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Robert Weinberger Theatre Playbills Collection

Identifier: 2002-001

The collection contains drama, dance, opera, and symphony programs from performances given in North America and Europe. The programs are arranged chronologically from 1947 to 2001 and are housed in sixty-three binders. Ticket stubs and review clippings are attached to most of the programs with a few bearing autographs.


  • 1947-2001

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


11.5 linear feet

Biographical Information

Robert Weinberger was born and reared in New York City and began attending performing arts events and collecting programs in 1947. During this period there were special performances made available to high school students for ten cents a seat. He moved to Houston in 1965 and continued to attend cultural events here while frequently making trips to New York and abroad.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Houston in 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Edward F. Lukasek, 2003

Guide to the Robert Weinberger Theatre Playbills Collection
Edward Lukasek
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA