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Theater Biography Collection Database

Portrait of a man

Tony Pastor in front of his theater, ca. 1900.
Theater Biography Collection.

This database includes more than 11,000 entries for the Bio File and more than 5,500 entries for the Card Photograph Collection. In most cases, the database indicates that material is located in a particular box or drawer, without providing any detail as to the exact extent of holdings (e.g., three folders), or the types of material available. Occasionally more information is provided, such as when material is cataloged at the folder or item level. Performing arts staff are happy to provide further information upon request.

You may use the database to request materials that you wish to view in person in the Reading and Viewing Room. To do so, you will be prompted to log in to your research account. Please note that if you are making a request from a location other than the Reading and Viewing Room, the materials will not be paged until you have contacted Performing Arts staff.

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