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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 - Grand Concert, starring Emma C. Thursby, featuring Chevalier A. Kontski and A.L. King, Opera House, May 17, 1886ProgramA0903
Program - Patti's Farewell Concert, starring singer Carlotta Patti, Opera House, May 20, no year.ProgramA0904
Program - Irish Aristocracy, presented by Barry & Fay's Comedy Company, starring Hugh Fay and Billy Barry, Opera House, September 3, 1886-7 season. Two copies. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0905
Program - Ranch 10, starring James Neill, Opera House, September 15, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0906
Program - Vacation or, Harvard vs Yale, starring the Dalys, Opera House, September 22, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0907
Program - Musette or The Secret of Guild Court, starring Lotta, Opera House, October 6, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0908
Program - Zitka, presented by H.C. Miner, starring Gustavus Levick. Opera House, October 8, 1886. Opera House ProsceniumProgramA0909
Program - Monte Cristo, starring James O'Neill, Opera House, October 12, 1886. (3 copies) Opera House Proscenium and promotional pamphlet.ProgramA0910
Program - A Night Off, presented by O.B.Sheppard's Company of Comedians, Opera House, October 14, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0911
Program - Shane-Na-Lawn, starring W.J.Scanlon, Opera House, October 18, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0912
Program - Black Hussar, presented by the McCaull Opera Comique Company, Opera House, October 20, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0913
Program - Princess Andrea, starring Janish, managed by David Peyser, Opera House, October 27, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0914
Program - Princess Andrea, starring Janish, managed by David Peyser, Opera House, October 27, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0914
Program - Mixed Pickles, starring J.B. Polk, managed by Frank G. Cotter and supported by the Superb Comedy Company, Opera House, November 5, 1886. 2 copies. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA0915
Program - Woman Against Woman, starring Effie Ellsler, managed by Marc Klaw, Opera House, November 9,1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1001
Program - Concert by Gilmore's Famous 22nd Reg't Band, Opera House, November 12, 1886-7 season. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1002
Program - Miss Multon, starring Clara Morris & Henry Miller, presented by Frank L. Goodwin, Opera House, September 28, 1886-7 season. Opera House ProsceniumProgramA1003
Program - Merry Wives of Windsor,starring Stuart Robson & Wm. H.Crane, directed by Joseph Brooks, Opera House, November 15, 1886. 2 copies. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1004
Program - Our Irish Visitors, starring Thos. E. Murray & Mark Murphy, managed by J.M.Hill, Opera House, November 19, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1005
Programs - Our Irish Visitors, starring Thos. E. Murray & Mark Murphy, managed by J.M. Hill, Opera House, November 19, 1886; Richelieu, starring Frederick Warde, managed by Hudson & O'Neil, Opera House, November 24, 1886. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA1006
Program - Haverly's American-European Minstrels, featuring the Gormans, Opera House, December 10, 1886. Cheek, starring Roland Reed, Opera House, December 13, 1886. Opera House Proscenium. Pasted on paper.ProgramA1007
Programs - Cheek, starring Roland Reed, Opera House, December 13, 1886; Humbug, starring Roland Reed, Opera House, December 14, 1886. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1008
Program - Gilmore and his Incomparable Band, starring Letitia Fritch, Opera House, November 12, 1886.ProgramA1009
Programs - Love and Law, written by Milton Nobles, starring Dolly Nobles, Opera House, January 13, 1887; Passion and Slave, produced by T.H Winnett, Opera House, January 14, 1887. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1101
Programs - Two Johns, written by and starring J.C. Stewart, Opera House, January 19, 1887; Cattle King, starring James H. Wallick, Opera House, January 21, 1887. Opera House Proscenium.ProgramA1102
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