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Frank Jenks theater program collection

Call Number



1877-1892, inclusive


Jenks, Frank, Sr. (Role: Compiler)


1.1 Linear Feet in one oversize box.

Language of Materials

English .


Programs from various Brooklyn theaters operating during the late 19th century. Theaters represented include the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the New Park Theatre (also known as Colonel Sinn's New Park Theatre, or as simply the Park Theatre), the Brooklyn Theatre, the Brooklyn Grand Opera House, Haverly's Theatre, Hyde & Behman's, and F.F. Proctor's Criterion Theatre.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Frank Jenks theater program collection, 1992.023, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Frank Jenks, Jr., 1982.

Related Materials

Related archival collections at the Brooklyn Historical Society:

Missing Title

  1. 1977.041, Brooklyn theater collection, 1733-1916
  2. 1977.049, Brooklyn Theatre Fire Relief Association Records, 1876-1879
  3. 1977.205, Brooklyn and Manhattan theater and concert programs scrapbook, 1875-1885
  4. 1977.220, Mabel L. Mackey theater scrapbooks, 1897-1958
  5. 1980.011, Brooklyn Theatre playbill, 1867-1887
  6. ARC.138, Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences publications and ephemera, 1877-1998

Other Finding Aids

A complete listing of theaters represented in the collection, as well as the dates of all included programs, is available in paper form at the Othmer Library. Please consult library staff for more information.

Collection processed by

Nicholas Pavlik

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Brooklyn Historical Society


Oversize: 1992.023 1 of 1 (Material Type: Text)
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