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1940-1953, 1940-1953, bulk: 1940 - 1953

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The playbill collection, donated by Valerie Lynn, is comprised of playbills and other theatre ephemera, pamphlets from various art exhibitions, and programs from musical performances and ballets collected over her lifetime. The collection spans seven decades, from 1946 to 2009, and includes playbills from at least five different countries.


  • 1940-1953
  • Majority of material found within 1940 - 1953


From the Collection: 4.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Container Summary

Tuoro Synagogue Designated National Historic Shrine. Newport: Mar. 1946.

Don Juan. Theatre National de L’Opera. Paris: Aug. 1947.

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Berskhire Festival. Tanglewood: Aug. 1950.

Six Characters in Search of an Author. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Oct. 1950.

Boston Symphony Orchestra. Sanders Theatre. Cambridge: 1950.

The Rose Tattoo. Martin Beck Theatre. New York: Feb. 1951.

Darkness at Noon. Alvin Theatre. New York: Feb. 1951.

Henry IV, Part 2. Brattle Theatre. Cambridge: Feb. 1951.

Second Threshold. Morosca Theatre. New York: Mar. 1951.

It’s About Time. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Mar. 1951.

Love’s Labour’s Lost. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: May 1951.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Oct. 1951.

Macbeth. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Nov. 1951.

Boston Symphony Orchestra. Boston: 1951.

Right You Are. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Apr. 1952.

Heartbreak House. Brattle Theatre Company. Cambridge: Apr. 1952.

The Recruiting Officer. Lowell House Christmas Players. Cambridge: Dec. 1952

Coriolanus. Harvard Theatre Group, Brattle Theatre. Cambridge: Dec. 1952.

Ballet Theatre. Boston Opera House. Boston: Dec. 1952.

Castle Hill Concerts. Ipswich: July 1953.

Boston Symphony Orchestra. Symphony Hall. Boston: 1953.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Rare Books Repository

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