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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 - Red Feather, starring Cheridah Simpson, managed by Jos.M. Gaites,Lyceum, November 20,1906. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1013
Program - The Isle of Spice, presented by B.C. Whitney, Lyceum, October 19, 1905. Flyer. (notation that this was opening of"New"theater after old one had burned.ProgramC1014
Program - Homespun Heart, The Evil Men Do,and Me and Mother, presented by Harris Lumberg and the International Stock Company, Lyceum, November 1-2, 1905. Single sheet folded.ProgramC1015
Program - Holy City, starring Clarence Bennett, Lyceum, December 23 1905.ProgramC1016
Program - Isle of Spice, presented by B.C. Whitney, Lyceum, December 25, 1905. Program in three pieces.ProgramC1017
Program - Kellar, the Magician and Paul Valadon, presented by Dudley McAdow, Lyceum, 1905-6 season.ProgramC1018
Program - Uncle Tom's Cabin, presented by Stetson, Lyceum, January 3, 1906. Folded sheet.ProgramC1019
Program - The Lightning Conductor, starring Effie Shannon and Herbert Kelcey,Lyceum, January 17, 1906. Folded sheet.ProgramC1020
Program - When Knighthood Was In Flower, starring Virginia Drew Trescott and her company, presented by Joseph Shipman, Lyceum, February 3, 1906. Folded sheet.ProgramC1021
Program - The Rivals, starring Joseph and William W. Jefferson, Lyceum, February 6, 1906. Folded sheet.ProgramC1022
Program - York State Folks, produced by Fred E. Wright, Lyceum, March 6, 1906. Single sheet, printed both sides.ProgramC1023
Program - In the Heart of the Storm (matinee) and Wormwood,presented by Charles K. Champlin and company, Lyceum, March 9, 1906. Single sheet.ProgramC1024
Program - The Rogers Brothers in Ireland, starring Gus Rogers, presented by Klaw and Erlanger, Lyceum, March 27, 1906. Single sheet.ProgramC1025
Program - Experience, presented by Wm. Elliott, F. Ray Comstock, and Morris Guest, Lyceum, November 29i-December 1, 1906. Folded sheet. ProgramC1026
Program - The Mummy and the Hummingbird, starring W.A. Whitecar, presented by the Juley Murry Company, Lyceum, December 25, 1908. Booklet.ProgramC1027
Program - The Free Lance, the Sousa Opera Company, featuring Joseph Cawthorn, presented by Klaw and Erlanger, Lyceum, December 27, 1906. Booklet. Two ticket stubs glued on cover.ProgramC1028
Program - Simple Simon Simple, presented by the Nixon and Zimmerman Opera Company, Lyceum, February 13, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1101
Program - Cymbeline, featuring Viola Allen, managed by Charles W. Allen, Lyceum, February 25, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1102
Program - Under Southern Skies, written by Lottie Blair Parker, Lyceum, March 5, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1103
Program - The Merry Wives of Windsor, starring Louis James, Lyceum, April 18, 1907. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1104
Program - Mrs. Wilson-Andrews, starring May Irwin with her company, Lyceum, May 8, 1907. Single sheet booklet.ProgramC1105
Program - Romeo and Juliet, presented by the Elmira College Fraternity of Thespis, Lyceum, June 7, 1907. Flyer.ProgramC1106
Program - The Arrival of Kitty, presented by C.S. Williams, Lyceum, September 9-10, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1107
Program - Madame Butterfly, presented by Henry W. Savage's English Grand Opera Company and Orchestra, Lyceum, October 12, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1108
Program - George Washington, Jr., George M. Cohan's national song show, Lyceum, October 19, 1907. Booklet.ProgramC1109
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