This collection primarily consists of twentieth century theater programs from New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London.
However, it also includes nineteenth century prompt books, souvenir programs, and theater programs from the Midwest (especially
Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota).
The programs and playbills in the Theater playbills demonstrate the evolution of one-sheet playbills into modern, multi-page
14.67 Linear feet
The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers
on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers
when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish,
quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.