Oberlin College
Collection of playbills pasted into a scrapbook, dating from 21 December 1906 to 11 February 1907. Covers are decorated with newsclippings. Also included is a manuscript playbill of a performance from Saturday Evening 29 December 1906 for which no playbills were printed
Cleveland Public Library
Box 1. 1954-1962 -- Box 2. 1963-1970 -- Box 3. 1971-1975
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Materials in this collection were generated by Lee H. Salisbury before his UAF employment that began in 1955. Scrapbooks 1 and 2, "Plays and Players," contain theatre ephemera from 1942-1943 seasons in New York City. The scrapbooks feature Majestic Theatre, Cort Theatre, Center Theatre, Fulton Theatre, Royale Theatre, and other theatres. Plays include, "Lough Town Laugh," "Broken Journey," "The Merry Widow," "By Jupiter," "Porgy & Bess," "Tobacco Road," "Show Time," and "3 Men on a Horse." Scrapbooks 3 and 4, ca. 1941-1949, feature NYC theatrical performances. The scrapbooks' ephemera consist of theatre programs, press clippings, tickets, photographs and other memorabilia, some of which are autographed. Other items in this collection include Lee Salisbury's speech sound workbook from Teachers College in Columbia, N.Y., 1950s stage photographs and master scripts, theatre programs, and news clippings
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
This collection includes programs, photographs, postcards, press releases, broadsides, souvineer programs and calendars, travel brocures, clippings, manuscripts and a Master's thesis relative to individual theatres or theatrical groups and societies either in their home theater or on tour. Most of the works referenced are dramatic, but occasionally music concerts are included
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
This collection centers on Junius Brutus Booth and his two most famous acting sons, Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. is also mentioned in connection with Booth's Theatre. Heralds for all three of these men occupy separate folders, as do photographs and drawings. Information about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln occupies a prominant position, as it often accompanies biographical material about J. Wilkes Booth (as he was known professionally)
University of Washington
The Cecilia Schultz scrapbooks contain press clippings, promotional materials, and programs documenting performances promoted by Cecilia Schultz, primarily at the Moore Theatre. The first few volumes mainly cover her early years in Seattle. Volume 62 is about a trip to Germany. All of the scrapbooks are in fragile condition, and should be handled with care
University of Washington
Correspondence, programs, ephemera, photographs, calendars and other related material; 1936-1993 (bulk ca 1951-1993). Papers document Dempsey's life and career in theater and movies and his interest in theater history. Also included are materials about his parents, aunt and grandmother
University of Washington
The collection consists of seven interviews conducted by Laura Ann Drake with stage performers, audience members, and a theater manager, all of whom were involved with vaudeville in Seattle and elsewhere on the West Coast and Nevada. Drake conducted the interviews with support from a special projects grant from the King County Landmarks and Heritage Commission in 1999-2000. All of the recordings were made in 2000 except the Ted Harris interview, which was made circa 1980. Each audio interview is accompanied by a transcript, transcript index, and biography. Photocopied materials, including photographs, also supplement some of the interviews. Interviewees include Dolores Albin, Mora Lucille Cody, Thelma N. Frudiger, Paul "Mousie" Garner, Ted Harris, Zoaunne M. Leroy, and Gene M. Patterson
Indiana State Library - Manuscripts and Rare Books
This collection includes the business record books and inventories for the Circle Theatre, Indiana Ball Room, and the English Theatre as well as some small cards from the Lyric Theatre
Senator John Heinz History Center
Papers include correspondence from theatrical friends to Arthur Palmer, an essay on the Pittsburgh theatrical season of 1864-65, and a clipping relating to Edwin Booth in a play