Purdue University Harlequin Club collection
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 173
Scope and Contents
The Purdue University Harlequin Club collection contains programs and sheet music from the productions held by the club. Several of the productions are based on books and lyrics written by Purdue alummus and playwright, George Ade. The programs also feature some of the businesses in the area during the early 1900s. There is one button, "Wintergreen for President," from the Harlequin Show, "Of Thee I Sing," undated.
- 1904 - 1951
- Harlequin Club (Person)
Languages of Materials
This collection is in English.
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
The Harlequin Club began in 1907. The chief aim of the club was the furthering of dramatics among the men and women of Purdue University. The Harlequin Club also used proceeds from its annual production to provide assistance to worthy causes of the University, including providing financial contributions to the University student loan fund. The fund provided aid to worthy students in meeting their financial obligations while attending Purdue.
0.552 Cubic Feet (One legal-size full-width manuscript box.)
The material is in chronological order.
Immediate source and date of acquisition are unknown.
All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. Some items were placed into polyester sleeves, where warranted.
- Purdue University Harlequin Club collection
- Under Review
- Mary A. Sego
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. 2019-10-25. Collection description first completed 2014-10-08.