Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966

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Elsie Leslie (Milliken) was an American actress. She was also known as Elsie Leslie Lyde, Mrs. W. Jefferson Winter, and Mrs. Edwin Milliken.

From the description of Papers, 1888-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80781823

Child actress, best known for playing the title roles in the original LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1888-1889) and THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, Elsie Leslie returned to the stage as a young adult to star in THE RIVALS (1898) and other plays. Born Elsie Leslie Lyde, she was married twice: in 1901 to actor Jefferson Winter, and in 1918 to banker Edwin J. Milliken.

From the guide to the Elsie Leslie papers, 1889-1972, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Elsie Leslie (Milliken) was an American actress.

From the guide to the Elsie Leslie papers, 1888-1944., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University)

Child actress, best known for playing the title roles in the original LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1888-1889) and THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, Elsie Leslie returned to the stage as a young adult to star in THE RIVALS (1898) and other plays.

Born Elsie Leslie Lyde, she was married twice: in 1901 to actor Jefferson Winter, and in 1918 to banker Edwin J. Milliken.

From the description of Elsie Leslie papers, 1889-1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122456166

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966,. Autograph letter signed from Elsie Leslie, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1897 December 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Niblack, Albert P. (Albert Parker), 1859-1929,. Autograph letter signed from Albert P. Niblack, Los Angeles, to Elsie Leslie, Mentone, California [manuscript], 1903 July 20 Sunday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hall, Edna, Mrs. Davis Culver, 1835-1896. Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to Elsie Leslie, 1888 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Elsie Leslie, 1890 Apr. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stedman, Laura, 1881-1939,. Autograph letter signed from Laura Stedman, Atlantic City, New Jersey, to William Winter [manuscript], 1913 May 22. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cook, Charles Emerson,. Typed letter signed from Charles Emerson Cook, New York, to Elsie Leslie, Soo Nipi Park, New Hampshire [manuscript], 1913 June 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Winter, William, 1836-1917,. Autograph letters signed from William Winter to various recipients [manuscript], 1864-1917. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931,. Autograph letters signed from Tyrone Power, London and New York, to William Winter, New York [manuscript], 1902. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894. Autograph letters signed (3) : New York and Sorrento, Italy, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Feb. 26 and 28 and 1890 Nov. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905. Autograph letter signed : Plaza Hotel, New York, to Elsie Leslie, 1893 Dec. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966. Papers, 1888-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Russell, Tommy, 1880-1926. Autograph letter signed "Tommy" : [New York], to Elsie Leslie, 1889 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elsie Leslie papers, 1889-1972 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917,. Autograph letter signed from Evert Jansen Wendell, New York, to William Winter, New Brighton [manuscript], 1903 June 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Modjeska, Helena, 1840-1909,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned chiefly as Helena Modjeska to various recipients [manuscript], 1878-1905. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Aldrich, Mildred, 1853-1928. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., to Elsie Leslie], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Winter, William, 1836-1917,. Autograph letter signed from William Winter to Elsie Leslie [manuscript], 1911 February. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Winter, William, 1836-1917,. Correspondence signed from William Winter to Elsie Leslie [manuscript], 1898-1916 (bulk 1910-1915). Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893. Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clemens, Olivia (Langdon), 1845-1904. Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Elsie Leslie, 1890 May 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Cora Urquhart, 1857-1936,. Autograph letter signed from Cora Urquhart Potter, New York, to Elsie Leslie Lyde, New York [manuscript], 1889 January 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. Autograph letter signed "Mark Twain" : Hartford, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Oct. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gillette, William, 1853-1937. To my Little Love : autograph poem unsigned : [New York], sent to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Jan. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. Autograph letter signed : "The Players" [New York], to Elsie Leslie, 1893 Christmas. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn French, T. Henry, 1848-1902. Typewritten letter signed : New York, to Mrs. E. Leslie [Lyde], 1888 Nov. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. Autograph letter signed : 206 D'Artmouth Street [Boston], to Elsie Leslie, [1888 Sept. 9]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Riddle, George, 1851-1910,. Autograph letter signed from George Riddle, Cambridge, to William Winter, New Brighton [manuscript], 1903 May 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Elsie Leslie, 1891 July 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966,. Autograph letters and telegram signed from Elsie Leslie to William Jefferson Winter [manuscript], 1914-1919. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kellar, Helen Adams, 1880-1968. Autograph letters signed (2) : South Boston, Mass., to Elsie Leslie, 1890 Apr. 23 and 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904. A little lord, a little king : Onteora, to Elsie Leslie : autograph poem, 1896 July 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. Autograph letter signed : 296 Beacon Street, [Boston], to Elsie Leslie, 1892 Mar. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Winter, William, 1836-1917. Robert Young collection relating to William Winter [manuscript], ca. 1745-2005 (bulk 1880-1906). Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Beemer, Elwood H., 1878-1952,. Typed letter from E.H. Beemer, Reno, Nevada, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1919 November 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966. Elsie Leslie papers, 1889-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Elsie Leslie papers, 1888-1944. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Aldrich, Mildred, 1853-1928. person
associatedWith Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899. person
associatedWith Arliss, George, 1868-1946, person
correspondedWith Bates Blanche. person
associatedWith Beemer, Elwood H., 1878-1952, person
associatedWith Belasco, David, 1853-1931, person
associatedWith Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855. person
associatedWith Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893, person
associatedWith Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. person
associatedWith Clemens family. family
associatedWith Clemens, Olivia (Langdon), 1845-1904. person
associatedWith Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Clements family family
correspondedWith Cook, Charles Emerson, person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928. person
correspondedWith Diggs, Dudley. person
associatedWith Diggs, Dudley, 1879-1947, person
associatedWith Elsie Leslie person
associatedWith Elsie (Leslie) Milliken. person
associatedWith Elsie (Leslie) Milliken's person
associatedWith French, T. Henry, 1848-1902. person
associatedWith Gillette, William, 1853-1937, person
associatedWith Hall, Edna, Mrs. Davis Culver, 1835-1896. person
associatedWith Harris, Julie. person
associatedWith Harris, Julie, 1925- person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904. person
associatedWith Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Jefferson Winter. person
associatedWith Kellar, Helen Adams, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950. person
associatedWith Mathews, Schuyler person
associatedWith Mathews, Schuyler. person
correspondedWith Modjeska, Helena, 1840-1909, person
associatedWith Mrs. Wallace person
correspondedWith Niblack, Albert P. (Albert Parker), 1859-1929, person
associatedWith Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852-1944. person
correspondedWith Potter, Cora Urquhart, 1857-1936, person
associatedWith Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931, person
associatedWith Reade, Charles, 1814-1884. person
associatedWith Riddle, George, 1851-1910, person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894. person
associatedWith Russell, Tommy, 1880-1926. person
associatedWith Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933, person
correspondedWith Stedman, Laura, 1881-1939, person
associatedWith Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917, person
associatedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917, person
correspondedWith Winter, William Jefferson, 1878-1929 person
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943. person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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Theater--United States
Theater 19th century
Theater--20th century
Theater
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Birth 1881

Death 1966

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