McGown collection of theatrical photographs

McGown collection of theatrical photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: McGown, W. H.
Title: McGown collection of theatrical photographs
Dates: 1880s-1920s
Quantity: 21.3 Linear feet (47 document boxes, 6 half boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder B)
Coll. Number: ms2313

Biographical/Historical Note

W. H. McGown was a photographer. He served as a correspondent for the New York Dramatic Mirror, New York Dramatic News, New York Clipper, and New York Herald.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of approximately 2540 photographs of circus and vaudeville acts. Also included are theater programs and posters.


Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.


Index Terms

Circus performers--Photographs.
Circus posters.
Circus--Photographs.
Minstrel shows--Photographs.
Posters.
Revues--Photographs.
Theater programs.
Vaudeville--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McGown collection of theatrical photographs. MS 2313. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Aaron, Ed, One of the Finest Co., 7.31.1893 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
2Abbott, Charles, 4.6.1903 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
3Abbott, Emma, 1888 (2)
Scenery: Y/N; Costume: Y/Y; Autographed: N/N
 
4Abbott, J.F., Graves & Martin Opera Co., 10.2.1904 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: N
 
5Abbott, L.T., E.C. Wilson Comedy Co., 4.2.1896 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
6Adah, Millie in "Paunee Bill...", 8.15.1899 (1)
Animal Act; Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
7Adams, Alice, Murray & Mack Co. in "Finnigan's 400", 11.21.1898 (1)
Scenery: Y; Costume: Y; Autographed: N
 
8Adams, Charlie, 8.19.1889 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
9Adams, Ed, Respitti Co., 10.7.1903 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
10Adams, Etta, 1.12.1903 (1)
Scenery: Y; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
11Adams, Frank, Uncle Hey Co., 12.27.1900 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
12Adams, Mrs. Frank, Adams Minstrels, 11.27.1903 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: N
 
13Adams, George H. of Humpty Dumpty Co. as the Clown, 1.12.1903/unitdate
Comic Acts; Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
14Adams, Mrs. Geo H., 3.16.1890 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
15Adams Tonina, Lily..., 7.23.1898 (1)
Scenery: Y; Costume: N; Autographed: Y
 
16Adams, James R., 12.6.1889 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
17Adams, James R., 10.11.1896 (1)
Comic Acts; Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
18Adams, James R. as The Clown, 5.28.1900 (2)
Comic Acts; Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
19Adams, Mr. & Mrs. J... in "That Awkwar...", 1.10.1905 (2)
Scenery: Y/N; Costume: Y/Y; Autographed: Y/Y
 
20Adams, Lyon L., Danger Signal Co., 1.22.1894 (2)
Scenery: N/Y; Costume: N/N; Autographed: Y/Y
 
21Adams, Tonina & Li... in "Silver King", undated (1)
Scenery: Y; Costume: Y; Autographed: N
 
21Adams, Tonina & Li...
Adams, Tonina & Li..., 11.30.1894 (1)
Scenery: Y; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
Adams, Tonina & Li... , He, She, Him & Her Co., 3.17.1891 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: N
 
24Adams, Tonina V., Reuben in New York Co., 1.12.1903 (1)
Scenery: N; Costume: Y; Autographed: Y
 
25Adams & Guhl of Adams & Guhl