Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Ingram Bloch Collection

Identifier: MSS.0045

The Ingram Bloch Collection contains theatre playbills and programs spanning from 1929 to 1953 arranged chronologically. The collection primarily features theater programs, along with some opera programs.

Dates: 1929 - 1953

Louisa F. France Collection

Identifier: MSS.0152

The Louisa F. France Collection documents over six decades of musical performances staged in the United States and Europe. Measuring 4.2 linear feet, the collection is organized chronologically and represents a wide spectrum of classical performers and musical styles.

Dates: 1922 - 1985

Mexico City Play Bills

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 30081044641771]
Identifier: MSS.0901

Features playbills from multiple plays put on in Mexico City between 1858 and 1859, such as "Un Soldado de Napoleon" and "La Glorida en el Tepeyac"

Dates: 1858 - 1859

George Mitchell Collection

Identifier: MSS.0294
Scope and Content

This .21 linear feet collection contains a stock certificate, three pamphlets, and 18 playbills/program. The collection is arranged by subject, then by date.

Dates: 1850 - 1952

Edwin A. Price, Jr. Collection

Identifier: MSS.0344

This collection contains 85 assorted theatre and concert programs from 1941-1958.

Dates: 1941 - 1958

Louise C. Sheetz Papers

Identifier: MSS.0390

This collection contains 4 scrapbooks of theatre clippings and announcements of productions at Nashville theatres, including the Vendome Theatre and Masonic Theatre. The scrapbooks are dated 1879-1916.

Dates: 1879 - 1916

John Lark Taylor Papers

Identifier: MSS.0434

The John Lark Taylor Papers contain correspondence, plays and original music by Taylor, photographs, promptbooks, playbills, radio scripts, and other stage and radio memorabilia spanning 1879 to 1944.

Dates: 1879 - 1944


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