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John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

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BOX 1-2 General Correspondence, 1832-1894
Letters to Ford from actors and managers, friends and family members, and some letters sent by Ford.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 1 1832, 1856-1879
(13 folders)
BOX 2 1880-1894
(11 folders)
Undated
BOX 3-4 Subject File, 1852-1956
Newspaper clippings, contracts, printed matter, notes, and other documents.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 3 Actors, 1878-1920, 1927
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, 1878-1956
Baltimore, Md., 1875-1923
(2 folders)
Benefits, 1876-1893, 1906
(2 folders)
Biographical material, 1878-1893, 1912, undated
(2 folders)
Charities, 1869, 1876-1893
Church and stage, 1875-1879, 1893
Clarke, Creston See Container 4, Ford, Martha and Creston Clarke
Contracts, 1874
Copyright issues
The Mikado, 1885
Miscellaneous, 1878-1881
Ford, Annie E., 1871-1877
BOX 4 Ford, Elias, 1852-1853, 1876
Ford, Martha and Creston Clarke, 1887-1895, 1910
Ford family genealogy, 1884-1948
Ford's Grand Opera House, Baltimore, Md.
Ground rent suit, 1871-1894
Miscellany, 1873-1894, 1902, 1920-1948, 1964
(2 folders)
Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., 1863-1865, 1893, 1930, 1951
H.M.S. Pinafore, 1878-1879
Holliday Street Theatre, Baltimore, Md., 1860-1880, 1902, 1917, 1949
(2 folders)
Managers versus critics, laws, and unions, 1876-1917
Minstrels, 1853-1855, 1888, 1895, 1902, 1909, 1918, 1946
Miscellaneous topics, 1874-1895, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 5 Obituaries, 1894-1895, 1914, 1921
Reminiscences and interviews, 1870-1915
Washington, D.C., theaters, 1862-1886, 1912, 1943
BOX 5 Writings, 1852-1894
Writings primarily by Ford and his daughters, Annie E. Ford and Lizzie Ford.
Arranged alphabetically by name of author.
BOX 5 Ford, Annie E., undated
(2 folders)
Ford, John Thompson, 1852, 1876-1894
Ford, Lizzie, 1892, undated
(3 folders)
Others, undated
BOX 6-14 Playbooks, 1809-circa 1890
Theatre playbooks.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX 6 The Adopted Child
Adrienne
An Alarming Sacrifice
Aline
Ambrose Gwinett
An Ample Apology
Angelo
Anthony and Cleopatra
The Apostate
Apple Blossoms
The Area Belle
Armand
L'Article 47
As You Like It
Aunt Charlotte's Maid
Avenger
Babes in the Woods
Bamboozling
Bardell v. Picwick
Beau Brummell
Beaux's Stratagem
Beauty and The Beast
Behind Time
The Bell Ringer of St. Paul's
The Belle's Stratagem
Belphegor
Ben Bolt
Ben the Boatswain
BOX 7 Betsey Baker
Billy Taylor
Black Ey'd William
Black Sheep
The Blind Boy
Blow for Blow
A Bold Stroke for a Husband
A Bold Stroke for a Wife
Boots at the Swan
Bowl'd Out
Box and Cox
The Boy Martyrs
The Bravo
Breach of Promise
The Bridal
The Bride of Lammermoor
Brigand
The Broken-Hearted Club
The Brothers
Bruised and Cured
The Busy Body
Camille
Captain Kyd
Captain's Not A-Miss
Cabman No. 93`
Carte De Visite
Castle Spectre
Cataract of the Ganges
Caught in a Line
BOX 8 The Charcoal Burner
Cheap Excursion
The Child of Nature
Chops of the Channel
Clari
Clouds
Columbus el Filibustero!!
Comfortable Service
Confounded Foreigners
Comical Countess
The Conscript
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