The collection contains five boxes of programmes from Milan, from performances given at the Teatro alla Scala. Though the programmes are chiefly from opera performances, there are a number of items from concerts. The earliest item in the collection is from 1912, and the collection includes a significant amount of material from the 1920s.
The collection includes two boxes of programmes from Venice. There is one box of programmes from La Fenice. The items date from 1926 onwards, and include a significant amount of material from the 1960s. The other box contains programmes from a number of concert venues, including prospectuses and festival programmes from the festival "Biennnale di Venezia".
The collection includes three boxes of programmes from 1920 onwards. There are two boxes of programmes from the Teatro dell'Opera. There is one box of programmes from a wide variety of venues in Rome, including a significant number of programmes from the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
There is one box of programmes from Florence. This contains items from a large number of concert venues, including the Teatro Comunale Firenze and items from the festival "Maggio Musicale Fiorentino".
There is one box of programmes from Pesaro, containing individual programmes, festival programmes and prospectuses from the Rossini Opera Festival.
There collection contains two boxes of programmes from Verona. These are largely from the Arena di Verona, and date from 1913 onwards.
There are six boxes of programmes from other locations in Italy. There is a significant number of programmes from Naples and Ravenna, as well as programmes from a wide array of other towns and cities.
The collection is divided by town/city, then by venue, then chronologically.