Legacy Theater collection

Legacy Theater collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hargrett Library.
Title: Legacy Theater collection
Dates: 1890-1990
Quantity: 3.4 Linear feet 1 carton, 2 oversized boxes
Coll. Number: ms3572

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of cigarette cards of actresses, photographs of celebrities, portraits and postcards of actors and actresses from various productions, cartoons, and cabinet cards. The scrapbooks display newspaper clippings and programs of productions. The autographs are photographs signed by celebrities; many are addressed to Harry Eaton. The articles, clippings, and notes include information about celebrities. The advertisements and posters promote various productions. The programs are from a myriad of productions from many genres, including comedies, dramas, tragedies, and French and Italian productions. The blueprints display the foundation of various stage scenery and sets.

Index Terms

Cigarette cards.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
Theater programs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Legacy Theater collection, ms3572, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was acquired by the Hargrett Library piece by piece over many decades through purchases and gifts. It was made into a manuscripts collection and catalogued in 2011 in preparation for a move to the new building.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Images

11Cigarette cards
2Cabinet cards - Clara Louise Kellogg and unidentified
3Photographs - Jacques Cartier - Exotic dancer
4Postcards - Costumes by Josef Kainz
5Postcards - Alexander Moissi
6Postcards - Shakespeare productions
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11Cartoon - Field Marshall Right Honorable Dan Leno and the Right Reverend
2Cartoon - Mr. Dion Boucicault
3Cartoon - Outline of man by Frueh
4Portrait - Charles Morron, 1904
5Portrait - William Charles MacReady as Henry IV
6Portrait - William Charles MacReady as Brutus
7Portrait - Julia Marlowe
8The Albert Chevalier Souvenir booklet, 1895
9Shakespeare Country booklet
10Sherlock Holmes and Henry Miller

2. Scrapbooks

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111Programmes by Elizabeth C. Stone
12Theatre Record, 1905-1906
13Theatre Record, 1905-1907

3. Autographs

18Autographed photographs
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19Addressed to Harry Eaton

4. Articles, Clippings, and Notes

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114John Sheridan Knowles notes
15Article about John Barrymore
16Magazine clippings

5. Advertisements and Posters

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117Barnum and Bailey circus advertisement
18"Tom Brown's Dilemma" poster
19"The Late Mrs. Potts" poster
20"Are You Happy?..." poster

6. Programs

11Theatre National de l'Opera - Comique - "Resurrection", 1927 May 19
2Theatre du Vaudeville - "La Dame aux Camelias", 1924-1925
3Theatre du Vaudeville - "La Revue du Vaudeville", 1922-1923
4Charlie Chaplin in "Gold Rush", 1925
5West End Theatre - "The Firefly"
6"All the Comforts of Home"
7The Casino - "Nanon", 1892
8Park Theatre - "A Scrap of Paper"
9Park Theatre - "Lord Chumley"
10"Hazel Valley"
11"Morris Brothers"
12"Viennoise Danseuses"
13"Ravel Family"
14"Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West"
15"Bijou", 1885-1886
16"Holiday on Ice of 1961"
17"A Concert to Celebrate the Centenary of the Firm and the Gaffer's 90th Birthday", 1979 July 5
18Theatre National Opera de Paris - "Raymonda"
19Tenthouse Music Theatre - "Milk and Honey", 1965 July
20"Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo", 1946 January 5
21"Los Gallos"
22Fortune Theatre - "Murder at the Vicarage" based on the Agatha Christie novel, 1976 July
23Queen's Theatre - "Yahoo", 1976 October
24London Philharmonic Orchestra, 1976-1977
25Opera de Paris Bastille - "Elektra", 1992
26Teatro alla Scala - "Stagione Sinfonica", 1986
27Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1947
28Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1948-1949
29Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1948-1949
30Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1949 April
31Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1950 April
32Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1949-1950
33Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1950-1951
34Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1953
35Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1953-1954
36Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1956 May
37Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1957 May
38Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1958 May
39Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1971
40Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1972
41Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1975
42Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1976
43Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1984 December
44Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1963
45Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1968
46Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1969
47"Opera de Bellas Artes", 1966
48"American Ballet Theatre"
49The Philadelphia Orchestra, 1946 Mary 14
50"Tosca", 1973 May 12
51"Carmen", 1973 May 7
52"Der Rosenkavalier", 1974 May 10
53"L'Italiana In Algeri", 1974 Mary 11
54Compania Lirica Nacional - "Tosca", 1980 August
55Les Mathurins
56Comedie francaise - "Moliere" et "Les Femmes", 1987 April
57Comedie francaise - "Caligula" et "Savantes", 1992 February
58Comedie francaise - "Bal masque", 1992 May
59Comedie francaise - "Amour pour Amour", 1989 May
60Comedie francaise - "La Vie de Galilee", 1990 September
61Comedie francaise - "Antigone", 1992 October
62Don Carlo and Les Troyens
63Bravo - The Arts Invasion from Britain
64Madame Sans Gene
65San Carlo Opera Company, 1941 February
66"Marcello Abbado", 1966 September 5
67"The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo", 1941 February
68Organ Concert, 1957 May 23
69Playbill - "Come As You Are"
70Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny
71Mill Run - "The Mitzi Gayner Show"
72The Playgoer - "The Music Man"
73Comedie des Champs-Elysees - "Les Meilleurs Amis" - Summer, 1973
74Espace Pierre Cardin - "La machine infernale", Summer 1974
75"Bal masque" par Mikhail Lermontov, 1992
761000 piece puzzle
77Gulf Oil Theatre - "The Taming of the Shrew", 1948
78Gulf Oil Theatre - "The Taming of the Shrew" autographed, 1948

7. Blueprints

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21Purchase Lists
2-50Stage production scenery and set blueprints