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Looking for additional resources in your research? We suggest the following*:

 

The Library of Congress | Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER)

National Register of Historic Places

League of Historic American Theatres

American Theatre Organ Society

Hollywood Heritage

Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation

Los Angeles Conservancy

Kansas Historic Theatre Association

Chicago Architecture Foundation

Seattle Architecture Foundation

Denver Architectural Foundation

BoxOffice Magazine’s Archive

Cinematour.com

Cinematreasures.org

 

For information about topics like performers, film, exhibition, etc:

Library of Congress Performing Arts Reading Room

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

UCLA Film & Television Archive

Chicago Public Library

Roosevelt University – Performing Arts Library

Museum of the Moving Image

The Dwight M. Cleveland Movie Poster Archive

For information about a particular topic:

University of Oklahoma | American Theatre Organ Society Archives

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago | Art and Architecture Research Collection

Columbia University, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library | Thomas Lamb, Architect

Columbia University, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library | Rambusch Company, Firm

The Wolfsonian, Florida International University | John Eberson, Architect

Chicago History Museum | Rapp & Rapp, Architectural Firm

Shubert Archives | Shubert Theatres

Roundabout Theatre Company Archive | Selwyn Theatre Historic Renovation Collection

The Louis Grell Foundation | Louis Grell, Artist

University of Minnedsota, Scenery Collection | Twin City Scenic Company Collection, Great Western Stage Equipment Company Collection, Holak collection

 

Would you like to add your resource to this list? Contact the Archives Director.

 

(*This listing is exhaustive by no means. We also recommend connecting with your local or state historical society when embarking on a research project. Please note a listing on this page does not constitute an endorsement from THS.)