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Theater arts ephemera collection
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Scope and Contents

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Theater arts ephemera collection
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0975
    Physical Description: 18.5 Linear Feet (37 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1870-2004
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Theater Arts Ephemera Collection (Collection 975). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials in this collection are acquired by gift, transfer, and/or purchases from various sources. Source information, type and date of acquisition are recorded with their associated materials in the finding aid.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233861 

    Scope and Contents

    Collection contains clippings, handbills, stills, pamphlets, advertising, and other materials relating to theater arts, experimental theaters, lectures, dance, etc. from about the late 19th century to date, chiefly from the West Coast and New York. Subjects include George Arliss, Sir Squire Bancroft, Ethel and John Barrymore, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth, Billie Burke, Maurice Evans, Sir Johnston Fobes-Robertson, Helen Hayes, Sir Henry Irving, and Sir Charles Wyndham.