- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Scrapbook collection of playbills,
- Rare Book Division
- Permanent URL:
- 1808-1967 (mostly 1880-1950)
- 1 box, 483 Volumes, and 48.79 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- review: Box 30
Consists of 486 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of 486 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music. Housed within the whole are some individual collections, such as the Wangler McCarter Theatre Collection. Playbills from the Boston Museum theatre are included. Many of the scrapbooks also include photographs, clippings, and notes. (Note: Volumes numerated 280 to 330 are part of the Arthur Friedman Collection and are shelved at TC019).
Arranged numerically, with individual collections numbered within the greater total.
Acquisition information not available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- 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:
Scrapbook collection of playbills,; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184