Finding Aid for the Theater Arts Ephemera Collection LSC.0975

Finding aid prepared by Shira Peltzman, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 16.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

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.