Players Club letters, 1848-1941.

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Players (Club). Players Club letters, 1848-1941.

Players Club letters, 1848-1941.

Letters, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms. Correspondents are: James C. Beckwith, Norman Bel Geddes, Karl Bitter, Robert Blum, Gutzon Borglum, Arnold W. Brunner, Clarence C. Buel, Gelett Burgess, Charles C. Coleman, Royal Cortissoz, Lawrence Hutton, Richard Mansfield, Thomas Nast, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, F. Hopkinson, J. Alden Weir, and Stanford White.

ca. 50 items (on partial microfilm reel)

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Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917

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Epithet: American actor and producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x00023c Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George Bernard Shaw to the American stage. In his last theatrical performance he played ...

Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William), 1857-1925

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Coleman, Charles Caryl, 1840-1928

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Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915

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Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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White, Stanford, 1853-1906

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Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919

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Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903

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