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Guide to the Elizabeth Robins Papers MSS.002


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Collection processed by Janet Evander.

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

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Series XII: Printed Materials

Scope and Contents note

Series XII contains a wide variety of materials, including theater programs, posters, proofs (galleys and page), magazines, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, and maps.

Subseries A: Proofs of Elizabeth Robins' Literary Productions

Scope and Contents note

Subseries A consists of annotated page proofs and galleys of many of Robins' works. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by title.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 251 Folder : 1 Ancilla's Share, marked proof (Chapters 1-14)
Box: 251 Folder : 2 Ancilla's Share, marked proof (Chapters 15-30)
Box: 252 Folder : 3 Bolt Seventeen (1919)
n.d.
Box: 252 Folder : 3A Bolt Seventeen (Fortnightly, January 1920)
1920
Box: 252 Folder : 4 Come and Find Me, page proofs (1907)

Scope and Content

Came and Find Me, galleys (1907)--see Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 6.

1907
Box: 252 Folder : 5 Elizabeth Robins on Sir Herbert Austin (1933)
1933
Box: 252 Folder : 6 Ibsen and the Actress, page proofs (1928)
1928
Box: 252 Folder : 7 The Main Peace Asset

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 10.

Box: 252 Folder : 8 Mills of the Gods, page proofs
1939
Box: 252 Folder : 9 Pleasure Mining, page proofs
1927
Box
252
Folder
10
 

Theatre and Friendship, page proofs (1932)

Scope and Content

Theatre and Friendship, galleys--see Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 7.

Box: 253 Folder : 11-12 Theatre and Friendship, page proofs
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Time is Whispering, page proofs, (pages 1-176)
Box: 253 Folder : 14 Time is Whispering, page proofs, (pages 177-320)

Scope and Content

Time is Whispering, galleys--see also Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 8.

Box: 253 Folder : 15 Where are You Going To?, page proofs (1912)
Box: 253 Folder : 16 Why?, page proofs (1910)
1912
Box: 253 Folder : 17 Woman Comes of Age

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 10.

Box: 253 Folder : 18 The Woman Juror (to the editor of The Morning Post)

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 268, Folder 10.

Box: 253 Folder : 19 Woman's Secret, page proofs

Subseries B: Publications by Elizabeth Robins

Scope and Contents note

Subseries B consists primarily of short stories and articles. These publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 254 Folder : 1 Below the Salt (The New Review, No. 86, July 1896, pp. 1 -17)
1896
Box: 254 Folder : 2 Confessions of a Cruel Mistress (Chapman's Magazine of Fiction, No. 4, Vol. 1, August 1895, pp. 361-379)
1895
Box: 254 Folder : 3 Dr. Flora Murray, Reminiscences Of Her War Work (The Observer, August 5, 1923)
1923
Box: 254 Folder : 4 Gustus Frederick (The New Review, No. 70, March 1895, pp 270 - 281)
1895
Box: 254 Folder : 5 Ibsen and the Actress (London: Hogarth Press, 1928)
1928
Box: 254 Folder : 6 Letter to the editor of "The Times." Reprinted as broadside by Ministry of Health, Women's Consultative Council, March 20.
Box: 254 Folder : 7 Lost and Found, A Story (Harpers Magazine, September 1915, pp 500 - 511)
1915
Box: 254 Folder : 8 A Lucky Sixpence (The New Review, January 1894, pp 105 -126)
1894
Box: 254 Folder : 9 My Little Sister (McClure's Magazine, December 1912, pp 121- 145)
1912
Box: 254 Folder : 10 Some Personal Opinions On the National Theatre. Miss Elizabeth Robins (Drama, December 1929, p. 41)
1929
Box: 254 Folder : 11 Stretcher-Bearing for Women (The Daily Mall, August 18, 1915)
1915
Box: 254 Folder : 12 What Can I Do? : The Lady Chichester Hospital for Women and Children
Box: 254 Folder : 13 Woman's Place in the New Order. Purpose of Militancy (to the editor of the Times, printed May 4, 1921)
1921
Box: 254 Folder : 14 Woman's War; a Defense of Militant Suffrage (McClure's Magazine, March 1913, pp 41 - 52)
1913
Box: 254 Folder : 15 Women Doctors. Lord Knutsford's Charge (Sunday Times, March 12, 1922)
1922

Subseries C: Theatre

Scope and Contents note

Subseries C includes playbills and announcements of performances, material on the New Century Theatre and publications, i.e. plays, reviews and articles. Theatrical posters have been moved to Mapcase 2.A. Playbills and announcements of Elizabeth Robins' performances are arranged alphabetically by the name of the play. There are also playbills and announcements from other performances, many with annotations that show Elizabeth Robins attended them. They are arranged alphabetically by name of play, or by name of theater if no single play is prominently mentioned. Dates of the performances are indicated infrequently. The publications consist of published plays, arranged alphabetically by title, and articles.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 255 Folder : 1 Publications - plays: Broken Hearts to London Assurance
Box: 255 Folder : 2 Publications - plays: Mariana to Proof
Box: 255 Folder : 3 Publications - plays: The Ticket-Of-Leave Man to Who's To Win Him
Box: 255 Folder : 4 Publications - reviews and articles
Box: 255 Folder : 5 Publications - reviews and articles

Subseries D: Literary and Political Publications

Scope and Contents note

Subseries D contains an assortment of publications and a collection of book jackets. The pamphlets and articles written by a variety of authors include reviews of some of Elizabeth Robins' publications. In addition, Robins gathered a collection of articles on race relations in America, including several brochures on the Tuskegee Institute. There are several issues of Votes for Women, the Women's Social and Political Union newspaper; Equal Rights, the National Woman's Party's paper; and a run of the Woman's Journal from 1909-1910.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 256 Folder : 1 Publications re: American blacks
Box: 256 Folder : 2 Publications re: American blacks
Box: 256 Folder : 3 Tuskegee Institute, Catalogues and Brochures 1895-1904
1895 -1904
Box: 256 Folder : 4 Tuskegee Institute, Catalogues and Brochures 1906-1907
1906 -1907
Box: 256 Folder : 5 Publications by others

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 273, Folder 4 for The Woman's Journal.

Box: 256 Folder : 6 Publications by others
Box: 257 Folder : 7 Publications by others
Box: 257 Folder : 8 Publications by others
Box: 257 Folder : 9 Publications by others (Women and the Women's Movement)
Box: 257 Folder : 10 Book Jackets

Subseries E: Political, Cultural and Social Events

Scope and Contents note

Subseries E consists of calling cards, broadsides and programs from Elizabeth Robins' speaking engagements, and additional programs and broadsides.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 258 Folder : 1 Broadsides and programs of Elizabeth Robins' appearances
Box: 258 Folder : 2 Calling cards
Box: 258 Folder : 3 Invitations
Box: 258 Folder : 4 Invitations
Box: 258 Folder : 5A Programs: Literary
Box: 258 Folder : 5B Programs: Women Institutes
Box: 258 Folder : 5C Programs: Panhurst Statue
Box: 258 Folder : 5D Programs: United States
Box: 258 Folder : 5E Programs: Miscellaneous
Box: 258 Folder : 6 Programs:Theatrical
Box: 258 Folder : 7 Broadsides
Box: 258 Folder : 8 The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (publications and clippings)

Subseries F: Backsettown

Scope and Contents note

Subseries F contains pamphlets and programs that describe Robins' Sussex home after it was converted into a rest place for women. Some are illustrated with pictures of the grounds.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 258 Folder : 1 Backsettown--programs and descriptions

Subseries G: Putnam Female Seminary

Scope and Contents note

Subseries G includes descriptions of this boarding school attended by Elizabeth Robins and programs from performances she participated in there.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 259 Folder : 1 Putnam Female Seminary

Subseries H: Alaska

Scope and Contents note

Subseries H includes ten maps and three folders of publications (several from the U.S. Geological Survey) on Alaska.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 259 Folder : 1 Publications
Box: 259 Folder : 2 Publications
Box: 259 Folder : 3 Publications

General note

Maps--see Oversize Materials, Map Drawer 2.A

Subseries I: Pictures

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 259 Folder : 1 Pictures

Scope and Content

See also Oversize Material, Box 273, Folder 6.

Subseries J: Maps

Scope and Contents note

Subseries J contains a variety of charts and maps documenting the settlement of the Robins family in Covington, KY and the Ohio River area.

See Mapcase - Series IV, Subseries D and Mapcase - Series XII: Subseries J

Subseries K: Newspaper Clippings

Scope and Contents note

Series K is made up of four boxes of unsorted newspaper clippings.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 260 Folder : Unsorted clippings
Box: 261 Folder : Unsorted clippings
Box: 262 Folder : Unsorted clippings
Box: 263 Folder : Unsorted clippings

Subseries L: Books from Elizabeth Robins' Library

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 264A Folder : 1 Creighton, Louise. Dorothy Grey (1907)
1907
Box: 264 Folder : 2 Ibsen, Henrik. The Master Builder

General note

Translated by Edmund Gosse and William Archer, 1892. ER's personal copy.

1892
Box: 264 Folder : 3 Ibsen, Henrik. The Master Builder

General note

Translated by Edmund Gosse and William Archer, 1892. ER's personal copy.

1892
Box: 264A Folder : 4 Parish, W.D. Domesday Book in Relation to the Counts of Sussex (1886)
1886
Box: 264 Folder : 5 The Proverbs (New York: American Bible Society, 1867)
1867
Box: 264 Folder : 6 Russel, Sidney. Poems (1859)

General note

A.k.a. Sarah Elizabeth Robins.

1859
Box: 264 Folder : 7 Shakespeare, William. Twelfth Night

General note

Arranged by A. Bourchier, W.L. Courtney, 1886.

1886
Box: 264 Folder : 8 Wallace, William. The Divine Surrender: A Mystery Play (London, 1895)

General note

A presentation copy.

1895

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