Edward Webster McGlenen papers


McGlenen, Edward W. (Edward Webster). Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk).

Edward Webster McGlenen papers

1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk)

Includes manuscript in an unidentified hand of versions of McGlenen's Selwood, The Parson o'Dumford, and Ysidora, as well as copyright documents for each. Also includes the copyright documents for Pain's Great Fire of London, 1666. Includes a typescript version of The Parson of Dumford (A Tale) by George Manville Fenn. Contains a manuscript of Live Indian by John Edmund Owens as well as manuscripts of several of the character's parts in the play. Includes several compositions by unidentified authors and correspondence of McGlenen primarily with his father Henry A. "Harry" McGlenen, which is related to personal matters and discusses the successes, failures, and foibles of myriad productions. The letters to Harry McGlenen from many correspondents also primarily discuss business matters relating to myriad, productions though some are personal in nature. Also includes financial and business papers, among other items.

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

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Owens, John E. (John Edmond), 1823-1886

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John E. Owens was one of the most popular American actors of the nineteenth century. He was born in Liverpool and at the age of five was brought to Philadelphia where he made his stage debut in 1841 under the aegis of William Burton. Although his rise was comparatively slow, he acquired celebrity as a comedian within ten years. Owens established himself in the public affection with his characterizations of Yankee characters, especially the character of Solon Shingle in "The People's Lawyer," whi...

McGlenen, Henry A., 1826-1894

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Henry A. "Harry" McGlenen (1826-1894) served as treasurer of the Boston Theatre from at least 1876 to 1892....

Fenn, George Manville, 1831-1909

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000264 George Manville Fenn was a prolific author of boys' adventure stories, often in serial form. Born in London, he trained as a teacher, and taught for several years before trying his hand at the printing business. He found his niche writing adventure tales, and became a master of sustaining suspense between serialized issues of his stories. ...

McGlenen, Edward W. (Edward Webster)

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McGlenen was an author and historian of Boston. John Edmund Owens was an American actor and manager. From the guide to the Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 (bulk)., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) McGlenen was an author and historian of Boston. Owens was an American actor and manager. From the description of Edward Webster McGlenen papers, 1857-1937 (inclusive), 1857-1890 ...