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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 - Concert, Victor Herbert and his 22nd Regiment Band, Lyceum, November 17, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1011
Program - Rip Van Winkle, starring Joseph Jefferson, Lyceum, November 19, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1012
Program - My Boys, starring George Richards and Eugene Canfield, Lyceum, November 23, 1897. Booklet cover only.ProgramB1101
Program - The Heart of Chicago,produced by Lincoln J. Carter, Lyceum, November 24, 1897. BookletProgramB1102
Program - Uncle Tom's Cabin Co., presented by Stowe and Company, Lyceum,November 27, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1103
Program - Pudd'nhead Wilson, damatized by Frank Mayo, directed by Wm. L. Malley, Lyceum, November 29, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1104
Program - A Man of Ideas, starring Roland Reed and Company, with Miss Isadore Rush, directed by E.B. Jack, Lyceum,December 2, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1105
Program - A Stranger in New York, presented by Hoyt and McGee's Musical Comedy Company, Lyceum, December 3, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1106
Program - Shore Acres, directed by Henry C. Miner, Lyceum, December 4, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1107
Program - The Geezer, managed by William F. Calder, starring Henry V. Donnelly and Edward Girard, Lyceum, December 8, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1108
Program - Marble Heart,The Midnight Alarm, and "She", presented by Elroy's Stock Company, featuring J. Harvey Cook and Miss Lottie Church, Lyceum, week of December 13, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1109
Program - Marble Heart,The Midnight Alarm, and "She", presented by Elroy's Stock Company, featuring J. Harvey Cook and Miss Lottie Church, Lyceum, week of December 13, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1109
Program - The Buckeye, East Lynne or, The Elopment, and Not Guilty, presented by Harry Markham's Big Comedy Company, starring Harry Markham,Lyceum, week of December 20, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1110
Program - Out of Sight, starring John J. Magee and his company, Lyceum December 30, 1897. Booklet.ProgramB1111
Program - Wang, produced by D.W. Truss and Company, Lyceum, January 1, 1898. Booklet.ProgramC0101
Program - Tess of the D'Urbervilles, starring Mrs. Fiske and her company, Lyceum, January 3, 1898. BookletProgramC0102
Program - Dorcas, The Silver King, presented by Thomas Van Osten's 3 Star Comedy Company with the Ladies Band and Orchestra, week of January 10, 1898. Booklet. ProgramC0103
Program - The Sunshine of Paradise Alley, pictures of New York life,produced by Denman Thompson and George Ryer, presumably Lyceum, January 20, 1898; The Wife, The Charity Ball, presented by Waite's Comedy Company, presumably Lyceum, January 31, 1898, February 2, 1898. Pasted on backing.ProgramC0104
Program - Old Lavender, starring Edward Harrigan, managed by W.J Hanley, Lyceum, February 14, 1898. Booklet.ProgramC0105
Program - The Deacon's Daughter, starring Lillian Kennedy, Lyceum, February 16, 1898. Booklet.ProgramC0106
Program - Little Lord Fauntleroy, produced by T. Henry French, managed by George W. Sammis, Lyceum, February 26, 1898. Booklet.Program C0107
Program - East Lynne, The Broker's Daughter (Matinee), The Wyoming Mail, presented by the Maude Hillman Company, Lyceum, week of February 28, 1898. Booklet.ProgramC0108
Program - Two Vagabonds, Boccaccio (matinee),The Bohemian Girl, Olivette, presented by Waite's Comic Opera Company, Lyceum, week of March 7, 1898ProgramC0109
Program - The Wages of Sin,Brother for Brother and All the Comforts of Home, presented by the King Dramatic Company, featuring Kendal Weston and Floy Crowell, Lyceum, week of March 14, 1898. Booklet.ProgramC0110
Program - Ole Olson, starring Ed.F.Cogley, Lyceum,March 22,1898. Booklet.ProgramC0201
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