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MS Thr 219

Stone, Mary Isabella. Mary Isabella Stone notes on Edwin Booth, 1879-1884: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 219
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Stone, Mary Isabella.
Title: Mary Isabella Stone notes on Edwin Booth,
Date(s): 1879-1884.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Notes of Mary Isabella Stone on performances of American actor Edwin Booth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-89. Purchased with the Edwin Sheldon fund from Mr. L.H. Levinson, 178 Easton Road, Framingham, Massachusetts; received: 1968 December 5.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mary Isabella Stone Notes on Edwin Booth, 1879-1884 (MS Thr 219). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Stone recorded detailed eyewitness accounts of the performances of the nineteenth-century American actor Edwin Booth, whose Shakespearean performances were considered the finest of their time.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript annotations in copies of Hamlet and Othello and a notebook on performances by Booth.

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