Marton family collection of United States and international performance programs M1801

Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Marton family collection of United States and international performance programs
Identifier/Call Number: M1801
Physical Description: 7.71 Linear Feet (12 manuscript boxes, 1 half box, 1 flat box)
Date (inclusive): circa 1950-2015
Language of Material: Primarily in English with some material in other languages.

Scope and Contents

Box 1: Canada; New England; New York -- Box 2: California: mainly Los Angeles; some San Francisco -- Box 3: Chicago and other Midwest (Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri) -- Box 4: Japan, 1975, programs, articles by Patricia Marton on Japanese and European theater and film, clippings on Japanese theater and other arts -- Boxes 5-7: London -- Box 8: London, Norway and Sweden, 1990's -- Box 9: New York -- Box 10: Film, productions with participation by Patricia Marton, The Puppet Theater of Japan by A.C. Scott, The Magic World of Hand Puppets by Marion Fischer, The Puppetry Journal, 1961, 1973, 1974 -- Box 11 [oversize materials]: Cannes Film Festival program, 1968; Chicago, Phil Silvers in Top Banana, circa 1950-1959; Japan, notes and photographs from Akira Wakabayashi Bunraku production, 1975; London, ballet, opera, and theater programs; Central School of Speech and Drama information packet, circa 1990-1999; Broadway production programs; New York, Broadway, ice skating, and Radio City programs, circa 1960-2000. Boxes 12-14: Programs, ephemera, photographs and clippings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a Gift of the Marton Family of Bloomington, Illinois to Stanford University, Special Collections in 2010.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], Marton family collection of United States and international performance programs (M1801). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Conditions Governing Use

While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Concert programs
Dance -- History
puppet theater -- History
Theater -- History
Theater programs

box 1, folders 1-3

Boston, Berkshires, Yale: Theater, dance, and symphony performances. circa 1980s-2000s

box 2

California: LA and SF theater and dance programs. circa 1960s-2000s

box 1, folders 4-5

Canada: Theater and Toronto Festival of Storytelling circa 1960s-1990s

box 3, folders 1-3, box 11, folder 2

Chicago: Theater and dance circa 1950s-2000s

box 10, folders 1-2, box 11, folder 1

Film: Catalogs and press packet from Sorrento, Cannes, Belgium 1960s

box 11, folders 3-4, box 4

Japan: Performance programs; writing and photographs on Japanese theater by Patricia Marton 1975

box 11, folders 5-7, box 8, folders 1-4, boxes 5-7, box 11, folders 5-6

London: Theater; dance; music; opera circa 1950s-2000s

box 3, folders 4-7

Midwest: Performance programs from IL; IA; MN; MO circa 1950s-2000s

box 11, folder 8, box 1, folders 6-7, box 9

New York: Theater; dance; music; opera; and ice skating circa 1950s-2000s

box 8, folder 5

Norway & Sweden: Theater and dance 1990s

box 10, folder 3

Productions with participation by Patricia Marton

box 10, folders 4-5

Puppetry: The Puppet Theatre of Japan, A.C. Scott; The Magic World of Hand Puppets, Marion Fischer; The Puppetry Journal 1960s-1970s

Box 12, Folder 1-2

Theater programs: musicals circa 1950-2015

Box 12, Folder 3

Theater playbills circa 1953-1958

Box 12, Folder 4

Programs: dance circa 1959-1991

Box 12, Folder 5

Programs: opera and symphony circa 1952-2014

Box 12, Folder 6

Royal Parish Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Vivien Leigh, 1967 1967

Box 12, Folder 6

Radio City Music Hall, 1963, 2000

Box 12, Folder 7

Programs - Easter, in Swedish

Box 12, Folder 8

Performing Arts guides and season guides

Box 12, Folder 9

Wedding of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones souvenir programme 1960-05-06

Box 12, Folder 9

Ticket stubs

Box 12, Folder 10

Ephemera relating to Patricia Marton's plays and performances, certificate from National Piano Playing Auditions; thank you card

Box 12, Folder 10

Ephemera relating to Patricia Marton's plays and performances, certificate from National Piano Playing Auditions; thank you card; Harmony HOuse and Museum of Repertoire Americana flyers

Box 12, Folder 11

Patricia Marton's writings about theater

half-box 13, Folder 1-3

United States and London: souvenir programs of musicals, circa 1949-1963, many with autographs

half-box 13, Folder 4

Ice capades programs

half-box 13, Folder 4

Nidaros Cathedral Choir, 1994 - program

half-box 13, Folder 5

Sheet music from musicals

half-box 13, Folder 6

British Film Academy Awards 1966 - program

half-box 13, Folder 7

Central School of Speech and Drama - promotional package

flat-box 14, Folder 1

Ten photographs of Japanese masks, many taken by Patricia Marton

flat-box 14, Folder 1

Photographs including Tokyo Kid Brothers and a Japanese theater production

flat-box 14

Newspaper articles including production of Showboat in Chicago in 1996