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Miscelleanous materials relating to the minstrel show in the United States gathered by Herbert Stanley Renton (1855-1939), dates not examined

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Materials are gathered in wrappers marked in pencil. Labeling does not always correspond to exact contents. The folder 'Misc' includes a number of oversize color-printed posters of black minstrel shows.

Also laid into the box is the Christmas 1914 issue of 'New York Clipper' as well as 3 pages of correspondence about the source of the materials

Details about Renton and this accession are available at: Marguerite McAneny "Renton Collection of Programs and Playbills," Princeton University Library Chronicle VIII:187-189 (June, 1947).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of company.

Collection History

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Hanna Glomska and Janet Begnoche in 2001. Finding aid written by Hanna Glomska and Janet Begnoche in 2001.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Miscelleanous materials relating to the minstrel show in the United States gathered by Herbert Stanley Renton (1855-1939); American Minstrel Show Collection, TC050, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (ex): Box 5

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