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MS Thr 181

Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966. Elsie Leslie papers, 1888-1944: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 181
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966.
Title: Elsie Leslie papers,
Date(s): 1888-1944.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 volumes (.33 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American actress Elsie Leslie from various correspondents and other materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-212. Purchased with the F.E. Chase fund from Mrs. Edwin J. Milliken, Hampton House, Apt. 12-A, 28 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021; received: 1965 Apr. 20.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Elsie Leslie Papers, 1888-1944 (MS Thr 181). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Elsie Leslie (Milliken) was an American actress.


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Scope and Contents

Contains letters to Leslie from American and English actors, producers and drama critics, including George Arliss, David Belasco, Dudley Diggs, William Gillette, Julia Marlowe, Louis Napolean Parker, Edward Hugh Sothern, and William Winter. Also includes Leslie's prompt copy of Nance Oldfield, among other items.

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