Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection

Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Atkinson, Charles F.
Title: Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection
Dates: after 1900
Quantity: 0.76 Linear feet 2 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms972

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of script books for characters in the production of Quincy Adams Sawyer, marked “Property of Charles F. Atkinson, Brookline, Massachusetts”; Aphrodite, “Atkinson’s Comedy Company, property of Charles Atkinson, Brookline, Massachusetts”; Blennerhassett; and Miss Petticoats, “C.M.C. Atkinson, Boston, Massachusetts.” Script books are marked with penciled instructions, additions, and corrections. The collection also includes theatrical posters (including a show under the direction of Atkinson & Thatcher), advertisements, promotional materials for various shows, photographs of actors (including Raymond Close), and programs from various theaters in New England.


Index Terms

Scripts (documents)
Theater--Massachusetts--Boston.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection, ms 972, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11-2 Quincy Adams Sawyer script books, undated
Script books for Abner Stiles, Benoni Hill, Bob Wood, Deacon Mason, Hiram Maxwell, Huldy Mason, Mrs. Crowley, Mrs. Hawkins, Mrs. Putnam, Obadiah Strout, Quincy Adams Sawyer, Sam Hill, Samanthy Green, and Zekiel Pettengill.
 
3 Aphrodite script books, undated
Script books for Ada Parker, Bob Shaver, Fannie, Hustler, I Snatchem, James Jamms, and Miss Tweedle.
 
4 Blennerhassett script books, undated
Script books for Alexander Hamilton, Claudia, Harman Blennerhassett, and Van Beekman.
 
BoxFolder
21-2 Miss Petticoats script books, undated
Script books for Agatha Renier, Artemas Slickersley, Arthur Fielding, Captain Stewart, Captain Sykes, Frederick Latham, Guy Hamilton, Hank Donelson, Hiram Sykes, Horatio Atherton, James Anderson, Miss. Postlewaite, Mrs. Copeland, Mrs. Greenacre, Mrs. Worth Courtleigh, Phillip Dalzell, Rev. Archibald Greenhouse, Rev. Ralph Harding, and Susie Brent.
 
3-4Miscellaneous, 1904, 1912, undated
 
OS Folder
1Theatrical posters, 1912, undated