Access and Use
Materials collected by Special Collections staff during the 1960s and 1970s. Additional items donated by Ardis Jones Blenko in May 1980 and Stephen Witmer in December 2010. The music score for 1937’s
Trailer Ho by John Stephens donated by his widow Lenore Stephens in May 2009.
The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.
This collection was processed by Special Collections Staff.
Some of the materials were transferred from the University Archives in September 1981 to supplement those already held in the Curtis Theatre Collection.
Further materials are located in the G. Norman Reis Papers, 1909-1946, CTC.1985.02, Curtis Theatre Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh, and in University Archives, 0/3/1 Box 14 Starrett Historical files FF 79.
See also the Merriman Scrapbook Collection for the following programs:
All to the Point (1933), 28:1:39-40;
In the Soup (1935), 28:1:68-69;
Pickets, Please (1938), 28:2:49-50; and
At Your Service (1939), 28:2:63.
Cap and Gown Club Records, 1908-1978, CTC.1980.01, Curtis Theatre Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh
Cap and Gown Club Records, 1908-1978, CTC.06, The Ford E. and Harriet R. Curtis Theatre Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh