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Call No.: MS Thr 130
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876.
Title: Charlotte Cushman letters to various correspondents,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American actress Charlotte Cushman to various correspondents.
Cushman was an American actress who excelled in tragic or character parts; she made her first appearance on stage in 1836 as Lady MacBeth.
Letters from Cushman to various correspondents concerning finance, rehearsal times and schedules for plays, and how much Cushman charges for play readings. Letters also discuss the different plays in which Cushman was performing in, and a letter to a newspaper editor complaining about a bad review of Cushman's performance. Collection also contains some visiting cards with photographs on them, and a literary manuscript entitled Charlotte Cushman's Honeymoon.