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Seattle Theatre Archives: Scrapbooks

A guide to selected primary materials relating to theatrical companies and the history of theatre in Seattle available in Special Collections.

Theatre Scrapbooks

Clippings announcing Sarah Bernhardt's Moore engagement (June 1918), Orpheum Circuit scrapbooks, Volume 13

Included here are a few of several scrapbooks compiled by theatre owners, companies, or fans and enthusiasts. In this section only those collections consisting entirely of scrapbooks are listed. Scrapbooks also may be found among collections of personal papers and organizational records. Be sure to check the more detailed finding aids if you are especially interested in locating scrapbooks. Formats vary, but theatre-related scrapbooks typically contain items such as programs, press or playbill clippings, and photographic portraits of actors and actresses.


Clippings announcing Sarah Bernhardt's Moore engagement (June 1918), Orpheum Circuit scrapbooks,
Volume 13