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Theatre programmes, playbills and posters from the Joseph Holloway Collection.

Main Creator: Holloway, Joseph, 1861-1944, donor.
Contributors: Father Mathew Feis
McHardy-Flint, Mary
McMaster, Anew
McCormack, John, 1884-1945
Vousden, Val
Burke, Edmund, Professor
Grace, Valentine Raymond, Sir, 1877-1945
Gaiety Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Olympia Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Drama League
Dublin Gate Theatre
Association of Elocutionists
Theatre-Royal (Dublin, Ireland)
Antient Concert Rooms (Dublin, Ireland)
Peacock Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Abbey Theatre
Dublin Jewish Dramatic Society
Hengler Grand Cirque
Rathmines and Rathgar Musical Society
Irish Literary Society (London, England)
Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Choral Society
Empire Palace Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Coffee Palace
Corinthian Club (Dublin, Ireland)
Leinster Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Literary, Dramatic & Musical Society (Dublin, Ireland)
National Literary Society of Ireland
Molesworth Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Metropole Cinema (Dublin, Ireland)
Queen's Royal Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Round Room (Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
All Hallows College (Dublin, Ireland)
British Empire Shakespeare Society. Dublin Branch
Belvedere College S.J. (Dublin, Ireland)
Carmelite Seminary Literary Society
Architectural Association of Ireland.
Catholic Commercial Club. Literary and Debating Society
Theatre of Ireland
Dublin Philharmonic Society
Dublin Orchestral Society
Dublin Writers' Club
Dublin Musical Society
Dublin Madrigal Society
Dublin Grand Opera Society
Mansion House (Dublin, Ireland)
Gaelic League (Ireland)
Irish Theatre Company (Dublin, Ireland)
Irish Film Society
Oireachtas na Gaeilge
Players Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Royal Dublin Society
Tivoli Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Royal Irish Academy of Music
Savoy Cinema, Cork
St. Francis Xavier's (Dublin, Ireland)
College Historical Society (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
St. Enda's School (Dublin, Ireland)
Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophical Society
St. Vincent's College, Castleknock
Bibliographical Society of Ireland
City of Dublin Workingmen's Club
Academy of Christian Art of Ireland, Dublin
Belfast Young Ireland Society
Catholic Truth Society of Ireland
Young Men's Christian Association (Dublin, Ireland)
University College Dublin. Literary and Historical Society
University College Dublin
Blackrock College
Catholic Young Men's Society
Hely's Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland)
Hallé Orchestra
Irish Academy of Letters
Irish Folk Song Society
National Gallery of Ireland
Pigott & Co. (Dublin) Publishers
Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland
Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Dublin, Ireland)
Royal Hospital of King Charles II (Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland)
Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts
St. Patrick's Cathedral (Dublin, Ireland)
Sinn Féin
St. Patrick's College (Maynooth, Ireland)
St. Vincent's Hospital (Dublin, Ireland)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Inghinidhe na hÉireann
Star Theatre of Varieties (Dublin, Ireland)
Aberdeen Hall (Gresham Hotel, Dublin, Ireland)
Harold's Cross Dramatic Club (Dublin, Ireland)
Booterstown Christian and Literary Association (Dublin, Ireland)
Ormonde Dramatic Society (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Amateur Dramatic Society
Theatre (Portobello Barracks, Dublin, Ireland)
Insurance Institute of Ireland Dramatic Society
Blackrock Town Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Bray Assembly Rooms
Bray Town Hall
Carlton Cinema (Dublin, Ireland)
Catholic Commercial Club
Cork Dramatic Society
Corinthian CInema (Dublin, Ireland)
Cork Opera House
Coliseum Theatre Dublin
Dalkey Amusements Committee (Dalkey, Ireland)
Dorset Picture Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Sacred Heart Home, Drumcondra (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Gramophone Society
Dublin Operatic Society
Dublin Oratorio Society
Dublin Popular Concerts
Dublin University Players
Dublin Literary Society
Dublin Orchestral Players
Dublin Arts Club
Dublin Choral Union
Dublin Dramatic and Musical Association
Dublin Marionette Group
Dublin Glee and Madrigal Union
Dublin Municipal School of Music
Dublin Theatre Group
Exhibtion Palace Dublin
Grand Opera House Belfast
Grand Lyric Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Illsley-McCabe Productions
Irish Musical Society
Kingstown Amusements Committee
Kingstown Pavilion
Kingstown Town Hall
Orpheus Choral Society
New Leinster Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Leinster Stage Society
Metropolitan Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Musical Art Society, Dublin
Players' Club (Dublin, Ireland)
Quinlan Opera Company
Radio Éireann. Ceól-Fhuireann
Sackville Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Rathmines Town Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Savoy Cinema, Dublin
St. Teresa's Total Abstinence and Temperance Association
Theatre Royal, Wexford
Theatre Royal, Cork
Theatre Royal, Limerick
Theatre Royal (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Clontarf Town Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
University College Dublin. Musical Society
University College Dublin. Dramatic Society
Antiquaries' Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Association of St. Nicholas
Banba Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Bernadette Players
Bijou Theatre
Boys' Brigade. 21st Dublin Company (Rathmines)
Bohemian Picture Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
University Church (Dublin, Ireland)
Catholic Boy's Brigade Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Catholic Young Men's Society. Gymnasium Club
Opera House and Hippodrome, Londonderry
Donore Orchestral & Musical Society
Empire Billiard Saloon (Dublin, Ireland)
Empire Theatre of Varieties
Galway Town Hall
Grafton Picture House (Dublin, Ireland)
Gregg Memorial Hall (Dublin, Ireland)
Irish Cyclists' Association
Irish Industrial League
Killiney & Ballybrack Home Improvement Association
Jury's Hotel
Little Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Lyric Theatre Company
Masonic Female Orphan School (Dublin, Ireland)
Merrion Pier & Baths
Munster Players
National Variety Theatre, Dublin
Palace Theatre, Cork
Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar
Sandymount Presbyterian Band of Hope
Savoy Theatre of Varieties, Dublin
Solicitors' Apprentices' Debating Society of Ireland
St. Ultan's Hospital (Dublin, Ireland)
Bangor Drama Club
Derry Catholic Young Men's and Boys' Society
Leeside Players
Mullingar Parochial Hall
Rosario Dramatic Society
Auriga Productions
Belgian Refugee Relief Fund
St. Mary's Asylum
Córas Iompair Eireann. Musical and Dramatic Society
Farney Players
St. Patrick's Temperance Sodality
Columban Players
Doreen Academy of Dancing
Dublin Summer School of Acting
Fr. Mathew Dramatic Society
Irish Women Citizens' Association
Fitzgerald Dramatic Society
Pilgrim Players
Argosy Dramatic Society
Civil Service Dramatic Society
Dundalgen Players
Gas Company Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
New Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Nine Players
Sandymount Operatic and Dramatic Society
Bank of Ireland Musical & Dramatic Society
Mount Argus Players
St. Teresa's Dramatic Society
Torch Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
St. Vincent's Orphanage, Glasnevin
Ulster Literary Theatre
Ulster Minor Hall
Victoria Association
Dublin Repertory Theatre
Emerald Rechabite Hall
Experimental Theatre Club (Dublin, Ireland)
St. James' Musical and Dramatic Society
Brunswick Street Amateur Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Victoria Rooms, Clifton
Whitworth Hall, Drogheda
Woodbrook Concert Hall, Bray
Republican Player's Dramatic Society
O'Connell Musical & Dramatic Society
Irish Dramatic Union
Emmet Dramatic Society
Earlsfort Players
Dublin Literary and Dramatic Society
Ashbrook L.T.C. Grosvenor Road, Rathgar
Feis Ceoil
Irish Artisans' Art & Industry Exhibition
Tailteann Games (1924-1932)
"Araby," Grand Oriental Fête (Dublin)
Cork International Exhibition, (1902-1903)
Grand Military Tattoo (1906 : Cork, Ireland)
Edmund Burke Centenary Commemoration (1897 : Dublin, Ireland)
International Eucharistic Congress 1932 : Dublin)
Howth Regatta (1883)
Howth Swimming Gala and Regatta (1910)
Irish Concert and Water Carnival (1906 : Cork, Ireland)
City of Dublin Hospital Bazaar (1886)
Irish Textile Exhibition (Dublin)
Irish Book Fair
Irish International Exhibition ( 1907 : Dublin)
Manchester Martyrs' Commemoration Concert (1917 : Dublin, Ireland)
Moore Memorial Concert 1904 : Dublin, Ireland)
Pembroke Fete (1897 : Dublin, Ireland)
Royal Irish Military Tournament (8th, 10th-14th June, 1895 : Ball's Bridge, Dublin)
Summary:A collection of programmes and playbills donated to the National Library by architect and theatregoer Joseph Holloway (1861-1944). The collection covers over 200 theatre companies, professional and amateur dramatic groups. Also includes cinema and concert programmes, newspaper cuttings and other ephemera.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: ca. 1880-1944.
Notes:Approximately 25,000 ephemeral items (170 archival boxes of material plus playbills and posters). This collection is held in the Department of Ephemera.

Associated manuscripts held in the Manuscripts Department with prints and drawings collected and commissioned by Holloway viewable by appointment in the Prints & Drawings Department (670 of these P&D items searchable online under "Holloway, Joseph, donor").

Varying form of title: Joseph Holloway Theatrical Collection of theatre programmes, playbills and posters

Varying form of title: Holloway Theatrical Collection of theatre programmes, playbills and posters

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