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.
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.
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.
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Robert Weinberger Theatre Playbills Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. To cite a specific item from this collection, please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting. See the Citing Special Collections Materials page for more information. https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/resources/225 Accessed January 18, 2020.