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Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Choral Society of Washington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 070
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection are: clippings, bulletins, correspondence, programs, tickets, financial records, meeting minutes, and printed items. The “Book of Blanks” contains an example of each item printed by the Society (programs, tickets, form letters, etc.), the number ordered, and the cost to the Society. With the exception of one folder of the earliest meeting minutes, all materials are located in bound volumes. These bound volumes have been placed in acid-free boxes

Dates: 1884-1910

Colony Theatre Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P020
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 16 8x10 inch black and white images shot by Frederick Figall. The images are of the exterior and interior of the Colony Theatre, which was located 4921 Georgia Avenue NW in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1988

Greg Reynolds Dance Quintet Records

 Collection
Identifier: 022
Scope and Contents

The collection contains performance programs, playbills, flyers, press releases, newspaper clippings, musical scores, correspondence, and administrative records primarily of the Greg Reynolds Quintet. Also included are correspondence, memorabilia, and other personal items of Gregory Reynolds.

Dates: 1969-1984

David Kiefer Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 118
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newsletters, programs, publications, and other materials related to Washington, D.C. theatres.

Dates: 1903-2000; Majority of material found within 1952-1994

Violet Lowens D.C. Arts and Culture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 090
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of memorabilia, programs, invitations, correspondence, clippings, and newsletters from a variety of arts and culture institutions in Washington, D.C., including items related to theatre, musicals, concerts, exhibits, speeches, and dance performances.

Dates: 1942-1983

Marilyn Smithson Hodgson School of Dance and Expression Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P003
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photographs of dancers from the school with some dance programs and clippings about the school’s performance recitals. The photographs depict a wide range of dance costumes and dance styles, including ballet, tap, modern, ethnic, and exotic. The photographs are stylized and staged shots and appear to have been taken after or before, rather than during performances. The collection contains mostly black and white photographs, but also has a sizable amount...
Dates: 1913-1941

National Ballet Records

 Collection
Identifier: 034
Scope and Contents

The records consist of trustee minutes, programs, advertisements, press releases, clippings, biographical files, promotional materials, and scrapbooks regarding the promotion and administration of the National Ballet. The collection also contains musical scores, hanging plots, stage directions, board studies, set designs, videotapes, audiotapes, microforms, and photographs which document its artistic work. The records are arranged into 12 series.

Dates: 1962-1974

Martin Petersilia Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 016
Scope and Contents

Consists of programs, invitations, musical scores, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and clippings from arts organizations such as the Greg Reynolds Dance Quintet, The Women's Arts Center, Momentum Black Theater, and the Nubian League. Items from arts organizations appear first arranged alphabetically followed and then general information about the visual arts and artists in Washington. Oversized materials are in a separate box.

Dates: 1980-1989

Shubert-Garrick-Belasco Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 072
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five bound volumes of financial records from the Shubert-Garrick Theatre and the Shubert-Belasco Theatre. These records show the expenses and financial reports for various productions from 1918 to 1934.

Dates: 1918-1934