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Guide to the Elizabeth Robins Papers MSS.002

Fales Library and Special Collections

Collection processed by Janet Evander.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 21, 2022
Description is in English.

Container List

Series XI: Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbooks are arranged chronologically by the first date in each. The scrapbooks contain press clippings gathered together into volumes by either Elizabeth Robins or her husband, George Richmond Parks. It does not appear that negative reviews were censored.

Subseries A: Elizabeth Robins, 1874-1904

Scope and Contents note

Elizabeth Robins' scrapbooks contain a wide variety of material, including, but not limited to, printed poems of her two aunts, anecdotes, articles on historical and theological interests, wedding invitations, favorite etchings, playbills, theatre reviews, letters and mentions of friends and relations.

Container 1     Title Date
Scrapbook: 226 Bessie Robins from Papa, Putnam, Ohio 1874-1885
1874 -1885
Scrapbook: 227 "Weddings and etc" 1874-1883
1874 -1883
Scrapbook: 228 "To Bessie with much love from Cousin Lizzie Bodine, Christmas 1875" 1875

General note

Color picture book.

Scrapbook: 229 Bedford, Mass. '83" 1883

General note

Etching prints of personalities.

Scrapbook: 230 Criticisms and Notices of Plays 1883-1890
1883 -1890
Scrapbook: 231 "Elizabeth Robins Parks, July 1886, 'Good Ones'" 1885/1886

General note

Clippings, calling cards, etc.

1885 -1886
Scrapbook: 232 Unbound Scrapbook 1891-1893

General note

Mainly Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder; clippings; some posters.

1891 -1893
Scrapbook: 233 C.E. Raimond's Scrapbook 1894, 1893-1895

General note

Reviews of The Lucky Sixpence in The New Review (1893), George Mandeville's Husband (1894), and The New Moon (1895).

1894 -1896
Scrapbook: 234 "Fund. Press Notices. 'Little Eyolf' '96" 1896

General note

Subscription campaign for Little Eyolf and Mariana; criticisms and notices for Little Eyolf and John Gabriel Borkman.

Scrapbook: 235 "Admiral Guinea, Honesty Press Cuttings" 1897

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 270, Folders 11-12.

Scrapbook: 236 General Clippings 1898-1899

General note

Reviews of Thackeray, Shaw, Swinburne, etc.; some clippings from Louisville Courier Journal, e.g. on death of Lloyd Tevis; C.E. Raimond letter.

1898 -1899
Scrapbook: 237 The Open Question 1898-1899

General note

Clippings; letters; telegrams; letters from various people to William Heinemann.

1898 -1899
Scrapbook: 238 The Magnetic North 1904

Subseries B: George Richmond Parks, 1871-1883

Scope and Contents note

George Richmond Parks kept four scrapbooks, two of which contain only playbills.

Container 1     Title Date
Scrapbook: 239 Playbills 1871-1886
Scrapbook: 240 Playbills 1877-1886
Scrapbook: 241 "George R. Parks" 1879-1883

General note

Criticisms, notices, poems, quotes, menus, and articles of interest from several American newspapers.

1879 -1883
Scrapbook: 242 "Criticisms and Notices 1883 George R. Parks, 1883"

General note

Indexed; mainly Boston newspapers.


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