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Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 026
Summary

The Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia contains biographical materials, correspondence and photographs of actors and actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection was compiled by Alexander Corbett (1856-1935), a reporter and theater critic of the Boston Globe. The collection includes materials relating to Lillie Langtry, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth and Lillian Russell.

Dates: 1670-1960,; Majority of material found within 1870-1910

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