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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.


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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