Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Pieces of text cut out of newspapers.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Boston Public Library Arts Department collection of John Singer Sargent clippings and other ephemera
Call Number: MS.SC.0001
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings and other ephemera outlining Sargent's work and exhibitions. Topics include murals at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Harvard Widener Library, portraiture, religious imagery, Boston Public Library murals, and biographical information.
Dates: 1896 - 1939
Collection — MS 5071
Call Number: MS 5071
Abstract This collection dates from 1945-2003 (bulk 1957-1995) and documents the history of the Charles Playhouse under the tenure of Frank Sugrue. In addition, it also documents the work of Artistic Director Michael Murray, who served in that position (and as Co-Producer) from 1958-1968. With its mission to present serious theater, the Charles Playhouse quickly distinguished itself in the Boston theater scene upon its opening and maintained this distinction throughout the years by providing many...
Dates: 1945-2003; Majority of material found in 1957-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009
Call Number: MS Eng.328
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from English poet Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888) and her husband, English writer William Howitt (1792-1879), between 1823-1888. Of interest is a letter by Mary Botham Howitt discussing her translations of Fredrika Bremer’s articles pubished in a Stockholm newspaper and a letter by William Howitt discussing his interest in the Aurora Borealis. The collection also contains several manuscript fragments of poems, in both Mary and...
Dates: 1823 - 1888
Call Number: MS Am.2200
Scope and Contents This collection documents Catharine Sargent Huntington’s (1887-1987) work with the Boston Stage Society, The New England Repertory Theater, Dr. Punch’s Workshop, as well as her other theater related activities and interests from 1919-1974. In addition, it contains plays that Huntington collected over the years. Types of records include announcements, clippings, correspondence, costume sketches, handwritten notes, and musical scores. Playbills, photographs, prompt books, reports, theater...
Dates: 1919 - 1974