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1st Edition

Theatre and Performing Arts Collections


Lee Ash

ISBN 9780917724473
Published January 1, 1981 by Routledge
174 Pages

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Book Description

Here is an exciting book that provides detailed descriptions of dozens of the most important and unique collections of “theatricana” in the United States and Canada. In Theatre and Performing Arts Collections, distinguished theatre specialists, librarians, and curators describe the unique possessions of the best and largest collections in theatre and performing arts. Each chapter provides detailed descriptions of the collections, as well as important notes about their history--information that is not available in any other source!

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Historical Introduction and the State of the Art
  • Theatre Materials in the Library of Congress
  • The New York Publoc Library: The Billy Rose Theatre Collection
  • The Players, New York
  • The William Seymour Theatre Collectiom, Princeton University Library
  • The Hoblitzelle Theatre Arts Library, University of Texas at Austin
  • Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
  • The Theatre Department of the Metropolitan Toronto Library
  • Bibliographic Control
  • The Theatre Museum, Boothbay, Maine
  • Booksellers and the Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts Resources--A Directory
  • List of Current Theatre and Drama Awards

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