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Elmer Joseph Miller Concert and Theater Programs Collection

Identifier: MsC0363

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Scope and Contents

The collection is made up entirely of music programs, most dismantled and pasted onto paper that could be held by a three ring binder. The collection includes some articles and reviews about various stars and performances. Two metal index boxes accompany the collection, providing a chronological index to the concert programs and an alphabetical and chronological index for the theater programs. The numbers in parentheses after the folder titles in the container listing refer to the numbering systems of Mr. Miller's indexes.


  • Creation: 1872-1975


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. This collection is housed at an offsite location. Please allow two-three business days for retrieval and arrival to main library.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials may be unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility and potential liability based on copyright infringement for any use rests exclusively and solely with the user. Users must properly acknowledge University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives as the source of the material. For further information, visit


5.00 Linear Feet

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Collection of concert and theater programs, 1872-1975.

Method of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1978 by Jack Miller, the brother of Elmer J. Miller.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
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