Rare Book Division

Rare Book Division

Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Housed in Firestone Library, the Rare Book Division of the Department of Special Collections includes printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides, published in early modern Europe as well as 18th and 19th century imprints from the Americas and Europe.

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Broadside Playbills, 1700-2000
TC113
17 boxes 2 items 44.8 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This collection contains broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on English actor Edmund Kean, as well as portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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.