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Category - Archive News

Volunteers Make All The Difference at THS!

We have a great roster of volunteers here at THS that are doing invaluable work cataloging, photographing, and indexing some of our many collections. We’d like to take a moment […]


Announcing: 2014 Outstanding Book of the Year Awardee

The Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) is thrilled to announce the winner of its 2014 Outstanding Book of the Year Award to author David Sechrest for his book “Columbus, […]


Announcing: Revised Research Fees

Since our inception in 1969, THS has sought to document and celebrate the history of America’s theatres. Since that time, we’ve amassed records on over 16,000 theatres in America that […]


A Farewell to Amanda Wick & A Welcome to Patrick Seymour, Archives Director

We’re sad to announce that Amanda Wick, previous Archives Director has left her role as Archives Director at THS to move to Minneapolis, MN. Before she left, she wanted to […]


From the Collections: Improvements in the search functions online

Increasing digital access to primary source research materials is a major initiative for museum and archival institutions today – and we at THS are certainly no different from many other […]


Holiday Greetings from the Loew’s Collection

Each week this holiday season, we’re thrilled to share with you seasonal greetings from the Loew’s Collection. Much like Leonard Maltin’s thanks for Thanksgiving Pin Ups last week, we here […]


From the Archive: Drive-in postcards

Once you build and outfit your drive-in, you’ll need to make sure you have keepsakes and momentos for people to buy. Here are three great postcards from the American Theatre […]


Build Your Own Drive-In

Want to build your own drive-in? Consider using this blueprint from the American Theatre Architecture Archive. (Click on the image to enlarge.) _________________________________________ Help save a drive-in by voting in […]


New research resources available from Roundabout Theatre Company Archives

Roundabout Theatre Company, a not-for-profit theatre in New York now in its 48th season, has completed a New York State Archives, Documentary Heritage Program grant for the processing and arrangement […]


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