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University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Russian Theater Production Photographs Collection:

A Preliminary Inventory of Its Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Title: Russian Theater Production Photographs Collection
Dates: 1920-1967 (bulk 1957-1967)
Abstract: The Russian Theater Production Photographs Collection consists of sixty-five photographs documenting performances of various plays in Moscow, Leningrad, and other cities, circa 1920-1967.
Call Number: Performing Arts Collection PA-00081
Extent: 65 items in 10 oversize folders (osf) (6.33 linear feet)
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Scope and Contents

The Russian Theater Production Photographs Collection consists of sixty-five photographs documenting performances of various plays in Moscow, Leningrad, and other cities, circa 1920-1967. The photographs are oversize (most approximately 17 x 23 inches) black-and-white prints that were used in an American Education Theatre Association (A.E.T.A.) convention exhibit in the 1960s. A few of the photographs are reproductions of scenic designs. Most of the prints have labels on the reverse with identifying information about the productions. The photographs are in alphabetical order by production title.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.

Use Policies:

Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.

Restrictions on Use:

Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Center's Open Access and Use Policies.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Gift, circa 1970

Processed by:

Joan Sibley, 2002; Daniela Lozano, 2017

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Container List

Container
osf 1 The Affair, Theatre of Comedy, Leningrad, undated
Ara the Beautiful, Academic Drama Theatre Sundukian, Erevan, 1965
The Armoured Train, Moscow Art Theatre, 1927
Attempt on Prometheus, Theatre of Drama and Music Pietravodsk, 1965
The Bath, Satire Theatre, Moscow, 1953
The Bloody Mirage, Theatre of Drama, Tashkent, 1964
Bodas de Sangre, Kumik Theatre of Drama and Music, Makhachkala, undated
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osf 2 The Bratsk Power Station, Moscow Drama Theatre, 1967
Bulgun, Kalmyk Theatre of Drama, Elista, 1964
Dawns, RSFSR Theatre First, Moscow, 1920
The Decembrists, Contemporary Theatre, Moscow, 1967
Don Hil-calzoni Verdi, The Karelian ASSR Theatre of Drama and Music, Pietrozavodsk, undated
Eneida, Academic Drama Theatre Franko, Kiev, undated
Farkhad and Shirin, The Azerbaidjan SSR Azerbaidjan Academic Theatre of Drama, Azizbekov, Baku, undated
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osf 3 A Fierce Captain, Academic Drama Theatre, Kingisep, Tallinn, 1964
Fiery Heart, Moscow Art Theatre, 1962
The Front, Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow, 1942
Galileo Galilei, Theatre of Drama and Comedy of the Taganka, Moscow, 1966
The Good Women of Setzuan, Pushkin Theatre, Leningrad, 1961
Hark Ye, Theatre of Drama and Tragedy of The Taganka, Moscow, 1967
The Indian Summer, Finnish Theatre of Drama, Pietrozavodsk, 1965
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osf 4 The Inspector General, MKHAT, Moscow, 1966
The Invasion, Theatre of Drama, Kaluga, undated
Irkutsk Story, Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow, 1959
Ivan the Terrible, Central Theatre of the Soviet Army, Moscow, 1966
Josef and His Brothers, Academic Drama Theatre, Riga, 1956
King Lear, Academic Drama Theatre, Molanepes, Ashkabad, 1964
King Lear, Kirgiz Theatre of Drama, undated
Container
osf 5 Maktumkuli, Academic Drama Theatre, Molanepes, Ashkhabad, 1962
The Marsh Hen, Academic Drama Theatre Yanka Kupala, Minsk, 1966
Masquerade, Maly Theatre, Moscow, 1962
Mother Courage, Academic Drama Theatre, Kingisop, Tallinn, undated
My Friend, Theatre of the Revolution, Moscow, 1932
My Poor Marat, Central Theatre of the Soviet Army, Moscow, 1965
Narodovoltski (Friends of The People), Contemporary Theatre, Moscow, 1967
Container
osf 6 The Optimistic Tragedy, Kamerny Theatre Moscow, 1933
Othello, Rustaveli Theatre, Tbilisi, 1937
People Are Heirs to Everything, Pushkin Theatre, Leningrad, 1959
The Petits Bourgeois, Gorki Theatre, Leningrad, 1966
Poem about Love, Udmurt Theatre of Drama and Music, 1966
The Power of Darkness, Maly Theatre, Moscow, 1957
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osf 7 Princess Volkonskaya after Russian Women, Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Shevtchenko, Kiev, undated
Rasteriaeva Street, Maly Theatre, Moscow, 1929
The Regiment on the March, or They Fought For Their Motherland, Russian Theatre of Drama, Tashkent, 1965
Robbers, Academic Drama Theatre, Rustaveli, Tbilisi, 1933
Romeo and Juliet, Theatre for Young Spectators, Gorki, 1967
Russian People, Lensoviet Theatre, Moscow, 1942
Container
osf 8 Samat, Tatar Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Musa Djalil, Kazan, 1959
The Snow Maiden, The Karelian ASSR Theatre of Drama and Music, Pietrozavodsk, 1959
Spartacus, The Ukranian SSR Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Franko, Lvov, undated
Spartacus, Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Spendiarov, Erevan, 1961
Squaring the Circle, MKHAT, Moscow, 1928
Stolen Happiness, Academic Theatre of Drama, Franko, Kiev, undated
Container
osf 9 The Tempest, IGSPS Theatre, 1925
Ten Days That Shook the World, Theatre of Drama and Comedy at The Taganka, Moscow, 1965
Tereza’s Birthday, Pushkin Theatre, Moscow, 1961
The Three Sisters, MKHAT, Moscow, 1940
Three Songs, Armenian Drama Theatre, Sundukian, Erevan, 1935
Two Steps from the Equator, Russian Theatre, Choovash, ASSR, undated
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osf 10 Vassa Jeleznova, Maly Theatre, Moscow, 1952
The Virgin Soul Upturned, Pushkin Theatre, Moscow, 1967
Virineja, Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow, 1967
When I Dance and Played, Art Theatre Rainis, Riga, 1957
Yegor Bulitchev, Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow, 1932
Yegor Bulitchev, Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow, 1952

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