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Finding aid for the Los Angeles theater playbills collection 6090
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Los Angeles theater playbills collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 6090
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1920
    Abstract: A collection of 18 Los Angeles theatrical playbills dating from 1917 to 1920. 13 of the playbills from from the Trinity Auditorium, and the remainder come from the Philharmonic Auditorium, the Orpheum, the Gamut Club at the Temple Auditorium, and the Mason Opera House. The Trinity Auditorium, at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue, was a 2300 seat auditorium housed in a grand beaux-arts style building that opened in 1914 and originally served as a Methodist church complex, with offices and restaurant in addition to the auditorium. The Los Angeles Philharmonic played its first season (1919) in the Trinity Auditorium.
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Los Angeles theater playbills collection, Collection no. 6090, [Repository], Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Scope and Contents

    A collection of 18 Los Angeles theatrical playbills dating from 1917 to 1920. 13 of the playbills from from the Trinity Auditorium, and the remainder come from the Philharmonic Auditorium, the Orpheum, the Gamut Club at the Temple Auditorium, and the Mason Opera House. The playbills are parimarily for musical performances, with the exception of the Orpheum playbills, which advertise musical performances, vaudeville acts, and dramatic plays.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Theaters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Playbills