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Houghton, Norris
Advance from Broadway by Norris Houghton
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1


Consists of manuscripts for Norris Houghton's book Advance from Broadway.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of the typescript (carbon) of Houghton's book A Advance from Broadway and a manuscript index to the book.


The manuscripts are arranged by type (autograph and typescript).

Collection Creator Biography:

Houghton, Norris

Norris Houghton, a theatrical producer and designer, was the founder of the Phoenix, one of the first and most successful of New York's not-for-profit Off Broadway theaters.

Collection History


AM 16398.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Advance from Broadway by Norris Houghton; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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Existence and Location of Copies

Published under same title (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1941.

Subject Terms:
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century.
Genre Terms:
Manuscripts (for publication) -- 20th century.