Scope and Contents
The collection is composed of photographs, scrapbooks, cartes de visite, and cabinet card photo album depicting various theater and musical personalities primarily from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Also included are photographs, prints, and clippings of various political, military, and judicial figures, from the 1800s to the 1980s. There are an estimated 10,000 images. The primary focus of the collection is people involved in music, theater, opera, and government.Porter...
Majority of material found within 1890 -- 1950; 1722 -- 1999