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  • Date: from 1843 - 1889
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    • [Cabinet Card photograph of Edwin Booth]

    • 1889
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cabinet Card of Edwin Booth (1833-1893). The photograph was copyrighted in 1889 by B J Falk and produced by Newsboy in New York. Booth is seated in a chair and is wearing a gray textured suit with a white tie with black criss-crossing stripes. He...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1867-03-30
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the Boston Theatre program of 'Rip Van Winkle' performed on March 30, 1867. Two other pieces were also performed as a part of this evening's entertainment: 'Bull in a China Shop' and 'Persecuted Dutchman!' Cast lists...
    • [Playbill for Boston Theatre, "A New Way to Pay Old Debts"]

    • 1867-04-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill for April 24, 1867 Boston Theatre performance of 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' starring Edwin Booth as Sir Giles Overreach. The playbill includes the cast list, Booth's performance schedule for the rest of that week, and seat pricing...
    • [Clipping, Cast list, "Rip Van Winkle", Cleveland Theatre, Cleveland]

    • 1855-10-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the program for 'Rip Van Winkle' performed Oct. 29, 1855 at the Cleveland Theatre in Cleveland, OH. It lists John Ellsler in the role of Rip Van Winkle. Two other pieces were also performed that evening, 'Immortals'...
    • [Book Plate of W. C. Macready]

    • 1851-02-26
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • A book plate believed to be from 'The Complete Works of Shakspere [sic]' edited by J. O. Halliwell and published by John Tallis & Co. in 1860. The black and white illustration shows Mr. W. C. Macready delivering his farewell address at the Theatre...
    • [Program for Haverly"s Theatre, "Louis XI" and "The Belle"s...

    • 1884-02-11
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast lists of 'Louis XI' and 'The Belle's Stratagem!' from the Lyceum Theatre Company performance on 11 Feb. 1884 at Haverly's Theatre in Chicago. The clipping shows that Mr. Henry Irving played the role of Louis XI and Doricourt in...
    • [Program for Haverly"s Theatre, "The Merchant of Venice"]

    • 1884-01-09
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping out of the program for the Lyceum Theatre Company performance of 'The Merchant of Venice' during January 1884 at Haverly's Theatre in Chicago. The clipping contains the cast list, synopsis of scenery and music, and management information,...
    • [Boston Theatre Broadside for Joseph Jefferson]

    • 1870-04
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Boston Theatre leased by Junius Brutus Booth. Broadside advertises one week's performances for Mr. Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) in the role of 'Rip Van Winkle.' The cast is listed on the broadside, as well as admission prices.
    • [Broadside for Broadway Theatre, New York, "Richelieu"]

    • 1853-03-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Broadway Theatre in New York, advertising the play 'Richelieu' for Thursday evening, March 10th, 1853. Playing Cardinal Richelieu was Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). The broadside contains the cast lists of 'Richelieu' and the...
    • [Broadside for Haymarket Theatre, London, "Guy Mannering"]

    • 1855-06-25
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside of Haymarket Theatre in London, UK for Monday, June 25, 1855, advertising the melodrama 'Guy Mannering.' The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and contains the cast list of the play.
    • [Autograph of Augustin Daly]

    • 1888-11-23
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph on stationery grade paper of Augustin Daly (1838-1899).
    • [Correspondence from Joseph Jefferson to Madame Minnie Hauk Hesse-Wartegg]

    • 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Undated letter from American actor Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) to Minnie Hauk Hesse-Wartegg (1851-1929). The letter is written on ribbed off-white 8'x10' stationery in black ink. Jefferson is complying to a request for an autograph and picture in...
    • [Correspondence from W. C. Macready]

    • 1857-02-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from actor W. C. Macready (1793-1873) to Geo. E. H. Ryan Esq. on Feb. 10, 1857. The note is written in ink on a small, one-sided piece of off-white stationery with a solid black edge motif.
    • [Autograph of Edwin Forrest]

    • 1862-03-02
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph of Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), first star of the American stage. The autograph is in ink and accompanies a quote by Joseph Addison which Forrest wrote above his name in Philadelphia on March 2, 1862. The quote and autograph were written on...
    • [Autograph of Edwin Booth and Ada Cavendish]

    • 1878-04-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autographs of Edwin Booth (given on April 24th, 1878), and Ada Cavendish (given on Nov. 25th, 1880). Autographs are written in ink on an off-white sheet of paper which has been removed from the autograph album it originated from.
    • [Correspondence of Edwin Booth]

    • 1888-01-15
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from American tragic actor Edwin Booth (1833-1893) to E. F. Thompson Esq. on January 15, 1888. The letter is written in ink on a thin piece of linen stationery.
    • [Correspondence of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1860-10-19
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence and autograph of Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) to J. E. Diamond Esq. on Oct. 19, 1860 from New York. The note is written in ink on black edged white stationery.
    • [Autograph of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1844-11-23
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph of Charlotte Cushman given on Nov. 23, 1844 in Liverpool, England. It accompanies a quotation she also wrote from Longfellow's 'Hyperion.' The quotation and autograph are written in ink on pink stationery that looks to have been torn out...
    • [Correspondence of Edwin Booth]

    • 1862-10-22
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from Edwin Booth (1833-1893) dated October 22, 1862 to Lewis Clephane Esq. (1824-1897) on the occasion of his marriage. The letter is written in ink in another hand and signed by Edwin Booth.
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, "London Assurance"]

    • 1875-04-28
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Bill of the Play from Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City. This program is dated 28 April 1875. The pieces in production for this matinee are "London Assurance" and "The Good For Nothing" as a memorial to Dan Bryant. Future...

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