Theatre miscellany collection, 1802-1938

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zz17


Descriptive Summary

Title: Theatre miscellany collection, 1802-1938
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 245
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 box), 1 oversized papers box (OP), and 12 oversized bound volumes (OBV)
Abstract:The Theatre miscellany collection is an artificially created collection consisting of material pertaining to the theatre, including programs, advertisements, broadsides, scrapbooks, and other material relating to specific actors.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 1984 with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Theatre miscellany, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Laura L. Carroll, June 9, 2008.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

The Theatre miscellany collection is an artificially created collection consisting of material pertaining to the theatre from 1802-1938, including programs, advertisements, broadsides, scrapbooks, and other material relating to specific actors. The majority of material is from theatres and companies based in London, but the collection also includes material American theatres in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular note are early programs from the Theatre Royal, dating from 1802-1836. The collection also contains a play script by an unknown author, and two albums that contain actors' autographs.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 "The Draped, or, Theatrical Fracas," play script, author and date unknown, Bound MS and TS
Albums
1 2 Samuel B. Harrison, autograph album, circa 1880-1884
1 3 Philo Allcott, autograph album, circa 1903-1904
Programs
1 4 Ben Greet Players, Auditorium Theatre, program, December 4, ?
1 5 Boston Theatre, The Walls of Jerico, program, 1908-1909
1 6 Castle-Square Theatre (Boston), program magazine, Vol. 1, No. 13, March 27, 1911
1 7 Chestnut Square Opera House (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), programs, 1883-1901, no date (many incomplete)
1 8 Colonial Theatre (Boston), The Round Up, program, January 13, 1908
1 9 Eden Theatre (NewYork), Royal Blue Hungarian Orchestra, program, January 1, ?
1 10 Garden Theatre (New York), Mary Jane's Pa, program (incomplete), December 28, 1908
1 11 The Golden Green Hippodrome (London), Lady, Be Good, 1926
1 12 Hollis Street Theatre (Boston), programs (3), 1907, 1908
1 13 Lyceum Theatre (London), Queen of Hearts, program and book of words, December 26, 1938
1 14 Majestic Theatre (Boston), program (3), 1907, 1908, no date
1 15 New York Hippodrome, programs (2), 1908-1909
1 16 Olympia Theatre (London), The Miracle, no date
1 17 Palace Theatre (London), A Matinee in Aid of the Ellen Terry Memorial Fund, April 23, 1929
1 18 Park Theatre (Boston), programs (4), 1909-1911
1 19 Theatre Guild, Arms and the Man, 1925
1 19 Theatre Guild, The Second Man, April 11, 1927
1 19 Theatre Guild, Volpone, April 9, 1928
1 19 Theatre Guild, Caprice, February 5, 1929
1 19 Theatre Guild, Elizabeth the Queen, February 14, 1931
1 19 Theatre Guild, Too Good to be True, May 9, 1932
1 19 Theatre Guild, Reunion in Vienna, May 30, 1932
1 19 Theatre Guild, Biography, December 26, 1932
1 19 Theatre Guild, Storm Over Patsy, March 29, 1932
1 19 Theatre Guild, American Dream, February 30, 1933
OP1 2 Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Ellen Tracy, Jubilee Commemoration, 1856-1906
1 20 Theatre Royal (London), programs (2), 1898, no date
1 21 Tremont Theatre (Boston), programs (2), 1908, no date
1 22 Vaudeville Theatre (London), Sleeping Beauty or What a Witch!, Andre Charlot, no date
1 23 Winter Garden Theatre (London), Funny Face, 1929
Actors
1 26 Irving, Henry, correspondence, 1881-1902
1 24 Irving, Henry, programs, 1883-1906
OP1 3 Irving, Henry and Ellen Terry, programs, 1883-1884
1 25 Russel, Lillian, Lade Teazle, advertisement, no date
1 27 Terry, Ellen, correspondence, 1901, 1911
Broadsides
OP1 1 Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York. Richelieu with Edwin Forrest, September 26, 1870
OP1 1 Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia. Marble Heart with John Wilkes Booth, March 11, 1863
OP1 1 Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts. King Lear with Edwin Forrest, November 14, 1827
OP1 1 Chestnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Damon and Pythias with Edwin Forrest, January 7, 1828
OP1 1 Holiday Street Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland. Richelieu with Edwin Forrest, January 8, 1856
OP1 1 National Theatre, Washington, D.C. Macbeth with Edwin Forrest, March 28, 1856
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. King Richard III with George Cooke, January 13, 1802
OP1 1 New Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Macbeth with Sarah Siddons, September 18, 1809
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Comedy of Errors with Joseph Grimaldi, December 29, 1812
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Antony and Cleopatra with Joseph Grimaldi, November 29, 1813
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. King Richard III with Junius Brutus Booth, March 6, 1817
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. The Steward with Joseph Grimaldi, January 5, 1820
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Virginius with William Charles Macready, June 5, 1823
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Hamlet with Joseph Grimaldi, February 9, 1829
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Town and Country with Edmund Kean, August 29, 1820
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Othello with Edwin Forrest, November 22, 1836
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Colleen Bawn with Dion Bouchiault, July 28, ?
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Edinburgh. Alexander the Great with Edmund Kean, October 4, 1819
OP1 1 Theatre Royal, Haymarket. The Old and Young Stager with Mr. And Mrs. Charles Mathews, October 26, ?
OP1 1 Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Richelieu with Edwin Forrest, September 14, 1870
OP1 1 Winter Garden [New York?], Hamlet with Edwin Booth, Sept. 29-30, ?
Scrapbooks
OBV1 B.F. Keith’s Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1900-April 1909
OBV2 B.F. Keith’s Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1909-January 1914
OBV3 B.F. Keith’s Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, February 1914-October 1919
OBV4 B.F. Keith’s Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, February 1920-May 1927
OBV5 Globe Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1879-December 1893
OBV6 Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, February 1876-April 1886
OBV7 Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1886-December 1899
OBV8 Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, January 1900-April 1911
OBV9 Tremont Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1889-October 1915 and Orpheaum Theatre, Boston Massachusetts, December 1881-March 1909
OBV10 Hollis Street Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, September 1886-December 1915
OBV11 Star Theatre, New York, New York, Scene plot book, August 27, 1883-June 7, 1884
OBV12 Mounted cards and engravings depicting costumes and scenes
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