Found 8 collections related to Theater -- United States -- 19th century

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The scrapbook of theater and opera house ephemera contains tickets for opera, plays, and vaudeville shows; clippings of articles about and images of prominent performers; promotional materials such as fliers; and business cards from entertainment... more
Newberry Library.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-003
1 portfolio
The Newberry Library theatrical correspondence consists of letters written in the late 19th and early 20th centuries concerning theatrical matters. A majority of the correspondence consists of notes written between 1890 and 1896 to John Malone,... more
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3350
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Francis Wilson was an American actor and author. The Francis Wilson papers include notes, drafts, typescripts, page proofs, and galleys of two of Wilson's books ("Recollections of a Player" and "The Eugene Field I Knew"), as well as a few letters... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-019
3.06 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Davenport (1866-1949) was a stage and film actor who appeared in films of the silent and sound eras. His second wife, Phyllis Rankin (1874-1934), was a stage and film actress who appeared in silent films. The Harry Davenport and Phyllis... more
Sosenko, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-017
2.93 linear feet (3 boxes, 8 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a producer, artist manager, collector, and composer. She was best known for launching and managing the career of the cabaret artist Hildegarde, as well as for producing tribute shows to actors and other theatrical... more
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
A'Becket family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-002
The A'Becket Family Diaries and Prompt Books include handwritten memoirs and daily notations regarding the life and career of Thomas A'Becket, Sr. from 1844 to 1890. The diaries show the extent of A'Becket's theatrical activities. The diaries of... more
Moore, Victor, 1876-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-003
8.1 linear feet (10 boxes, 21 volumes)
The Victor Moore papers, dating from 1864 to 1958, offer comprehensive coverage of the actor's stage and film career from 1894 onward, primarily through scrapbooks and photographs. They also hold letters, contracts, writings, awards, diaries,... more