Papers, 1852-1877, ca. 1886.


Papers, 1852-1877, ca. 1886.

Typescript copy of The Stage Memories of John A. Ellsler, ed. Effie Ellsler Weston (Cleveland: Rowfant Club, 1950); and 11 letters addressed to Ellsler from other actors, including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth.

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