Allan, Maud

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Maud Allan was born in Toronto, Canada in 1883; raised in San Francisco, California; performing debut, Vienna, 1903; best known solo performance, The vision of Salome, 1908; toured India in 1913, Southeast Asia in 1913 and 1923, South America from 1919 to 1920, and the U.S.; had a school in England beginning in 1928; died in Los Angeles, October 7, 1956.

From the guide to the Maud Allan Papers, 1910-1934, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
referencedIn Drawings for the London Stage Collection, 1886-1924, 1886-1897 Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Maud Allan Papers, 1910-1934 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
creatorOf Allan, Maud, 1873-1956. [Clippings] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Robert Baldwin Ross Collection, 1888-1951 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 246). A-H.includes:f. 2 Henry Ainley, Manager, St. James's Theatre: Letter to P. Pitt: 1930.ff. 4, 5 Effie Maria Albanesi, alias 'Effie Adelaide Rowlands': Letters to P. Pitt: 1911.f. 6b Max Aldenhoven: Letter to P. Pitt: 1913.: Ge... British Library
referencedIn Souvenir programs of contemporary personalities, 1880-1993. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
referencedIn Clarence McGehee collection on Ruth St. Denis, ca. 1908-1937 University of California, Irvine. Library. Department of Special Collections
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Cattermole, Charles, fl. 1859 person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Lucas, John Seymour, 1849-1923 person
correspondedWith MacLeod, W. Angus person
associatedWith McGehee, Clarence person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
correspondedWith Ross, Robert Baldwin 1869-1918 person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Women dancers


Birth 1873-08-27

Death 1956-10-07



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