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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 137

Lawrence Barrett correspondence,

Letters from American actor Lawrence Barrett to his wife Mollie Barrett and other correspondents.

Dates

  • 1863-1891.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.))

Includes 100 letters from Barrett to his wife Mollie Barrett, as well as letters from Barrett to various correspondents, such as J. L. Carhart, Katie Barrett Tisdale, and Frank Wendell, among others.

Biographical / Historical

Barrett was an American actor noted for his Shakespearean interpretations.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Mollie Barrett
  2. II. Letters to various correspondents

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*63M-221. Source unknown; received: before 1924.
Title
Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891. Lawrence Barrett correspondence: Guide.
Author
Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00685

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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