Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes surviving programs, scripts, photographs, slides, set and costume designs, publicity material, posters, newspaper clippings, and audio/video material that chronicle the conceptualization, creation, production and review of hundreds of Amherst College theater and dance productions.
The Samuel French Company Theater Collection is more than four hundred and fifty linear feet of material including thousands of plays and publications, photographs, costume design illustrations, theatrical ephemera, and documentation of the Samuel French Corporation’s business transactions dating back to the mid 1800’s.
Subseries D. of the Amherst College Dramatic Activities Collection consists of production ephemera from minstrel shows produced by Amherst College students from 1870-1914, as well newspaper clippings from two minstrel shows produced in the 1930’s by the Amherst College Buildings and Grounds Department. The materials are mostly programs, playbills, and advertisements but there are a smaller number of photographs, tickets, and newspaper clippings.