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Finding aid for the 19th century theatrical programs, newspapers, and broadside collection

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2013

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Title
19th century theatrical programs, newspapers, and broadside collection
Collection no.
6028
Date [inclusive]
1859-1890
Extent
1.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Textual materials [Map-case]
6
Container
2
Abstract
Newspapers, broadsides, theatrical programs and bulletins, and meeting programs, 1859-1890, published primarily in Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and San Francisco. While the majority of the materials are theatrically related, the collection does include an issue of the Daily Stage, a newspaper published in Virginia City, Nevada; the Carnival Record, a publication of Author's Carnival and Fete of Nations; and Acrobats and Mountebanks, a special supplement of the New York Commercial Advertiser.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], 19th century theatrical programs, newspapers, and broadside collection, Collection no. 6028, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

Newspapers, broadsides, theatrical programs and bulletins, and meeting programs, 1859-1890, published primarily in Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and San Francisco. While the majority of the materials are theatrically related, the collection does include an issue of the Daily Stage, a newspaper published in Virginia City, Nevada; the Carnival Record, a publication of Author's Carnival and Fete of Nations; and Acrobats and Mountebanks, a special supplement of the New York Commercial Advertiser.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2013
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Broadsides (notices)
  • Newspapers
  • Programs (documents)

Subject(s)

  • Theater--United States--19th century--Archival resources

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