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The Charles H. Eisenhardt Jr. Collection


The Charles H. Eisenhardt Jr. Collection
Eisenhardt, Charles H., Jr.
Collection number:
02-85-Minesinger, 02-88-Minesinger
5.25 Linear Feet
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Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

The Charles H. Eisenhardt Jr. (1902-1917), a Baltimore native and avid patron of the arts, attended numerous concerts and theater productions in Baltimore and was particularly interested in musical theater. An employee of American Steel and Wire Company, in 1942 he moved with his wife Ethel and daughter Jane to Cleveland, Ohio, were they where frequent attendees at the Hanna Theater and The Cleveland Playhouse. Eisenhardt transferred to New York City in 1956 to work for US Steel Corporation and remained in the New York City metro area until his death. The collection covers the period from 1865 to 1964 with the bulk of the material from 1910 to 1945. The collection consists of programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, books, scores, and memorabilia collected by Mr. Eisenhardt. Theater programs have been integrated into the SCPA Theater Program Collection

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The collection is open for research use.

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The Charles H. Eisenhardt Jr. Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment:


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