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Charles Phillips California dramatic collection, 1929-1933.
BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 1; BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 2; BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 3; BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 4; ...
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Title:

Charles Phillips California dramatic collection, 1929-1933

Creator/Contributor:

Phillips, Charles., creator, Compiler.

Abstract:

Contains research notes on California theaters and actors, mostly in the San Francisco area from the 1850's. Theaters include the American Theater, Forrest Theater, Metropolitan Theater, Stockton Theater, Frisbie & Bains Theater, and the Union Theater. Also includes information on troupe tours to mining camps, news clippings, theater programs, correspondence and photographs. Photographs of Armory Hall and of Telegraph Hill in San Francisco included with notes on the American Theater.

Date:

1929 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
American Theatre (Sacramento, Calif.)
American Theatre, San Francisco (Calif.)
Forrest Theatre.
Metropolitan Theatre (San Francisco, Calif.)
Stockton Theatre.
Union Theatre.
Frisbie & Bains Theatre.
Armory Hall (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Theater -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century
Theaters -- California -- History -- 19th century
Theater -- California -- History -- 19th century
Drama -- History -- 19th century
Theaters -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century
Traveling theater -- California -- History -- 19th century
Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
4 photographs and 1 painting transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2006.045)
Charles Phillips was a night clerk at the Berkeley Inn and had a great passion for studying the early history of theater and drama in California. He did extensive research both at the Bancroft and throughout Calif. and was known as being very knowledgeable in this field. Phillips traveled extensively in Calif., especially in the former mining areas looking for primary sources materials for his research.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
4 boxes (1.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 1
BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 2
BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 3
BANC MSS C-R 83 Box 4
BANC MSS C-R 83

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.