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Royal Theatre Records (MS.2011.034)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146
Fax: 401-863-2093

Collection Overview

Title: Royal Theatre Records
Date range: circa 1914-1934
Creator: Acker, Leonard R.
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Royal Theatre Records comprise the business records of the Royal Theatre in Olneyville Square, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912-1935. The records document the day-to-day management of a small motion picture theater as well as its integration in local, regional, and national networks. Materials include correspondence, account books, invoices, receipts, tax records, insurance policies, legal documents, clippings, and trade publications.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: John Hay Library
Collection number: MS.2011.034