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Guide to the James T. and Rachel Booth Powers Collection
[1864]-1948, undated
  PR 105

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Collection processed by Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 05, 2012
Description is in English.

Container List

Series II. Theatrical Photographs

Scope and Contents note

Photographs are arranged in four subseries: Booth, Booth and Powers, Powers, and Group Portraits, and filed in alphabetical order by title of production within. Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of photographs in the folder.

Subseries I. Booth, Rachel

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 11 "The Crowing Hen" at Wallack's Theatre (1)
[1885]
Box: 1 Folder : 12 "The Jewel of Asia" at Criterion Theatre (5)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 13 "Natural Gas" (12)
1890
Box: 1 Folder : 14 "The Old Homestead" (7)
1887
Box: 1 Folder : 15 "One of the Finest" at 14th Street Theatre (3)
[1882]
Box: 1 Folder : 16 "Our German Senator" at 14th Street Theatre (2)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 17 "The Pied Piper of Hamlin" (1)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 18 "[Spooks], or Cynthia's Lovers" at Union Square Theatre (3)
[1892]
Box: 1 Folder : 19 "That Man" at [New] Park Theatre (3)
[1884]
Box: 1 Folder : 20 "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at the Grand Opera House, Rochester (1)
[1864]
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Unidentified productions (3)
undated

Subseries II. Booth, Rachel and James T. Powers

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 22 "A Mad Bargain" at Bijou Theatre (7)
1892-93
Box: 2 Folder : 23 "The Messenger Boy" (3)
1901-02
Box: 2 Folder : 24 "A Runaway Girl" at Daly's Theatre--Loose portraits (11)
1897-98
Box: 2 Folder : 25 "A Runaway Girl" at Daly's Theatre--Souvenir photograph album for 100th performance
1898
Box: 2 Folder : 26 "A Tin Soldier" (4)
1885
Box: 2 Folder : 27 "Walker, London" (7)
[1894]

Subseries III. Powers, James T.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 28 "Circus Girl" at Daly's Theatre (5)
1898
Box: 2 Folder : 29 "The Drum Major" at Casino Theatre (2)
1888
Box: 2 Folder : 30 "Erminie" at Casino Theatre (2)
1889
Box: 2 Folder : 31 "Gentleman Joe" at Bijou Theatre (2)
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 32 "The Marquis" at Casino Theatre (3)
1887
Box: 2 Folder : 33 "Nadjy" at Casino Theatre (3)
1889
Box: 2 Folder : 34 "The New New Boy" (1)
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 35 "A Princess of Kensington" (1)
[1903]
Box: 2 Folder : 36 "San Toy" at Daly's Theatre (2)
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 37 "A Straight Tip"--Photographs in costume and with posters (4)
1892
Box: 2 Folder : 38 "Whittington and His Cat" at Drury Lane Theatre, London (1)
1885
Box: 2 Folder : 39 "Yeoman of the Guard" at Casino Theatre (1)
[1888]
Box: 2 Folder : 40 Unidentified productions (2)
1891, undated

Subseries IV. Group Portraits

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 41 Signed photographs of cast members from benefit performances
1918, undated
Box: 2 Folder : 42 Unidentified theatrical groups
[1922], undated

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