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Theater programs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Voss collection

Identifier: LaRC-856
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of programs, scrapbooks, clippings, cast lists, photographs, illustrations, correspondence, personal items, invitations, a manuscript score of Aida, playbills, and reviews pertaining to New Orleans musical and theatrical performances between 1843 and 1990. There are also music programs from places outside of New Orleans.

Dates: 1843-1990

Eleanor P. Thompson collection

Identifier: LaRC-61
Scope and Contents

A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.

Dates: 1853-1933

Group Theatre records

Identifier: LaRC-80
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence (1936-1938) dealing mainly with finances, bills and receipts, cash and checkbooks, lists of participants and subscribers, programs, tickets, prompt scripts, newspaper clippings, and one photograph. The programs include those from the Children's Theatre Guild, Experimental Theatre, Modern Film Society, and Le Petit Theatre.

Dates: 1926-1938

Hooks family collection

Identifier: LaRC-1022
Scope and Contents The collection consists of clippings, scrapbooks, theater programs, music exercises, photographs, correspondence, and recital programs. There are programs from solo performances by Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) and Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). The scrapbooks contain material about Mrs. Dupuy L. Harrison and her music school, in addition to articles about her activities with the Cercle Lyrique, Athénée louisianais, and the New Orleans Music Teachers' Association. They also contain clippings...
Dates: 1889-1928

Performing Arts collection

Identifier: LaRC-840
Scope and Contents

The collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, playbills, broadsides, autographs, news clippings, photographs, programs, property plots, and telegrams related to the performing arts, mainly in New Orleans. One scrapbook covers New Orleans theater exclusively, another was compiled by Albert Valentine Veazie, another by Isaac Heller, and finally there is a copy of a "Kind Sir" world premier broadside.

Dates: 1897-1953

Rosalie Allen papers

Identifier: LaRC-1004
Scope and Contents Rosalie Allen worked for the Army Signal Corps Photographic Laboratory before and during World War II. A large section of the collection is devoted to photographs with typed captions, many of them public relations images produced by the United States Army during World War II. There are also pamphlets, bulletins, correspondence, and theater programs in the collection. Allen corresponded with the wife of Winfield Scott Clime, who filmed the Wright Brothers' flights and later donated the film...
Dates: 1906-1958

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: Other Series

Identifier: LaRC-600 (F-Other Series)
Scope and Contents This Kuntz finding aid covers Series 6: Theatre and Opera, 1827-1928; Series 7: Carnival Memorabilia, 1873-1936; Series 8: Printed and Visual Material, 1737-1910; Series 9: Newspapers, 1815-1894 and Series 10: Additions, 1719-1914 of the Kuntz Collection. The Kuntz collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue...
Dates: 1719-1936; Majority of material found within 1800-1915

Uruguayan Printed Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series LAL03_051SAPE_12Uruguay_01
Identifier: Collection 51-Uruguay
Scope and Contents

1930-[1950-1958]-1973 Growing artificial collection of printed ephemera related to or originating from Uruguay. Currently the collection consists of one series concerning Carnival in Montevideo. Series I contains 13 pieces.

Dates: Publication: 1930-1973; Publication: Majority of material found in 1950-1958

William P. Lancaster and Alger Lancaster papers

Identifier: LaRC-767
Scope and Contents

This collection includes handwritten and typed personal and professional correspondence, photographs, posters, programs, clippings, printed material, scores, financial papers, telegrams, envelopes, invitations, greeting cards, contracts and other papers of William P. Lancaster, music teacher, and Alger Lancaster, theatrical producer and theater owner.

Dates: 1892-1965

Wilmot family collection

Identifier: LaRC-321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1904-1962), programs for concerts, theatre productions, Mardi Gras ball invitations and krewe publications, pamphlets, travel brochures, and newspaper clippings relating to the social events in the lives of Dorothy and Maud Wilmot. There is also some correspondence, mostly from Frances Parkinson Keyes, and a signed book by M.E.M. Davis, photographs of the Steamboat Robert A. Wilmot, and a cartoon history of D.H....
Dates: 1846-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/1971