The TwoOrphans Collection 1874-1926


The Two Orphans, Collection TXRC04-A1., 1874-1926

The TwoOrphans Collection 1874-1926

The TwoOrphans The TwoOrphans Collection is comprised of programs, clippings, scrapbooks, andphotographs from various productions of , one of the greatest theatrical successes of the late nineteenth andearly twentieth centuries in the United States.

1 document box, 1 oversize box (0.57 linear feet)


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Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (corporateBody)

Wilkins, Marie. (person)

Robson, Stuart, 1836-1903 (person)

Stuart Robson (born Henry Robson Stuart), 1836-1903, actor, successful comedian; played "Bertie the Lamb" in "The Henrietta;" teamed up with W.H. Crane, 1877-1889. From the description of Letter to Roy S. Baker, 1898 December 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57240143 ...

Blanchard, Kitty, 1847-1911 (person)

Brooklyn Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Vernon, Ida. (person)

Mackay, F. F. (Frank Findley), 1832-1923 (person)

Cogswell, W. J. (person)

Parselle, John, 1820-1885 (person)

Claxton, Kate, 1848-1924 (person)

Kate Claxton was a popular American actress, and was even called the American Sarah Bernhardt. She began her career in Chicago, and later played in stock companies in New York, mostly in comedy and melodrama. She created a sensation in the role of Louise in The Two Orphans, touring widely in the part and becoming a household name. She was onstage at the time of the tragic Brooklyn Theatre Fire in 1876. She was married to actor Charles A. Stevenson from 1878-1911. The city of Claxton, Georgia, wa...

Granger, Maude. (person)

Morant, Fanny. (person)

Thorne, Charles R. (person)

Rankin, McKee, 1844-1914 (person)

Union Square Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

New Amsterdam Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)