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Formal title:
Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker papers
Extent:
7 linear feet (8 legal size clamshell boxes)
Date range:
1844-1988
Abstract:
Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker (also known as Sally Barker) was an actress and director whose career was highlighted by the work with The Players at the Talma Theatre and the Barker Playhouse Theatre. She was active in dramatic events at Pembroke, where she taught theatre. Her husband, Henry Ames Barker, 1861-1929 (Brown class of 1893) was a guiding influence and a director of the Players. He was the son of Mayor Harry Barker of Providence and active himself in the civic and cultural affairs of the city.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 90.4
Formal title:
Frost (Edwin Collins) and William Henry Frost Papers
Date range:
1890-1941 (bulk 1890-1927)
Abstract:
This collection, dating from 1890 to 1941, consists of letters addressed to both Edwin Collins Frost (1867-1956) and William Henry Frost (1863-1902) and a small autograph collection. Edwin Collins Frost was an assistant and instructor of rhetoric at Brown University from 1895 to 1898 and the cataloguer of Marsden J. Perry's Shakespeare Collection from 1901 to 1907. William Henry Frost joined the
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.78.7
Formal title:
John C. Russell papers
Extent:
2 linear feet (2 records center boxes, 1 letter-sized document case)
Date range:
1975-1999 (bulk 1987-1993)
Abstract:
The John C. Russell papers are a collection of the late playwright’s scripts, notebooks, journals, correspondence, photographs and personal documents, most of them produced during the six years before his death in 1994.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.017
Formal title:
Edwin Scribner papers
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1898-1944
Abstract:
The Edwin Scribner papers contain unpublished typescripts for plays written by him, 10 photographs, and a 2 volume diary for 1898-1921.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.005

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