Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902

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Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located at the corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets, the museum was founded in 1841 and was known as the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts until 1847. The final season at the museum was 1902-3.

From the guide to the Boston Museum Company correspondence, 1864-1884, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898.

The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located at the corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets, the museum was founded in 1841 and was known as the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts until 1847. The final season at the museum was 1902-3.

From the description of Boston Museum Company correspondence, 1864-1884. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122575506

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909. Papers of Clyde Fitch 1890-1908. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Boston Museum Company correspondence, 1864-1884 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library
creatorOf Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902. Autograph letters signed from Richard Montgomery Field, Boston Museum, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1868-1895. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1858-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robertson, Ian, 1858-1936,. Autograph letters signed from Ian Robertson, New York City and London, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], [1881?]-1893. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876,. Autograph letters signed from Charlotte Cushman to various recipients [manuscript], 1843-1875. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bernicat, Firmin, 1841-1883. François les bas bleus [collection] : opéra comique en 3 actes / musique de Firmin Bernicat ; terminée par André Messager ; paroles de Ernest Dubreuil, Eugène Humbert et Paul Burani. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902,. Autograph letters signed from R.M. Montgomery, Boston, to William Winter [manuscript], 1882. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Fawcett, Owen, 1838-1904,. Autograph letters signed to Owen Fawcett from various correspondents [manuscript], 1859-1904. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902. Boston Museum Company correspondence, 1864-1884. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bronson Howard papers, 1852-1895 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908. Papers, 1852-1895. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Bernicat, Firmin, 1841-1883. person
associatedWith Boston Museum (1847-1903) corporateBody
correspondedWith Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876, person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
correspondedWith Fawcett, Owen, 1838-1904, person
associatedWith Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909. person
associatedWith Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915 person
associatedWith Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908. person
associatedWith Robertson, Ian, 1858-1936, person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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United States
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Theater--Massachusetts--Boston
Theatrical managers
Theater--History--19th century
Actresses--United States
Theatrical producers and directors
Theatrical managers--United States
Actresses
Theater
Actors--United States
Actors
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Birth 1834

Death 1902

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