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Legacy Theater collection

Legacy Theater collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Legacy Theater collection
Creator: Hargrett Library
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1990
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.4 Linear Feet 1 carton, 2 oversized boxes
Collection Number: ms3572
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Actresses -- Photographs.
Cigarette cards.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
Theater programs.
Vaudeville -- Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Images

11Cigarette cards
12Cabinet cards - Clara Louise Kellogg and unidentified
13Photographs - Jacques Cartier - Exotic dancer
14Postcards - Costumes by Josef Kainz
15Postcards - Alexander Moissi
16Postcards - Shakespeare productions
11Cartoon - Field Marshall Right Honorable Dan Leno and the Right Reverend
12Cartoon - Mr. Dion Boucicault
13Cartoon - Outline of man by Frueh
14Portrait - Charles Morron, 1904
15Portrait - William Charles MacReady as Henry IV
16Portrait - William Charles MacReady as Brutus
17Portrait - Julia Marlowe
18The Albert Chevalier Souvenir booklet, 1895
19Shakespeare Country booklet
110Sherlock Holmes and Henry Miller

2. Scrapbooks

111Programmes by Elizabeth C. Stone
112Theatre Record, 1905-1906
113Theatre Record, 1905-1907

3. Autographs

18Autographed photographs
19Addressed to Harry Eaton

4. Articles, Clippings, and Notes

114John Sheridan Knowles notes
115Article about John Barrymore
116Magazine clippings

5. Advertisements and Posters

117Barnum and Bailey circus advertisement
118"Tom Brown's Dilemma" poster
119"The Late Mrs. Potts" poster
120"Are You Happy?..." poster

6. Programs

11Theatre National de l'Opera - Comique - "Resurrection", 1927 May 19
12Theatre du Vaudeville - "La Dame aux Camelias", 1924-1925
13Theatre du Vaudeville - "La Revue du Vaudeville", 1922-1923
14Charlie Chaplin in "Gold Rush", 1925
15West End Theatre - "The Firefly"
16"All the Comforts of Home"
17The Casino - "Nanon", 1892
18Park Theatre - "A Scrap of Paper"
19Park Theatre - "Lord Chumley"
110"Hazel Valley"
111"Morris Brothers"
112"Viennoise Danseuses"
113"Ravel Family"
114"Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West"
115"Bijou", 1885-1886
116"Holiday on Ice of 1961"
117"A Concert to Celebrate the Centenary of the Firm and the Gaffer's 90th Birthday", 1979 July 5
118Theatre National Opera de Paris - "Raymonda"
119Tenthouse Music Theatre - "Milk and Honey", 1965 July
120"Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo", 1946 January 5
121"Los Gallos"
122Fortune Theatre - "Murder at the Vicarage" based on the Agatha Christie novel, 1976 July
123Queen's Theatre - "Yahoo", 1976 October
124London Philharmonic Orchestra , 1976-1977
125Opera de Paris Bastille - "Elektra", 1992
126Teatro alla Scala - "Stagione Sinfonica", 1986
127Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1947
128Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1948-1949
129Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1948-1949
130Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1949 April
131Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1950 April
132Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1949-1950
133Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1950-1951
134Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1953
135Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1953-1954
136Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1956 May
137Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1957 May
138Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1958 May
139Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1971
140Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1972
141Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1975
142Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1976
143Metropolitan Grand Opera, 1984 December
144Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1963
145Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1968
146Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1969
147"Opera de Bellas Artes", 1966
148"American Ballet Theatre"
149The Philadelphia Orchestra, 1946 Mary 14
150"Tosca" , 1973 May 12
151"Carmen", 1973 May 7
152"Der Rosenkavalier", 1974 May 10
153"L'Italiana In Algeri", 1974 Mary 11
154Compania Lirica Nacional - "Tosca", 1980 August
155Les Mathurins
156Comedie francaise - "Moliere" et "Les Femmes", 1987 April
157Comedie francaise - "Caligula" et "Savantes", 1992 February
158Comedie francaise - "Bal masque", 1992 May
159Comedie francaise - "Amour pour Amour", 1989 May
160Comedie francaise - "La Vie de Galilee", 1990 September
161Comedie francaise - "Antigone", 1992 October
162Don Carlo and Les Troyens
163Bravo - The Arts Invasion from Britain
164Madame Sans Gene
165San Carlo Opera Company, 1941 February
166"Marcello Abbado", 1966 September 5
167"The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo", 1941 February
168Organ Concert, 1957 May 23
169Playbill - "Come As You Are"
170Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny
171Mill Run - "The Mitzi Gayner Show"
172The Playgoer - "The Music Man"
173Comedie des Champs-Elysees - "Les Meilleurs Amis" - Summer , 1973
174Espace Pierre Cardin - "La machine infernale", Summer 1974
175"Bal masque" par Mikhail Lermontov, 1992
1761000 piece puzzle
177Gulf Oil Theatre - "The Taming of the Shrew", 1948
178Gulf Oil Theatre - "The Taming of the Shrew" autographed , 1948

7. Blueprints

21Purchase Lists
22-50Stage production scenery and set blueprints