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Theaters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Theatre and Opera House (Washington Street) Collection

 Collection — MS Th. 2
Call Number: MS Th. 2
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the construction and design of the theatre building. Contracts, design proposals and drawings of the sites are included.

Dates: 1847-1855

Boston Theatre (Federal Street) Records

 Collection — MS Th. 1
Call Number: MS Th. 1
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the administrative, financial and performance history of the Federal Street Theater, the first public theater in Boston, from its beginning in 1793 to 1852. Records include agreements, contracts, deeds, financial accounts, inventories, meeting minutes and receipts.

Dates: 1793-1852; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1902

National Theatre Collection

 Collection — MS Th. 11
Call Number: MS Th. 11
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the theatre’s several changes in management, plays performed, and financial history.

Dates: 1837-1864

Tremont Theatre Collection

 Collection — MS Th. 4
Call Number: MS Th. 4
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence written by actors, actresses, and musicians seeking and accepting engagements, financial records, and legal documents.

Dates: 1839-1843