Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive).

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Boston Museum (1847-1903). Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive).

Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive).

Consists of extensive correspondence between members of the theatrical profession and R. Montgomery Field, manager of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898.

10 boxes (3.3 linear ft.)

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English, E., d. 1875.

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