Rankin, Peter D.

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Photographs, playbills, souvenir programs, booklets, flyers, clippings, copies of correspondence, biographical and ephemeral materials chiefly relating to members of the Rankin and Davenport families, many of whom were leading American stage and film actors. Much of the collection dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries and pertains to E.L. Davenport, his daughter Fanny Davenport (who performed with Augustin Daly's company), son Harry Davenport (famous child star, stage and film actor who played the role of Dr. Meade in Gone with the wind) and Harry's wife Phyllis Rankin (Davenport). Also contains playbills, clippings, biographical and miscellaneous materials on Ethel Barrymore and other members of the Barrymore and Drew families. Includes copies of correspondence from: Eleanora Duse, Edwin Booth and Clyde Fitch.

From the description of Rankin-Davenport family papers, [ca. 1876]-1979. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072270

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Rankin, Peter D.,. Rankin-Davenport family papers, [ca. 1876]-1979. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Rankin, Peter D. Peter D. Rankin collection, ca. 1857-ca. 1959. Ohio State University Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959. person
associatedWith Barrymore family. family
associatedWith Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893. person
associatedWith Davenport, E. L. (Edward Loomis), 1814-1877. person
associatedWith Davenport family. family
associatedWith Davenport, Fanny, 1850-1898. person
associatedWith Davenport, Harry, 1866-1949. person
associatedWith Drew family. family
associatedWith Duse, Eleanora, 1858-1924. person
associatedWith Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909. person
associatedWith Rankin family. family
associatedWith Rankin, Phyllis. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Theater--History--19th century--Sources
Theater--History--20th century--Sources
Actors--Biography
Actors--Correspondence
Actors--Portraits
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Active 1857

Active 1959

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