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Elinor Hughes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 029
Scope and Contents The Elinor Hughes Collection is a collection of materials relating to Ms. Hughes’s career as a theater and film critic. Much of the collection consists of bound volumes of her articles written for the Boston Herald, with some articles written for the Junior League News Bulletin and the Hollywood Reporter. The collection also contains the book “The American Burlesque,” which features five articles with illustrations on the American Theater in 1893.
Dates: 1927 - 1950

George McFadden Costume and Set Design Clippings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 016
Scope and Contents The George McFadden Costume and Set Design Clippings Collection is a collection of materials relating to set and costume design generated by George McFadden throughout his career as a theater designer. Included in the collection are clippings and articles from magazines and newspapers of people, places, designs, objects, artists' work, advertisements and other inspirations; sketches; greeting cards; magazine covers; newspapers; postcards; and photographs, all of which inspired him in some...
Dates: 1926 - 1970

Jackson-Dowd Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 009
Scope and Contents The Jackson-Dowd Theater Collection includes journals, theater programs, flyers, and newspaper clippings. The journals list theater productions in US and Canadian cities from 1880-1977, with the bulk of the journals addressing Boston and New York City productions. Programs and flyers document Boston and New York City productions from1926-1993, with a minimal amount of programs for non-Boston area Massachusetts productions. Since Jackson died in 1977, later performances must have been attended...
Dates: 1880 - 1993

Sarah Moore Field Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 031
Scope and Contents The Sarah Moore Field Collection includes over 200 programs and playbills from theatres within the New England region of the United States, with the bulk of the materials from Boston. The materials range in date from 1881 to 1963 with the bulk of the collection containing items from 1900 to 1928. Depending on the era, the playbills are formatted either as single sheets or posters (primarily the pre-1900s and World War II era programs) or booklets featuring advertisements, play descriptions, and...
Dates: 1881 - 1963

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

Theater Playbills Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 008
Scope and Contents This collection encompasses theatre programs, playbills, and memorabilia from hundreds of theatres throughout the United States and London, with the bulk of the materials from Boston, New York, and London. The materials range in date from 1855 through 2012 with the bulk of the collection containing playbills from 1950 on. Depending on the era the playbills are formatted either as single sheets or poster (primarily the pre 1900s and World War II era programs) or booklets featuring...
Dates: 1855 - 2012

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