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Jay T. Last Collection of Entertainment: Balls and Carnivals Prints and Ephemera: Finding Aid
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Description
The Jay T. Last Collection of Entertainment: Balls and Carnivals Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 90 printed items related to social and celebratory events primarily in the United States from the 1840s to 1940, with the majority of items dating from 1875 to 1900. The collection consists mainly of color lithographed invitations, programs, and tickets for various festive occasions including costumed dances and parties, such as Mardi Gras.
Extent
approximately 90 items
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.