Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891

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American actor.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : New York, 1870-1883, and one letter 1871 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533360

American songwriter, playwright, and one of the most popular actors of his day. Born William Jermyn Conlin, he adopted the name Florence because of his love of Florence, Italy, where he kept an apartment.

From the description of William Jermyn Florence typed questionnaire to S. S. McClure [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 260337602

From the description of William Jermyn Florence typed questionnaire to S. S. McClure [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014860

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referencedIn Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940,. Autograph letters signed to Daniel Frohman from various correspondents [manuscript], 1883-1926. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Myer S. Isaacs, (1841-1904), Collection, undated, 1844, 1851-1925 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letters signed from William Jermyn Florence to various people [manuscript], 1873-[1890]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908,. Autograph letters signed and initialled from Bronson Howard to various people [manuscript], 1869-1891. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letter signed from William Jermyn Florence to Byron [manuscript], 1888 July 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. Letter, 1891 April 13, Chicago, to Charles M. Skinner, Brooklyn, N.Y. / Wm. Florence. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899,. Autograph letters and memoranda from Augustin Daly to various recipients [manuscript], 1864-1899. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (bulk: 1861-1936) Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Boston Museum (1847-1903). Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
referencedIn [Ross Collection of Theater Portraits] [graphic], [19--?] Bancroft Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letters signed from W.J. Florence to William Winter [manuscript], 1875-1886. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. Letters to Ada Rehan, 1888-1890. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. William Jermyn Florence typed questionnaire to S. S. McClure [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. Letter and written interview, 1889. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. William Jermyn Florence typed questionnaire to S. S. McClure [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891. Autograph letters signed (4) : New York, 1870-1883, and one letter 1871 Oct. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letter signed from W.J. Florence to William Winter [manuscript], 19th century Thursday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letter signed from W.J. Florence, New York, to Frederick E. Partington [manuscript], 1888 April 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, Jr., 1826-1891. Correspondence, 1790-1891 (bulk 1840-1891) Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Shanks, William Franklin Gore, 1837-1905,. Autograph and typed letters signed from William Franklin Gore Shanks, New York, to William Winter, New York [manuscript], 1897-1903. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn McMichael, Clayton, 1844-1906,. Autograph letters signed and telegram from Clayton McMichael to William Winter [manuscript], 1891. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Tooker, Joseph Henry, 1830-1896,. Autograph letters signed from Joseph Henry Tooker, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 1871-1891. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John Lawrence Toole autograph collection, 1750-1903 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891,. Autograph letters signed from William Jermyn Florence to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1868-1890. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Robert Green Ingersoll Collection, 1884-1892 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout), 1835-1906. Letter : to Winter, 1891 Nov. 24. Getty Research Institute
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout), 1835-1906. person
correspondedWith Bok, Mr., 19th cent. person
associatedWith Boston Museum (1847-1903) corporateBody
correspondedWith Byron person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
correspondedWith Florence, W. J. (William Jermyn), Mrs., 1830-1906 person
correspondedWith Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940, person
associatedWith Hamby, J. W. person
correspondedWith Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919 person
correspondedWith Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908, person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949, person
correspondedWith McGlenen, Edward W. (Edward Webster). person
associatedWith McMichael, Clayton, 1844-1906, person
associatedWith Myer S. Isaacs and Family family
correspondedWith Partington, Frederick E., d. 1924, person
associatedWith Press Supply Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Shanks, William Franklin Gore, 1837-1905, person
associatedWith Skinner, Charles M. (Charles Montgomery), 1852-1907. person
associatedWith Sothern family. family
associatedWith Tooker, Joseph Henry, 1830-1896, person
correspondedWith Toole, John Lawrence, 1830-1906 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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Birth 1831-07-26

Death 1891-11-19

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