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Description

Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia surrounding the life of actress, Maxine Elliot by author, Diana Forbes-Robertson, Elliot's niece and biographer.

Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot, in 1868 in Rockland, Maine. She was an actress who appeared in her first play in 1890 and her last in 1920. She owned and played in the Maxine Elliott Theater, in New York which opened in 1908. She died in 1940.

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

Performing Arts

Disciplines

History

Size of Collection

3 boxes (3 linear feet)

Dates of Collection

1846-1940

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0181

Forbes-Robertson (Diana) Collection on Maxine Elliott, 1846-1940

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