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Lavine, Sigmund A.

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Advertising, 1937 - 1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001-06
Scope and Contents This series contains advertising materials for Gilbert and Sullivan productions. The bulk of the items are press kits including press releases, newspaper article copy, and flyers from various tours and engagements. The series also contains a large number of small but heavy metal printing plates, many of which are engravings of halftone photographs and drawings. Included with the plates are copies to serve as proof impressions which have been imprinted on heavy card stock. These plates may...
Dates: 1937 - 1988

Clippings and newspapers, 1860 - 1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001-10
Scope and Contents This series contains a massive number of newspaper clippings related to Gilbert and Sullivan. Most items were been clipped out of newspaper or magazine pages, and pasted on to sheets of heavy paper. Many do not have a date or any identification, either because none was written down, or because they have separated from their original pasted location. The items are loosely organized by subject when possible to identify. Incomplete articles, unidentified portraits or drawings, and unrelated...
Dates: 1860 - 1980

Correspondence, 1909 - 1959, 1860 - 1980

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 08: Series MSS 001-05; Series MSS 001-06; Series MSS 001-08; Series MSS 001-09; Series MSS 001-11; Series MSS 001-12
Identifier: MSS 001-11
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this series is comprised of correspondence to and from Sigmund A. Lavine, regarding various Gilbert and Sullivan productions, exhibits, projects, and books. This series also contains a short note from W.S. Gilbert dated July 9th, 1904. Also included are some blank letterhead and envelopes from the D'Oyly Carte Company and others.

Dates: 1909 - 1959; 1860 - 1980

Drawings, Undated

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 08: Series MSS 001-05; Series MSS 001-06; Series MSS 001-08; Series MSS 001-09; Series MSS 001-11; Series MSS 001-12
Identifier: MSS 001-05
Scope and Contents

This series contains drawings, prints, and artwork, both original and reproduced. The bulk of the items are made up of costume and character sketches from various operas, as well as depictions of Gilbert and Sullivan themselves. Included are some hand-drawn character sketches by actor Robert Pitkin, and prints of Lucille Corcos' illustrations for "A Treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan". Most drawings are not dated or signed.

Dates: Undated

Magazines, 1875 - 1946

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 08: Series MSS 001-05; Series MSS 001-06; Series MSS 001-08; Series MSS 001-09; Series MSS 001-11; Series MSS 001-12
Identifier: MSS 001-08
Scope and Contents

This series contains 14 magazines, mostly theatre and entertainment-related, which contain articles about Gilbert and Sullivan. The majority of the early magazines are London-based, but the series also includes copies of LIFE and the Beanpot, BU's student publication. The series also contains two volumes of the Gilbert & Sullivan Journal, a publication from the Gilbert & Sullivan Society, from 1925.

Dates: 1875 - 1946

Miscellaneous, 1867 - 1956

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 08: Series MSS 001-05; Series MSS 001-06; Series MSS 001-08; Series MSS 001-09; Series MSS 001-11; Series MSS 001-12
Identifier: MSS 001-12
Scope and Contents

This series consists of items seemingly unrelated to Gilbert and Sullivan which were found within the collection. Items include flyers for upcoming non-G&S plays, fragments of sheet music, and unidentified ticket stubs. Also included is a scrapbook of German theatre programs and flyers from 1892-1893, which includes a single performance of The Mikado.

Dates: 1867 - 1956

Musical scores, 1879 - 1938

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001-03
Scope and Contents This series contains musical scores for the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, and consists of vocal, piano, pianoforte, and a variety of other arrangements. Some items are sheet music, and others are published books of music, either of all of the opera's songs or in a collection of popular songs. There are also several treasuries of Gilbert and Sullivan songs. Most of the scores are undated, and the collection contains a large number of scores published by the Oliver Ditson Company in Boston....
Dates: 1879 - 1938

Photographs, 1889 - 1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001-04
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of photographs from Gilbert and Sullivan productions. Most of the photographs are of the principal actors in D'Oyly Carte or R.H. Burnside productions, and many are reprints issued as a part of D'Oyly Carte's 75th anniversary tour in 1955. The series also contains photographs of the principal actors from the first productions of the Gondoliers and Iolanthe. Actors featured in these photographs include Dorothy Gill, Catherine Judah, Kathleen Roche, Bob Pitkin, Flo...
Dates: 1889 - 1988

Programs, 1870 - 1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001-01
Scope and Contents This series contains programs from a large range of productions of Gilbert and Sullivan operas, from professional theatres London to high school glee clubs. Some programs have been clipped from newspapers or magazines, and a number of productions from the 1980s have "Playbill" programs. This series has great strengths in programs from D'Oyly Carte productions from the late 1800s and early 1900s, as well as Boston-area productions across the span of the collection. Some items are "souvenir"...
Dates: 1870 - 1988

Recordings, 1936 - 1965

 Series
Identifier: MSS 001-13
Scope and Contents

This series includes recordings on various vinyl formats of The Mikado, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, and The Yeomen of the Guard, as well as Golden Record Library's LP "The Best of Gilbert and Sullivan". Included is a 45 EP of The Yeomen of the Guard, and a book of ten (one missing) Victor Red Seal 78 records of The Mikado, performed by the D'Oyly Carte Company and conducted by Isidore Godfrey in 1936.

Dates: 1936 - 1965

Scripts and librettos, 1871 - 1955

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 03: Series MSS 001-02; Series MSS 001-07
Identifier: MSS 001-02
Scope and Contents This series contains scripts and librettos for Gilbert and Sullivan productions. Some scripts also contain the musical arrangements for the operas. A number of the librettos were published as "souvenir" librettos and contain photographs or drawings of characters or actors in the opera. Some scripts were working copies and contain handwritten notes on set decoration, costumes, delivery, and blocking. Most operas have several different editions of the script, and there are some incomplete...
Dates: 1871 - 1955

Sigmund A. Lavine Boston Theatre Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 002
Scope and Contents The Sigmund A. Lavine Boston Theatre Collection is a collection of materials generated by and relating to Boston Theatres of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Included in the collection are photographs of actors and productions, theatre programs and playbills from Boston area theatres, production materials such as scripts and journals, and newspaper and magazine clippings about people, places, and events in the Boston theatre community. The bulk of the material concerns the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1914; 1827-1950

Sigmund A. Lavine Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 001
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dating from 1867 to 1988 related to the works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. The collection includes programs, scripts, librettos, musical scores and sheet music, photographs, drawings and artwork, advertising materials, souvenirs, magazines, recordings, correspondence and writings about Gilbert and Sullivan, and a large collection of newspaper clippings about Gilbert and Sullivan and their fourteen comic operas. Much of the material is related to...
Dates: Bulk(1881-1945); 1860 - 1988

Souvenirs, 1887 - 1934

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 03: Series MSS 001-02; Series MSS 001-07
Identifier: MSS 001-07
Scope and Contents

This is a small series consisting of souvenir Gilbert and Sullivan items. Most of the items are booklets of photographs, prints, and drawings from Gilbert and Sullivan tours. Also included are a ribbon banner from an 1877 performance of Ruddigore, and a box of Gilbert and Sullivan handkerchiefs.

Dates: 1887 - 1934

Writings about Gilbert and Sullivan, Undated (circa 1940s)

 Series — Record carton MSS 001 Box 08: Series MSS 001-05; Series MSS 001-06; Series MSS 001-08; Series MSS 001-09; Series MSS 001-11; Series MSS 001-12
Identifier: MSS 001-09
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of writings about Gilbert and Sullivan and their operas, including radio scripts, articles, and incomplete biographies. The bulk of the series contains typewritten articles by George H. Atkinson, and includes radio scripts, reviews, and articles for the "Gilbert and Sullivan Reader". Included is a short article on movie productions of Gilbert and Sullivan operas by Isaac Goldberg, and an unidentified history of the D'Oyly Carte Company. Most of the writings are...
Dates: Undated (circa 1940s)

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Archival Record 13
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Actors - Photographs 2
Actresses – Photographs 2
Playbills 2
Theater programs 2
Theatrical posters 2