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Collection Overview

Creator:
Motter, T. H. Vail
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/p8418n24v
Dates:
1900-1969 (mostly 1913-1959)
Size:
8 boxes and 5.7 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxr): Box 1-8
Language:
English

Abstract

The collection consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England.

Arrangement:

Arranged in this order: boxed--American (1900-1965), foreign (1959-1960); loose--1967-1969.

Collection Creator Biography:

Motter, T. H. Vail

T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) received a Ph.D. from Yale University and spent two years in the Middle East during World War II, prior to serving as Chief of Middle East Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

Motter, T. H. Vail

T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) received a Ph.D. from Yale University and spent two years in the Middle East during World War II, prior to serving as Chief of Middle East Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

Collection History

Processing Information:

This collection was processed in 2002.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. 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:

T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/p8418n24v
Location:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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