Players (Club)

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Brooks was elected an honorary member of the Players.

From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1961-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182939973

New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers.

From the description of Players Club letters, 1848-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397038

The Players is a private social club, founded by Edwin Booth in 1888 in New York City, for actors, artists, musicians, writers, and other professionals in the arts.

From the description of Players records, 1848-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122378711

From the guide to the Players records, 1848-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. Architecture Images Collection, circa 1900-1920. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Coburn, Charles. [Theater programs and related ephemera in the John Davis Batchelder Collection. 2. Shakespeare]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Henry Magonigle to William Winter [manuscript], 1893 June 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917,. Autograph letter signed from Evert Jansen Wendell to John Malone, The Players [manuscript], 1895 (?) November 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Oswald Constantin Hering papers, 1885-1944 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn De Boer, Joseph Arend. Edwin Booth : manuscript, 1909 Dec. 18. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Goodwin, Nat. C. (Nathaniel Carll), 1857-1919,. Autograph letters signed from Nat C. Goodwin, New York, to [Albert Marshman] Palmer [manuscript], ca. 1890. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910. Letters of William Vaughn Moody [manuscript], 1896-1923. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Henry Magonigle to William Winter [manuscript], 1893 April 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Players (Club). Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1961-1962. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Howland, Henry Elias, 1835-1913. Speeches and resolutions, 1868-1913. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Sisson, Wesley, 19th cent. Typed letters signed from Wesley Sisson, New York, to John Malone, New York and San Francisco [manuscript], 1889. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899. Theatrical papers of Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1863-1900. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Henry Magonigle to William Winter [manuscript], 20th century November 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hering, Oswald Constantin, 1874-1941. Oswald Constantin Hering papers, 1885-1944. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Wilde, Percival, 1887-1953. Correspondence, 1941-1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Middleton Papers, 1872-1970, (bulk 1911-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Malone, John, d. 1906,. Autograph letter signed from John Malone to William Winter [manuscript] 1902 March 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929,. Autograph letters signed from Brander Matthews to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1874-1898. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Wortman, Denys, 1887-1958. Denys Wortman papers, 1887-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marquis, Don, 1878-1937. Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Players (Club). [Minor publications.]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Menu collection, 1866-1988. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904. Papers of Laurence Hutton, 1879-1899. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Paul Myers papers, 1938-1994 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Jefferson, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1889 January 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ireland, Joseph Norton, 1817-1898,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Norton Ireland, Bridgeport, Conn., to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1889 November 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891. Papers of Lawrence Barrett [manuscript], 1871-1889. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Myers, Paul, 1917-. Paul Myers papers, 1938-1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Players records, 1848-1941 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946. Arthur Bartlett Maurice correspondence, 1905-1945. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905,. Autograph letters signed from Albert Marshman Palmer, New York, Stamford, Connecticut., London, Chicago and Washington, to various people [manuscript], 1872-1902. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Russell, Sol Smith, 1848-1902,. Autograph letter signed from Sol Smith Russell, The Players, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat), 1832-1918,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Converse, New York, to John Malone [manuscript], 1895 January 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Gayler, Charles, 1820-1892,. Autograph letters signed from Charles Gayler, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 1880-1888. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Burdese, A. P., fl. 1894,. Autograph card signed from A.P. Burdese to John Malone [manuscript], 1894 December 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Papers of Mark Twain [manuscript], 1862-1946, bulk 1872-1910. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Booth-Grossman family papers, 1840-1953 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn James Young papers, 1904-1948 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Henry Magonigle, New York, to William Winter, Mentone [manuscript], 1893 July 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stafford, D. J., fl. 1895,. Autograph letter signed from D.J. Stafford, Washington D.C., to Monroe [manuscript], 1895 December 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Richard D. T. Hollister Papers, 1887-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Jefferson, Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts, to William Winter, 17 3rd Ave. Fort Hill, New Brighton, Staten Island [manuscript], 1896 October 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Players (Club). Players Club letters, 1848-1941. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. Postcard addressed to the Player's Club : New Rochelle, New York : ALS, 1905 December 26. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Players. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1966. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hill, Barton,. Typescript letter signed from Barton Hill, The Players, New York City, to William Winter, The Tribune Office, New York City [manuscript], 1902 April 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Herbert, Sidney, d. 1927,. Autograph letter signed from Sidney Herbert, Players Club, New York, to William Winter, Staten Island, New York [manuscript], 1899 July 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Players (Club). Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935. Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Players (Club). Players records, 1848-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
referencedIn Young, James, b. 1878. James Young papers, 1904-1948. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Wilson, A. C. Joseph, b.1822. A.C. Joseph Wilson memorandum book, 1850 Mar. 5-1852 Feb. 14. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat), 1832-1918,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Converse, New York, to John Malone [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919,. Autograph letter signed from John Henry Magonigle, New York, to William Winter, Mentone, California [manuscript], 1893 June 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Middleton, George, 1880-1967. George Middleton papers, 1872-1970 (bulk 1911-1958). Library of Congress
creatorOf Malone, John, d. 1906. Autograph letter signed from John Malone, the Players, to the the Board of Directors of the Players [manuscript], 1896 March 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
creatorOf Malone, John, d. 1906,. Autograph letter signed from John Malone, Hotel Hungaria, to Lawrence Barrett, The Players [manuscript], 1889 March 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Olin, Stephen Henry, 1847-1925,. Autograph letters signed from Stephen Henry Olin, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1871-1895. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891. person
associatedWith Beckwith, J. Carroll 1852-1917. person
associatedWith Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915. person
associatedWith Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903. person
associatedWith Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893. person
associatedWith Booth-Grossman family family
associatedWith Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941. person
associatedWith Brunner, Arnold W. 1857-1925. person
associatedWith Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith Burdese, A. P., fl. 1894, person
associatedWith Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Coleman, Charles C. 1840-1928. person
associatedWith Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat), 1832-1918, person
associatedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. person
associatedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899. person
associatedWith Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. person
associatedWith De Boer, Joseph Arend. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1919. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939 person
associatedWith Gayler, Charles, 1820-1892, person
associatedWith Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. person
associatedWith Goodwin, Nat. C. (Nathaniel Carll), 1857-1919, person
associatedWith Herbert, Sidney, d. 1927, person
associatedWith Hering, Oswald Constantin, 1874-1941. person
associatedWith Hill, Barton, person
associatedWith Hollister, Richard Dennis Teall, 1878- person
associatedWith Howland, Henry Elias, 1835-1913. person
associatedWith Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904. person
associatedWith Hutton, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Ireland, Joseph Norton, 1817-1898, person
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905, person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Lunt, Alfred. person
associatedWith MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956. person
associatedWith Magonigle, J. Henry (John Henry), 1830-1919, person
associatedWith Malone, John, d. 1906. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907. person
associatedWith Marquis, Don, 1878-1937. person
associatedWith Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950. person
associatedWith Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929, person
associatedWith Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946. person
associatedWith Middleton, George, 1880-1967. person
associatedWith Milton Caniff person
associatedWith Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910. person
associatedWith Myers, Paul, 1917- person
associatedWith Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. person
associatedWith Olin, Stephen Henry, 1847-1925, person
associatedWith Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905, person
associatedWith Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966. person
associatedWith Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. person
associatedWith Pinero, Arthur Wing, Sir, 1855-1934. person
associatedWith Power, Tyrone, 1869- person
associatedWith Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931. person
associatedWith Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911. person
associatedWith Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967. person
associatedWith Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. person
associatedWith Russell, Sol Smith, 1848-1902, person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Seawell, Donald R. person
associatedWith Sisson, Wesley, 19th cent. person
associatedWith Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Stafford, D. J., fl. 1895, person
associatedWith Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Warrenrath, Reinald person
associatedWith Warrenrath, Reinald. person
associatedWith Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919. person
associatedWith Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917, person
associatedWith White, Stanford, 1853-1906. person
associatedWith Wilde, Percival, 1887-1953. person
associatedWith Wilson, A. C. Joseph, b.1822. person
associatedWith Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935. person
associatedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917. person
associatedWith Wortman, Denys, 1887-1958. person
associatedWith Young, James, b. 1878 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Actors--Societies, etc
Actors--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc
Art--Societies, etc
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1874

Active 1898

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