Collection of playbills and other theatre materials, for fifteen authors collected within the Morris Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists 1842-1981.

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Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Collection of playbills and other theatre materials, for fifteen authors collected within the Morris Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists 1842-1981.

Collection of playbills and other theatre materials, for fifteen authors collected within the Morris Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists 1842-1981.

Includes original playbills, programs, advertisements, and other pieces, some with annotations in a contemporary hand. About 300 pieces, mostly single or double sheets, from 1842 to 1981.

3.5 linear ft. (5 archival boxes, 1 oversize flat box)

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