Booth family papers, 1820-1890.


Booth family papers, 1820-1890.

Papers consist of 42 autograph letters (1820-1890), 7 Theatre Royal (Covent Garden) playbills, 2 portraits and other related material of: Alfred Booth, Edwin Thomas Booth, John Wilkes Booth, Junius Brutus Booth, Mary Francis McVicker booth (wife of Edwin Thomas Booth), Jervis McEntee, and James Hubert McVicker.

1 half-size document box.

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Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 (person)

Actor; assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John Wilkes Booth-Miller collection, 19??-1946 / Ernest Conrad Miller. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 44935230 From the description of Papers, 1863 June-1865 April. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418055 From the description of Letter: Franklin, [Pennsylvania], to John, [18]64 June 17. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418059 ...

Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852 (person)

Junius Brutus Booth (1 May 1796 – 30 November 1852) was a 19th century English stage actor. He was the father of actor John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. His other children included Edwin Booth, the foremost tragedian of the mid-to-late 19th century, Junius Brutus Booth Jr., an actor and theatre manager, and Asia Booth Clarke, a poet and writer. Booth was born in St. Pancras, London, Great Britain, the son of Richard Booth, a lawyer and avid supporter of the Am...

McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891 (person)

Jervis McEntee became a landscape artist, having studied under F.E. Church. McEntee also developed a lasting friendship with Edwin Booth. From the description of A journal of facts, folly & fun 1845 Oct 9-1846 Sep 29. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226993171 Jervis McEntee (1828-1891) was a landscape painter from New York, N.Y. Born in Rondout, N.Y. From the description of Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. (Unk...

Booth, Alfred Lee (person)

Booth, Mary Francis McVicker. (person)

Booth family. (person)

Abraham Booth (1815-1902) left England and settled in Victoria in Dec. 1840. He was a pioneer pastoralist whose Melbourne residence was 'Oakover', in Coburg. He had twelve children, including six daughters: Anne, Lucy, Alice Martha, Hannah Ellen, Florence Mary, and Emma Seward. It is not clear which daughter wrote the journals. From the description of Oakover log. 1884-1898. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222804404 ...

McVicker, James Hubert, 1822-1896 (person)

Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 (person)

American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...