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Series I. Scripts

Flat Box 1: 1

Americanization

Flat Box 1: 2

Americanization

Flat Box 1: 3

Aunt Sally's Syncopated Social, 1918-1919

Flat Box 1: 4

Bargain Day in a Department Store

Flat Box 1: 5

Big Brother Club, 1918-1919

Flat Box 1: 6

Brave Bold Black and Tans

Flat Box 1: 7

Captain Seagrass, 1917-1918

Flat Box 1: 8

Charcoal and Midnight Back from the Front

Flat Box 1: 9

Child of the Desert

Flat Box 2: 1

Fighting the Flames, 1915-1916

Flat Box 2: 2

Fire Department

Flat Box 2: 3

Following the Flag, 1912-1913

Flat Box 2: 4

Following the Flag

Flat Box 2: 5

Hopping the Atlantic Ocean, 1920-1921

Flat Box 2: 6

Hot Dog, 1924-1925

Flat Box 2: 7

House of Rest, 1908-1909

Flat Box 2: 8

Hunting the Hahas

Flat Box 3: 1

In the Secret Service, 1917-, 1918-

Flat Box 3: 2

Jitney Joy Bus [1]

Flat Box 3: 3

Jitney Joy Bus [2]

Flat Box 3: 4

Kernal Jim and Kasper

Flat Box 3: 5

Kunnel Jim and Jasper

Flat Box 3: 6

League of Explainations

Flat Box 3: 7

Lost Purse and Demon Run or a Dry Town

Flat Box 3: 8

Meatless Day, 1918-1919

Flat Box 3: 9

Meatless Day

Flat Box 3: 10

Musical Sketch

Flat Box 4: 1

Parcel Post and Demon Run

Flat Box 4: 2

Pay Before You Enter, 1923-1924

Flat Box 4: 3

Penny Arcade (No. 2), 1915-1916

Flat Box 4: 4

Penny Arcade (No.1), 1915-1916

Flat Box 4: 5

Potato Peeler [1], 1919-1920

Flat Box 4: 6

Potato Peeler [2], 1919-1920

Flat Box 4: 7

Potato Peeler [3], 1919-1920

Flat Box 4: 8

Pressing Business Afterpiece, 1924

Flat Box 4: 9

Putt and Take Bankers, 1922-1923

Flat Box 5: 1

Quick Lunch [1]

Flat Box 5: 2

Quick Lunch [2]

Flat Box 5: 3

Quick Lunch [3]

Flat Box 5: 4

Rapid Transit Trolley Car

Flat Box 5: 5

Reforming the Force or the Substitute, 1911-1912

Flat Box 5: 6

Robber's Roost or Hunting the Who-Whats

Flat Box 5: 7

Robber's Roost or the Hunting HaHas, 1923-1924

Flat Box 5: 8

Rufus In the Lion's Den, 1922-1923

Flat Box 5: 9

Street Car Act, 1904-1905

Flat Box 5: 10

Submarine (Dumont's copy)

Flat Box 5: 11

Substitute

Flat Box 6: 1

Troubles in a Bug House

Flat Box 6: 2

Who's Boss, 1913-1914

Flat Box 6: 3

Wood Alcohol, 1921-1922

Flat Box 6: 4

Unknown Scripts

Flat Box 6: 5

Unknown Scripts

 

Series II. Music and scripts

Flat Box 7: 1

Afterpiece, 1922-1923

Flat Box 7: 2

Brave Black and Tans; Mexico, 1916-1917

Flat Box 8: 1

League of Explai-Nations, 1919-1920

Flat Box 8: 2

Look Out Song; Daddy Moon; Poor Butterfly, 1924-1925

Flat Box 8: 3

Sleepless Sleeper, 1921-1922

Flat Box 8: 4

Wood Alcohol, 1921-1922

 

Series III. Published music

Flat Box 9: 1

I Ain't Lookin' For Trouble

Flat Box 9: 2

Lucy Lee (published and original)

Flat Box 9: 3

Slew Foot Sal (published and original)

Flat Box 9: 4

Lime Kiln Club, 1893

Flat Box 9: 5

If I Had A Dollah Of My Own (published and original), 1900

Flat Box 9: 6

I Hope you Choke (published and original), 1901

Flat Box 9: 7

You Ain't No Actor, 1902

Flat Box 9: 8

Sunday is My Day, 1903

Flat Box 9: 9

Never No More (published and original), 1905

Flat Box 9: 10

Absolutely No (published and original), 1914

Flat Box 9: 11

I'm On My Way to New Orleans, 1923

Flat Box 9: 12

Luxury (lyrics by O'Brien), 1912

 

Series IV. Original music

Flat Box 10: 1

Following the Flag and Orchestration, 1912-1913

Flat Box 10: 2

Good Night White Folks, 1913-1914

Flat Box 10: 3

First Part Finale Opera Vs. Opera With Comedy, 1913-1914

Flat Box 10: 4

Opening Overture Words and Music, 1913-1914

Flat Box 10: 5

First Part Finale - Parody on Rigolletto Quartette Words and Music, 1914-1915

Flat Box 10: 6

Uncle Jo's Dream or In the Candle Light - Words and Music, 1914-1915

Flat Box 10: 7

Opening Overture Medley Words and Music, 1914-1915

Flat Box 10: 8

Opening Overture Short Medley, 1915-1916

Flat Box 10: 9

Medley Finale Season Words and Music, 1915-1916

Flat Box 10: 10

Rail Road Blues Me Myself Orchestrations, 1915-1916

Flat Box 10: 11

Advertising

Flat Box 10: 12

End Song

Flat Box 10: 13

Smile

Flat Box 10: 14

Trouble

Flat Box 10: 15

Twora Half

Flat Box 10: 16

The Wood Alcohol Blues (may or may not relate to O'Brien)

Flat Box 10: 17

Handwritten lead sheet scraps

Flat Box 11: 1

First Part Overture Words and Music, 1916-1917

Flat Box 11: 2

Blacksmith on Song, 1917

Flat Box 11: 3

Opening Overture Words and Music Finale Was Tableau With Song; The Red Cross Muse, 1917-1918

Flat Box 11: 4

Mandy's Syncopated Reception, 1917-1918

Flat Box 11: 5

"Patriotic" Words and Music Finale was Tableau with song What Have You Done, 1918-1919

Flat Box 12: 1

Finale Songs Orchestrations & Words; Boys We Are Proud of you; After the Storm Comes the Rainbow; Tableau - Mother With Arms On Shoulders of Soldier & Sailor, 1919-1920

Flat Box 12: 2

Song and Dance; Medley of Song Titles; Orchestration and Words; Also Script, 1919-1920

Flat Box 12: 3

Opening Overture; Orchestration and Words also odd chorus Words, 1919-1920

Flat Box 12: 4

"Playmates" Song and Dance Words and Music, 1920-1921

Flat Box 12: 5

Americanization part of Orchestration, 1920-1921

Flat Box 12: 6

Opening Overture; Only a Fair Finale, 1920-1921

Flat Box 12: 7

Song and Dance; The Highbrow, Words and Music, 1921-1922

Flat Box 12: 8

First Part Overture; Finale Words and music; Only Few Parts of Finale Lucia; Overture of Reciting Minstrel Experience, 1921-1922

Flat Box 13: 1

In Grandma's Day; Oh You Wonderful Girl; Closing Number, 1922-1923

Flat Box 13: 2

Opening Overture, 1922-1923

Flat Box 13: 3

Lest We Forget; First Part Finale, 1922-1923

Flat Box 13: 4

In Day's of Old; Touch of Nature; Peach Orchard Scene, 1922-1923

Flat Box 13: 5

All Production Music for the Season, 1923-1924

Flat Box 13: 6

First Part Finale, 1923-1924

Flat Box 14: 1

Finale; Sextette - No Bananas, 1924-1925

Flat Box 14: 2

Melodies of Old Songs, 1924-1925

Flat Box 14: 3

Opening Overture, 1924-1925

Flat Box 40: 1

Assorted music [1]

Flat Box 40: 2

Assorted music [2]

Flat Box 41: 1

Assorted music [3]

Flat Box 41: 6

Assorted music [4]

Flat Box 41: 2

Leader

Flat Box 41: 3

Medley

Flat Box 41: 4

Opera--Jazz

Flat Box 41: 5

What Have You Done

 

Series V. Published music (not O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 1

After All

Flat Box 15: 2

A Little Street Where Old Friends West

Flat Box 15: 3

Barcarolle

Flat Box 15: 4

The Bell Buoy

Flat Box 15: 5

Bells of Killarney

Flat Box 15: 6

Darktown Doin's

Flat Box 15: 7

Dear Old Ireland (signed for O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 8

Don't Ever Make Another Cry (performed by O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 9

Dreaming Song

Flat Box 15: 10

Everybody Takes His Hat Off to Me

Flat Box 15: 11

The Harbor of Love

Flat Box 15: 12

If you Love Me When I'm Old, And Gray, Then You've Loved Me At the Proper Day

Flat Box 15: 13

I'm Tying the Leaves so they Won't Come Down

Flat Box 15: 14

In Flanders (signed for O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 15

In the Garden Where Sweet Colleens Crow

Flat Box 15: 16

The Irish Jubilee

Flat Box 15: 17

Jes' A Lonesome Pickaninny Baby

Flat Box 15: 18

Jimmy Valentine

Flat Box 15: 19

June's the Time for Roses

Flat Box 15: 20

Just one Girl

Flat Box 15: 21

Mammy's Little Kinky Headed Boy (signed for O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 22

Maureen Mavoureen

Flat Box 15: 23

The Minstrel Street Parade (signed for O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 24

My Gal is a High Born Lady

Flat Box 15: 25

Night and Day

Flat Box 15: 26

Old Black Joe

Flat Box 15: 27

The Old Sexton

Flat Box 15: 28

One Love Letters

Flat Box 15: 29

Out of the Sunshine Into My Heart (performed by O'Brien)

Flat Box 15: 30

Playmates

Flat Box 15: 31

Rosy Callahan

Flat Box 15: 32

Sailing Away on the Henry Clay

Flat Box 15: 33

When My Ships Come Sailing Home

Flat Box 15: 34

The Widow of a German Threw Him Down

Flat Box 15: 35

Other Varieties of music

Flat Box 15: 36

Scrap of sheet music

Flat Box 15: 37

Ditson March Folio For Orchestra

Flat Box 15: 38

Francis and Day's 36th Dande and Piano Album

Flat Box 15: 39

Official Songs - Chamber of Commerce

Flat Box 15: 40

Miscellaneous

 

Series VI. Gags and scenes

Box 24: 1

A Perfect Day in Minstrelsy

Box 24: 2

Act With Trained Dog and Not Dog Stand

Box 24: 3

Adam Gigiletto

Box 24: 4

Aeroplane Finish

Box 24: 5

Alaska Ike

Box 24: 6

Americanization

Box 24: 7

Amos and Andy

Box 24: 8

Arithmetic

Box 24: 9

Back from the Front

Box 24: 10

Baron and World

Box 24: 11

Beasley's Dog

Box 24: 12

Big Breeze & Dusty & Other Dog Points

Box 24: 13

Boarding House

Box 24: 14

Bride in de Hand, etc.

Box 24: 15

Bud

Box 24: 16

Burglar Proof Lock

Box 24: 17

Camp Meeting

Box 24: 18

Caution

Box 24: 19

Chief

Box 24: 20

Cinder In His Eye

Box 24: 21

Cruise of the Ebony Yacht Club

Box 24: 22

Daisy Winner

Box 24: 23

Dear Chief

Box 24: 24

Dixie and the Darkie

Box 24: 25

Doctor Act

Box 24: 26

Doctors Act Big Words

Box 24: 27

Dog

Box 24: 28

Dog (different sketch) [1]

Box 24: 29

Dog (different sketch) [2]

Box 24: 30

Dog Gag

Box 24: 31

Dog for Sale [1]

Box 24: 32

Dog for Sale [2]

Box 24: 33

Dog for Sale [3]

Box 24: 34

Egg Festival

Box 24: 35

End Recitation

Box 24: 36

Engineer

Box 24: 37

Eskimo Finish/Gimmies

Box 24: 38

Farmer's Dream

Box 24: 39

Fashion Review

Box 24: 40

Fat-Thin Gal

Box 24: 41

Fight Gag

Box 24: 42

Fight Gags

Box 24: 43

Fighting the Flames [1]

Box 24: 44

Fighting the Flames [2]

Box 24: 45

Fighting the Flames [3]

Box 25: 1

Fireman Act In One

Box 25: 2

Fireman's Story

Box 25: 3

First Mate Lookout

Box 25: 4

Following the Flag [1]

Box 25: 5

Following the Flag [2]

Box 25: 6

France [1]

Box 25: 7

France [2]

Box 25: 8

Frying Pan Finish

Box 25: 9

George Wilson

Box 25: 10

Good Man is Hard to Find

Box 25: 11

Grippe

Box 25: 12

Hawkshaw

Box 25: 13

Henry Bragg

Box 25: 14

Hunting the HaHas

Box 25: 15

I Love to Sing While I dance

Box 25: 16

I Met You [1]

Box 25: 17

I Met You [2]

Box 25: 18

Ice Cream Gag

Box 25: 19

Indian Gag

Box 25: 20

Isie Knott

Box 25: 21

Jim Secret Lodge Hailing Signs

Box 25: 22

Judge and Senator

Box 25: 23

Kankukup

Box 25: 24

Killauia

Box 25: 25

Kleptomaniac Tambo Endman

Box 25: 26

Kunnel Jim & Jasper

Box 25: 27

Language of Flowers

Box 25: 28

Lizza

Box 25: 29

Locating the Leak

Box 25: 30

Love

Box 25: 31

Luther Wilberforce

Box 25: 32

Lying

Box 25: 33

Major Coffey

Box 25: 34

Mayor

Box 25: 35

McGinn's Inn

Box 25: 36

Misery Moan - Soldier

Box 25: 37

Misery Moan

Box 25: 38

Modern Evangeline

Box 25: 39

Moses

Box 25: 40

Mother in Law

Box 25: 41

Moving Pictures

Box 25: 42

Musical Act

Box 25: 43

My Dog Albert

Box 26: 1

Negro Sayings

Box 26: 2

No Account!

Box 26: 3

O.K. Alright

Box 26: 4

Onary Weather - Lying Gag

Box 26: 5

Opening Algie

Box 26: 6

Opening Henry

Box 26: 7

Parcel Post Bit

Box 26: 8

Panama Canal

Box 26: 9

Patter to Radio Girl

Box 26: 10

Political Pull Secretary

Box 26: 11

Political Pull Spuds

Box 26: 12

Politics [1]

Box 26: 13

Politics [2]

Box 26: 14

Polkadot Vest and Sinker [1]

Box 26: 15

Polkadot Vest and Sinker [2]

Box 26: 16

Possum and Arizona

Box 26: 17

Post Office [1]

Box 26: 18

Post Office [2]

Box 26: 19

Pressing Business - Fatima Truckmuck

Box 26: 20

Pressing Business - Ida Shuffles

Box 26: 21

Pressing Business - Nubby Shuffles

Box 26: 22

Pressing Business - Officer Strongman

Box 26: 23

Pressing Business - Pug Grumble

Box 26: 24

Pressing Business - Simp Zero

Box 26: 25

Pressing Business - Smokey Singe

Box 26: 26

Pressing Business - Stub Burhead

Box 26: 27

Pressing Business - Bit of First Writing

Box 26: 28

Pressing Club - Bit of First Writing

Box 26: 29

Pressing Business - All Parts

Box 26: 30

Pretty Knees

Box 26: 31

Prohibition

Box 26: 32

Ragging the Radio

Box 26: 33

Ragtime Opera

Box 26: 34

Rain Storm and Dust

Box 26: 35

Reorsed St Car

Box 26: 36

Ricord Material

Box 26: 37

Rival Cities

Box 26: 38

Robbers Roost or Hunting the Hahas (Scene 1)

Box 26: 39

Otter Side

Box 27: 1

Sailing

Box 27: 2

Sam's Son and De Liar

Box 27: 3

School Gag

Box 27: 4

See'd Your Sister Gag

Box 27: 5

She of the Movies

Box 27: 6

Shell Pink Ears

Box 27: 7

Sim Simpson

Box 27: 8

Sleepless Sleeper - sketch and letter

Box 27: 9

Slide, You'll Make It

Box 27: 10

Slim Trim Ankles and Dainty Feet/Patter

Box 27: 11

Smile Song

Box 27: 12

So-City Reporter

Box 27: 13

Soldier

Box 27: 14

Soldier--First Scene

Box 27: 15

Sam

Box 27: 16

Some Whiskey [1]

Box 27: 17

Some Whiskey [2]

Box 27: 18

Some Whiskey [3]

Box 27: 19

Song of Advertisements

Box 27: 20

Soup

Box 27: 21

So Why Worry Gag

Box 27: 22

Sparkling Eyes [1]

Box 27: 23

Sparkling Eyes [2]

Box 27: 24

Street Car

Box 27: 25

Street in One [1]

Box 27: 26

Street in One [2]

Box 27: 27

Symptoms End Gag

Box 27: 28

Tariff Reformer

Box 27: 29

That Funny Fellow

Box 27: 30

Theosophy

Box 27: 31

Two Hearts that Beat as One

Box 27: 32

Visiting a Medium

Box 27: 33

Webb Hardy

Box 27: 34

[skipped]

Box 27: 35

Welcome Home

Box 27: 36

What the Demo-crates, The Republi-Cans

Box 27: 37

What the Engine Done

Box 27: 38

Wife

Box 27: 39

Wise Button

Box 27: 40

Yale Student

 

Series VII. Gags and scenes (not alphabetized)

Box 28: 1

Neil O'Brien - Prospective Ideas - Books of Materials One

Box 28: 2

Neil O'Brien - Haverly's Minstrels - Books of Material

Box 28: 3

Neil O'Brien - Bits Book - Book of Materials

Box 28: 4

O'Brien's Gag

Box 28: 5

Unnamed Script Sections [1]

Box 28: 6

Unnamed Script Sections [2]

Box 28: 7

Unnamed Script Sections [3]

Box 28: 8

Unknown (Charcoal and Pat B.)

Box 28: 9

Unknown - (King and Morse)

Box 28: 10

Unknown - (Misery Moan and Snappy)

Box 28: 11

Unknown - (Sim and Henry)

Box 28: 12

Unknown - (Sim Simkins and Secretary Graft)

Box 28: 13

Unknown - (Sim and Secretary)

Box 28: 14

Unknown - (Zeke)

Box 28: 15

Prop Making

Box 28: 16

Afterpiece - Props and Wardrobe

Box 28: 17

Afterpiece - Wardrobe

Box 28: 18

Hawkshaw the Detective, Beasley's dog, Stump Speec - Wardrobe, Stage Description

Box 28: 19

Hydroplane - Prop List

Box 28: 20

Sleeper - Wardrobe

Box 28: 21

Sleeper and Afterpiece - Cast, Characters, Costume

Box 28: 22

Song and Dance - Wardrobe

Box 28: 23

Westchester Co. Club Minstrels, Wedding Scene, Levee Scene, Levee Scene 2

Box 28: 24

Unamed Packet of Jokes (One post 1935)

 

Series VIII. Songs, recitations and poems

Box 29: 1

Absolutely No

Box 29: 71

The Alabama dip

Box 29: 2

All the Hills Are Full of Stills

Box 29: 3

At Sixty Cents an Hour

Box 29: 4

Auto (2)

Box 29: 5

Buying A Home

Box 29: 6

The Cruel Bartender

Box 29: 7

Dear Heart

Box 29: 8

Definition of a Blush

Box 29: 9

Different Auto's

Box 29: 10

Dis Ain't De Place I Thought It Was

Box 29: 11

Don't Try To Bluff Uncle Sam

Box 29: 12

End Gag (5)

Box 29: 13

Esau Buck

Box 29: 14

Essaw and the Buckshaw

Box 29: 15

Executive Ballad

Box 29: 73

Fables

Box 29: 16

Father Was A Fighter

Box 29: 17

Girls of Today

Box 29: 18

Goodbye Miss Sadie Green

Box 29: 19

The Greatest Financier

Box 29: 20

Have Some Kind of A Badge On Your Coat

Box 29: 21

He Wasn't In It

Box 29: 22

Honey

Box 29: 23

Hot [missing from folder]

Box 29: 24

I Ain't Scared

Box 29: 25

I'd Rather Be A Newsboy

Box 29: 26

I Feel So Lonely Comedy

Box 29: 27

I Hope You Choke

Box 29: 28

I Never Bother

Box 29: 29

I Wonder

Box 29: 72

I've Said Goodbye a Thousand Times

Box 29: 30

Language of Flowers

Box 29: 31

The Little

Box 29: 32

Living Humble

Box 29: 33

Lucy Lee

Box 29: 34

Luxury

Box 29: 35

Master and Dog

Box 29: 36

Never No Mo

Box 29: 37

9 Dollar Gag

Box 29: 38

No More Chop Suey For Me

Box 29: 39

Oh Lord Dese Feet of Mine

Box 29: 40

One Fond Lament

Box 29: 70

Opening Song - Big Brother Club

Box 29: 74

Pay for Rain

Box 29: 41

Prorder

Box 29: 75

Quinny

Box 29: 42

Railroad Gag

Box 29: 43

Rainy Weather and Dust Dog Gag

Box 29: 44

Right and Left

Box 29: 45

The Rise and Fall of Officer Dough

Box 29: 46

School Songs

Box 29: 47

Seven by Seven

Box 29: 48

She Wouldn't Give Me Tea Because She Had the Coffee Made

Box 29: 49

Social Party

Box 29: 50

Solid Ground

Box 29: 51

A Story in Fish

Box 29: 52

A Temperance Address

Box 29: 53

There's No Reason Why She Shouldn't But One Should See

Box 29: 54

Tell Dem Coons I'll Be There

Box 29: 55

Tonsorial Sam

Box 29: 56

The Wearing of The Green

Box 29: 57

Welcome Home

Box 29: 58

What Adam Missed

Box 29: 59

Which Won the War or Political Pull

Box 29: 60

Why Girls R[K?]iss Each Other

Box 29: 61

Wife Gag (3)

Box 29: 62

Winnia Way

Box 29: 63

Your Presence Tire Me You Ain't No Minstrel

Box 29: 64

Unnamed [1]

Box 29: 65

Unnamed [2]

Box 29: 66

Unnamed [3]

Box 29: 67

Unnamed [4]

Box 29: 68

Unnamed [5]

Box 29: 69

Unnamed [6]

 

Series IX. Miscellaneous family records

Box 30: 1

Neil Jr. and New York Electrical School

Box 30: 2

NYES [1]

Box 30: 3

NYES [2]

Box 30: 4

NYES [3]

Box 30: 5

NYES [4]

Box 30: 6

NYES [5]

Box 30: 7

NYES [6]

Box 30: 8

Diagram of Motors

Box 30: 9

Plane/Radio

Box 30: 10

Report Card for Jack O'Brien

 

Series X. Financial items and records

Box 31: 1

1924 Receipts

Box 31: 2

1924 Recepits

Box 31: 3

1924 Receipts

Box 31: 4

1925 Salary Figures [1]

Box 31: 5

1925 Salary Figures [2]

Box 31: 6

Receipts Unknown Year

Box 31: 7

Pennsylvania Systems Envelope

Box 31: 8

Insurance

Box 31: 9

Blank Contracts

Box 31: 10

Production Cost 1924-1925

Box 31: 11

Production Cost, 1924-1925

Box 31: 12

Production Cost, 1924-1925

Box 31: 13

Production Cost, 1924-1925

Box 31: 14

Receipt, 1927

Box 32: 1

Musical Receipt, 10/18/1897

Box 32: 2

Check, 12/31/1897

Box 32: 3

Check, 12/26/1922

Box 32: 4

Harry O'Brien Penn. System, 1/1/1923

Box 32: 5

Order Strobridge Lithographing Co., 2/28/1923

Box 32: 6

Receipt A.A. Calloway, 3/20/1923

Box 32: 7

Performance Contract, 5/22/1923

Box 32: 8

Receipt, Victoria [?] Theatre, 3/31/1923

Box 32: 9

Telephone Bills, 1923

Box 32: 10

Office Lettering Bill, 5/3/1923

Box 32: 11

Steam Cleaning Receipt, 5/26/1923

Box 32: 12

Storage Bills, 1923

Box 32: 13

Receipt, Lumiere Studio, 6/7/1923

Box 32: 14

Receipt, Apeda Studio, 6/22/1923

Box 32: 15

Receipt, for Pneumatic Pillow, 7/9/1923

Box 32: 16

Receipt, Benedict Engraving Co., 7/30/1923

Box 32: 17

Receipt, Vaughn, 8/4/1923

Box 32: 18

Receipt, The General Flower and Decorating Co., 8/13/1923

Box 32: 19

Receipt, George Gorman, 8/17/1923

Box 32: 20

Receipt, Elsinger Press, Minstrelsy in Review, 8/23/1923

Box 32: 21

Receipt, Thorburn, Peck Co. Insurance, 9/4/1923

Box 32: 22

Bills, 1923

Box 32: 23

Telegrams, 1923

Box 32: 24

Assorted Receipts, 1923

Box 32: 25

Assorted Receipts, 1923

Box 32: 26

Ledger Season, 1917-1918

Box 32: 27

Ledger Season, 1918-1919

Box 32: 28

Ledger, Season, 1919-1920

Box 32: 29

Ledger, Season, 1920-1921

Box 32: 30

Ledger, Season, 1921-1922

Box 32: 31

Ledger, Season, 1922-1923

 

Series XI. Programs and advertisements

Flat Box 16: 1

1890-1899

Flat Box 16: 2

1900-1909

Flat Box 16: 3

1910-1913

Flat Box 16: 4

1914

Flat Box 16: 5

1915-1919

Flat Box 17: 1

1920

Flat Box 17: 2

1921

Flat Box 17: 3

1922-1925

Flat Box 17: 4

1926-1929

Flat Box 17: 5

1930-1939

Flat Box 17: 6

1940-

Flat Box 18: 1

Neil O'Brien's Minstrels - Programs, Unknown Year

Flat Box 18: 2

Neil O'Brien's Minstrels - advertisements, Unknown Year

Flat Box 18: 3

Bogert and O'Brien - programs and advertisements, Uknown Year

Flat Box 18: 4

Minstrel Advertisements - Dockstader/Field/Haverly/Primrose/Evans

Flat Box 18: 5

Minstrel Programs - Field/Dockstader

Flat Box 18: 6

Other Minstrels - Ads and Programs

Flat Box 18: 7

Other Pamphlets and Programs

 

Series XII. Newspaper scrapbooks

Flat Box 19: 1

Newspaper Scrapbook one

Flat Box 19: 2

Newspaper Scrapbook two

 

Series XIII. Newspaper clippings

Box 33: 1

1912-1913, Neil O'Brien's Minstrels

Box 33: 2

1913, Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 33: 3

End of Minstrelsy

Box 33: 4

1915, Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 33: 5

1917, Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 33: 6

1920-1921, Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 33: 7

1923-1925, Neil O'Brien's Minstrels

Box 33: 8

1926-1928, Vaudeville Criticisms

Box 33: 9

1928, O'Brien Rotary

Box 33: 10

1929, Mentions O'Brien

Box 33: 11

1931, Sidewalks of New York, 1916

Box 33: 12

1931, Dockstader - 25 Years Ago Today

Box 33: 13

1932, Dockstader - 25 Years Ago Today

Box 33: 14

1935, Dockstader - 25 Years Ago Today

Box 33: 15

1935, O'Brien as "Al Jolson of His Day"

Box 33: 16

1936, Brave Fire Laddies In Mount Vernon

Box 33: 17

1938, Jim Corbett

Box 33: 18

1939, Neil O'Brien

Box 33: 19

1941, Elks & O'Brien

Box 33: 20

1941, New York World ztelegran [sic] On O'Brien

Box 33: 21

Bogert and O'Brien - Ads

Box 33: 22

Corbett & O'Brien

Box 33: 23

Dockstader Reviews

Box 33: 24

Neil O'Brien in Vaudeville

Box 34: 1

Retirement and After

Box 34: 2

Interviews of Past Seasons O'Brien, Dockstader

Box 34: 3

Cartoons of O'Brien, Dockstader, others

Box 34: 4

Advertising - Minstrelsy and Vaudeville

Box 34: 5

Late Vaudeville Notices

Box 34: 6

Advance Notices - as is

Box 34: 7

O'Brien Poughkeepsie

Box 34: 8

O'Brien at St. Catherine's

Box 34: 9

Elks and O'Brien

Box 34: 10

O'Brien and Knights of Columbus

Box 34: 11

O'Brien and The Knights Of Columbus/Binghamton

Box 34: 12

Mrs. Neil O'Brien

Box 34: 13

Nothing To Do With Anything

Box 34: 14

Overlapping and Unclear

Box 35: 1

Criticisms Before Neil O'Brien's Minstrels - Lew Dockstaders Minstrels

Box 35: 2

Criticism - Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 35: 3

Criticism - Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 35: 4

Criticism - Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 35: 5

Criticism - Neil O'Brien Minstrels

Box 35: 6

Criticism - Neil O'Brien Minstrels

 

Series XIV. Clippings unrelated to O'Brien

Box 36: 1

Clippings not mentioning O'Brien - Poems etc.

 

Series XV. Photographs

Flat Box 20: 1

Men in Uniform Photos

Flat Box 20: 2

Blackface Photos

Flat Box 20: 3

Non-blackface Photos

Flat Box 20: 4

Newspaper Photos

Flat Box 20: 5

Advertisements/Caricatures

Flat Box 20: 6

Postcards

Flat Box 20: 7

Other Photos

 

Series XVI. Miscellany

Flat Box 21: 1

Neil O'Brien Folding Chair, patent, 6/11/1895

Flat Box 21: 2

Miscellaneous List - Minstrelsy's Second Generation Comedians

Flat Box 21: 3

Miscellaneous List - Lots of Words

Flat Box 21: 4

Mohawk Minstrels

Flat Box 21: 5

Auction List

Flat Box 21: 6

Bound Sheet Music

 

Series XVII. Autobiography

Flat Box 22: 1

Forty Years in Cork--or Eleven Forty Five (315 pages)

Flat Box 23: 1

Press Special

Flat Box 23: 2

Neil O'Brien's Minstrel Experience (pencil copy)

Flat Box 23: 3

Gentlemen be Seated--My Memories of Minstrelsy (300 pages)

 

Series XVIII. Calendars and address Book

Box 37: 1

Calendars, 1901-1908

Box 37: 2

Calendars, 1920-1930

Box 37: 3

Calendar

Box 37: 4

Address Book

 

Series XIX. Letters and personal notes

Box 38: 1

Handwritten minstrel book made for O'Brien

Box 38: 2

2 Letters to O'Brien - 1890s

Box 38: 3

Letter To O'Brien - Dockstader Minstrels, 1905-1906

Box 38: 4

Letter to O'Brien - 1/8/1907

Box 38: 5

Letter To O'Brien, 1909 - Sister Hedwig

Box 38: 6

Friar's Club Member - 1912

Box 38: 7

Friar's Club To O'Brien - 1916

Box 38: 8

Knights of Columbus - 1940

Box 38: 9

Letter from O'Brien - 1942

Box 38: 10

1942-1943- Moving Picture Correspondences

Box 38: 11

1944- to O'Brien/ Knights of Columbus

Box 38: 12

1944- to O'Brien/ Fred Hager

Box 38: 13

1950- Notes to O'Brien

Box 38: 14

1954- Letter After O'Brien's Death

Box 38: 15

1954- Letter After O'Brien's Death

Box 38: 16

Letters

Box 38: 17

Letters

Box 38: 18

Letters

Box 38: 19

Knights of Columbus Membership card, Scraps, Envelopes

 

Series XX. Minstrel show objects

Box 39: 1

3 pairs of bones, 1 brush, 1 collar w/chain, 1 whistle

 

Series XXI. Posters

Drawer 21-16: 1-2

O'Brien minstrel show posters