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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 - David Harum, starring William H. Crane, produced by Charles Frohman, Lyceum March 15, 1900-1901 season. Booklet.Program C0503
Program - Hamlet, starring E.H. Sothern, managed by Daniel Frohman, Lyceum, May 8, 1900-1901 season. Booklet.ProgramC0504
Program - In the Palace of the King, presented by Viola Allen and her company, directed by William Seymour, Lyceum, May 10, 1900-1901 season. Booklet.ProgramC0505
Program - The Census Taker, presented by Charles Leyburne's Bon-Ton Stock Company,Lyceum, November 16, 1900-1901 season. Booklet.ProgramC0506
Program - Self and Lady, presented by Charles Frohman's Comedians, Lyceum, December 4, 1900-1901 season. Booklet.ProgramC0507
Program - Because She Loved Him So, presented by Charles Frohman, starring J.E. Dodson, Lyceum, January 29, 1900. Newspaper format.ProgramC0601
Program - The Mikado, presented by the McKnight Choir, Lyceum, May 15-17, 1901. Booklet.ProgramC0602
Program - Rose Maiden. Concert, presented by the Afternoon Vocal Society. Lyceum, June 3, 1901. Booklet.ProgramC0603
Program - Henry VIII, presented by Wagenthals and Kemper, starring Mme Modjeska and Louis James, Lyceum, October 8, 1901. Booklet.ProgramC0604
Program - Dolly Varden, presented by the Lulu Glaser Opera Company,Lyceum, October 30, 1901. Partial program, center page with cast listing is missing.ProgramC0605
Program - The Parish Priest,presented by and starring Daniel Sully, directed by Willis E. Boyer, Lyceum, January 1, 1902. Booklet.ProgramC0701
Program - The First Duchess of Marlborough, presented by Sarah Cowell LeMoyne and Company, directed by Frederick Paulding, Lyceum, February 5, 1902. Booklet.ProgramC0702
Program - Monte Christo, starring James O'Neill, supported by Liebler and Company, Lyceum, February 13, 1902. Booklet,ProgramC0703
Program - The Bachelor's Club, anniversary, presented by Big Minstrels, music directed by HI.Henry,Lyceum, April 8, 1902. Booklet.ProgramC0704
Program - Maid Marian, presented by The Bostonians, Barnabee and MacDonald,Prop.,directed by Klaw and Erlanger, Lyceum, April 17, 1902. Program is incomplete; inner pages with cast is missing. Booklet.ProgramC0705
Program - A Royal Rival, starring William Faversham, presented by Charles Frohman, Lyceum,April 21,1902. Booklet.ProgramC0706
Program - Fra Diavolo, presented by the Wilbur Opera Company, directed by Maud Daniel, Lyceum, April 28, 1902. Booklet.ProgramC0707
Program - Mascotte, presented by the Wilbur Opera Company, directed by Maud Daniel, Lyceum, April 29, 1902. Booklet.ProgramC0708
Program - King Dodo, presented by Henry W. Savage, Lyceum, October 14, 1902.ProgramC0709
Program - Concert, John Philip Sousa, Lyceum, November 25, 1902,Lyceum, November 25, 1902.ProgramC0710
Program - Pretty Peggy, starring Grace George, produced by William A. Brady, Lyceum, December 2, 1902.ProgramC0711
Program - A Romance of Coon Hollow, presented by Harry L. Webb and his Carner Stock Company with Cora Wilmont,Lyceum, January 10,1903. ProgramC0801
Program - A Modern Magdalen, presented by Amelia Bingham and her company, Lyceum, January 15, 1903.ProgramC0802
Program - The Mummy and the Hummingbird, starring John Drew, presented by Charles Frohman, Lyceum, March 20, 1903.ProgramC0803
Program - Faust, starring Lewis Morrison, directed by Jules Murray, Lyceum, March 26, 1903. ProgramC0804
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