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Alice Montgomery Lawrence papers, 1874-1935

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0749
Bib ID 4079011 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lawrence, Alice Montgomery, approximately 1865-1895
Title Alice Montgomery Lawrence papers, 1874-1935
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (1 document box 2 flat boxes)
Language(s) English
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, programs, clippings, and other theatrical memorabilia relating the the careers of Alice and Rita Lawrence.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alice Montgomery Lawrence papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-01-13 EAD created by PTL

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Actresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amateur theater -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawrence, Margarita Woodhull, approximately 1867-1939? Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Alice Montgomery Lawrence and Rita (Margarita) Woodhull Lawrence (ca. 1867-1939?) were well-known amateur actresses in New York City during the 1880s and 1890s. Rita Lawrence also wrote an autobiographical memoir, AMATEURS & ACTORS OF THE 19TH-20TH CENTURIES (AMERICAN, ENGLISH, ITALIAN) (Menton, Fr., 1936).