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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1901-1976
(Bulk: 1925-1955)
Extent: 60 linear feet (99 archival boxes, 1 12x15 flat box, 4 5.5x12 photograph boxes, 19 8.5x12 photograph boxes, 8 record center cartons, 2 oversize flat boxes)
The Theater Photographs Collection contains still photographs of American actors and actresses as well as scenes from plays and includes clippings and printed matter. (View full finding aid.)
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Theater Photographs Collection
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TC090
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60 linear feet (99 archival boxes, 1 12x15 flat box, 4 5.5x12 photograph boxes, 19 8.5x12 photograph boxes, 8 record center cartons, 2 oversize flat boxes)
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1901-1976
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1925-1955
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The Theater Photographs Collection contains still photographs of American actors and actresses as well as scenes from plays and includes clippings and printed matter.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1823-1976
(Bulk: 1829-1905)
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters. (View full finding aid.)
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Joseph Jefferson Collection
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TC132
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1823-1976
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1829-1905
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Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1909-1950
Extent: 1.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes, 1 record center carton)
Julia Marlowe (1866-1950), who was also known as Sarah Frances Frost, was an American actress and Shakespearean performer. Her collection consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and her husband, E. H. Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. (View full finding aid.)
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Julia Marlowe Collection
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TC045
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1.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes, 1 record center carton)
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1909-1950
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Julia Marlowe (1866-1950), who was also known as Sarah Frances Frost, was an American actress and Shakespearean performer. Her collection consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and her husband, E. H. Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1917-1946
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
Mavis Kalmar was an English stage actress. Her collection consists of correspondence (1917-1946), two diaries (undated), two sketchbooks, and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Mavis Kalmar Papers
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TC105
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0.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
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1917-1946
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Mavis Kalmar was an English stage actress. Her collection consists of correspondence (1917-1946), two diaries (undated), two sketchbooks, and photographs.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1922-1937
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Marie Bashkirtseff Collection consists of newspaper and book reviews about her published journal and later biographies about her; one engraved portrait; one engraved illustration. (View full finding aid.)
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Marie Bashkirtseff Collection
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TC135
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1922-1937
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The Marie Bashkirtseff Collection consists of newspaper and book reviews about her published journal and later biographies about her; one engraved portrait; one engraved illustration.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1928
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection consists of two boxes of typescripts, screenplays, and scene descriptions by American playwright and screenwriter Townsend Martin (Princeton Class of 1917) as well as one box of similar material by other authors, such as Willis Goldbeck and Fannie Hurst. (View full finding aid.)
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Townsend Martin Collection
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TC031
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1928
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This collection consists of two boxes of typescripts, screenplays, and scene descriptions by American playwright and screenwriter Townsend Martin (Princeton Class of 1917) as well as one box of similar material by other authors, such as Willis Goldbeck and Fannie Hurst.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1895-1931
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (1 record center carton, 1 archival box)
The Vaudeville Collection consists mainly of playbills of vaudeville productions with souvenir books, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material. (View full finding aid.)
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Vaudeville Collection
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TC080
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1.4 linear feet (1 record center carton, 1 archival box)
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1895-1931
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The Vaudeville Collection consists mainly of playbills of vaudeville productions with souvenir books, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1814-1933
Extent: 1 box
Consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on English actor Edmund Kean, as well as portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles. (View full finding aid.)
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Edmund Kean Collection
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TC131
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1 box
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1814-1933
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Consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on English actor Edmund Kean, as well as portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1938-1947
Extent: 15.40 cubic feet (36 boxes)
The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others. (View full finding aid.)
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Radio Scripts Collection
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TC059
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15.40 cubic feet (36 boxes)
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1938-1947
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The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1923-1961
Extent: 0.90 cubic feet (1 box)
Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs. (View full finding aid.)
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Robert M. Crawford Songs
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TC010
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0.90 cubic feet (1 box)
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1923-1961
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Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1866-1870
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (5 record center cartons, 1 oversize flat box)
William Showles (1856-1924) was an American circus equestrian. The Showles Circus Costume Collection consists of parts of costumes--caps, shoes, jackets, tights, and an equestrian hat--worn by members of the Showles family, equestrians who traveled with small circuses from the mid-1800s until after the beginning of this century. (View full finding aid.)
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Showles Circus Costume Collection
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TC067
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6.5 linear feet (5 record center cartons, 1 oversize flat box)
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1866-1870
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William Showles (1856-1924) was an American circus equestrian. The Showles Circus Costume Collection consists of parts of costumes--caps, shoes, jackets, tights, and an equestrian hat--worn by members of the Showles family, equestrians who traveled with small circuses from the mid-1800s until after the beginning of this century.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1879-1965
(Bulk: 1930-1960)
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 record center carton)
Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. (View full finding aid.)
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Gilbert and Sullivan Collection
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TC117
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1 linear feet (1 record center carton)
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1879-1965
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1930-1960
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Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1930-1980s
Extent: 52.8 linear feet (132 archival boxes)
Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release. (View full finding aid.)
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Miscellaneous Screenplays
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TC111
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52.8 linear feet (132 archival boxes)
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1930-1980s
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Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1869-1980
Extent: 15.4 linear feet (21 archival boxes, 7 record center cartons)
The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues. (View full finding aid.)
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Performing Arts Serials Collection
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TC110
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15.4 linear feet (21 archival boxes, 7 record center cartons)
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1869-1980
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The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1893-1973
Extent: 7 linear feet (57 scrapbooks in 13 enclosures and 4 record center cartons)
Arthur Friedman is an American collector in music and theater. His collection consists of bound scrapbooks of opera programs and playbills for theater and concert performances covering eighty years of regular attendance by Friedman in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and various legitimate theaters. (View full finding aid.)
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Arthur Friedman Collection of Programs and Playbills
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TC019
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7 linear feet (57 scrapbooks in 13 enclosures and 4 record center cartons)
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1893-1973
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Arthur Friedman is an American collector in music and theater. His collection consists of bound scrapbooks of opera programs and playbills for theater and concert performances covering eighty years of regular attendance by Friedman in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and various legitimate theaters.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1803-1923
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)
The Playbills Printed on Satin collection comprises 46 playbills printed on satin fabric. (View full finding aid.)
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Playbills Printed on Satin
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TC114
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1.6 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)
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1803-1923
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The Playbills Printed on Satin collection comprises 46 playbills printed on satin fabric.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1934-1979
Extent: 10.1 linear feet (18 archival boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes)
Clinton Wilder (Princeton Class of 1943) was an American theatrical producer. His collection consists of playbills he collected as well as typescripts and production materials of plays he produced. (View full finding aid.)
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Clinton Wilder Collection
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TC085
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10.1 linear feet (18 archival boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes)
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1934-1979
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Clinton Wilder (Princeton Class of 1943) was an American theatrical producer. His collection consists of playbills he collected as well as typescripts and production materials of plays he produced.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1923-1940
Extent: 7 linear feet (121 volumes)
Sam H. Harris was an American theatrical producer. His collection consists of bound typescripts of 121 plays, most of which were produced by Harris in the 1920s and 1930s, written by such well-known playwrights as George S. Kaufman, Otto Harbach, John Golden, and Noel Coward. (View full finding aid.)
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Sam Harris Collection
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TC025
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7 linear feet (121 volumes)
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1923-1940
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Sam H. Harris was an American theatrical producer. His collection consists of bound typescripts of 121 plays, most of which were produced by Harris in the 1920s and 1930s, written by such well-known playwrights as George S. Kaufman, Otto Harbach, John Golden, and Noel Coward.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1938-1959
Extent: 23.75 cubic feet (11 boxes)
The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938. (View full finding aid.)
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Radio Broadcasting Collection
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TC060
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23.75 cubic feet (11 boxes)
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1938-1959
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The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1952-1956
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell. (View full finding aid.)
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Anne Baxter Letters to Russell Birdwell
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TC102
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0.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
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1952-1956
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This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1800s-1900s
Extent: 6.6 linear feet (14 archival boxes and one record center box)
The Miscellaneous Circus Collection consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, programs and other ephemera, and clippings. (View full finding aid.)
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Miscellaneous Circus Collection
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TC118
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6.6 linear feet (14 archival boxes and one record center box)
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1800s-1900s
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The Miscellaneous Circus Collection consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, programs and other ephemera, and clippings.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1900-1969
(Bulk: 1913-1959)
Extent: 5.7 linear feet (4 record center cartons, 3 archival boxes, 1 shoebox [12x15])
The collection consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England. (View full finding aid.)
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T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection
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TC052
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5.7 linear feet (4 record center cartons, 3 archival boxes, 1 shoebox [12x15])
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1900-1969
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1913-1959
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The collection consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1896-1917
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (2 flat boxes)
The Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks consists of newspaper clippings and programs relating to the musical career of Witherspoon, a Metropolitan Opera basso and performer of songs in recital. (View full finding aid.)
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Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks
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TC088
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2.5 linear feet (2 flat boxes)
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1896-1917
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The Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks consists of newspaper clippings and programs relating to the musical career of Witherspoon, a Metropolitan Opera basso and performer of songs in recital.
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1890s-1942
Extent: 11.6 linear feet (29 archival boxes)
Consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942). (View full finding aid.)
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Anonymous Playscripts Collection
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TC112
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11.6 linear feet (29 archival boxes)
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1890s-1942
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Consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942).
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Princeton University Library. Special Collections. Rare Book Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1940-1989
Extent: 4.8 linear feet (13 archival boxes)
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers. (View full finding aid.)
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Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection
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TC122
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4.8 linear feet (13 archival boxes)
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1940-1989
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The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.
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