Boucicault Family papers,

Title
Boucicault Family papers, 1841-1902.
Author
Boucicault family.
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Description
.4 linear foot (1 box)
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Walsh, Townsend - Papers; George Becks
Biography (note)
  • Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key figure in the fight for passage of a copyright law. Agnes Boucicault (1883-1916), his wife, was an actress who played in the U.S. and England. Their son Aubrey Boucicault (1869-1913) was an actor.
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  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 346
Author
Boucicault family.
Title
Boucicault Family papers, 1841-1902.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence of members of the Boucicault family, some family papers, manuscript copy of Dion Boucicault's play Led Astray, and notes and fragments of his writngs.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key figure in the fight for passage of a copyright law. Agnes Boucicault (1883-1916), his wife, was an actress who played in the U.S. and England. Their son Aubrey Boucicault (1869-1913) was an actor.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Occupation
Actors.
Dramatists.
Added Author
Allen, Viola, 1867-1948.
Bancroft, Squire, 1841-1926.
Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898.
Boucicault, Agnes, 1833-1916.
Boucicault, Aubrey, 1869-1913.
Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897.
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907.
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922.
Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1852-1917.
Research Call Number
MssCol 346
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