Found 4 collections related to Theater -- 19th century

Cheney, Arthur, 1837-1878
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-005
3.82 linear feet (6 volumes)
Arthur Cheney (1837-1878) was a theatre manager and proprietor. The Arthur Cheney scrapbooks, dated 1867 to 1875, hold playbills generated for theatrical entertainment at the Selwyn Theatre and the Globe Theatre located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Lagowitz, Harriet L., 1864-1931
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-007
8.61 linear feet (8 volumes)
The Harriet L. Lagowitz scrapbooks, dated 1879 to 1891, were created by Harriet L. Lagowitz (1864-1931), a theatre enthusiast who documented New York City's theatrical productions during the latter part of the 19th century. The scrapbook holds... more
Lee, Mrs. Harry A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-004
7.22 linear feet (6 volumes)
Mrs. Harry Lee (née Fay Elma Waterman, 1862-1916) was a theatre enthusiast. These scrapbooks contain theatre ephemera from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lee assembled these scrapbooks while traveling with her husband Harry A. Lee (1845-1919)... more
Meriney, Ernest A., 1873-1938
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-008
7.83 linear feet (9 volumes)
The Ernest A. Meriney scrapbooks, dated 1885 to 1907, were created by Edward A. Meriney (1873-1938), a salesman and theatre enthusiast, who wanted to retain a record of the productions that were performed in New Orleans' theatres. As a major... more