Theater manuscripts collection, 1784-1941 (inclusive).

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Theater manuscripts collection, 1784-1941 (inclusive).

Theater manuscripts collection, 1784-1941 (inclusive).

Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.

4.5 linear ft. (12 boxes)

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Rachel, 1821?-1858

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French tragic actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mlle. Déjazet, 1845 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616040 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Baron [sic] de Trobriand, 1855 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616051 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bordeaux, to Adolphe Crémieux, 1841 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616034 From the description of...

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...

Harrison, Frederic, 1854-1926.

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Crawford, Jack Randall, 1878-

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Jack Randall Crawford: author, educator; professor of English at Yale University, 1909-1946; professor emeritus, 1946-1968; author of novels and studies of literature. From the description of Jack Randall Crawford papers, 1889-1951 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168554 From the guide to the Jack Randall Crawford papers, 1889-1951, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

March, Fredric, 1897-1975.

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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. ...

Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912

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Bram (Abraham) Stoker (b. November 8, 1847, Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland-d. April 20, 1912, London, England), studied at Dublin's Trinity College. He took a civil service job, but found it unsatisfying and moonlighted as an unpaid theatre critic. His affection for the theatre led to a partnership with Henry Irving, managing London's Lyceum Theatre. While managing the theatre, Stoker wrote consistently, publishing popular adventure and horror stories as well as non-fiction. Today, he is almost exclu...

Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911

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English poet and librettist. From the description of Autograph quotation signed, dated : [London], 14 December 1909, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577865 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 10 March 1888, to [Michael Gunn?], 1888 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873354 Green was an English actor and comedian. Gilbert was an English playwright and humorist best known for his collaboration with Sir Arthur Sull...

Housum, Robert, 1886-1986

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Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Montez, Lola, 1818-1861

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Irish dancer, actress, lecturer, writer, and political activist, Lola Montez was also known as Marie Dolores Eliza (or Elisa) Rosanna Gilbert, Maria Dolores Parris Montez, and Comtesse de Landsfeld. From the description of Lectures and correspondence of Lola Montez, 1842-1950 (inclusive), 1842-1858 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612379070 Born Marie Eliza Gilbert in Ireland, Lola Montez was an internationally-known dancer who performed in San Francisco and various mi...

Ricordi, Giovanni, -1853

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Italian music publisher. From the description of Partially printed document signed, dated : Toscolano, 3 October 1829, 1829 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873934 "The firm of Ricordi was founded in Milan in 1808 by Giovanni Ricordi (1785-1853); it was directed from 1853 to 1888 by his son Tito (1811-1888), from 1888 to 1912 by Tito’s son Giulio (1840-1912) and from 1912 to 1919 by Giulio’s son Tito (1865-1933). The firm was managed from 1919 to 1940 j...

Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957

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English classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 131 Banbury Road, Oxford, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1907 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612718 Epithet: of Stowe MS 208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00020a Epithet: OM, classical scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929

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Henry Arthur Jones was the son of a tenant farmer, and worked in the drapery business for some twenty years after leaving school. He developed a passion for drama, and found success with The Silver King, a play he co-authored with Henry Herman, which gave him the financial security to become a full-time writer. A prolific author, he wrote many plays, chiefly melodramas, and had great success in England and America. His themes and influences were chiefly British, and he is considered a pioneer of...

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...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...