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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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Opera House Programs - Richard III, starring Thos. W. Keene, February 17, 1882; Harry Miner & Pat Rooney's Combination, February 23, 1882; The Professor, date unknown. ProgramA0401
Program - A Gay Time at Whymples, witten by William Gill, probably Opera House, January 30, 1882; Prairie Waif, presented by Buffalo Bill, (W.F. Cody), probably Opera House, no date; Haverly's New Mastodon Minstrels, presented J.M. Haverly, probably Opera House, no date; Edgewood Folks, starring Sol Smith Russell, probably Opera House, no date.ProgramA0402
Program - Muldoon's Blunders Combina'n, presented by Hyde & Behman, probably Opera House, no date; Evangeline, presented by Rice's Evangeline Co. and Stanley's Extravaganza Comb'n, Biermiller's Opera House, March 7,1882; Jane Eyre, starring Charlotte Thompson, probably Opera House, March 9, 1882.ProgramA0403
Program - Minstrels, presented by Barlow, Wilson, Primrose & West, probably Opera House, no date; Greenroom Fun, presented by Salsbury's Troubadours, March 21, 1882; The Jolly Bachelors, presented by the John A. Stevens Comic Opera Co., venue unknown, March 23, 1882; Patience, or Bunthorne's Bride, presented by Haverly's Opera Co., March 25, 1882; Belles of the Kitchen, featuring the Vokes Family, opener, Ruth's Romance, probably Opera House, April 8, 1882; Hamlet, starring Anna Dickinson, Opera House, April 19, 1882; Chris & Lena, featuring comdedians Baker & Farron, probably Opera House, March 30, 1882.ProgramA0404
Program - Haverly's Original Mastodon Minstrels, presented by J.H. Haverly, probably Opera House, no date; Only A Farmer's Daughter, written by Elliott Barnes, starring Lillian Cleves, probably Opera House, 1882; Humpty Dumpty, European specialities,U.S. Minstrels, presented by Nick Roberts, no venue, 1881-2 season; A variety program, presented by Tony Pastor, probably Opera House, no date; Minstrels, presented by Barlow, Wilson, Primrose & West, probably Opera House, no date; The Bankers Daughter, presented by Collier's Banker's Daughter Combination, probably Opera House, no date.ProgramA0405
Program - The World!, presented by Brooks & Dickson, probably Opera House, April 6, 1882; Kit!, starring Frank S. Chanfrau, presented by the Tayleure Combination, probably Opera House, April 12, 1882; 49, starring Mr. & Mrs. McKee Rankin, probably Opera House, April 15, 1882; Edgewood Folks, starring Sol Smith Russell, probably Opera House, April 19, 1882; Our Bachelors, starring Robson and Crane, probably Opera House, May 6, 1882; Baron Rudolph, starring Mr. & Mrs. Geo. S. Knight, probably Opera House, May 11, 1882; Galley Slave, written by Bartley Campbell, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0406
Poster - Baron Rudolph, starring Mr. & Mrs. Geo. S. Knight, Opera House, May 11, 1882.PosterA0407
Program - Grand Concert, Opera House, June 9, 1882 (Opera Elite).ProgramA0408
Program - Tony Pastor's Elegant Co., Opera House, June 10, 1882. (Opera Elite) ProgramA0409
Program - The Mascotte, presented by the Acme Opera Co., Opera House, September 12, 1882. (Opera Elite)ProgramA0410
Program - Hazel Kirke, produced by the Madison Square Theatre Co., Opera House, November 16, 1882. (pasted on a sheet of paper, reverse side contains a cast for sn unidentified play)ProgramA0411
Program - Concert by Camilla Urso, violinist, presented by Ruben's Star Concert Course, Opera House, December 1, 1882ProgramA0412
Program - The Hanlon Brothers, in a play, Opera House, 1882 or 1883. Hazel Kirke, produced at the Madison Square Theatre, 1882-1883 season. Pasted on sheet of paper.ProgramA0413
Program - Third Star Concert, produced by H.S. Hamer, Opera House, January 18, 1883; Edgewood Folks, starring Sol Smith Russell, probably Opera House, no date; Jesse James, the Bandit King, starring James H.Wallick and W.C.Gifford, probably Opera House, no date; Consolidated Minstrels, produced by Thatcher, Primrose & West, probably Opera House, no date: British Operatic Minstrels, produced by Sam Hague, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on a piece of paper.ProgramA0501
Program - The Professor, presented by the Madison Square Theatre, Opera House, February 3, 1883; a United Combination, presented by M.B. Leavitt & Tony Pastor, probably Opera House, no date; Across the Continent, starring Oliver D. Byron, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0502
Program - Strictly Business, starring C.B. Bishop, probably Opera House, no date; Macbeth, starring Thos. W. Keene, Opera House, March 3, 1883; Humpty Dumpty, presented by the Geo. H. Adams Pantomime Company, probably Opera House, no date; Young Mrs Winthrop, presented by the Madison Square Theatre Company, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0503
Program - Musette, or Bright Eyes, starring Lotta & her own dramatic company, probably Opera House, April 13, no year; The Mascotte, presented by the Fay Templeton Opera Company, probably Opera House, April 18, no year; The Black Flag, presented by the Goodwin-Thorne Company, starring Mrs. Nat Goodwin & Edwin F. Thorne, probably Opera House, no date; Hearts of Oak, starring James A. Herne, Opera House, April 5, no year. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0504
Program - Ireland As It Is, presented by the Knights of Tara, Opera House, May 18, 1883; Pygmalion & Galatea, starring Mrs. Langtry, presented by her own company, Opera House, May 29, 1883. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0505
Program - Squatter Sovereignty, presented by M. W. Hanley Company, probably Opera House, no date; Iolanthe, presented by Collier & Rice Comic Opera Company, probably Opera House, May 16, 1883; San Francisco Minstrels, presented by Birch & Backus, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0506
Program - Callender's Colored Minstrel Festival, Opera House, probably 1883. ProgramA0507
Program - The Government House, produced by Baker & Farron, Opera House, October 30, 1883. (Opera House Tattler)ProgramA0508
Program - The Queen's Lace Handkerchief, produced by Patterson's New York Opera Company, Opera House, November 8, 1883. (Opera House Tattler) ProgramA0509
Program - Operatic Concert, starring Minnie Hauk, soprano, Opera House, January 8, 1884.ProgramA0601
Program - Zillah, or The Hebrew Mother, starring Janauschek, Opera House, February 7, 1884; Fun on the Bristol, presented by Rice's Travestie Co, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0602
Program - Jacquine or, Paste and Diamonds, starring Mattie Vickers, Opera House, March 14, 1884ProgramA0603
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