Guide to the Searchlight Theater (Seattle, WA) handbills for Edison Moving Pictures PA SC 31

UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
2021 September 16
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara 93106-9010
special@library.ucsb.edu


Title: Searchlight Theater (Seattle, WA) handbills for Edison Moving Pictures
Identifier/Call Number: PA SC 31
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): approximately 1895-1901
Abstract: Eighteen newsprint handbills from the Searchlight Theater in Seattle Washington of Edison short subjects from the late 1890s to the early 1900s (approximately 1895-1901).
Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Searchlight Theater (Seattle, WA) handbills for Edison Moving Pictures, PA SC 31. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content

Eighteen newsprint handbills from the Searchlight Theater in Seattle Washington of Edison short subjects from the late 1890s to the early 1900s (approximately 1895-1901). Two addresses are listed for the theater, 744 Pacific Ave (in the Donnelly Hotel) and 1305 1/2 2nd Ave.
Most handbills list 8-15 short subjects, however, two are topical, one featuring "War Pictures" and Queen Victoria's funeral.

folder 1

Eighteen newsprint handbills