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Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers

Minnie Maddern Fiske

Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers

by Minnie Maddern Fiske

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Theater management,
  • Theater,
  • Finance,
  • Animal welfare,
  • Acting,
  • Actors" Equity Association,
  • Labor unions,
  • Production and direction,
  • Strikes and lockouts,
  • Vivisection,
  • Dramatic criticism

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, documenting her theatrical career and life and his work as theater critic and manager, playwright, director, and producer of plays for the American stage. Includes material relating to the continuing controversy between the Fiskes and the theatrical trusts of the period, the 1919 strike by the Actor"s Equity Association, animal welfare, and the anti-vivisectionist movement. Correspondents include Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, J.M. Barrie, David Belasco, Daniel Chester French, Jack London, John Philip Sousa, Alexander Woollcott, and Flo Ziegfeld.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsFiske, Harrison Grey, 1861-1942
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18,000 114 12 1 50
    Number of Pages18000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25064209M
    LC Control Number78020693

    Minnie Maddern Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske. Folder 3 in Box 2 includes lavish praise by Brooks Atkinson, the noted theater critic. Container List. Box Folder. 1 1 Photographs, Florence Mansfield, Harrison Grey Fiske, Minnie Maddern Fiske; Harrison Grey Fiske, Legrad White. Minnie Maddern Fiske (), an American actress known onstage as Mrs. Fiske (born Marie Augusta Davey), appeared in dramas, comedies, and musical comedies. Collection consists of letters from Fiske to Lawrence Eyre chiefly relating to productions and proposed productions of Eyre's plays by Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske; and.

    : Infinite Photographs Photo: Harrison Grey Fiske, Six Month Old Baby boy, Children, c Size: 8x10 (Approximately): Photographs.   FISKE, MINNIE MADDERN (–), American actress, was born in New Orleans, the daughter of Thomas Davey. As a child she played, under her mother’s name of Maddern, with several well-known actors. In she first appeared as a “star,” but in she married Harrison Grey Fiske and was absent from the stage for several years.

    Minnie Maddern Fiske (Decem – Febru ), born as Marie Augusta Davey with some sources quoting Decem , as her date of birth, but often billed simply as Mrs. Fiske, was one of the leading American actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She also spearheaded the fight against the Theatrical Syndicate for the sake of artistic freedom. She. Minnie Maddern Fiske (19 d'avientu de — 15 de febreru de ) foi una de les principales actrices estauxunidenses de finales del sieglu XIX y entamos del XX, defensora na llucha contra'l Theatrical Syndicate y a favor de la llibertá llargamente considerada como l'actriz más importante de la escena estauxunidense del primer cuartu del sieglu imientu: Nueva York, 15 de febreru de , (66 .


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The papers of Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske were given to the Library of Congress by Olive Kookan in An addition was purchased in and material was transferred from the Smithsonian Institution in Processing History The papers of Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske were arranged and described in Harrison Grey Fiske papers | Minnie Maddern Fiske papers Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of.

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Minnie Maddern Fiske: | | | |Mrs. Fiske| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress; and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, theater manager.

From the description of Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, (bulk ). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Biographical Notes. Minnie Maddern Fiske.Dec. Born Marie Augusta Davey, New Orleans, La.

Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn Mitchell and William Makepeace Thackeray. The Picture Book of Becky Sharp; a Play in Four Acts. Chicago, New York, H.S.

Stone and Co. [] Finding Aid to the Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Minnie Maddern Fiske (Decem - Febru ), born as Marie Augusta Davey, but often billed simply as Mrs.

Fiske, was one of the leading American actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She also spearheaded the fight. Fiske, Minnie Maddern (–)American actress.

Name variations: Minnie Maddern. Born Marie Augusta Davey on Decemin New Orleans, Louisiana; died on Februin Hollis, Long Island, New York; only daughter of Thomas W. Source for information on Fiske, Minnie Maddern (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary.

Portraits of Harrison Grey Fiske Summary Fiske as an infant, as a young man, during his years as a theatrical producer, etc.

LOT includes Fiske coat of arms and genealogy. Contributor Names Fiske, Minnie Maddern,collector. Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske Papers (bulk ) MSS Fiske, Minnie Maddern, Fiske, Harrison Grey, 18, items containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact 50 linear feet Collection material in.

Harrison Grey Fiske (J – September 2, ) was an American journalist, playwright and Broadway producer who fought against the monopoly of the Theatrical Syndicate, a management company that dominated American stage bookings around the turn of the twentieth mater: New York University.

Mrs. Fiske Mrs. Fiske: Love Finds the Way. Photograph by Zaida Ben Yusuf () Born Marie Augusta Davey Decem ( 12 19) N. Issue#8 MRS FISKE, FIRST LADY OF THE AMERICAN STAGE, is about the famous actress, Minnie Maddern Fiske and her theatrical producer husband, Harrison Grey Fiske. - DISAPPEARING MEMORIES, is about history being lost because of a decline in letter writing.

- NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARY INDEX for the name Fiske. - Query Section. This collection comprises correspondence, photographs and a scrapbook associated with the American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske () and collected by her niece Florence Fetz Mansfield. The correspondence, both from Mrs.

Fiske and her husband Harrison Grey Fiske () was to Florence Mansfield. Most of it is from the mid s. Minnie Maddern Fiske () "The essence of acting is the conveyance of truth through the medium of the actor's mind and person. Minnie Maddern Fiske. manager and playwright Harrison Grey Fiske who was at the time the editor of the New York Dramatic Mirror.

After her marriage she retired from the stage. Minnie Maddern Fiske was born Mary Augusta Davey in New Orleans on Decem Her father was the theatrical manager Thomas Davey, and her mother, Lizzie Maddern, was an actress whose surname the young "Minnie" adopted for her own stage name.

The first important "realistic" actress in the United States, Minnie Maddern Fiske () became known primarily for her portrayals of the heroines of the Norwegian playwright Ibsen.

Minnie Maddern Fiske was born Mary Augusta Davey in New Orleans on Decem Her father was the theatrical manager Thomas Davey, and her mother, Lizzie. Mrs. Fiske, her views on actors, acting, and the problems of production by Minnie Maddern Fiske () Season by Ohio) Victoria Theatre (Dayton ().

Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 18, items ; containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact ; 50 linear feet.

-- Manuscript Division, Library. Harrison Grey Fiske.July Born, Harrison, N.Y. Editor, New York Dramatic Mirror; Assisted in establishing the Actor's Fund, a charitable organization providing social and health services to actors in need; Married Minnie Maddern.

Harrison Grey Fiske (J – September 2, ) was an American journalist, playwright and Broadway producer who fought against the monopoly of the Theatrical Syndicate, a management company that dominated American stage bookings around the turn of the twentieth century.Mrs.

Fiske, "Love finds the way" / Zaida Ben Yusuf. Summary Photograph shows actress Minnie Madden Fiske, full length portrait, standing, facing front. Contributor Names Ben-Yusuf, Zaida, photographer Created / Published Harrison Grey Fiske presents Mrs.

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