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Guide to the Sam Stark Scrapbook Collection, 1860-1950
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Series 1: 19th Century American and British Stage

Box 1, Volume 1

#565- "Compiled June '93 by Bessie McJohnston, Kentucky"1890-93

Scope and Content Note

American theatre bills, 1890-93
Box 1, Volume 2

#573 - pictorial of American Shakespearean actors1895-96

Box 1, Volume 3

#578 - compiled by Elizabeth Saunders1909

Scope and Content Note

mostly articles, etc. on Joseph Jefferson, American stage actor, 1880s
Box 1, Volume 4

#104 - "22 old newspapers, minstrel shows, ads; also museums and theatres"1862-1869

Box 1, Volume 5

#102 - "34 old newspapers, 1875-1880"

Scope and Content Note

The Mirror and American from Manchester, New Hampshire; minstrel show ads
Box 1, Volume 6

#1a - tiny minstrel scrapbook

Box 1, Volume 7

#16 - theatre clippings, programs, and comments, (Amer.)1883

Box 2, Volume 1

#537 - "McVicker's Book of the Play";1876-77

Scope and Content Note

Programs
Box 2, Volume 2

#6 - Vol. 1; clippings of performances at the Leland Opera House 1876-78

Box 2, Volume 3

#6- Vol. 2; clippings of performances at the Leland Opera House1878-79

Box 2, Volume 4

#32 - scrapbook of Adelaide Merton c. 1892-98

Scope and Content Note

Poems, clippings of theatre reviews and pictures of actors
Box 2, Volume 5

#15 - "Card Album"1885

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, reviews
Box 2, Volume 6

#93 - scrapbook of Mr. Wilson Barrett c. 1898-1900

Scope and Content Note

Theatre reviews
Box 2, Volume 7

#544 - Theatre programs, newspaper clippings on theatre, and miscellaneous.ca.1870s

Box 2, Volume 8

#61 - scrapbook on American actor Edwin Booth 1893

Box 2a, Volume 1

#12 - oversized volume - American theatre1870s

 

Series 2: Photos of 19th & Early 20th C. American and British Actors

Box 3, Volume 1

#35 - photo album of women in costume 1870s-80s

Box 3, Volume 2

#77 - embossed leather album; 19th C. American actors

Box 3, Volume 3

#76 - black leather album; 19th C. American actors

Box 3, Volume 4

#75 - "Actors"; 19th C. stage and opera personalities

Box 3a, Volume 1

#31 - oversized album - etchings of American 19th C. Shakespearean actors

Box 4, Volume 1

#3 - one of two scrapbooks bought by Sam Stark from Alice Burtis, Muskogee, OK

Box 4, Volume 2

#5 - famous actors, actresses of 19th C. American stage

Box 4, Volume 3

#50 - British and American actors

Box 4, Volume 4

#78 - photos taken and developed by a Mr. Dorsaz; American theatre companies, 19th C. c.1884-88

Box 4, Volume 5

#103 - stars of the 19th C.

Box 5, Volume 1

#95 - American stage actors, actresses; c. 1900-1905

Box 5, Volume 2

#96 - celebrities, 1900-1920s, including early cinema

Box 5, Volume 3

#46 - elaborate embossed leather album with index; American stage actors1888-93

Box 5, Volume 4

#47 - more photos, same period, American stage actors

Box 5, Volume 5

#48 - Ellen Terry's (British actress) family photo album

Box 5, Volume 6

#1 - "The Theatre, England, 1878-81" photo album

 

Series 3: American Stage, c. l900-l920s

Box 6, Volume 1

#49 - American and British theatre performances 1899-1909

Box 6, Volume 2

#59 - Irish theatre; Abbey Theatre clippings, programs1907

Box 6, Volume 3

#94 - San Francisco theatre programs, April 1905 - April 1906; a few Seattle programs1905-1906

Box 6, Volume 4

#2 - programs, clippings c. 1904; several from the Teck Theatre, Buffalo NYc.1904

Box 6, Volume 5

no # - charred gray cloth binder; photos & pictures of American actresses in the Burr McIntosh Monthly, January 1908; Theatre Magazine, January 19191908, 1919

Box 6, Volume 6

#101 - "Mrs. Leland Stanford Lathrop's Scrapbook"; programs from California (esp. San Francisco) theatres

Box 6, Volume 7

#117 - pictures of plays from the periodical "New York Dramatic Mirror." 1916-17

Box 6, Volume 8

#569 - clippings of pictures and playbills, "American Stage."c. 1904-1916

Box 6, Volume 9

#574 - photos of famous actors; "Lamb's All-Star Gambol." c.l909

Box 7, Volume 1

#8 - Vol. 1; clippings, magazine photos from "The Stage"; also some playbills.1872

Box 7, Volume 2

#8 - Vol. 2; clippings, magazine photos from "The Stage"; also some playbills. 1872-83

Box 7, Volume 3

#8 - Vol. 3; clippings, magazine photos from "The Stage"; also some playbills.1907

Box 8, Volume 1

#80 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances. 1901-09

Box 8, Volume 2

#81 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances. 1906-07

Box 8, Volume 3

#82 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances.1907-09

Box 8, Volume 4

#83 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances.1909-10

Box 8, Volume 5

#84 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances.1911

Box 8, Volume 6

#85 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances.1912-26

Box 8, Volume 7

#86 - programs, pictures from New York City theatre performances,1929-30; "Plays I Have Seen"

Box 8, Volume 8

#30 - "Theatre Record" c. 1903-08; London and British productions in New York

Box 8, Volume 9

#69 - San Francisco theatre programs.1901-1902

Box 8, Volume 10

#543 - vaudeville, light theatre programs, San Francisco theatres; several from the Orpheumc. 1906-1911

Box 8, Volume 11

#542 - vaudeville in San Francisco.1911-1914

Box 9, Volume 1

#536 - programs from Boston theatres.1896-97

Box 9, Volume 2

#534 - programs from Boston theatres.1910

Box 9, Volume 3

#535 - programs from Boston theatres.1911

Box 9, Volume 4

#97 - theatre record of Charles R. Hector; "St. James Theatre, Boston Stock Company, Season 1921-22"

Box 9, Volume 5

#98 - theatre record of Charles R. Hector; "St. James Theatre, Boston Stock Company, Season 1922-23"

Box 9, Volume 6

#99 - theatre record of Charles R. Hector; "St. James Theatre, Boston Stock Company, Season 1923-24"

Box 9, Volume 7

#100 - theatre record of Charles R. Hector; "St. James Theatre, Boston Stock Company, Season 1924-25"

Box 9, Volume 8

#87 - "Theatre Vol. V, 1920"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

Box 9, Volume 9

#87 - "Theatre Vol. VI, 1921-22"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

Box 9, Volume 10

#89 - "Theatre Vol. VII, 1922-23, 1924-25"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

Box 9, Volume 11

#90 - "Theatre Vol. VIII, 1926-27"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

Box 9, Volume 12

#91 - "Theatre, January - August 1928"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

Box 9, Volume 13

#92 - "Theatre, September - December 1928"; programs and issues of "Phillybound," all from Philadelphia.

 

Series 4: American Film, Silents to 1940s-50s

Box 10, Volume 1

no # - film scrapbook, "Marie Antoinette," starring Norma Shearer and Tyrone Power.

Box 10, Volume 2

no # - "Charles Boyer's True Life Story"

Box 10, Volume 3

no # - "Cinema Stars Vol. 1," put together by Arthur and Elaine at The Deanery.

Box 10, Volume 4

no # - "Cinema Stars Vol. 2" put together by Arthur and Elaine at The Deanery.

Box 10, Volume 5

no # - "Cinema Stars Vol. 3" put together by Arthur and Elaine at The Deanery.

Box 10, Volume 6

no # - "Cinema Stars Vol. 4"; put together by Arthur and Elaine at The Deanery; plus Carole Lombard's life story.

Box 10, Volume 7

no # - "Cinema Stars Vol. 5" put together by Arthur and Elaine at The Deanery.

Box 10, Volume 8

#38 - "Paramount Pictures: Jewels of the Silent Stage"

Box 10, Volume 9

#4 - "I Pagliacci"; homemade scrapbook of silent film stars.

Box 10, Volume 10

#7 - "People Who Cast Bright Shadows"; silent film stars.

Box 10, Volume 11

#9 - "Scenes from Productions Starring Richard Barthelmess"

Box 10, Volume 12

#45 - "Miscellaneous"; history of early films; various articles c. 1907 and correspondence c. 1950.

Box 10, Volume 13

#34 - Fox Film Corporation scrapbook; silent film directors and stars.

Box 10, Volume 14

#12a - scrapbook of child star Jackie Cooper, "In my own play, 'My Boy"; to his friend Henry G. Meyer.

Box 10, Volume 15

#10 - "Dream Folks" picture album of silent film stars.

Box 10a, Volume 1

#29 oversized film scrapbook - purple and gold "Krasiva Metals Fall & Winter 1938" scrapbook; pictorial of American movie stars, l9l0s-40s.

Box 10a, Volume 2

#37 oversized film scrapbook - Claude Allister scrapbook (see Box 16 for more).

Box 10a, Volume 3

#107 oversized film scrapbook - large wooden case holding a leather scrapbook; Marie Dressler's 62nd birthday.

 

Series 5: 20th C. American Theatre

Box 11, Volume 1

#572 - programs from performances in San Francisco, Berkeley, and other Bay Area theatres, c. 1920-1932

Box 11, Volume 2

#19 - Journal of F. Gasebekeuchtung; "Theatre Magazine." 1921-22

Box 11, Volume 3

#20 - a scrapbook of ballet dancers Yvonne Georgi and Harald Kreutzberg, c. l930s; programs from San Francisco

Box 11, Volume 4

#74 - drama reviews, New York Times. 1936-38

Box 11, Volume 5

#111 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; 1926-34; (Ralph Shran)

Box 11, Volume 6

#112 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; September 1935 - September 1935 (Ralph Shran)

Box 11, Volume 7

#113 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; September 1935 - September 1936 (Ralph Shran)

Box 11, Volume 8

#114 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; September 1936 - August 1937; also Santa Barbara, Palo Alto, San Francisco (Ralph Shran)

Box 11, Volume 9

#115 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; September 1937 - August 1938 (Ralph Shran)

Box 11, Volume 10

#116 - theatre programs and reviews; Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena Playhouse, UCLA, USC; September 1938 - December 1939 (Ralph Shran)

Box 12, Volume 1

#79 - Vol. 1; censorship in motion pictures, entertainment; information, correspondences, etc.; 1920s-30s

Box 12, Volume 2

#79 - Vol. 2; censorship in motion pictures, entertainment; information, correspondences, etc.; 1920s-30s, 1927-36 specifically

Box 12, Volume 3

#70 - Vol. 1; 1930s-40s film and stage stars, American and British; lots on Noel Coward and his productions

Box 12, Volume 4

#70 - Vol. 2; 1930s-40s film and stage stars, American and British; lots on Noel Coward and his productions

Box 12, Volume 5

#70 - Vol. 3; 1930s-40s film and stage stars, American and British; lots on Noel Coward and his productions

Box 12, Volume 6

#14 - "Henry Lofgren Minstrel Show Clippings" 1930s-40s

Box 12, Volume 7

#17 - "Theatre"; clippings, some programs 1930s-40s

Box 12, Volume 8

#60 - "Moscow Art Theatre 50th Anniversary" photo album

Box 12, Volume 9

#105 - clippings about minstrel shows and [original text missing]c. 1933-45.

 

Series 6: Personal Collections of Photos, Clippings, Programs, Etc.; American Theatre and Film History

Box 13, Volume 1

#40 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1920s-50s

Box 13, Volume 2

#41 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1960-62

Box 13, Volume 3

#42 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner. 1963-64

Box 13, Volume 4

#43 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1964-65

Box 13, Volume 5

#51 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1966

Box 13, Volume 6

#52 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1967

Box 13, Volume 7

#53 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1963-1964

Box 13, Volume 8

#54 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1964-1965

Box 13, Volume 9

#55 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1965-1966

Box 13, Volume 10

#56 - columns by Patterson Greene, theatre and film commentator, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.1966-67

Box 13, Volume 1

#58 oversized photo album (see box l0a) - photographs of American theatres

Box 14, Volume 1

#68 - scrapbook on Anton Chekov (1860-1904) "for the centenary of his birth"

Box 14, Volume 2

#108 - newspaper clippings, several obituaries of theatre celebrities. 1937-47

Box 14, Volume 3

#109 - theatre clippings, especially "Show Boat" ads, programs, pictures, and minstrel stuff.1947-48

Box 14, Volume 4

#110 - "Old Man River" and other showboat clippings.l940s

Box 14, Volume 5

#18 - New York City theatres, photos and history.

Box 14, Volume 6

#39 - clippings about California theatres. 1900-30s

Box 14, Volume 7

#563 - theatre history and obituaries, pictures, etc.

Box 14, Volume 8

#44 - scrapbook of early film and American stage.l9l0s

Box 15, Volume 1

#570 - "Margaret Storey: Programs, Photos"; very eclectic scrapbook; most programs from the 1920s

Box 15, Volume 2

#26 - scrapbook of Thomas Lindsay; clippings on Damon Runyon and various pieces of correspondence. 1941-42

Box 15, Volume 3

#21 - "Down Memory Lane with Tom Lindsay"; film and drama newspaper columns

Box 15, Volume 4

#562 - "Magicians' Programs." 1920s-50s

Box 15, Volume 5

#107 - American prize fights, 19th and early 20th C.

Box 15, Volume 6

#11 - a photo album of Sam Stark's; some film scripts; also, film history bits and newspaper clippings.

Box 15, Volume 7

#57 - scrapbook of John Stein, press agent and presenter; programs, clippings, autographed photos.

 

Series 7: Theatre and Film Star Scrapbooks, 19th & 20th C., American and British

Box 16, Volume 1

#1 - Maud Adams

Box 16, Volume 2

#2 - Viola Allen

Box 16, Volume 3

#2a - Claude Allister (manila envelope of photos, etc.)

Box 16, Volume 4

#36 - Claude Allister

Box 16, Volume 5

#3 - Margaret Anglin

Box 16, Volume 6

#4 - The Barrymores

Box 16, Volume 7

#70 - Vols. 1-3, the Barrymores

Box 16, Volume 8

#4a - Blanche Bates

Box 16, Volume 9

#5 - Jack Benny

Box 16, Volume 10

#6 - Vol. 1; Sarah Bernhardt

Box 17, Volume 1

#6 - Vol. 2; Sarah Bernhardt

Box 17, Volume 2

#7 - Billie Burke

Box 17, Volume 3

#8 - James Cagney

Box 17, Volume 4

#9 - Irene Vernon Castle

Box 17, Volume 5

#10 - Charlie Chaplin

Box 17, Volume 6

#11 - George M. Cohan

Box 17, Volume 7

#12 - Ronald Coleman

Box 17, Volume 8

#13 - Bette Davis

Box 17, Volume 9

#14 - Marie Dressier

Box 17, Volume 10

#15 - The Drews

Box 17, Volume 11

#16 - Gertrude and Maxine Elliott

Box 17, Volume 12

#17 - Douglas Fairbanks

Box 17, Volume 13

#18 - Geraldine Farrar

Box 17, Volume 14

#19 - Minnie Madden Fiske

Box 17, Volume 15

#20 - Pauline Frederick

Box 17, Volume 16

#21 - Trixie Friganza

Box 17, Volume 17

#22 - Clark Gable

Box 17, Volume 18

#23 - Dorothy and Lillian Gish

Box 17, Volume 19

#24 - Giida Gray (from Imhof's collection)

Box 17, Volume 20

#25 - Anna Held

Box 17, Volume 21

#26 - Mary Mannering

Box 18, Volume 1

#27 - Julia Marlowe

Box 18, Volume 2

#28 - Edna May

Box 18, Volume 3

#29 - Victor Moore

Box 18, Volume 4

#30 - Ana Nazimora

Box 18, Volume 5

#31 - Mary Pickford

Box 18, Volume 6

#32 - Tyrone Power

Box 18, Volume 7

#33 - Blanche Ring

Box 18, Volume 8

#34 - Lillian Russell

Box 18, Volume 9

#35 - Frances Starr

Box 18, Volume 10

#36 - Anita Stewart

Box 18, Volume 11

#37 - Gloria Swanson

Box 18, Volume 12

#38 - Constance and Norma Talmadge

Box 18, Volume 13

#39 - Eva Tanguay

Box 18, Volume 14

#40 - Fay Templeton

Box 18, Volume 15

#41 - Ellen Terrj

Box 18, Volume 16

#42 - Rudolph Valentino

Box 18, Volume 17

#43 - Weber C. Fields

Box 18, Volume 18

#44 - Mae West

 

Series 8: American Stage Personalities, l900-l930s

Box 19, Volume 1

#1 - George Ade, Louis Anspacker, Paul Armstrong, Frederick Ballard, Phillip Barry, Tom Barry, Philip Bartholomae, Dion Boucicault

Box 19, Volume 2

#2 - George H. Broadhurst, Porter Emerson Browne, Thompson Buchanan, Anne Caidwell, Edward Childs Carpenter, Joseph I. C. Clarke, George N. Cohan

Box 19, Volume 3

#3 - Frank Craven, Rachel Crothers, Owen Davis, Richard H.Davis, William C. DeMille, Lee Wilson Dodd, Edith Ellis

Box 19, Volume 4

#4 - Clyde Fitch, James Forbes, Eleanor Gates

Box 19, Volume 5

#5 - William Gillette, Jules E. Goodman, Frederick Hutton, George Hazelton, Charles Hoyt, Avery Hopwood, Sidney Howard, Bronson Howard

Box 19, Volume 6

#6 - Rupert Hughes, William Hurlburt, Charles R. Kennedy, Charles Kenyon, Paul Kester, Charles Klein

Box 19, Volume 7

#7 - Charles Klein, Edward Knoblauch, Theodore Kramer, John L.Long, Percy MacKaye

Box 19, Volume 8

#8 - C.S. N. McClellan, J. H. Manners, Margaret Mayo, Roi C.Megrue, George Middleton, Langdon Mitchell, James Montgomery, William Vaughn Moody, Carlyle Moore

Box 19, Volume 9

#9 - Martha Morton, Charles Nirdlinger, Lottie B. Parker, Joseph Patterson, Edward Paulson, Harry Paulton, Josephine Peabody, Edward Peple, Channing Pollack

Box 19, Volume 10

#10 - Eugene Presbrey, James Reid, Sydney Rosenfeld, Edwin Royle, N. C. Ryley, Theodore B. Sayre, George Scarborough, Edgar Selwyn, G. B. Shaw

Box 19, Volume 11

#11 - G.B. Shaw, Edward Sheldon, Louis E. Shipman, Harry Smith, Winchell Smith

Box 19, Volume 12

#12 - Evelyn Sutherland, Booth Tarkington, Charles Taylor, Albert Thomas, Augustus Thomas, Denham Thompson

Box 19, Volume 13

#13 - Richard Tully, Bayard Beiller, Eugene Walter, Jessie Williams, William Winter

Box 19, Volume 14

#14 - Rida Johnson Young