Scope and Contents
The collection (1917-1930s) contains playbills, theater programs, and correspondence.
- Creation: 1917 -1930s
- Talbert, Harlin (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Harlin Talbert was born in Albany, Oregon. In 1909 he went to Chicago to "get into the theatrical business." Thereafter, until 1929, he worked with stock and vaudeville companies, and in theater and motion picture promotion as an actor, advance man, business manager and partner. He later promoted theatrical events in Albany.
2 linear feet (2 containers) : 1 record storage box, 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
Harlin Talbert worked in the theater and film business with stock and vaudeville companies, in theater and motion picture promotion as an actor, advance man, business manager and partner, and later promoted theatrical events in Albany, Oregon. The collection (1917-1930s) contains playbills, theater programs, and correspondence.
Collection processed by staff 1970s, Tanya Parlet, 2013.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the Harlin Talbert Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).