Scope and arrangement
The J. A. Partington papers, scores and sheet music is arranged in three series:
Weekly production notes and photographs from the Granada Theatre in San Francisco. Production notes include plot descriptions, cast lists, music and lighting cues. There are also some files from the Metropolitan Theatre in San Francisco.
Weekly production notes and photographs primarily from the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles. There are some files from the Paramount Theatre in New York City and other Publix Theatres in New Orleans and New Have. Also included are issues of Publix Opinion, the newsletter of the Publix Theatres Corporation, some clippings, programmes and correspondence.
Handwritten scores for individual productions of the Granada Theatre. There are approximately 20 selections.