Photographs of American and European actors, actresses and singers [manuscript], ca.1890-1910.

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Photographs of American and European actors, actresses and singers [manuscript], ca.1890-1910.

Photographs of American and European actors, actresses and singers [manuscript], ca.1890-1910.

Identified artists include Dustin Farnum-- Olive Fremstad -- Grace George -- Maxine Elliott -- Marguerite Clark -- Emma Eames -- Alois Burgstaller -- Amelia Bingham -- John Drew -- Irene Bentley -- Blanche Bates -- Ethel Barrymore -- Mary Anderson -- Eleanora Duse -- Bessie Wynn -- Ellen Terry -- Edna May -- Cecelia Loftus -- Bonnie Magin -- Mary Mannering -- Hattie Williams -- Dorothy Tennant -- Eleanor Robson -- Lillian Russell -- Blanche Ring -- Viola Allson -- Anna Held -- Percy Haswell -- Lulu Glaser -- Edna Wallace Harper -- Heinrich Knote -- Elsie Janis -- Julia Marlowe and E.H. Sothern -- Maude Adams -- Edwin Booth -- Helena Modjeska -- Kate Claxton -- Richard Mansfield -- Joseph Jefferson--Ada Rehan.

58 photographs.

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Duse, Eleonora, 1858-1924

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Internationally renowned Italian actress and theatrical company manager. From the description of Eleonora Duse letters to Gabriele d'Annunzio, 1895-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80942293 From the description of Eleonora Duse letters to Gabriele d'Annunzio, 1895-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146497 Italian actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Antonio Zippico, 1902 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Clark, Marguerite, 1883-1940

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Loftus, Cecelia, 1876-1943

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Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Fremstad, Olive, -1951

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Swedish-American mezzo-soprano and soprano; b. in Sweden in 1871; d. in Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y. From the description of Olive Fremstad collection, 1915-1916. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70955581 Swedish-American mezzo-soprano and soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York, 19 March 1907], to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1907 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577536 From the description of Autogra...

Allen, Viola, 1867-1948

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Actress. From the description of ALS, Saturday, Empire Theatre, to Miss Freeman. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935481 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000013 American actress. From the description of Invitation and an envelope, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367563537 From the guide to the Viola Allen letters, 1885, (...

Elliott, Maxine, 1868-1940

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American actress, producer, & theatre owner; debuted on stage, 1890; ret. from stage, 1920; d. Mar. 5, 1940. From the description of Maxine Elliott autograph, between 1890 and 1940. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 643245449 ...

Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916

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Ada Rehan was an Irish-American actress. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1890. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 206691443 Irish-American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hotel Metropole, W.C., London, to Arthur Sullivan, 1891 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126537 Irish-born American stage actress. From the description of Papers, ca. 1879-1918. (University ...

Glaser, Lulu, 1874-1958

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Glaser was a popular singer and actress during the early 1900s. She broke into show business at age seventeen and quickly proceeded to become a leading star. After several years of extreme popularity, however, Lulu Glaser faded from the front stage, making her last stage appearance in 1917. For the remainder of her life, she lived on her Connecticut farm in a hermit-like seclusion. From the description of Lulu Glaser papers, 1891-1979 (bulk 1895-1917) (Princeton University Library). ...

Held, Anna 1877-1918

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Actress and singer, whose Broadway stage career was managed by her husband, Florenz Ziegfield. From the description of Anna Held letters : to Eddy O'Day, 1915-1916. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626680 Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March 8, 1873 in Warsaw. She began her career on stage in London and Paris where she attracted the eye of Florenz Ziegfeld who signed her to a contract to tour America. She moved to ...

Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940

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Shakespearean actress. From the description of Mary Anderson : miscellaneous papers, 1898-1936 bulk (1898-1904). (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719324 British actress. From the description of Letters : Broadway, [England], to Laurence Housman, 1902 Apr. 5 and 1934 July 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25311111 American stage actress. Mary Anderson is the stage name of Mary Anderson De Navarro. From the des...

Claxton, Kate, 1848-1924

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Kate Claxton was a popular American actress, and was even called the American Sarah Bernhardt. She began her career in Chicago, and later played in stock companies in New York, mostly in comedy and melodrama. She created a sensation in the role of Louise in The Two Orphans, touring widely in the part and becoming a household name. She was onstage at the time of the tragic Brooklyn Theatre Fire in 1876. She was married to actor Charles A. Stevenson from 1878-1911. The city of Claxton, Georgia, wa...

Adams, Maude, 1872-1953

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Maude Ewing Kiskadden (1872-1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American stage actress who achieved her greatest success as Peter Pan. From the description of Maude Adams visiting cards, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 774127810 Actress, author, and educator. From the description of Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981090 American actress and teacher, also known as Maude Adams Kiskadden. ...

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...

Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress. From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114 French born actress, artist, and writer. From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, c...

Williams, Hattie Plum, 1878-1963

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Stanley, Dorothy, Lady, d. 1926.

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Bates, Blanche, 1873-1941

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Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907

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Richard Mansfield (1857-1907) was an actor of the late 19th century. He was born in Helgoland, Germany, into a family that excelled in the performing arts. His mother was the prima donna Hermine Rudersdorff (1822-1882), and his grandfather, the violinist Joseph Rudersdorff (1788-1866). His father, Maurice Mansfield, was a London businessman. Richard Mansfield began his stage career touring the English provinces in Gilbert and Sullivan and made his first appear...

Oliver, Edna May, 1883-1942

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Magin, Bonnie, 1887-

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Janis, Elsie

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Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE CHARITY BALL, and quickly rose to popularity in vaudeville as "Little Elsie." She made her Broadway debut in THE VANDERBILT CUP in 1906, and also appeared in THE HOYDEN (1907), THE FAIR CO-ED (1909), THE SLIM PRINCESS (1910) and THE LADY OF THE SLIPPER (...

Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933

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Actor. From the description of E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980499 Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly in Shakespeare plays, until her final retirement in 1924. Sothern devoted much of his later years to public readings, lectures ...

Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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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. ...

George, Grace, 1879-1951

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Farnum, Dustin, 1876-1929

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Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979

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Lowell was an American poet. From the description of Letters concerning Amy Lowell, 1925-1935 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83898015 Eleanor Robson Belmont was born in Lancashire, England in 1879. In 1897, she graduated from St. Peter's Academy, in Staten Island, New York. Upon graduation, Belmont became an actress in California and New York. After her marriage to August Belmont on February 26, 1910, she quit the acting business and focused her atten...

Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922

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Mannering, Mary, 1876-1953

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Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

Burgstaller, Alois

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Eames, Emma, 1865-1952

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American soprano. From the description of 7 photographs of Emma Eames, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500329 From the description of Emma Eames autographs, 1893 Oct. 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465193 From the description of Autograph letter signed Emma Eames Gogorza, dated : New York, 9 December 1928, to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566097 From the description of Autograp...

Modjeska, Helena, 1840-1909

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Polish actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125606 Actress. From the description of Letter of Helena Modjeska, 1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454585 ...

Wynn, Bessie, 1876-1968

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Knote, Heinrich, 1870-1953

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Bingham, Amelia, 1869-1927

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Hopper, Edna Wallace, -1959

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Bentley, Irene, 1870-1940

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Drew, John, 1853-1927

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American actor. From the description of Letter : Buffalo, N.Y., to "My Dear Alf," [190-?]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632938 ...

Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Fawcett, Percy Haswell, 1871-1945

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