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Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection

Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection
Creator: Atkinson, Charles F.
Inclusive Dates: after 1900
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.76 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms972
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles F. Atkinson theatrical collection, ms972, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-2Quincy 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.
13Aphrodite script books, undated
Script books for Ada Parker, Bob Shaver, Fannie, Hustler, I Snatchem, James Jamms, and Miss Tweedle.
14Blennerhassett script books, undated
Script books for Alexander Hamilton, Claudia, Harman Blennerhassett, and Van Beekman.
21-2Miss 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.
23-4Miscellaneous, 1904, 1912, undated
1Theatrical posters, 1912, undated