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Theatrical Promotion Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Theatrical Promotion Collection, 1801-1936Save to your list.

Predominant Dates:1820-1836

ID: SC/TPC

Extent: 4.42 Linear Feet

Forms of Material: Paper records, Publications

Languages: English, French

Abstract

The Theatrical Promotion Collection primarily consists of broadsides advertising theatrical events at major and minor English theaters, but also includes a small number of American, Scottish, and French broadsides, theater programs, directories, newspapers, and other literature relevant to the theater industry.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Theatrical Promotion Collection primarily consists of broadsides advertising theatrical events at major and minor English theaters, but also includes a small number of American, Scottish, and French broadsides, theater programs, directories, newspapers, and other literature relevant to the theater industry. The bulk of the material, produced between 1820 and 1836, represents the last years of the patent theater period (1660-1843), during which particular London theaters held a monopoly on "legitimate" dramatic productions.

With the growing popularity of theatrical entertainment among the working classes in the early to mid-nineteenth century, patent laws became infrequently enforced and the Theatre Regulation Act of 1843 finally abolished the exclusive rights of the patent theatres to present legitimate drama. In addition to dramatic plays, many theaters offered opera, ballet, musicals, burlesque, pantomime, and other public entertainments. The Collection is arranged alphabetically by theater name and chronologically within.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Holli Teltoe, 2015


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Box 1Save to your list.
Item 1: Bound English Opera Bills, 1826-1833Save to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Folder 1: Academy of Music, The Adelphi Theatre Edinburgh, Boston Museum, 1832Save to your list.
Folder 2: Boston Theatre, Colonial Theatre, 1958, 1866-1871, 1906, 1916Save to your list.
Folder 3: Folly Theatre, Great Industrial Exhibition Fair, Hollis St. Fair, Institute Fair, Lyceum Theatre, 1874, 1878, 1881, 1907Save to your list.
Folder 4: Miss Kelly's Theatre, Music Hall, New Strand Theatre, New Surrey Theatre, 1818, 1828-1834, 1842, 1865Save to your list.
Folder 5: Prescott Hall, Queen's Theatre, Royal Olympic Theatre, Star Theatre, 1855, 1859, 1860, 1871, 1891Save to your list.
Folder 6: Theatre Royal Birmingham, 1828Save to your list.
Folder 7: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1810-1812Save to your list.
Folder 8: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1813Save to your list.
Folder 9: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1814-1817Save to your list.
Folder 10: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1817-1818Save to your list.
Folder 11: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1818Save to your list.
Folder 12: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1818-1819Save to your list.
Folder 13: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1819Save to your list.
Folder 14: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1819-1820Save to your list.
Folder 15: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1820Save to your list.
Folder 16: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1820Save to your list.
Folder 17: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1820Save to your list.
Folder 18: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1820-1824Save to your list.
Folder 19: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1824-1825Save to your list.
Folder 20: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1825Save to your list.
Folder 21: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1825Save to your list.
Folder 22: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1826-1831Save to your list.
Folder 23: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1831-1837Save to your list.
Folder 24: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1801-1827Save to your list.
Folder 25: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1827-1828Save to your list.
Folder 26: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1829-1837Save to your list.
Folder 27: Theatre Royal Edinburgh, Theatre Royal English Opera House Strand, 1821, 1828, 1831Save to your list.
Folder 28: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1809-1823Save to your list.
Folder 29: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1824-1826Save to your list.
Folder 30: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1826, 1828Save to your list.
Folder 31: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1829-1834Save to your list.
Folder 32: Theatre Royal Lyceum, Theatre Royal Manchester, Theatre Royal Norwich, 1811, 1822, 1831-1832Save to your list.
Folder 33: Theatre SwanseaSave to your list.
Folder 34: Unknown Theatres, 1820-1821Save to your list.
Folder 35: Volk's Garden, Wallack's, 1877-1881, 1903Save to your list.
Box 3Save to your list.
Folder 1: The Adelphi Theatre Edinburgh, Adelphi Theatre Strand, Boston Theatre, Globe Theatre, 1820, 1832, 1867, 1870-1871Save to your list.
Folder 2: New Surrey Theatre, Royal Circus and Surrey Theatre, Royal Coburg Theatre, 1817-1824Save to your list.
Folder 3: Royal Coburg Theatre, 1822-1823Save to your list.
Folder 4: Royal Coburg Theatre, 1823, 1827-1829Save to your list.
Folder 5: Royal Olympic Theatre, Strand Theatre, Theatre Royal Adelphi, Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1813, 1916, 1833, 1858Save to your list.
Folder 6: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1816-1817Save to your list.
Folder 7: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1817-1818Save to your list.
Folder 8: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1819-1820Save to your list.
Folder 9: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1820-1824Save to your list.
Folder 10: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1824-1825Save to your list.
Folder 11: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1825-1830Save to your list.
Folder 12: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1831Save to your list.
Folder 13: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1833, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 14: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1813-1828Save to your list.
Folder 15: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1828-1831Save to your list.
Folder 16: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1834-1836Save to your list.
Folder 17: Theatre Royal Edinburgh, Theatre Royal Opera House Strand, Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1809, 1820, 1830-1831Save to your list.
Folder 18: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1809-1811Save to your list.
Folder 19: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1811Save to your list.
Folder 20: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1811-1812Save to your list.
Folder 21: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1812Save to your list.
Folder 22: Theatre Royal Hay-Market, 1810, 1824-1826Save to your list.
Folder 23: Theatre Royal Sadler's Wells, The Stage, The Theatrical Observer, 1823-1831, 1854, 1873Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Folder 1: Adelphi Theatre Strand, Boston Theatre, Miss Kelly's Theatre, New Surrey Theatre, The Globe, 1821, 1823, 1842Save to your list.
Folder 2: Olympic Theatre, Royal Coburg Theatre, Selwyn's, 1822, 1828, 1846, 1869Save to your list.
Folder 3: Theatre Royal Covent Garden, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1821, 1832-1835Save to your list.
Folder 4: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1835-1836Save to your list.
Folder 5: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 6: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 7: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 8: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 9: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 10: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 11: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836Save to your list.
Folder 12: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1836-1837Save to your list.
Folder 13: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Theatre Royal Hay-Market, The Opera Glass, The Programme, Tattler Play-Bill, 1811, 1832, 1837, 1858, 1873Save to your list.
Flat File Cabinet 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Academy of Music, Broadway Theatre, The Dollar Newspaper, McDonough's Hall, 1853, 1903Save to your list.
Folder 2: New Strand Theatre, Olympic Royal Theatre, Olympic Theatre Opera House, 1821, 1844, 1857-1862Save to your list.
Folder 3: Palais du Trocadéro, 1916 March 30Save to your list.
Folder 4: The Programme, 1862 December 6Save to your list.
Folder 5: Royal Coburg Theatre, Theatre Royal Adelphi, Theatre Royal Covent Garden, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1832-1839, 1844, 1846Save to your list.
Folder 6: The Royal Hay-Market, The Royal Liverpool, Theatre Lyceum, Wieting Opera House, 1840-1847, 1854, 1875Save to your list.

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