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Greater Boston arts

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: DCA collecting area. Do not use as an approved LC subject; see Art -- Massachusetts -- Boston for this purpose.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Lost Theatres of Somerville Papers

Call Number: MS124
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history tapes and transcripts from David Guss's Lost Theatres of Somerville project, documenting the history of movie theaters in Somerville, MA, as well as oversize maps, and CDs, floppy disks, mini-tapes, and DAT tapes. The collection is based on a year-long exhibition curated by David Guss, a Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and hosted by the Somerville Museum from March 2003-April 2004 entitled "Lost Theatres of Somerville." This collection, like...
Dates: 2002 -- 2003

Margaret Henderson Floyd Records

Call Number: UA047
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created and used by Professor Margaret Henderson Floyd during her years at Tufts University. Records include architectural blue prints and drawings, photographs and negatives (with contact sheets) of campus buildings, committee minutes and reports, correspondence, memos and notes relating to her position at Tufts University.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983 -- 1989; 1982 -- 1998

Max Tennis Theater Playbill Collection

Call Number: MS013
Scope and Contents A collection of twentieth-century theater programs and playbills from Boston and New York theaters, collected by Max Tennis, A1916. An inventory listing the productions by year is available in the collection documentation folder. The inventory indicates that Max Tennis' collection at one time contained play programs from the years 1915 to 1935, but these programs are not part of this collection.

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Dates: Majority of material found within 1935 -- 1980; 1935 -- 1980

Mobius, Inc. Records

Call Number: MS208
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of Mobius, Inc., dating back to its founding in 1977. The records document the administration and activities of the artists group, including its many projects and works. Major projects include Orpheus; Persephone and Hades; annual ArtRages events; and international exchange with artists focused on site-specific works in Macedonia, Croatia, Poland, and Taiwan. Works span a wide range of live performances,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977 -- 2006; 1968 -- 2019

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Records

Call Number: UA133
Overview The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston became affiliated with Tufts College in 1945, and in July 2016 officially became part of Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences. This collection contains records of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, including administrative files, exhibition files, course descriptions, and student records, from 1875 to 2023.
Dates: 1875 -- 2023; Majority of material found within 1960 -- 2010

Something About the Women Radio Show Records

Call Number: MS157
Scope and Contents Something About The Women is a women's music radio show aired on the Tufts radio station, WMFO 91.5 FM, in Medford, Massachusetts. It first aired in 1975. This collection contains audiotapes, audiocassettes, 8 tracks, playlists, promotional materials, clippings, and music journals. The bulk of the collection consists of spiral bound playlist notebooks dating from 1979 to 1995, and sound recordings for the show. Sounds recordings include interviews, live performances, and promotional spots...
Dates: 1983 -- 1995

T. J. Anderson Papers

Call Number: MS006
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of T. J. Anderson's handwritten and printed music scores, mostly handwritten research notes, and printed material from the 1960s to 2000. Also included is biographical material, CDs, audio cassettes, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, and a website. The primary focus of this collection is the handwritten music scores and the associated material used to help create and compose the music.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 -- 1989; 1889 -- 2019

TheaterWorks Records

Call Number: MS023
Scope and Contents The TheaterWorks Collection includes production notes, scripts, notes from collaborative projects, publicity (including original posters and programs), financial records, general administrative records, resumes and headshots, photographs and slides, sound and video recordings, grant materials, fundraising and subscriber information. The bulk of the material dates from 1978 to 1989 and documents the many shows and projects TheaterWorks created and participated in as well as the artists and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978 -- 1989; 1972 -- 2010

Theatre Collection

Call Number: MS091
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection consisting of material related to theater productions including playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and images. Most of the collection relates to late nineteenth and early twentieth century plays in New York as well as the greater Boston area.
Dates: 1867 -- 1981

Tufts University Gallery Records

Call Number: UA108
Overview This collection contains the records of the Tufts University Art Gallery.
Dates: 1969 -- 2019; Majority of material found within 1990 -- 2011