Collection - "3 for Tonight" poster

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"3 for Tonight" poster


  • 1954 (Creation)

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0.10 Linear Feet

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Archival history

The item received accession number U2012.45. The poster was discovered during a remodeling project in a Boyd Hall lobby. The poster was found between a wall and some paneling and then delivered to the university archives.

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Acqusition Source: University Facilities
Acqusition Method: Records transfer.
Acqusition Date: 20121006

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Scope and content

The poster promotes a Paul Gregory-Charles Laughton Production of Marge and Gower Champion, Harry Belafonte, and the Voices of Walter Schumann in the play "3 for Tonight."  It was scheduled for the Kansas State College auditorium on Wednesday, 17 November 1954.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Acquired in accordance with retention schedule.


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All matierals are open for research

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English

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Preferred Citation: "3 for Tonight" poster, Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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  • English



Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Cliff Hight
Processing Info: University archivist Cliff Hight processed the collection in October 2012.
Publication Date: 2012-10-10

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  • Box: 1 folder