Abbott, Emma, 1850-1891

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American operatic singer born in Chicago, Illinois.

From the description of Letter, portrait, and biography, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554074

American opera singer.

Emma Abbott performed in her own company, the Emma Abbott Grand English Opera Company.

From the description of Emma Abbott miscellany, 1881-1891. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 122443527

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referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Abbott, Emma, 1850-1891. Letter, portrait, and biography, 1876. American Primers
creatorOf Abbott, Emma, 1850-1891. Emma Abbott miscellany, 1881-1891. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Abbott, Emma, 1850-1891. Emma Abbott letter : Kansas City, Mo. : ALS, 1885 Dec. 13. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Abbott, Emma, 1850-1891. Women authors collection, A-Al, 1944-1965. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Actress and Singer Photograph Collection, ca. 1850 - 1930, 1850-1930 The Society of California Pioneers.
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Letterpress transfer : to Emma Abbott, 1884 July 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Emma Abbott poem, 1883 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941. Warren A. Candler papers, 1846-1977. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn [Scrapbook of clippings on various women singers, especially Jenny Lind, Adelina Patti, and Emma Abbott, and on miscellaneous persons]. Chicago History Museum
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associatedWith Arbuckle, Maclyn, 1866-1931. person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
associatedWith Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941. person
associatedWith Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne). person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Society of California Pioneers corporateBody
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. person
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Theater--History--19th century
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Opera--19th century
Women singers--Correspondence
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Women singers--Portraits
Women singers
Women singers--Biography
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Birth 1850-12-09

Death 1891-01-05

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