Speech for the dedication of the Actors' Fund Home 1902


Speech for the dedication of the Actors' Fund Home 1902

Joseph Jefferson, actor. Holograph copy of the speech which Joseph Jefferson intended to give at the dedication of the Actors' Fund Home but which he misplaced before the dedication. Accompaning the manuscript is a letter from Daniel Frohman to Joseph Jefferson's son explaining that Frohman himself gave the speech at the Actors' Fund Home at a later date.

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Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940

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American theatrical producer and early film producer. From the description of Daniel Frohman letters and autograph, [manuscript], [1893], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648015588 American theatrical manager. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : New York, 11 February [1910?, and n.d.], to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, [1910?] Feb. 11 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577558 From the description of Autograph n...

Actors' Fund of America

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The Actors’ Fund of America was founded in 1882 largely through the efforts of Harrison Grey Fiske, the owner of a theater trade publication, the New York Dramatic Mirror. The Fund got off to a rousing start, fueled by Fiske’s enthusiasm; by the “instinctive generosity of show people” (Simon, p. 3); and – most important – by the backing of the nineteenth-century theatrical elite, the actor-managers who owned and operated the theaters and from whose ranks the Fund’s officers and trus...

Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Actors' Fund Home (New York, N.Y.)

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