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Robert B. Richardson collection on Southern California Theater

 Collection
Identifier: 0242
Abstract

This collection consists of the research files on Los Angeles and Southern California theaters compiled by Robert Richardson. The focus of the files, which contain clippings, statistics, and ephemera, is the physical venues themselves (the theaters).

Dates: 1896 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 7089
Abstract

The Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera consists of pamphlets, maps, postcards, theater programs, city directories, electric railway time tables, and transit passes from the Los Angeles City, County, and adjacent areas collected by former motion picture engineer, Wally G. Shidler. Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway materials as well as theater programs from most of the major theaters in the Los Angeles area comprise a significant portion of the collection.

Dates: 1900 - 2005

Theater playbills

 Collection
Identifier: 0104
Abstract

This collection primarily consists of twentieth century theater programs from New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. However, it also includes nineteenth century prompt books, souvenir programs, and theater programs from the Midwest (especially Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota).

Dates: 1866-1999; Majority of material found within