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Pierre Cossette papers

Identifier: 2633

This collection contains the papers of Canadian born television and Broadway producer Pierre Cossette (1923-2009). The collection includes scripts, stage designs, contracts, press releases, actor headshots and resumes, video tapes, budgets, the Grammy Awards, personal papers, and drafts of his book, Another Day In Showbiz: One Producer's Journey.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Alma Haebel theater scrapbooks

Identifier: 2510

This collection contains nine scrapbook journals kept by Alma Rau Haebel (1896-1979) documenting her visits to the theater over more than six decades, beginning as a girl in New York City in 1908 and later in Los Angeles, California (1941-1969). Entries chiefly consist of pasted playbills and program/newspaper clippings of performance and actor photographs along with brief handwritten reviews of the performances.

Dates: 1908 - 1969

Collection on Max Reinhardt

Identifier: 6245

This collection contains materials related to the work of Austrian theater and film director Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) including European set design plans and some papers, dating from circa 1910s-1930s, and a scrapbook of memorabilia from Reinhardt’s 1927-1928 New York repertory theater season.

Dates: approximately 1910s-approximately 1930s

Theater playbills

Identifier: 0104

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

Theater playbills collection

Identifier: 6025

This collection consists of theater programs dating from the early 1900s to the 1980s, chiefly for theaters in Los Angeles and New York City, with the majority dating from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk 1940s-1970s

Theater scrapbooks collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0046

Two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, theater reviews, interviews, obituaries, cast lists, programs, and other material pertaining to New York theatrical life, circa 1889-1904. A handwritten note on the inside cover of one of the scrapbooks states: "Property of Charles W. Aeaman / [address in Los Angeles, CA] / April 5, 1944."

Dates: 1889 - 1904

Diane Thoreau theatre playbills scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6055

Large scrapbook created by Diane Thoreau containing playbills and programs for theatrical performances in Los Angeles and New York, 1940-1949. Ms. Thoreau was a high school teacher in Ventura County who donated this scrapbook to the USC School of Theatre in 2002.

Dates: 1940 - 1949

Juliet Spohn Twomey collection of theatre playbills

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6054

Theatre playbills from New York, Los Angeles, and Pasadena. Includes many Federal Theatre Project playbills.

Dates: 1929 - 1945

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