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Una Abell Brinker papers

Title
Una Abell Brinker papers, 1895-1952.
Author
Brinker, Una Abell, 1874-1952.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1989-001 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1989-001 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
  • Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944.
  • Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952.
  • Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
  • Brown, Chamberlain.
  • Pemberton, Brock, 1885-1950.
Description
.8 lin. ft. (2 boxes)
Summary
The papers of Una Abell Brinker contain photographs, correspondence, personal mementos, unpublished writings and clippings of both her private life and career in the Newark theater and span the years 1895 to 1952.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Photoprints.
  • Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Joan Arbuse
Biography (note)
  • Una Abell Brinker was born in Wayne, Michigan in 1874. Considered the "First Lady of the Newark, New Jersey Stage", she conducted her own stock companies and appeared in over 1000 roles in repertoire with such performers as Sarah Bernhardt, Madame Modjeska and Rhea. She died in New York in 1952.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 1989-001
OCLC
NYPW92-A163
Author
Brinker, Una Abell, 1874-1952.
Title
Una Abell Brinker papers, 1895-1952.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Una Abell Brinker was born in Wayne, Michigan in 1874. Considered the "First Lady of the Newark, New Jersey Stage", she conducted her own stock companies and appeared in over 1000 roles in repertoire with such performers as Sarah Bernhardt, Madame Modjeska and Rhea. She died in New York in 1952.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
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Added Author
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944.
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952.
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Brown, Chamberlain.
Pemberton, Brock, 1885-1950.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1989-001
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