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Theatre Programs collection, 1881-1968 (bulk 1920-1940)

MS 469


Collection Summary

Creator: University of Arizona. Library. Special Collections
Collection Name: Theatre Progams collection
Inclusive Dates: 1881-1968
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1920-1940)
Title: Theatre Programs collection
Physical Description:6 linear feet
Abstract:This collection entails programs of plays at various theatres. Plays are compiled by alphabetical order. Some programs have ticket stubs attached.
Collection Number:MS 469
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Historical Note

The Theatre Programs collection was compiled by Special Collections over the years in order to provide access to miscellaneous theatre programs and related ephemera located with Special Collections holdings.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of programs of plays at various theatres starting as far back in 1881. All plays are in alphabetical order showing title of play, cast of characters, the director/s, date of opening show, with number of scenes. Some programs have actual ticket stubs attached to the programs.There are also playbills that were shown in England, France, and other foreign countries. There’s also plays from the Carolina Playmakers. Programs from the circus, . German language theater, some from individual performers, motion pictures, also one-act plays, the Pasadena community playhouse, U.S misc., various ballet companies. Included are playbills from Arizona, Arizona civic Theatre in Tucson, some from Arizona theatre company, Arizona Corral theatre, Chautauqua, motion pictures, the Play box, Rialto theatre, the Tucson Little theatre, Tucson Opera House, and there are misc. and various playbill from Tucson, Arizona.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into one series.
Series I: Theatre programs, 1881-1968

Restrictions

Restrictions

None

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Subject(s)
Actors -- United States
Comedy -- Theatre
Musical Comedy
Operetta -- United States
Playbills
Theaters -- United States
Theatre Programs


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Theatre Programs collection (MS 469). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries


Container List

Series I: Theatre programs, 1881-1968
This series is arranged alphabetically by play title
boxfolder
11 A-AE
12 AF-AM
13 AN-AO
14> AP-AR
15 AS-AZ
16 BA-BAS
17 BAT-BEG
18 BEH-BIK
19 BIL-BLIS
110 BLIT-BRIC
111 BRID-BUM
112 BUN-BZ
113 BALIEFF'S CHAUVE-SOURIS
114 IRVING BERLIN'S MUSIC BOX REVUE
115 CA-CAM
116 CAN-CAS
117 CAT-CHIB
118 CHIC-CIS
119 CIT-COM
120 CON-COT
121 COU-CZ
122 CYRANO DE BERGERAC
boxfolder
21 DA-DEB
22 DEC-DIB
23 DIC-DOC
24 DOD-DZ
25 EA-ER
26 ES-EZ
27 EARL CARROLL VANITIES, ETC.
28 FA-FEC
29 FED-FIU
210 FIV-FORS
211 FORT-FZ
212 GA-GH
213 GI-GON
214 GOO-GRAM
215 GRAN-GREEN G
216 GREEN H-GZ
217 GEORGE WHITE'S FOLLIES
218 GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES
219 HA-HAT
220 HAU-HEK
221 HEL-HEQ
222 HER-HIGH R
223 HIGH S-HOM
224 HON-HZ
225 HAMLET
226 HARRIET
boxfolder
31 I-INR
32 INS-IZ
33 JA-JIL
34 JIM-JZ
35 JULIUS CAESAR
36 KA-KIN
37 KIO-KZ
38 LA-LAE
39 LAF-LEO
310 LEP-LIK
311 LIL-LOR
312 LOS-LZ
313 LYSISTRATA
314 MA-MAM
315 MAN-MAQ
316 MAR-MASS
317 MAST-MEQ
318 MER-MES
319 MET-MIR
320 MIS-MOC
321 MOD-MOT
322 MOU-MUR
boxfolder
41 MUS-MZ
42 THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
43 NA-NIB
44 NIC-NZ
45 O-OK
46 OL-OM
47 ON-OR
48 OS-OZ
49 PA-PAR
410 PAS-PEL
411 PEM-PH
412 PI-PL
413 PM-PREC
414 PRED-PRIR
415 PRIS-PZ
416 PYGMALION
417 Q
418 RA-REC
419 RED-RIF
420 RIG-ROL
421 ROM-ROX
422 ROPY-RZ
423 THE RIVALS
424 ROMEO AND JULIET
425 SA-SB
426 SC-SED
427 SEE-SHAL
428 SHAM-SHOW R
boxfolder
51 SHOW S-SIS
52 SIT-SN
53 SO-SON
54 SOO-STAG
55 STAH-STRAW
56 STRAX-SUM
57 SUN-SZ
58 SHERLOCK HOLMES
59 SHOW BOAT
510 STREET SCENE
511 SUMURUN
512 TA-TEX
513 TEY-THIS T
boxfolder
61 THIS U - THREE S
62 THREE T - TOM
63 TON-TRIAL LT
64 TRIAL M – TZ
65 “TAMING OF THE SHREW”
66 “TRELAWNY OF THE ‘WELLS’”
67 U’s
68 V’s
69 VAUDEVILLE 1890-1899
610 VAUDEVILLE 1900-1935
611 WA – WHAS
612 WHAT – WHOL
613 WHOM – WIR
614 WIS – WZ
615 Y’S
616 “THE YELLOW JACKET”
617 Z”s
618 ENGLAND (VARIOUS GROUPS)
619 FRANCE I
620 FRANCE II
621 GERMANY
622 FOREIGN COUNTRIES (Misc.)
623 CAROLINA PLAYMAKERS
624 CIRCUS
boxfolder
71 “FAMOUS FOOTLIGHT FAVORITES”
72 GERMAN LANGUAGE THEATER (N.Y)
73 INDIVIDUAL PERFORMERS
74 MOTION PICTURES
75 ONE-ACT PLAYS
76 PASADENA COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE
77 U.S. (MISC.)
78 VARIOUS BALLET COMPANIES
79 ARIZONA (ALL EXCEPT TUCSON)
710 TUCSON: ARIZONA CIVIC THEATRE
boxfolder
81 TUCSON: ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY
82 TUCSON: ARIZONA CORRAL THEATRE
83 TUCSON: CHAUTAUQUA
84 TUCSON: MOTION PICTURES
85 TUCSON: PLAY BOX
86 TUCSON: RIALTO THEATRE
87 TUCSON: TUCSON LITTLE THEATRE (A-D)
88 TUCSON: TUCSON LITTLE THEATRE (E-J)
89 TUCSON: TUCSON LITTLE THEATRE (K-O)
810 TUCSON: TUCSON LITTLE THEATRE (P-Z)
811 TUCSON: TUCSON OPERA HOUSE
812 TUCSON: BALLET PROGRAMS
813 TUCSON: MISC. AND VARIOUS I
814 TUCSON: MISC. AND VARIOUS II