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American Minstrel Show Collection, 1854-1943 (mostly 1850-1929)

TC050
5 boxes
The bulk of the American Minstrel Show Collection consists of advertisement material promoting minstrel performances from the 1850s through the 1920s. The collection includes broadsheets, posters, newspaper clippings and programs, as well as pictures and photographs of minstrel show performers. In addition, a small portion of the collection contains sheet music and song and joke books.
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American Minstrel Show Collection, 1854-1943 (mostly 1850-1929)

The bulk of the American Minstrel Show Collection consists of advertisement material promoting minstrel performances from the 1850s through the 1920s. The collection includes broadsheets, posters, newspaper clippings and programs, as well as pictures and photographs of minstrel show performers. In addition, a small portion of the collection contains sheet music and song and joke books.

Anonymous Playscripts Collection, 1890-1942

TC112
29 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942).
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Broadside Playbills, 1700-2000

TC113
17 boxes
This collection contains broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe.
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Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, 1742-2014

RBD2
15 boxes
Collection of ephemera relating to the marketing of books, consisting of prospectuses, adverts, catalogs, etc.
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Dance Subject Files, 1900-1989

TC107
31 boxes
The Dance Subject Files consist of dance-related subject files from early 20th century through 1980s. Among the material are clippings, photos, programs, promotional materials, and dance school brochures.
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Dance Subject Files, 1900-1989

The Dance Subject Files consist of dance-related subject files from early 20th century through 1980s. Among the material are clippings, photos, programs, promotional materials, and dance school brochures.

Geographical Playbills Collection, 1832-1980 (mostly 1925-1965)

TC022
242 boxes
The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.
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Geographical Playbills Collection, 1832-1980 (mostly 1925-1965)

The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.

George C. Fraser Collection, 1886-1935

WC038
11 boxes
Consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, approximately 2,110 photographs, approximately 350 lantern slides, and 100 postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East.
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George C. Fraser Collection, 1886-1935

Consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, approximately 2,110 photographs, approximately 350 lantern slides, and 100 postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East.

Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, 1879-1965 (mostly 1930-1960)

TC117
1 box
Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989

TC122
14 boxes
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.
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Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

TC030
85 boxes
This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.
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Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Miscellaneous Screenplays, 1930-1989

TC111
132 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release.
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Miscellaneous Screenplays, 1930-1989

Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release.

New York City Theater Playbills Collection, 1880-1987

TC091
201 boxes
Consists of playbills of New York City theaters from the late 19th century to the present day.
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Performing Arts Serials Collection, 1869-1980

TC110
28 boxes
The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues.
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Performing Arts Serials Collection, 1869-1980

The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues.

Playbills Printed on Satin, 1803-1923

TC114
1 box
The Playbills Printed on Satin collection comprises 46 playbills printed on satin fabric.
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Radio Broadcasting Collection, 1938-1959

TC060
11 boxes
The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.
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Radio Broadcasting Collection, 1938-1959

The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

TC059
36 boxes
The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.
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Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.

Scrapbook collection of playbills, 1808-1967 (mostly 1880-1950)

TC055
1 box
Consists of 486 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music.
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Screenplays Collection, 1931-1979

TC064
82 boxes
Consists of screenplays for over 500 films produced by Columbia Studios, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Twentieth Century Fox, and others.
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Theater People Subject Files, 1850-1988

TC106
26 boxes
Consists of files (clippings, programs, books, caricatures, etc.) on people involved in theater, from the mid-19th century through the late 1980s, including actors, dramatists, directors, scholars, and designers.
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Theater People Subject Files, 1850-1988

Consists of files (clippings, programs, books, caricatures, etc.) on people involved in theater, from the mid-19th century through the late 1980s, including actors, dramatists, directors, scholars, and designers.

The Library of Jacques Derrida, House Series, 1793-2013

RBD1-1
675 boxes
Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.
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Vaudeville Collection, 1895-1931

TC080
2 boxes
The Vaudeville Collection consists mainly of playbills of vaudeville productions with souvenir books, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material.
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Wanted Outlaws Posters Collection, 1911-1915

WC127
1 box
The Wanted Outlaws Posters Collection contains 10 wanted posters for horse theft, larceny, counterfeiting, and murder from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
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