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Richard Mansfield letters and ephemera

Title
Richard Mansfield letters and ephemera, circa 1891
Author
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907.

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Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 2000-016Offsite

Details

Description
.1 linear foot (1 portfolio)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • ADS Autographs
Biography (note)
  • Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 2000-016
Author
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907.
Title
Richard Mansfield letters and ephemera, circa 1891
Summary
Three letters written by Richard Mansfield to a W. W. Blackmer of Boston. Also includes 8 images. All materials are glued onto pages that appear to have been removed from a scrapbook.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George Bernard Shaw to the American stage. In his last theatrical performance he played the title role of PEER GYNT in the first English language production of that play.
Occupation
Actors.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 2000-016
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