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   Alice and Rita Lawrence Papers, 1874-1935.

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Preferred Citation

Alice and Rita Lawrence Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079011 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Lawrence, Alice Montgomery, ca. 1865-1895.
Title:Alice and Rita Lawrence Papers, 1874-1935.
Physical description:6.5 linear ft. ( 1 document box and 2 flat boxes).
Language(s):In English
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Scope and Content

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

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts

This series contains incoming and outgoing correspondence to Alice and Rita Lawrence, and is arranged in alphabetical order by name.

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Using the Collection


Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Alice and Rita Lawrence Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 07/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2012-01-13 EAD created by PTL

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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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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
Amateur theater--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawrence, Margarita Woodhull, ca. 1867-1939?PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Performing arts--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theater--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note


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, Itlaian) , (Menton, Fr., 1936).

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