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THA 2011 and 2012 Theater History: Primary sources

Resources for Castleton's theater history courses

Primary sources

Also see the Primary Sources pages on the American History and Global History subject guides


East London Theatre Archive
"A database of East London theatre ephemera provided by the Victoria & Albert Theatre Collections, East London theatres and University of East London archives.
Ranges from 1827 to the present day, including playbills and programmes to press cuttings and photographs. It also has themed essays to contextualise the material and maps showing theatre locations."

Ringling Collection:  Images of 19th Century Actors and Actresses
The Ringling Collection is comprised of cabinet cards, postcards and photographs of American and British actors and actresses.  The Collection is one of several housed in the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts at the University of Florida.