Man" poster
    circa 1941
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 2
    "Charlie Chan: Shanghai Cobra" poster
    circa 1945
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    National Recovery Act Member poster
    circa 1933
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    "The Adventures of Robin Hood" poster
    1976
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    "The Pearl of Death" poster
    1944
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    United States Food Administration poster
    circa 1917
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    United States Food Administration poster
    circa 1917
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.5 folder: 3
    "The Audition: Nine Thespians Resting" print by JEDD
    circa 1968-2016
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 1
    "Charlie Chan: The Scarlet Clue" poster
    circa 1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 1
    "The Shadow in Behind the Mask" poster
    circa 1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Lady on a Train" poster
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Bar 20 Rides Again" poster
    circa 1935
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Triple Cross" poster
    circa 1966
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Quo Vadis" poster
    1964
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Young Bess" poster
    1953
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Knights of the Round Table" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "The Adventures of Quentin Durward" poster
    1955
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "The Silver Chalice" poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Spartacus" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Helen of Troy" poster
    1956
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Tarzan and the Huntress" poster
    1947
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Bomba the Jungle Boy" poster
    circa 1949
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Remains to Be Seen" poster
    1953
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Hit the Road" poster
    circa 1941
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "The Mating Game" poster
    1958
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Junior Miss" poster
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 2
    "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" poster
    1944
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "The Falcon's Alibi" poster
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "The Falcon in San Francisco" poster
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime" poster
    1941
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "Charlie Chan: The Chinese Ring" poster
    circa 1947
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "Charlie Chan: The Golden Eye" poster
    circa 1948
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "Dick Tracy vs. Phantom Empire" poster
    circa 1952
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "Murder Most Foul" poster
    1964
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 3
    "The Shadow Returns" poster
    circa 1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "King of Kings" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Vikings" poster
    1958
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Robe" poster
    1936
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "David and Bathsheba" poster
    1951
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Prodigal" poster
    1955
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "El Cid" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Ivanhoe" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Land of the Pharaohs" poster
    1955
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Cleopatra" poster
    1964
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Alexander the Great" poster
    1956
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Golden Idol" poster
    circa 1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Dead Don't Dream" poster
    1947
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Charlie Chan: Dangerous Money" poster
    circa 1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "The Whistler" poster
    1944
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Deadline at Dawn" poster
    1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 4
    "Charlie Chan: The Chinese Cat" poster
    circa 1944
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 5
    "Charlie Chan: The Trap" poster
    circa 1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 6
    "The Diary of Anne Frank" poster
    circa 1959
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 6
    "La Parisienne" poster
    circa 1958
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 6
    "Napoleon" poster
    circa 1982
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 6
    "Les Trois Caballeros" poster
    circa 1944
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "Follies" poster
    1970
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "The Cat and Mouse Act" poster
    circa 1913
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "Horse Eats Hat" poster
    circa 1936
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    WPA Federal Theatre Project 50th Anniversary Poster
    circa 1985-1989
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "The Life and Death of an American" poster
    1985
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "Faustus" poster
    circa 1930
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    "Chuck Jones: The Art of Animation" poster
    1939
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 7
    Warner Bros. Cartoons Golden Jubilee exhibit poster
    1985
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Spartacus" poster
    1961
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Cleopatra" poster
    1964
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Solomon and Sheba" poster
    1959
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Julius Caesar" poster
    1953
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "The Ten Commandments" poster
    circa 1966
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "The Fall of the Roman Empire" poster
    1964
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Prince Valiant" poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Ulysses" poster
    1955
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 8
    "Desiree" poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 9
    "Tarzan the Ape Man" poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 9
    "Charlie Chan: The Red Dragon poster
    circa 1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 9
    "Henry Aldrich--Boy Scout" poster
    1944
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 9
    "The Crime Doctor's Courage" poster
    1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 10
    Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows
    circa 1907-1917
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 10
    Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey "World's Biggest Menagerie" poster
    circa 1907-1917
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 10
    Barnum & Bailey--Greatest Show on Earth
    circa 1816
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 10
    "A Chorus of Approval" cartoon
    circa 1950-2000
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 11
    "The Egyptian" movie poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 11
    "Quo Vadis" poster
    1951
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 11
    "Charlie Chan: The Scarlet Clue" poster
    circa 1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 11
    "Ben-Hur" poster
    1960
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 12
    "Charlie Chan V. Londyne" poster
    circa 1934
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 12
    "King Richard and the Crusaders" poster
    1954
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 12
    "The Ten Commandments" poster
    1956
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 13
    "Charlie Chan: Le Dragon Rouge" poster
    circa 1945
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 14
    "The Shadow Returns" poster
    circa 1946
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 15
    "Charlie Chan at the Olympics" poster
    1937
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    J.N.G. Finley lecture series poster
    November 13, 2002
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "America in Crisis: Defining Freedoms at Home and Abroad" poster
    November 13, 2002
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    Women's Rights--2000 J.N.G. Finley lecture series
    November 16, 2002
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    Second Amendment--2001 J.N.G. Finley lecture series
    November 12, 2002
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "Natural Law and Natural Rights" poster
    March - April 2004
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The Legacy of George Mason" poster
    March - April 1983
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The First Amendment" poster
    March - April 1983
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The Legacy of George Mason" poster
    March - April 1985
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The Legacy of George Mason" poster
    March - April 1987
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The Legacy of George Mason" poster
    March - April 1989
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    "The Legacy of George Mason" poster
    March - April 1982
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 16
    George Mason University Arts poster
    October 6, 2000
  • Mixed Materials box: Tube 17
    "It's a Bird…It's a Plan…It's Superman" poster
    2013
Series 5: Artifacts
Mixed Materials box: 16 - 18, MC 32.4, 34.5 1816 - 2013
  • Mixed Materials box: 16
    Film posters
    1937 - 1970
  • Mixed Materials box: 17
    Two Kodak Brownie Cameras with manual
    circa late 1940s
    Scope and Contents

    Brownie Target Six-20 and Brownie Target Six-16.

  • Mixed Materials box: 17
    View-Master Stereoscope
    circa 1950s
  • Mixed Materials box: 17
    Small antique magic lantern projector
    circa early 20th century
  • Mixed Materials box: 17
    Perfecscope stereoscope with a colorized photo of the Egyptian pyramids
    circa 1890s
    Scope and Contents

    Can be used with the glass lantern slides in Box 18.

  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Auto-Magic Picture Gun projector
    circa 1950
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    "The Shadow's Revenge" LP record
    circa 1950
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Mickey Mouse Library of Games
    circa 1950
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Ovaltine Captain Midnight souvenir cup
    circa 1940s
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Little Orphan Annie souvenir cup
    circa 1940s
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Handheld viewer and eight miniature reels of films
    circa 1940s
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    "Beautiful Caverns of Luray" View-Master pictures
    circa 1950s
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    Two glass lantern/magic lantern slides
    circa 1930s
  • Mixed Materials box: 18
    HomeTown Movie Theatre toy. CW: Orientalist imagery
    circa 1940s
    Scope and Contents

    Slides feature Mickey Mouse and other early Disney characters, as well as images from fairy tales.

  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.4
    Pinocchio game
    1939
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 32.4
    Watercolor painting
    circa midcentury
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Animation cell of Dopey from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    circa 1937
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Animation cell of Bugs Bunny playing tennis by Friz Freleng
    August 1982
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Animation cell of Porky Pig by Bob Clampett
    1986
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Animation cell of cartoon mouse
    circa 1930-1980
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Serigraph of Mickey Mouse and Pluto from "The Pointer"
    circa 1939
  • Mixed Materials box: MC 34.5
    Animation cell of Bugs Bunny eating a carrot by Chuck Jones
    August 1982