Edwin Booth Family Collection, 1865-1962

Title: Edwin Booth Family Collection, 1865-1962
Extent: 8.31 Linear Feet
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Edwin Booth was a 19th century American actor from a well-known acting family that also included his thespian brothers Junius Brutus Jr. and John Wilkes Booth. Booth made his stage debut in 1849, and his great granddaughter Edwina Booth Waterbury Cutting continued the family vocational tradition by pursuing an acting career of her own in the 1930s and 1940s. The Edwin Booth Family Collection contains ephemera and photographs related to Edwin Booth's acting career and the personal and professional lives of his descendants.
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Finding Aid with Box List
Series I: Edwin Booth, 1865-1891
Series II: Booth Family, 1870-1962