Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Broadside Playbills
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/tt44pm89h
Dates:
1700-2000
Size:
17 boxes, 2 items, and 44.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (ex): Box 1-17
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection contains broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

This collection contains broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe. It is divided into series. In the first and largest series, the playbills are organized by country and state, and individual theaters are grouped into one folder where there are several playbills from that theater. Represented theaters include the Boston Museum, Chestnut Street Theatre, Covent Garden Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Haymarket Theatre, and Walnut Street Theatre. In the second series, the programs were gathered by H. R. Renton and are part of the large accession of his collection made in 1947. Arranged geographically.

Arrangement:

Divided into series, each arranged geographically.

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:

Broadside Playbills; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/tt44pm89h
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184