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Plays I Have Seen scrapbook

 Collection — custom-box: 1
Identifier: 2019-100-s-r

Content Description

This collection contains one scrapbook entitled "Plays I have Seen," printed in 1903. The book belonged to Lillian Ebinger and chronicles her trips to theaters, playhouses and vaudevillian shows from 1913 through 1921.

The book contains newspaper, magazine and playbill clippings, showcasing local theaters and performances. Cities include Chicago, Toronto, Minneapolis and New York with notable establishments such as the Illinois Theater, Powers Theater, Blackstone Theater, Royal Alexandra Theater, Empire Theater and Majestic Theater.

Handwritten notes can be seen on most pages, commenting on her guests, her opinions on the performances and various aspects of the stage productions. Various other pieces of loose ephemera can be found placed throughout the book.


  • Creation: 1913 December - 1921 August 8

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.


.21 Linear feet (1 custom box)

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This collection contains one scrapbook entitled "Plays I have Seen," created by Lillian Ebinger.


Finding Aid for the Plays I have Seen scrapbook
Norman Lee
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Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866 USA US