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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.

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

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Program - Vocal Concert by the Old Homestead Quartet, Opera House, January 25, 1895. Rosenthal's Popular Course booklet. Two copies.ProgramA2508
Program - Concert by the Beacon Symphony Club, Opera House, February 23, 1895. Rosenthal's Popular Course booklet.ProgramA2509
Program - Concert by the New York Philharmonic Club, Opera House, February 27, 1895. Rosenthal's Popular Course, booklet.ProgramA2510
Program - Gondoliers, presented by the Trinity Church Choir, directed by George Morgan McKnight, Opera House, February 20-22, 1895ProgramA2511
Program - The Gondoliers, the cast, performed by the Trinity Church Choir, Opera House, February 20-22, 1895. Program - The New Boy, partial cast, starring James T. Powers, managed by Charles Frohman, Opera House, February 1, 1895. Pasted back to back.ProgramA2512
Program - Rosenthal's Star Concert, featuring the Verdi Ladies Quartette, Opera House, March 14, 1895. Program - Peaceful Valley, starring Sol Smith Russell and cast, probably Opera House, March 22, 1895. Pasted back to back.ProgramA2513
Program - The Isle of Champagne, starring Thomas Q Seabrooke and his company, Opera House, March 20, 1895. The Bill of the Play, first page.ProgramA2601
Program - Peaceful Valley, starring Sol Smith Russell, Opera House, March 29,1895. The Bill of the Play, first page.ProgramA2602
Booklet - Program for The Politician, starring Roland Reed and directed by E.B. Jack, Opera House April 1, 1895. The First Annual Usher's Benefit.BookletA2603
Program - The Politician, presented by the Roland Reed Company, The Usher's Benefit, Opera House, April 1, 1895. First page of The Bill of the Play. 2 copiesProgramA2604
Program - Cap. Lettablair, starring E. H. Sothern, managed by Daniel Frohman, Opera House, April 6, 1895. The Bill of the Play. Ticket stub attached.Program A2605
Program - Kellar, assisted by Mrs Kellar, Opera House, June 7, 1895. The Bill of the Play, first page only.ProgramA2606
Program - Concert, Ovide Musin Concert Co., Opera House, March 26, 1895. Program - Cap. Lettablair, starring E.H. Sothern, Opera House, April 6, 1895. Program - 1492, produced by E.E. Rice, Opera House, no date given. Program - Concert by the Boston Festival Orchestra, Emil Mollenhauer, conducting, Opera House, May 23, 1895. Pasted back to back.ProgramA2607
Program - Elmira Athletic Club Minstrels at the Lyceum, May 7-8 (no year). ProgramB0101
Program - Virginius, starring James O'Neil, Robinson Theatre, October 30, 1895. Booklet format.ProgramB0102
Program - YMCA Concert, Lyceum, November 1, 1895.ProgramB0104
Program - YMCA Concert, Lyceum, November 1, 1895. Pasted on backing.ProgramB0105
Program - Brownies, produced by C.B. Jefferson, Klaw,& Erlanger, Lyceum, November 8-9, 1895. Two copies: a booklet,(A), partial (B).ProgramB0106
Program - Josephine, Empress of the French, starring Rhea, Lyceum, November 13, 1895. BookletProgramB0107
Handbill - Mowry's Oyster Bay's presentation of the diagram of the Lyceum Theatre, no date. HandbillB0108
Program - Brownies in Fairyland, presented by Jefferson, Klaw and Erlanger, for the benefit of the Y.M.C.A., Lyceum, February 15-16, 1895. Two loose sheets.ProgramB0109
Program - 8 Bells,presented by the Brothers Byrne, Lyceum, November 15, 1895. Booklet format.ProgramB0201
Program - The Politician, starring Roland Reed and his company, Lyceum. November 18, 1895. Booklet format.ProgramB0202
Program - A Trip to Chinatown, a production from Hoyt's Theatre in New York City, Lyceum, November 19, 1895. Booklet format. ProgramB 0203
Program - The Gilhooleys Abroad, featuring the Gormans, Lyceum, November 21, 1895. Booklet format.ProgramB0204
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