Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893

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American actor in light comedy, Murdoch was also a lecturer on behalf of the Civil War wounded.

From the description of James Edward Murdoch papers, 1822-1913 (inclusive), 1856-1889 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378245

James Edward Murdoch, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was an actor, lecturer, and teacher of elocution. He was married to Eliza Middlecott and the two had a daughter, Fannie.

From the description of James E. Murdoch papers, 1837-1903. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122520212

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referencedIn Du Bois, S. C., 19th cent. Autograph letter signed from S.C. DuBois, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1889 April 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. James Edward Murdoch papers, 1822-1913 (inclusive), 1856-1889 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, Jr., 1826-1891. Correspondence, 1790-1891 (bulk 1840-1891) Houghton Library
referencedIn Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872. Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872. Letter to James Edward Murdoch : New York : LS, 1841 May 19. California Digital Library
referencedIn Woolley, William Preston, 1830-1850. Index rerum, 1846-1850. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893,. Autograph letter signed from James Edward Murdoch, Chicago, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1866 January 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. Correspondence to George H. Boker, 1851. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Murdoch, Fannie,. Autograph letter signed from Fannie Murdoch, Cincinnati, to Howard Malcom Ticknor [manuscript], 1893 June 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ticknor, Howard Malcom, 1836-1905,. [Collection of newspaper clippings relating to the memorial bust of James E. Murdoch]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
referencedIn Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893,. Autograph letter signed from James Edward Murdoch to T. Sewall Lancaster [manuscript], [1853?] October 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893,. Autograph letter signed and 1 letter signed from James Edward Murdoch to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1883-1888. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872. Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. Collection of James E. Murdoch materials. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth, 1757-ca.1920. Houghton Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. Lecture notes of James Edward Murdoch on Hamlet [manuscript], ca. 1850. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Murdoch, Fannie,. Autograph letters signed from Fannie Murdoch to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1889. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. James Edward Murdoch collection, 1840-1905. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Murdoch, Fannie,. Autograph letter signed from Fannie Murdoch, Cincinnati, to George Becks [manuscript], 1891 November 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Francis Wilson, Cincinnati, to Dr. Whelpley [manuscript], 1898 January 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. James E. Murdoch papers, 1837-1903. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Jefferson, Palm Beach, Fla., to Mr. Whelply [i.e. Whelpley] [manuscript], 1898 March 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893,. Autograph letters signed from James Edward Murdoch to various recipients [manuscript], 1852-1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Bayne, Walter McPherson, 1795-1859, person
associatedWith Blake, William Rufus, 1805-1863, person
associatedWith Bridge, W. F. person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Du Bois, S. C., 19th cent. person
associatedWith Field, Kate, 1838-1896 person
associatedWith Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872. person
associatedWith Hollingshead, Frances M., Dr., person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905, person
correspondedWith Lancaster, T. Sewall, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886. person
correspondedWith McGlenen, Edward W. (Edward Webster). person
associatedWith Miles, George Henry, 1824-1871. person
associatedWith Murdoch, Fannie, person
associatedWith Pelby, William, 1793-1850, person
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, person
associatedWith Pierpont, John, 1785-1866. person
associatedWith Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872. person
associatedWith Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Duc de, 1585-1642 person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Smith, Solomon, 1801-1869. person
associatedWith Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542 person
associatedWith Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935, person
associatedWith Woolley, William Preston, 1830-1850. person
correspondedWith Wright, fl. 1852 person
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United States
New England
United States
United States
Subject
Actors--19th century
Hamlet (Legendary character)--Manuscripts
Theater
Theater--History--19th century
Slaves--Emancipation
Abolitionists
American drama
Occupation
Actors
Lecturers
Actors--United States
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Birth 1811-01-25

Death 1893-05-19

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