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Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum records, 1864-1911 

Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum
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A miscellaneous collection of business records including box office receipts, salaries, stage properties, and expenses, for American and English theaters and two American booking agents. The largest group of records is for Augustin Daly's theaters in New York and London. Other records included are for Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia; Garrick Theatre, Philadelphia; Grand Opera House, Wilmington, Del.; Olympia Theatre, New York; and Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia. The two booking agents are Fishman's Booking Department, Philadelphia and Klaw and Erlanger, New York.