Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents
This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915. Performances were generally in theatres in Chicago or the surrounding area. Some of the scrapbooks have a performance index listing the plays included in the volume. There are many publicity photographs from playbills and the newspaper of actors, actresses and scenes from the stage performance. Cast lists for particular plays are included. Some performances have comments by the owner of the scrapbook.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access of the materials in the department for research.
Language of Materials
This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915.
Source of Acquisition
These scrapbooks were given to Northwestern University Library by Mary Ward.
Method of Acquisition
Sigrid Pohl Perry, 2002. Encoded by Benn Joseph, 2014.
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections (Organization)
- Guide to the Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks
- Sigrid Perry, Benn Joseph
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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