Series 10 - Clippings and newspapers

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US MBE MSS 001-10

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Clippings and newspapers


  • 1860 - 1980 (Creation)


1.25 linear feet; 2 boxes

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This series contains a massive number of newspaper clippings related to Gilbert and Sullivan. Most items were been clipped out of newspaper or magazine pages, and pasted on to sheets of heavy paper. Many do not have a date or any identification, either because none was written down, or because they have separated from their original pasted location. The items are loosely organized by subject when possible to identify. Incomplete articles, unidentified portraits or drawings, and unrelated clippings have been placed together in Subseries J: Miscellaneous. This series also contains loose pages from “Fun”, where W.S. Gilbert’s Bab Ballads were first published, ranging from 1864-1882.

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Box 10: Clippings and newspapers
Folder Title
Arthur Sullivan
Books, records, and other merchandise
D’Oyly Carte
General Gilbert and Sullivan material
The Gondoliers
The Grand Duke
H.M.S. Pinafore
The Mikado
Multiple productions
Pages from “Fun”
The Pirates of Penzance
Princess Ida
Sigmund A. Lavine
The Sorcerer
Trial by Jury
Utopia, Limited
W.S. Gilbert
The Yeomen of the Guard

Box 11: Oversize clippings and newspapers
Folder Title – Oversize clippings and newspapers

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Some materials may be subject to copyright. No part of the materials protected by copyright may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without written permission from the copyright holder. Researchers are required to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce and/or publish materials under copyright.

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Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [Container number], Sigmund A. Lavine Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, Emerson College Archives, Emerson College, Boston, MA.

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