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Great Britain.

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia

Identifier: MS 026

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

Herbert H. Rawnsley Autograph Collection

Identifier: MS 050

This collection consists of unpublished correspondence and documents dating from the 13th through 20th centuries relating to and/or signed by historically prominent individuals. Also included in the collection are examples of English and American (Pennsylvania) legal papers such as deeds and a few early examples of published material such as newspapers.

Dates: c.1200-1976,; Majority of material found within 1500-1945

Women in World War I collection

Identifier: MS 078
Summary This collection contains original and reproduction materials such as books, correspondence, photographs, postcards, magazines, posters and sheet music dating from the period of World War I (1914-1918) that represent the roles of women in the war. Images and published material depict women in traditional and non-traditional roles such as nursing, volunteer and military service, and factory and farm work. Themes such as femininity, feminism, patriotism, sacrifice and service are represented...
Dates: 1907-1929,; Majority of material found within 1914-1918