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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2006MT-240

Lester Wallack papers

Summary

Consists of letters from Bret Harte, Julia Marlowe, and others to Wallack and family members, 1826-1912; photographs; notes concerning a benefit performance held for Wallack in 1888; and clippings.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within circa 1826-1912

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

John Lester Wallack was a New York actor and theater manager.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Wallack, Lester, 1820-1888. Lester Wallack papers, circa 1826-1912 (2006MT-240): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 November 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04323

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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