Bronson Howard papers,

Title
Bronson Howard papers, 1852-1895.
Author
Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908.
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Box 1Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Moving imageSupervised useIn transit*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 8Moving imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1989-008 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
3 lin. ft. (8 boxes).
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • The Wilton Library
Biography (note)
  • Bronson Howard, a playwright, was born 7 October 1842 in Detroit, Michigan.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository:
  • Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 1989-008
Author
Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908.
Title
Bronson Howard papers, 1852-1895.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Bronson Howard Papers consist primarily of correspondence, but also include financial and legal documents. Bronson Howard corresponded with a wide circle of family, friends and professional associates. The family correspondence documents Mr. Howard's personal life, family business and social interactions. Correspondence with associates, including actors, managers and writers, gives information about Mr. Howard's activities and theater of the period. A number of letters discuss the Civil War.
Biography
Bronson Howard, a playwright, was born 7 October 1842 in Detroit, Michigan. He worked as a journalist in Detroit and New York until he was able to support himself as a playwright. Mr. Howard's work was among the first American drama to be given serious attention on stage, not only in the United States but also in England. Among his most important plays are Saratoga (1870), The Banker's Daughter (1877), The Henrietta (1887), and Shenandoah (1889).
Mr. Howard founded and served as president of the American Dramatists Club, through which he was instrumental in extending copyright protection to American playwrights. Mr. Howard died in 1908.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository: folder level control.
Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
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Occupation
Dramatists.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1989-008
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