George Jones theater collection

George Jones theater collection

Dates: circa 1875-1884

George Jones theater collection, 1875-1884, includes items in a scrapbook (from several United States theaters) about costume designs, newsclippings, advertisements, programs, portaits of actors, criticisms, cartoons and illustrations.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, George
  • Call Number: MSS 6128
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public use.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Jones theater collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6128; George Jones theater collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6128, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to the library.
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Caricatures and cartoons; Performing arts--United States; Theater--United States--19th century--Sources
Genre / Form
Portraits; Programs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 10 April 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Americana. At least one of the playhouses in this collection was located in California.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Jones (George) theather collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Swindler
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-21T09:45-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

George Jones collected materials about theater productions.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts