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A-55

Atwell, Grace Parthenia. Papers of Grace Parthenia Atwell, 1886-1944: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-55
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Atwell, Grace Parthenia
Title: Papers of Grace Parthenia Atwell, 1886-1944
Date(s): 1886-1944
Quantity: .63 linear feet (1+1/2 file boxes) plus 1 oversize scrapbook)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Theater programs, etc., of actress Grace Parthenia Atwell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 46-5
Gift of Inez Haynes Irwin, Scituate, Massachusetts in June and September 1945.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Grace Parthenia Atwell as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Grace Parthenia Atwell Papers, 1886-1944; item description, dates. A-55, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Grace Parthenia Atwell was an actress born and educated in Boston. Her first stage appearance was with the Boston Museum, after which she was associated with many stock companies. In 1906, she married fellow actor, Edwin Mordant.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Mainly theater programs and newspapers clippings reviewing the plays in which Miss Atwell acted. Born and educated in Boston, Miss Atwell's first stage appearance was with the Boston Museum, after which she was associated with many stock companies, acting with Richard Mansfield, Joseph Haworth, Charles Barron, and Edwin Mordant, whom she married in 1906.
Volume 5 contains her own estimate of many of the productions in which she acted.

CONTAINER LIST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Actresses
Playbills
Reviews (criticism)
Scrapbooks
Theater
Theaters--Massachusetts--Boston

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