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Frank Carlos Griffith papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: 2006MT-257
Summary: Consists of records kept by Griffith as manager of Lillie Langtry, Includes Griffith's date books, 1889-1890 (as Langtry's manager), 1897-1898, and 1902-1924; diary and memoranda books, 1896-1902 and 1904-1907; letters from Thoda Cocroft, Harry Frazee, and others, 1922-1923; financial records, 1919-1924; and two partial drafts of his typescript memoir of the Boston stage in the 1860s through 1880s, titled "In My Time." Most of the records relate to the Mrs. Fiske Company, but the date books...

Mrs. Fisher notes on theater history

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2007MT-15
Summary: Lists of performances, transcriptions of cast lists, and compendiums of death notices of actors and musicians, mostly from original records dated 1852 to 1905, with a particular emphasis on Boston and London. Of particular interest is a transcript of the nightly receipts of Boston's National Theatre, 1836-1837. None of the volumes are signed or offer any clue concerning authorship, except that many of them bear tags reading "Mrs. Fisher's MSS records" and most volumes were...