Allen, Viola, 1867-1948

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Actress.

From the description of ALS, Saturday, Empire Theatre, to Miss Freeman. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935481

Epithet: actress

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000013

American actress.

From the description of Invitation and an envelope, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367563537

From the guide to the Viola Allen letters, 1885, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf McRae, Bruce, 1867-1927,. Autograph letter signed from Bruce McRae to Miss Allen, 1916 February 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Abott, Bessie, 1878-1919,. Autograph album of Hartman Hotel, 1903-1918. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Fawcett, Percy Haswell,. Autograph letter signed from Percy Haswell, New York, New York, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Portraits of Theatrical Personalities Collected by F. E. Faragoh [graphic], 18---19-- Bancroft Library
referencedIn Jordan, J. P. Proclamation of thanks to Viola Allen, 1899. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Richardson, Leander Pease, 1856-1918,. Typed letter signed from Leander Pease Richardson, New York, to Jacob H. Strong, Rhinebeck, New York [manuscript], 1916 March 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Alabama oversized photographs and pictures collection, [18--?]-[ongoing]. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948,. Autograph letters signed from Viola Allen to William Winter [manuscript], 1898-1911. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921,. Autograph letter and typescript letter signed from David Scull Bispham to various people [manuscript], 1896-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979,. Autograph letter signed from Eleanor Robson Belmont, Garnett, South Carolina, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916? January 6th. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Viola Allen collection, [ca. 1894-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's As You Like It, ca 1794-1970. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Boston Museum Stock Company Kate Ryan Nolan collection of photographs, 1876-1893 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Loewentheil, Stephan,. American theater collection of cabinet cards, [1871-1907]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948. Invitation and an envelope, 1898. American Primers
referencedIn Coghlan, Rose, 1851-1932,. Autograph letters signed from Rose Coghlan to various recipients [manuscript], 1886-[1916]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Jessie Tarbox Beals Photograph Collection, [1900-1940] (Bulk 1904-1920) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Collier, Joseph, 1836-1910,. Wellman family acquaintances studio portraits, [1880]-[1909]. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948,. Autograph letters signed from Viola Allen to various people [manuscript], ca. 1890-1919. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dixey, Henry E., 1859-1943,. Autograph letter signed from Henry E. Dixey, St. Paul, Minnesota, to [Viola] Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kidder, Kathryn,. Autograph letter signed from Kathryn Kidder Anspacher to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 March 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937,. Autograph letter signed from Winthrop Ames to Viola Allen (Duryea) [manuscript], 1916 January 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Barrymore, John, 1882-1942,. Autograph letter signed from John Barrymore, New York, to Viola Allen [manuscript], ca. 1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Mason, John, 1858-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Mason to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 January 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948,. Women authors collection, Ha-Ho, 1825-1920. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942,. Autograph letter signed from Otis Skinner, Cincinnati, to Viola Allen, New York [manuscript], 1916 March 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Mary Anderson to various recipients [manuscript], 1879-1922. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Photographs of American and European actors, actresses and singers [manuscript], ca.1890-1910. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Scrapbooks and photographs The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948,. Autograph letter signed from Viola Allen to Gustav Kobbé [manuscript], 1914 March 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch (Pa.). Records, 1943-1963. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Manners, John Hartley, 1870-1928,. Autograph letter signed and telegram from J. Hartley Manners, New York, to various recipients [manuscript], 1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Edeson, Robert, 1868-1931,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Edeson, Port Henry, New York, to Viola Allen [manuscript], [1916?] March 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Curry, Thomas A. (Thomas Albert),. Typescript letters signed from Thomas A. Curry, New York City, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection., 1860-1950 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Moore, John, 1814-1893. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, ca.1800-1934. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Shannon, Effie, 1867-1954,. Autograph letter signed from E[ff?]ie Shannon, Philadelphia, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Jones Studio (Boulder, Colo.) Photographer. Alpha Delta Pi, 1922. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever), 1850-1912. Papers, 1844-1941 (inclusive), 1875-1908 (bulk) Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948. ALS, Saturday, Empire Theatre, to Miss Freeman. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Towse, John Ranken, 1845-1933,. Autograph letters signed from J. Ranken Towse, New York, to various recipients [manuscript], 1902-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Starr, Frances,. Autograph letter signed from Frances Starr to Viola Allen [manuscript], ca. 1916 Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950,. Autograph letter signed from Jane Cowl to Viola Allen [manuscript], [1916]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Whiteside, Walker, 1869-1942,. Telegram from Walker Whiteside, Helena, Montana, to Viola Allen, Criterion Theatre, New York [manuscript], 1916? February 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Irving, Isabel, 1871-1944,. Autograph letter signed from Isabel Irving, [New York], to Miss Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Richman, Charles, 1870-1940,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Richman, San Antonio, Texas, to Viola Allen, New York [manuscript], 1916 February 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930,. Typed letter signed from William H. Taft, New Haven, to Viola Allen, Empire Theatre, New York [manuscript], 1916 March 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Vernon, Frank, 1876-1940,. Autograph letter signed from Frank Vernon to William Winter [manuscript], 1904 November 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Manners, Samantha, fl. 1916,. Autograph letter signed from Sam[antha?] Manners to Viola Allen, New York [manuscript], 1916? February 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Correspondence, received unless otherwise stated, of Eleanor Farjeon with persons outside her family, writers A-D. Including: Claude Abbott, May Agate, Sir Bronson Albery, Viola Allen (Mrs Peter Duryea) and her sister Edith Allen Hall, William Armstr..., 1926-1996 British Library
referencedIn Frost (Edwin Collins) and William Henry Frost Papers, Frost (Edwin Collins) and William Henry Frost papers, (bulk 1890-1927), 1890-1941 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852-1944,. Autograph letter signed from Louis N. Parker, Kensington, to William Winter, New Brighton [manuscript], 1915 November 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916,. Typescript letter signed from James Whitcomb Riley, Miami, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Williams, Arthur, fl. 1916,. Typescript letter signed from Arthur Williams, New York, to Mrs. Viola Allen Duryea, Scarborough-on-Hudson [manuscript], 1916 January 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dodson, John E., 1857-1931,. Autograph letters signed from John E. Dodson to various recipients [manuscript], 1902-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917,. Typed letter signed and 1 copy unsigned from Joseph Hodges Choate, New York City, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 March 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940,. Autograph letters signed from Daniel Frohman, New York, to various recipients [manuscript], 1892-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Arliss, George, 1868-1946,. Autograph letters signed from George Arliss to various people [manuscript], 1913-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Courtleigh, William, 1867-1930,. Autograph letter signed from William Courtleigh, New York City, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 March 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clark, Marguerite, 1883-1940,. Autograph letter signed from H. Marguerite Clark to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Couton, F. C.,. Autograph letter signed from F.C. Couton, Boston, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1874-1910 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Boucicault Family papers, 1841-1902 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956. Percy MacKaye papers, 1879-1956. Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Julia Ward Howe letters, 1852-1910. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Warfield, David, 1866-1951,. Autograph letter signed from David Warfield, Chicago, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Faversham, William, 1868-1940,. Typescript letters signed from William Faversham to various recipients [manuscript], 1909-1921. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cook, Charles Emerson,. Typed letter signed from Charles Emerson Cook, New York City, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 January 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948. Letters to J. W. Hamby, 1891-1898. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Boucicault family. Boucicault Family papers, 1841-1902. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Brady, William A., 1863-1950,. Letters signed and unsigned from William Aloysius Brady to various people [manuscript], 1909-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Scrapbook on theater and opera, 1889-1904. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Viola Allen letters, 1885 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Souvenir programs of contemporary personalities, 1880-1993. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Stephen Crane letter, [manuscript], 1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burke, William, fl. 1916,. Telegram from William Burke to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948. Autograph. 1902. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Crosman, Henrietta, 1861-1944,. Autograph letters signed from Henrietta Crosman to various recipients [manuscript], 1891-[1916]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hackett, James Keteltas, 1869-1926,. Typescript letters signed from James Keteltas Hackett, New York, to various people [manuscript], 1913-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Randolph Somerville collection of autographed photographs, circa 1880s-1940 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Phillips, Charles, fl. 1916,. Typed letter signed from Chas. Phillips, Longacre Theatre, to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Drew, John, 1853-1927,. Autograph letters signed from John Drew to various recipients [manuscript], 1880-1919. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Duryea, Peter, 1858 or 9-1944,. Autograph letter signed from Peter Duryea, New York City, to William Winter [manuscript], 1912 October 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Boland, Mary,. Autograph letter signed from Mary Boland to Viola Allen [manuscript], 1916 February 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934,. Typescript letters signed from Augustus Thomas, New York, to various recipients [manuscript], 1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hadfield, Henry J., fl. 1904,. Autograph letter signed from Henry J. Hadfield, Niagara Falls, New York, to Jefferson Winter [manuscript], 1904 February 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Starr, Frances,. Telegram from Frances Starr, Richmond, to Viola Allen, New York [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford papers, 1864-1967 (inclusive), 1883-1908 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Allen, Viola, 1867-1948,. Autograph letters signed and initialed from Viola Allen to William Jefferson Winter [manuscript], 1913-1922. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931,. Autograph letters signed and telegrams from Tyrone Power to various recipients, 1897-1916. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf George, Grace, 1879-1961,. Autograph letter signed from Grace George, New York, to Viola Allen [manuscript], [1916?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
correspondedWith Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937, person
correspondedWith Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940, person
correspondedWith Arliss, George, 1868-1946, person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
correspondedWith Barrymore, John, 1882-1942, person
correspondedWith Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979, person
correspondedWith Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921, person
correspondedWith Boland, Mary, person
associatedWith Boston Museum Stock Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Boucicault family family
associatedWith Boucicault family. family
correspondedWith Brady, William A., 1863-1950, person
correspondedWith Burke, William, fl. 1916, person
associatedWith Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924 person
correspondedWith Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917, person
correspondedWith Clark, Marguerite, 1883-1940, person
correspondedWith Coghlan, Rose, 1851-1932, person
correspondedWith Cook, Charles Emerson, person
correspondedWith Courtleigh, William, 1867-1930, person
correspondedWith Couton, F. C., person
correspondedWith Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950, person
associatedWith Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. person
correspondedWith Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909 person
correspondedWith Crosman, Henrietta, 1861-1944, person
correspondedWith Curry, Thomas A. (Thomas Albert), person
correspondedWith Curtis, Mrs., 19th/20th cent. person
correspondedWith Dixey, Henry E., 1859-1943, person
correspondedWith Dodson, John E., 1857-1931, person
correspondedWith Drew, John, 1853-1927, person
associatedWith Duryea, Peter, 1858 or 9-1944, person
correspondedWith Edeson, Robert, 1868-1931, person
associatedWith Faragoh, Francis Edwards person
correspondedWith Faversham, William, 1868-1940, person
correspondedWith Fawcett, Percy Haswell, person
associatedWith Freeman, Miss. person
correspondedWith Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940, person
associatedWith Frost, Edwin Collins, 1867-1956 person
associatedWith Frost, William G. (William Goodell), 1854-1938 person
correspondedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 person
correspondedWith George, Grace, 1879-1961, person
associatedWith Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever), 1850-1912. person
associatedWith Hackett, James Keteltas, 1869-1926, person
associatedWith Hadfield, Henry J., fl. 1904, person
associatedWith Hamby, J. W, person
associatedWith Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. person
correspondedWith Irving, Isabel, 1871-1944, person
associatedWith Jones Studio (Boulder, Colo.) Photographer. corporateBody
associatedWith Jordan, J. P. person
correspondedWith Kidder, Kathryn, person
correspondedWith Kobbé, Gustav, 1857-1918 person
associatedWith Loewentheil, Stephan, person
associatedWith MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956. person
correspondedWith Manners, John Hartley, 1870-1928, person
correspondedWith Manners, Samantha, fl. 1916, person
correspondedWith Mansfield, Beatrice Cameron, b. 1868 person
correspondedWith Mason, John, 1858-1919, person
correspondedWith McRae, Bruce, 1867-1927, person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch (Pa.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905 person
associatedWith Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852-1944, person
correspondedWith Phillips, Charles, fl. 1916, person
correspondedWith Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931, person
associatedWith Richardson, Leander Pease, 1856-1918, person
correspondedWith Richman, Charles, 1870-1940, person
correspondedWith Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916, person
correspondedWith Roberts, Mr., 19th/20th cent. person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
correspondedWith Rouland, Minnie T. person
associatedWith Samuel Stark person
correspondedWith Shannon, Effie, 1867-1954, person
correspondedWith Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942, person
associatedWith Somerville, Randolph person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel. person
correspondedWith Starr, Frances, person
correspondedWith Starr, Frances, person
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, person
associatedWith Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934, person
correspondedWith Towse, John Ranken, 1845-1933, person
associatedWith Vernon, Frank, 1876-1940, person
associatedWith Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931. person
correspondedWith Warfield, David, 1866-1951, person
correspondedWith Whiteside, Walker, 1869-1942, person
correspondedWith Williams, Arthur, fl. 1916, person
correspondedWith Winter, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Campbell), 1841-1922 person
associatedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917, person
correspondedWith Winter, William Jefferson, 1878-1929 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Holidays
Editors--Correspondence
Actresses--Correspondence
Ephiphany
Theater--History--19th century
Occupation
Actresses
Function

Person

Birth 1867-10-27

Death 1948-05-09

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