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Manuscript Library

Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleMC 17 Theater CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLee Kiesling
Extent
AbstractInventory still in process.


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Program - Court of Queen's Bench, Bardwell vs Pickwick (Dicken's famous trial scene), with Elmira cast, for the benefit of the Y.M.C.A., Opera House, December 28, 1892. Handbill format.ProgramA2111
Program - Testimonial Concert to Angeline Palmer, Opera House, February 29, 1892, (Two copies, A & B. B is front page only)ProgramA2112
Program - The Prodigal Father, presented by C.B. Jefferson, Klaw & Erlanger's Comedy Company. Apprearing between the 2nd & 3rd acts, the dancer Carmencita, Opera House, January 27, 1893. The Bill of the PlayProgramA2201
Program - A Grand Wagner Night, featuring Anton Seidl and his New York Metropolitan Orchestra, assisted by soprano Emma Juch, Opera House, January 30, 1893. (Victor Herbert is listed as playing the violincello) A Mozart Club Concert. Two copies.ProgramA2202
Program - A Face in the Moonlight. starring Robert B. Mantell, under the management of Proctor and Turner, Opera House, February 8, 1893. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2203
Program - A Face in the Moonlight. starring Robert B. Mantell, under the management of Proctor and Turner, Opera House, February 8, 1893. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2203
Program - Po-ca-hon-tas, featuring local talent, assisted by Harry Richards, preceded by several specialty acts, Opera House, February 10, 1893. Handbill format. (Pencil notation: postponed)ProgramA2204
Program - Testimonial Benefit for W.C. Smith, featuring the Queen City Home Minstrels, Opera House, June 1, 1893. Handbill format. (note to return to Wm. H. Arnold, President, Chemung Historial Society)ProgramA2205
Program - The Little Tycoon, managed by Wm. M. Dunlevy, Opera House, October 11, 1893. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2206
Program - Chums (single act comedietta), followed by Jane (three acts),Opera House, October 13, 1893. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2207
Program - The Senator. managed by Chas. E. Thayer, Opera House, October 16, 1893. The Bill of the Play, front page only.ProgramA2208
Program - Niobe, presented by the Abbott and Tillotson Comedy Company, presumably Opera House, October 17, 1893. Program - Robin Hood, presented by The Bostonians, managed by Barnabee, Karl & MacDonald, Garden Theatre, May 27, 1893. Pasted back to back on local government regulations.ProgramA2209
Program - Boccaccio, presented by the Deshon Opera Company, presumably Opera House, October 30, 1893. Program - Said Pasha, presented by the Deshon Opera Company, presumably Opera House, October 31, 1893. Pasted on both sides of local government regulations.ProgramA2210
Program - The Pretty Persian, presented by the Deshon Opera Company, presumably Opera House, November 2, 1893. Program - Three Black Cloaks, presented by the Deshon Opera Company, presumably Opera House, Nobember 3, 1893. Pasted on both sides of local government regulations.ProgramA2211
Program - Concert by the Lehigh University Glee and Banjo Clubs, Opera House, January 4, 1884-5 season. BookletProgramA2301
Program - Only a German, written by and starring Jule Keen, Opera House, January 29, 1894. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2302
Program - Only a German, written by and starring Jule Keen, Opera House, January 29, 1894. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2302
Program - The Rising Generation, starring William Barry, managed by Malley and Lamb, Opera House, January 30, 1894. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2303
Program - Friend Fritz, presented by the Manola-Mason Company, under the auspices of the Elmira Lodge no. 62, B.P.O. Elks, Opera House, February 6, 1894. Booklet. 3 copies.ProgramA2304
Program - A Trip to Chinatown, managed by Frank McKee, presumably Opera House, February 7, 1894. Program - The Mikado, presented by the Robinson Opera Company, presumably Opera House, March 10, 1894. Pasted on backing, page of local government regulations.ProgramA2305
Program - A Brass Monkey, Hoyt's satire on superstition, presumably Opera House, March 20, 1894. Program - The Ironmaster, presented by Mr and Mrs Kendal and their London Company, presumably Opera House, March 21, 1894. Pasted on both sides of page of local government regulations.ProgramA2306
Program - Once Upon a Time, starring Mora, supported by Fred Williams'Birds of a Feather, Opera House, June 6, 1894. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2307
Program - the Mikado, presented by the Trinity Choir (Elmira), directed by Mr & Mrs. Harry F. Dixie (New York City) Opera House, June 13-14, 1894. Three different versions of the program. One with ticket stub attached.ProgramA2308
Program - Brother John, starring Wm. H. Crane and his company, directed by Joseph Brooks, presumably Opera House, May 10, 1894. Pasted on backing. (Other side has the Mikado in June)ProgramA2309
Program - Alabama, featuring Clement Bainbridge, managed by John G. Ritchie, Opera House, August 30, 1894. The Bill of the Play.ProgramA2310
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