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Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1914-1961

 folder — record carton: MSS 031 Box 01
Identifier: MSS 031-1

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains programs and playbills from theatrical and musical performances in Boston, Massachusetts. The programs range in format from single sheet pamphlets to large souvenir brochures. Many theaters in Boston changed names multiple times over the course of their existence. A listing of known Boston theater locations as well as a list of name changes over time is included in the Appendix.

The Miscellaneous Performances and Events folder contains programs from special community performances and touring events. Community events include performances by the Knights of King Arthur of the Congregational Church of West Roxbury, the Vincent Club, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Children's Theatre, and Globe Theatre. There are also programs for a touring performance of the radio program "Roxy and His Gang" and a 1953 performance of "Ice Capades." Additionally, there is an official program for the 1911 Harvard-Boston Aero Meet.


  • 1914-1961

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Records in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers


From the Series: 1.25 linear feet; 1 box

Physical Location



Repository Details

Part of the Emerson College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Walker Building, Room 223
120 Boylston Street
Boston Massachusetts 02116 United States
(617) 824-8301