.75 linear feet (2 boxes).
Arranged into the following series: I. Theatrical companies and groups; II. Theatrical personalities and celebrities; and III. Theatrical productions.
This collection contains images, mainly cartes-de-visite and cabinet photographs, of 19th-century theatrical groups, personalities, and productions including minstrel groups, the Hasty Pudding club, the Oberammergauer Passionsspiel, and others. Photograph formats include photomontages, composites, and copy prints.
This collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.
Collection is open for research.
Photographs Featuring 19th-Century Theatrical Groups, Companies, Productions, and Related Personalities, 1870-1893 (MS Thr 817). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Collection materials are in English. Some materials in French and German.
Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou02278.