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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.

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

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Program - Fleur-De-Lis, presented by the Della Fox Comic Opera Company, Lyceum, April 16,1896. BookletProgramB0702
Program - Alvin Joslin, written and produced by Charles L. Davis and company, Lyceum, April 18, 1896. Booklet.ProgramB0703
Program - Hamlet, starring Walker Whiteside, assisted by Lelia Wolstan, Lyceum, April 23, 1896. Booklet.ProgramB0704
Program - Hamlet, starring Walker Whiteside, assisted by Lelia Wolstan, Lyceum, April 23, 1896. Booklet.ProgramB0704
Program - Third Concert, Railroad Y.M.C.A Course, presumably Lyceum, probably 1896; Moths, presented by the Wright Huntington Stock Company, presumably Lyceum, April 27, 1896; Pink Dominos, presented by the Wright Huntington Stock Company, presumably Lyceum, April 30, 1896. Pasted back to back.ProgramB0705
Program - Fatinitza, presented by the Choral Club of Ithaca, Lyceum, May 4, 1896.ProgramB0706
Program - Mavourneen, starring Chauncy Olcott, Lyceum, May 23, 1896. Booklet.ProgramB0707
Program - The Bohemian Girl,Boccaccio, and The Mascotte, presented by the Wilbur Opera Company, Lyceum, May 28, May 29, and May 30, 1896. Booklet. Two inserted programs - The Merry War, presented by the Wilbur Opera Company, Lyceum, May 27, 1896, matinee and The Grand Duchess, presented by the Wilbur Opera Company, Lyceum, May 1896.ProgramB0708
Program - The Seaborne Mystics, managed by Hirsh & Florence, Lyceum, week of June 1-6, 1896. Booklet.ProgramB0709
Program - Concert, Ketley's Star Course, probably Lyceum, October 8,1896.ProgramB0710
Program - Concert, Elmira Musical Festival, directed by Jules Jordan, Lyceum, May 21, 1896. Single sheet. ProgramB0711
Program - An American Beauty, presented by the Lillian Russell Opera Company, starring Lillian Russell, Lyceum, September 16, 1896. Miniature newspaper format.ProgramB0712
Program - Othello, starring Thos. W. Keene,managed by Charles B. Hanford, presumably Lyceum, October 8, 1896. Partial clipping.ProgramB0713
Program - Robin Hood, presented by the Bostonians, H.C. Barnabee and W. H. Macdonald, Lyceum, November 4, 1896. Miniature newspaper format.ProgramB0714
Program - Pinafore, presented by the McKnight Choir, Lyceum, November 15, 1896.ProgramB0715
Program - Il Trovatore,presented by the International Grand Opera Company, directed by J.S. Leerburger, Lyceum, November 26, 1896. Miniature newspaper format.Program B0716
Program - El Capitan,starring DeWolf Hopper, presented by the DeWolf Hopper Company, Lyceum, December 3, 1896. Miniature newspaper format.ProgramB0717
Program - Kellar, the Peerless Magician, directed by Dudley McAdow, Lyceum, January 4,1897. Miniature newpwper format.ProgramB0801
Program - Hogan's Alley, starring Barney Gilmore and John F. Leonard, Lyceum, January 7,1897.ProgramB0802
Program - My Friend from India, starring Henry V. Donnelly and Edward Girard, directed by Smyth and Rice, Lyceum, February 5, 1897.ProgramB0803
Program - Josephine, Empress of the French and Nell Gwynne, starring Rhea,managed by Geo W. Magee, Lyceum, March 17, 1897. ProgramB0804
Program - Sousa and his band, directed by John Philip Sousa, Lyceum, March 29, 1897ProgramB0805
Program - Sousa's Concert, directed by John Philp Sousa, with specimen programs (matinee and evening),Lyceum, March 29, 1897.ProgramB0806
Program - The Jucklins, starring Stuart Robson, directed by William R. Hayden, Lyceum, April 28, 1897. Two copies.ProgramB0807
Invitation and ticket stub - to a performance of Ouida's Moths, by the Summer Stock Company, directed by Nichols and Howard, Lyceum, June 17, 1897.Invitation and ticket stubB0809
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