Theatre Program collection, 1868-1989 | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ID: 02/Theater Programs
Extent: 28.5 Cubic Feet
Predominant Dates: 1893-1985
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Scope and Contents: Theatre programs dating from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century and some concert programs from the same time period. Bulk are from Chicago and New York, with many from other cities in the U.S. and a smaller number from other countries. Also included are souvenir programs; most are for theatrical productions; some are autographed; most are not dated; and most have no geographical information. There are also three scrapbooks, ca. 1900-1910, containing theatre programs and clippings, primarily from Washington, D.C., and New York.