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Letters to Chamberlain Brown and other papers

Title
Letters to Chamberlain Brown and other papers, 1921-1939.
Author
Sylva, Marguerita.

Details

Additional Authors
Brown, Chamberlain.
Description
34 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Letters (correspondence).
  • Postcards.
Biography (note)
  • Marguerita Sylva (1875-1957) was a mezzo-soprano and actress on whose business stationery for "Sylva Management" in New York is printed "The World's Greatest Carmen."
Processing Action (note)
  • Described
  • Processed and classified
Call Number
JPB 93-142
Author
Sylva, Marguerita.
Title
Letters to Chamberlain Brown and other papers, 1921-1939.
Summary
In 23 ALS and 2 postcards, Marguerita Sylva's salutations progress from "Dear Mr. Chamberlain Brown" to "Dear Chamberlain" but she consistently discusses bookings, concerts, and acting roles. Other papers include business letters from other agents to Mme. Sylva, and programs and brochures with marginal notes in Sylva's hand. Removed from the Marguerita Sylva scrapbooks after microfilming.
Biography
Marguerita Sylva (1875-1957) was a mezzo-soprano and actress on whose business stationery for "Sylva Management" in New York is printed "The World's Greatest Carmen."
Occupation
Sopranos (Singers).
Singers.
Added Author
Brown, Chamberlain.
Research Call Number
JPB 93-142
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