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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 - Jacquine or, Paste & Diamonds, starring Mattie Vickers and her Comedy Company, Opera House, no date; Ireland As It Is, presented by the Knights of Tara, Opera House,March 17, 1884. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0604
Program - Siberia, presented by Bartley Campbell and Thomas B. MacDonough, Opera House, March 31, April 1, 1884.ProgramA0605
Program - Adrienne Lecouvreur, starring M'lle Rhea, presented by Arthur B. Chase, Opera House, April 8, 1884; Sarah Barnum's Dilemma & Ill-Fed-Dora, featuring Sarah Barnum, probably Opera House, no date.ProgramA0606
Program - Bohemian Girl, starring Emma Abbott, presented by the Grand English Opera Company, Opera House, matinee, April 16, 1884; Mignon, starring Emma Abbott, presented by the Grand English Opera Company, Opera House, evening April 16, 1884. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0607
Program - Cricket On The Hearth with Lend Me Five Shillings, starring Joseph Jefferson, presented by his comedy company, Opera House, April 23, 1884; Bandit King, featuring Jas. H. Wallick, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0608
Program - Silver King, presented by Harry Miner's Company, Opera House, September 8-10, 1884.ProgramA0609
Program - Silver King, presented by Harry Miner's Company, Opera House, September 8-10, 1884: Skipped by the Light of the Moon, starring Louis Harrison and John Gourlay, Opera House, September 16, 1884.ProgramA0610
Program - Humpty Dumpty and assorted acts, presented by Tony Den ier, Opera House, September 4-6, 1884; Concert, by a Coterie of Lady Vocalists, presented by Lilly Clay's Adamless Eden Company, Opera House, 1884. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0611
Program - Yvonne, starring M'lle Rhea, presented by Arthur B. Chase, Opera House, December 25, 1884; "Mark Twain" - Cable Readings, featuring George W. Cable, Opera House, December 18, 1884. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0612
Booklet - The Magistrate, starring John T. Raymond, Opera House, January 11, 1885BookletA0701
Program - To Oblige Benson and Confusion, starring Nat.C. Goodwin and presented by his company, Opera House, February 2, 1885; Equine Paradox, presented by Professor George Bartholomew, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0702
Program - Richard III, starring Thos. W. Keene, presented by W.R. Hayden, probably Opera House, February 18; Bandit King, starring James H. Wallick, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper. ProgramA0703
Program - My Life, starring Janauschek, presented by H.J. Sargent, Opera House, April 8, 1885; Barlow & Wilson's Minstrels, April 18, 1885. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0704
Program - For Congress, starring John T. Raymond, Opera House, April 23, 1885; The Bohemian Girl, starring Zelda Seguin, presented by the English Opera Company, probably Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0705
Program - The Honeymoon, starring Margaret Miller, presented by J.M. Hill, Opera House, May 20, 1885; Tony Pastor's Consolidation, including The Little Side Door, Opera House, no date. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0706
Program - A Celebrated Case, benefitting the Home for the Aged, directed by E.A.Owens, featuring local talent, Opera House, July 10-11, 1887. The Programme.ProgramA0707
Program - Rosedale, benefitting the Thirtieth Separate Company, N.G.S.N.Y., directed by and starring E.A. Owens, Opera House, October 23-24, 1885. (2 copies)ProgramA0708
Program - Circus and New Wild West, presented by Doris & Colvin's Colossal Shows, probably Opera House, May 30, 1887. Daily Program.ProgramA0801
Program - Minstrels, presented by Wilson & Rankin, Opera House, August 11-12, 1887. (Barnun Circus)ProgramA0802
Program - The Lady of Lyons, starring Frederick Warde, Opera House, matinee, November 25, 1886-7 season; Virginius, starring Frederick Warde, Opera House, evening, November 25, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0803
Program - The Widow, starring Mlle. Rhea and Arthur Forrest, Opera House, December 6, 1886-7 season; A Concert, featuring Andre's Alpine Choir and Tyrolese Co. Opera House, December 8, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0804
Program - Humbug, starring Roland Reed, Opera House, December 14, 1886-7 season; Honeymoon, starring Margret Mather, managed by J.M. Hill, Opera House, December 16, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.Program A0805
Program - Alone in London or, A Woman Against the World, starring Cora Tanner, supported by Col. W.E. Sinn's Brooklyn, N. Y. Theatre Company, Opera House, December 20, 1886-7 season. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0806
Program - Hamlet, starring Edwin Booth, directed by Arthur Chase,Opera House, December 20, 1886-7 season; Skipped by the Light of the Moon,presented by Fowler & Warmington's Company of Comedians, Opera House, December 30, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0807
Program - Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels, Opera House, January 1, 1887; Virginius, starring Louis James and Marie Wainwright, Opera House, January 4, 1887. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA0808
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