Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924

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Lotta Crabtree was an American actress and theater producer.

From the description of Papers, 1866-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81865873

From the guide to the Lotta Crabtree papers, 1866-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

  • Nov. 7, 1847: Charlotte (Lotta) Mignon Crabtree born N.Y.C.
  • Sept. 25, 1924: Lotta dies at Hotel Brewster in Boston.
  • 1854 - 1920 : John (Jack) Ashworth Crabtree, brother of Lotta.
  • June 30 - July 30, 1925 : Ida May Blankenburg trial.
  • Aug. 12 - 14, 1925 : Blankenburg contempt hearing.
  • Dec. 13 - 23, 1926 : Carlotta Cockburn trial.
  • March 30, 1927: Judge Prest delivers decision in Cockburn trial.
  • April 18, 1927: Cockburn appeal to Mass. Supreme Judicial Court.
  • April 27, 1927: Annie Fretwell brings suit.
  • June 14, 1928: Cockburn appeal denied.
  • Aug. 25, 1928: Judge Prest dismisses Fretwell petition.
  • Nov. 27, 1928: Gen. Edwards appointed sole executor of will.

From the guide to the The Lotta Crabtree Will Case, 1870-1928, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University)

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referencedIn Houseworth's Celebrities: Theater Portraits [graphic], ca. 1875-1885 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Hawkins, Helen Lyon. Helen Lyon Hawkins papers, [ca. 1900-1976]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf San Francisco (Calif.). Abstract of title and certificate of search : photocopy, [undated]. California Historical Society
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
referencedIn Goldberg, Harry, Mrs.,. Mrs. Harry Goldberg collection of 19th century American stage portraits, 1880-1894 and undated. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn C. A. Muller actors portraits, circa 1870-1897 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Rivington, Tom. [Letter to Mr. Clayton] keep history straight [microform]. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Abbey, Henry Eugene, 1846-1896. ALS, 1874 March 21, Akron, Ohio, to C. H. Connell. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. Papers of George Pierce Baker, 1882-1926 (inclusive), 1890-1926 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Loewentheil, Stephan,. American theater collection of cabinet cards, [1871-1907]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Portraits of Theatrical Personalities Collected by F. E. Faragoh [graphic], 18---19-- Bancroft Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924. Letter, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lotta Crabtree collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Hawkins, Helen L. Notes for a one-act play, The New Idea, based on the life of Lotta Crabtree in the 1860's : ms, [undated] UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Muller, C. A. C. A. Muller actors portraits, ca. 1870-1897. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Boston Museum (1847-1903). Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Lotta Crabtree papers, 1866-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "C" [surname] folder 1872-1989. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924,. Telegram from Lotta Crabtree, St. Louis, Missouri, to William Winter, New York [manuscript], 1886 February 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Clayton, Dick. Mark Twain and Jack Slade entertain at Weber Stage Station in 1862. [microform]. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924. Autograph signature of Charlotte Crabtree [manuscript], 1884 November 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924,. Autograph letters signed from Lotta Crabtree to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1872-1899. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf The Lotta Crabtree Will Case, 1870-1928 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theatre, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection). Cabinet photographs of Lotta Crabtree, ca. 1850-1920. Houghton Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924,. Autograph letter signed from Lotta Crabtree, Boston, to Jefferson Winter, New York [manuscript], 1918 January 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Scrapbook on girls of the Golden West, 1933. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Scaparone family. San Francisco theater celebrity portraits [graphic]/ collected by the Scaparone family. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Lotta Crabtree will case, 1870-1928 (inclusive), 1924-1928 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924. Papers, 1866-1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lotta Crabtree miscellany, 1897-1974. California Historical Society
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associatedWith Clay Greene. person
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associatedWith Crabtree Estate person
correspondedWith Crabtree, George W, 1856-1890 person
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associatedWith Crabtree, Sarah Ann person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith David Steckman person
correspondedWith Donovan, Emma A. person
associatedWith Earp, Wyatt, 1848-1929 person
associatedWith Falconer, Edmund, 1814-1879 person
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associatedWith Hawkins, Helen Lyon. person
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associatedWith Ida May Blankenburg person
associatedWith Ida M. Blankenburg person
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associatedWith John Ashworth Crabtree person
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associatedWith Rogers, John R. person
associatedWith San Francisco (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scaparone family. person
associatedWith Sliver, W A. person
associatedWith Sophia Cooper Livesay person
associatedWith Stewart, Frank H., 1873-1948 person
associatedWith Walter Jarvis person
associatedWith Whipple, Sherman L. person
associatedWith Winter, Arthur, 1872-1886 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
correspondedWith Winter, William Jefferson, 1878-1929 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
American drama--19th century
Decedents' estates
American drama--20th century


Birth 1847-11-07

Death 1924-09-25



Ark ID: w63r0zg6

SNAC ID: 16656846