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Finding Aid for the Lester Barron Collection of Performing Artist Autographs, 1869-1975
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Container List

 

1. Autograph Collection

Box 1, Folder 1

A-B.

Physical Description: [13 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922.
  2. Anderson, William F.
  3. Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950.
  4. Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922.
  5. Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921.
  6. Boileau, Philip.
  7. Bolton, Sarah K.
  8. Booth, Maud B.
  9. Bope, Henry P.
  10. Burdette, Robert Jones, 1844-1914 (letter).
  11. Burdette, Robert Jones, 1844-1914 (autographed book, A Little Philosophy of Life, by Robert J. Burdette).
  12. Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
  13. Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937.
Box 1, Folder 2

C-D.

Physical Description: [19 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Carrillo, Julian, 1875-1965 (handwritten music).
  2. Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917.
  3. Comstock, Harriet T.
  4. Conway, Patrick
  5. Cowan, Charlotte B.
  6. Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919.
  7. Culp, Julia, 1880-1970.
  8. Damrosch, Frank, 1859-1937.
  9. Damrosch, Walter Johannes, 1862-1950.
  10. Davenport, Homer Calvin, 1867-1912.
  11. Dearer, Edwin A. (photograph).
  12. de Gogorza, Emma Eames (see Nielson, Alice).
  13. DeLand, Margaret Wade Campbell, 1857-1945.
  14. de Navarro, Mary Anderson, 1859-1940.
  15. Depew, Chauncey Mitchell, 1834-1928.
  16. Dillon, Mary.
  17. Drew, John, 1827-1862.
  18. Dufau, Jenny, 1878-1924.
Box 1, Folder 3

E-G.

Physical Description: [15 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Early, Stephen.
  2. Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931 (photograph).
  3. Elman, Mischa.
  4. Fay, Amy.
  5. Finck, Henry Theophilus, 1834-1926.
  6. Fisher, Harrison, 1877-1934.
  7. Fitzu, Anna (photograph).
  8. Foote, Arthur, 1853-1937.
  9. Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston, 1853-1937.
  10. Fremstad, Anna Olivia, 1870-1951 (signed Olive Fremstad).
  11. Galan, Maite.
  12. Gaspard, Jules Maurice.
  13. George, William Reuben, 1866-1936.
  14. Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944.
  15. Gladden, Washington, 1836-1918.
Box 1, Folder 4

H-J.

Physical Description: [17 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Halsy, Francis W.
  2. Hanly, J. Frank.
  3. Hawkes, Clarence.
  4. Hawley, C.B.
  5. Henderson, Florence.
  6. Hillis, Charles Dewey.
  7. Hillis, Newell Dwight, 1858-1929.
  8. Hinton, Katherine Goodson.
  9. Homer, Louise.
  10. Hopper, William DeWolf.
  11. Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
  12. Hubbard, Alice.
  13. Hubbard, Elbert Green, 1856-1915.
  14. Hutchinson, Woods, 1862-1930.
  15. Ireland, W.A. (see Wilson, Woodrow).
  16. Irwin, May, 1862-1938.
  17. Jones, John Paul (athlete).
Box 2, Folder 1

K-L.

Physical Description: [11 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Kauffman, Henrietta L.
  2. Keller, Helen Adams, 1880-1968.
  3. Kellerman, Marcus.
  4. Kemble, Edward Windsor, 1861-1933.
  5. Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
  6. Knight, William, 1836-1916.
  7. Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932.
  8. Lehmann, Lilli, 1848-1929.
  9. Lindercrone, Lillie de Hegermann, Countess.
  10. Lindsey, Benjamin Barr, 1869-1943.
  11. Lippmann, Julie M.
Box 2, Folder 2

M-N.

Physical Description: [15 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. MacDowell, Marian.
  2. Macmillen, Francis.
  3. McConnell, Lincoln.
  4. McCormick, William A.
  5. McIntyre, O.O.
  6. Mace, W.H.
  7. Matzenauer, Margarete, 1881-1963.
  8. Melba, Nellie, 1865-1931 (photograph).
  9. Middleton, Daisy B.
  10. Montgomery, Francis Trego.
  11. Morrey, Grace Hamilton.
  12. Nazimova, Alla, 1879-1945.
  13. Nesbit, Wilbur.
  14. Nicholson, Meridith, 1866-1947.
  15. Nielson, Alice (on verso: de Gogorza, Emma Eames).
Box 2, Folder 3

O-R.

Physical Description: [18 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Oberhoffer, Emil.
  2. O'Brien, Fredrick, 1869-1932.
  3. Outcalt, C.W., Dr. (letter to John T. Gray).
  4. Outcault, Richard Fenton, 1863-1928.
  5. Patterson, Virginia Sharpe.
  6. Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919 (photograph).
  7. Powell, Maud, 1868-1920.
  8. Powers, Leland.
  9. Presser, Theodore, 1848-1925.
  10. Pryor, Roger Atkinson, 1828-1919.
  11. Rambeau, Marjorie, 1889-1970.
  12. Ramin, Gunther, 1898-1956 (autographed recital program).
  13. Raymond, Annie Louise Cary.
  14. Rice, Alice Hegan.
  15. Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916 (facsimile copy of Out to Aunt Mary's, handwritten by James Whitcomb Riley).
  16. Robertson-Miller, Ellen.
  17. Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  18. Ross, Penny (photograph).
Box 2, Folder 4

S.

Physical Description: [17 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Sage, William.
  2. St. Gaudens, Louis (also St. Gaudens, Annetta).
  3. Saunders, Marshall (2 items).
  4. Schumann-Heink, Ernestine, 1861-1936.
  5. Seawell, Molly Elliot, 1860-1916.
  6. Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935.
  7. Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946.
  8. Smith, Ella May (handwritten music).
  9. Spalding, Albert.
  10. Spencer, Elizabeth.
  11. Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903.
  12. Stoddard, John Lawson, 1850-1931 (3 items).
  13. Stutson, Norton.
Box 2, Folder 5

T-V.

Physical Description: [8 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Terry, Ellen.
  2. Tetrazzini, Luisa, 1874-1940 (photograph and autographed sketch).
  3. Theobaldi, (Ole?), Dr.
  4. Thomlison, Ethel T. (handwritten music).
  5. Thompson, John H.
  6. Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933.
  7. Van Vliet, Cornelius, 1886-1973.
  8. Verlet, Alice (photograph).
Box 3, Folder 1

W-Z.

Physical Description: [19 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922.
  2. Ward, Genevieve.
  3. Warfield, David, 1866-1951.
  4. Warren, Maude Radford.
  5. Warwick, Frances E. Maynard, Countess of, 1861-1938.
  6. Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
  7. Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.
  8. Wetzler, Fanny (poem).
  9. Wheeler-Wilcox, Ella, 1850-1919.
  10. Wiggin, Kate Douglas, 1856-1923.
  11. Williams, Evan.
  12. Wilson, A.W.
  13. Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 (on verso: Ireland, W.A.).
  14. Winner, Frances.
  15. Winnett, T.H.
  16. Witherspoon, Herbert, 1873-1935.
  17. Ysaye, Eugene, 1858-1931.
  18. Zeisler, Fannie Bloomfield, 1863-1927.
  19. Zimbalist, Alma Gluek, 1884-1938.
Box 3, Folder 2

Miscellaneous Unidentified Autographs.

 

2. Letters from Dean Cornwell

Box 3, Folder 3

Handwritten letters.

Physical Description: [2 items].

Note

Addressed to Frank from Dean Cornwell, 1892-1960.
 

3. Civil War Letters

Box 3, Folder 3

Handwritten letters.

Physical Description: [3 items].

Note

Addressed to Harriet from A.J. Outcalt.
 

4. Theater Playbills and Music Scores

Box 3, Folder 5

Miscellaneous theater playbills.

Physical Description: [4 items].

Scope and Content Note

  1. Broadway Theatre - School for Scandal, 1947.
  2. Bronx Theatre - Modern Vaudeville, week of February 21, 1910.
  3. El Capitan Theatre - Anything Goes, 1935.
  4. Folly Theatre - Buster Brown.
Box 3, Folder 5

Music Score.

Physical Description: [1 item].

Scope and Content Note

  • 5. Feather Your Nest by Kendis E. Brockman and Howard Johnson.