Contents and Arrangement

Claxton - Duse, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of files (clippings, programs, books, caricatures, etc.) on people involved in theater, from the mid-19th century through the late 1980s). Includes actors (Charlotte Cushman, Maude Adams, the Booth Family, the Barrymores, Katharine Hepburn), dramatists, directors, and scholars (Jose Ferrer, Alan S. Downer, Anton and Michael Chekhov), as well as designers. Also contains related material such as clippings on the 1919 Actors' Strike, and several files on Shakespeare, including programs, articles, photos, and engravings.

Collection History

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:

Claxton - Duse; Theater People Subject Files, TC106, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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