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MS Thr 137

Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891. Lawrence Barrett correspondence: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 137
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891.
Title: Lawrence Barrett correspondence,
Date(s): 1863-1891.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American actor Lawrence Barrett to his wife Mollie Barrett and other correspondents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*63M-221. Source unknown; received: before 1924.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lawrence Barrett Correspondence (MS Thr 137). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Barrett was an American actor noted for his Shakespearean interpretations.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes 100 letters from Barrett to his wife Mollie Barrett, as well as letters from Barrett to various correspondents, such as J. L. Carhart, Katie Barrett Tisdale, and Frank Wendell, among others.

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