Warde, Frederick

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Warde, an actor, came to the U.S. from his native England in 1874. He lectured and wrote on Shakespeare and theatrical subjects.

From the description of Papers, 1802-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 32345816

Warde was born on Feb. 23, 1851 in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England; attended the City of London School, studied law, then went on the stage; first appeared on stage in a minor part in Macbeth at the Lyceum Theatre, Sunderland, England in 1867; played in successive seasons at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, the Amphitheatre, Leeds, and the Princess Theatre, Manchester; came to the US in 1874; became a leading man in Booth's Theatre in NY, supporting Edwin Booth and John McCullough, and starring in many of the great tragedies; became a lecturer on Shakespeare and other subjects; published books include The fools of Shakespeare (1913) and Fifty years of make-believe (1920); he died on Feb. 7, 1935.

From the description of Prompt book collection, 1882-1902. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40300206

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Warde was born on February 23, 1851 in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England; attended the City of London School, studied law, then went on the stage; first appeared on stage in a minor part in Macbeth at the Lyceum Theatre, Sunderland, England in 1867; played in successive seasons at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, the Amphitheatre, Leeds, and the Princess Theatre, Manchester; came to the U.S. in 1874; became a leading man in Booth's Theatre in New York, supporting Edwin Booth and John McCullough, and starring in many of the great tragedies; became a lecturer on Shakespeare and other subjects; published books include The fools of Shakespeare (1913) and Fifty years of make-believe (1920); he died on February 7, 1935.

From the guide to the Frederick B. Warde Prompt Book Collection, 1882-1902, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar : prompt book. / Frederick Warde. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Frederick Warde, North White Lake, New York, to William Winter, New Hampshire [manuscript], 1911 July 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection, circa 1896-circa 1944 Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Frederick B. Warde to Mr. Stuart [manuscript], 1889 May 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935. Autograph of Frederick Warde [manuscript], 1902 February 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Warde, Annie, d. 1923,. Autograph card signed from Annie Warde to Miss Cullen [manuscript], 19th or 20th century Saturday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Frederick Warde, Wardesden, North White Lake, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 1910 June 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935. Letters to Harry P. Harrison. Brooklyn, NY., 1910-1914. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893. Papers of Edwin Booth [manuscript], ca. 1869-ca. 1893. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Frederick Warde, Kansas City, Missouri, to William Winter [manuscript], 1904 December 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935. Papers, 1802-1951. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935. Prompt book collection, 1882-1902. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Scaparone family. San Francisco theater celebrity portraits [graphic]/ collected by the Scaparone family. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Polk, Asa D. (Asa Davis), 1850-1940. Asa D. Polk and family papers, 1853-1930. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Frederick B. Warde Prompt Book Collection, 1882-1902 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935,. Autograph letter signed from Frederick Warde, Brooklyn, New York, to unidentified recipient. [manuscript], 1914 or 1915? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862. Prompt book of Virginius / marked for Fred'k Warde by J.L. Saphoré, Pittsburgh 1885. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Warde, Frederick B., 1851-1935. AQS, 1920 April : Los Angeles. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Scrapbook on performing arts in San Francisco, [1898-1927]. Museum of Performance & Design
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associatedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 person
associatedWith Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893. person
associatedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Harrison, Harry P., 1878- , person
correspondedWith Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946 person
associatedWith Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862. person
associatedWith Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926 person
associatedWith Polk, Asa D. (Asa Davis), 1850-1940. person
associatedWith Redpath Lyceum Bureau. person
associatedWith Scaparone family. person
associatedWith Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
correspondedWith Stuart, Mr. person
associatedWith Warde, Annie, d. 1923, person
associatedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917, person
associatedWith Winter, William Jefferson, 1878-1929, person
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Actors--Archival resources
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Birth 1851-02-23

Death 1935-02-07

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