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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 - A Gentleman of France, starring and directed by Kyrle Bellew, Lyceum, April 1, 1903ProgramC0805
Program - A Gentleman of France, starring and directed by Kyrle Bellew, Lyceum, April 1, 1903.ProgramC0806
Program - The Billionaire, starring Jerome Sykes, presented by Klaw & Erlanger, Lyceum, April 20, 1903.ProgramC0807
Program - Imperial Minstrels, presented by Quinlan & Wall, directed by Dan Quinlan, Lyceum, May 7, 1903.ProgramC0808
Program - The Days of 1903, starring Robert Emmet;The Taming of the Shrew, starring Charles B. Hanford; and Lover's Lane, presented by Yager and Rheinstrom, Lyceum, September 23-25, 1903.ProgramC0809
Program - As You Like it, presented by Ernest Shipman, starring Camilla Reynolds and James J. Brown; and A Little Outcast, presented by Geo E. Gill & Company, starring Dolly Dupree, Lyceum, October 22-24, 1903.ProgramC0810
Program - Everyman, a Fifteenth Century morality play,presented by Charles Frohman; and Sag Harbor, written by James A. Herne, Lyceum, October 30-31, 1903. Insert with additional information on Everyman.ProgramC0811
Program - The Millionaire, featuring Kirk Brown and Company, Lyceum, no date (1900-1920 range). Single sheet.ProgramC0812
Program - Othello, presented by Ernest Shipman, featuring Harry Leighton; and A Ragged Hero, starring George F. Hall, Lyceum, January 18-21-1904.ProgramC0901
Program - Ermine, starring Frances Wilson and The Vinegar Buyer, starring Ezra Kendall, Lyceum, February 4-6, 1904.ProgramC0902
Program - Jack's Best Girl, starring Chester De Vonde; Beneath the Tiger's Claws, starring Chester De Vonde; The Fatal Kiss, starring Chester De Vonde; and Doomed, featuring Chester De Vonde, all presented by the Chester De Vonde Stock Company, Lyceum, February 22-24, 1904ProgramC0903
Program - Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, managed by Liebler & Co., Lyceum, January 10,1906. ProgramC1001
Program - The Mountain Climber, presented by Charles Frohman, starring Francis Wilson, Lyceum, February 7, 1906. Top half of program.ProgramC1002
Program - Simple Simon Simple, presented by the Nixon and Zimmerman Opera Company, Lyceum, March 26, 1906. Top half of front page.ProgramC1003
Program - Concert, John Philip Sousa and his band,Lyceum, April 4, 1906. Booklet.ProgramC1004
Program - Concert, John Philip Sousa and his band,Lyceum, April 4, 1906. Booklet.ProgramC1004
Program - Concert, John Philip Sousa and his band,Lyceum, April 4, 1906. Booklet.ProgramC1004
Program - A Mill Girl's Honor (matinee), directed by and starring John D'Ormand and Rosabele Leslie and Not Guilty, directed by Sim Allen, starring John D'Ormand and Rosabele Leslie, Lyceum, April 30, 1906. FragmentProgramC1005
Program - A Gentleman of France and Othello, presented by Marguerite Fields and Company, starring Kirk Brown and Marguerite Fields, Lyceum, week of September 3, 1906-7 season. Booklet format.ProgramC1006
Program - The Isle of Spice, presented by B.C. Whitney, Lyceum, September 15,1906. Booklet.ProgramC1007
Program - The Man on the Box, presented by John Cort, starring Max Figman, Lyceum, October 17, 1906. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1008
Program - David Corson, starring Richard Gordon, Lyceum, October 20, 1906. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1009
Program - The Sorceress, presented by Ira W. Jackson and William D. Reed, starring Nance O'Neil, Lyceum, November 3, 1906. Booklet, single sheet folded. Newspaper clipping enclosed.ProgramC1010
Program - York State Folks, presented by Fred E. Wright, Lyceum, November 6, 1906. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1011
Program - Not Guilty and A Gambler's Daughter (vaudeville), presented by Rosabele Leslie and Company,directed by Sim Allen, Lyceum, week of November 12, 1906. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1012
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