Papers of Edwin Booth [manuscript], ca. 1869-ca. 1893.


Papers of Edwin Booth [manuscript], ca. 1869-ca. 1893.

Include tickets, signatures, a note of a breakfast menu, a mortgage of the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, by John S. Clarke and Booth to Richard A. Robertson, April 5, 1869, a lease from John A. Haddon to Booth of a stable at 123 West 28 St., New York City, August 16, 1869, a typescript of Booth's Some words about my father, and the manuscript signature of Frederick Warde.

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Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1820-1822) (corporateBody)

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. ...

Robertson, Richard A., fl. 1869. (person)

Warde, Frederick (person)

Warde, an actor, came to the U.S. from his native England in 1874. He lectured and wrote on Shakespeare and theatrical subjects. From the description of Papers, 1802-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 32345816 Warde was born on Feb. 23, 1851 in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England; attended the City of London School, studied law, then went on the stage; first appeared on stage in a minor part in Macbeth at the Lyceum Theatre, Sunderland,...

Haddon, John A., fl. 1869. (person)

Clarke, John S. (John Sleeper), 1833-1899 (person)

Epithet: actor-manager British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0000e3 ...

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...