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Edward Harrigan papers

Title
Edward Harrigan papers, 1871-1984.
Author
Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 10Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1941-003 Box 10Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
7 boxes and 3 vols.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Sheet music.
  • Songs.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Nedda Harrigan Logan
Biography (note)
  • Edward Harrigan, actor, playwright, lyricist and producer was called both the Dickens and the Hogarth of 19th century American theater.
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Call Number
*T-Mss 1941-003
Author
Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911.
Title
Edward Harrigan papers, 1871-1984.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
Correspondence, scripts, songs, articles, programs and clippings document the life and career of Edward Harrigan. Includes extensive correspondence with his wife when he was touring with Tony Hart in the 1870s, photocopies of typescripts of a few works in his MULLIGAN GUARD series and two handwritten scripts: DAN'S TRIBULATIONS and SQUATTER SOVEREIGNTY, bound volumes of his songs and illustrated sheet music covers.
Biography
Edward Harrigan, actor, playwright, lyricist and producer was called both the Dickens and the Hogarth of 19th century American theater. Born in New York City, the grandson of Irish immigrants, Harrigan peopled his plays mostly with immigrant classes and presented working class life in relatively realistic if comic terms. His partnership with Tony Hart resulted in one of vaudeville's favorite attractions and his songs, with music by his father-in-law, David Braham, were among the most popular of his era.
Indexes
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1941-003
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