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BOX 116, 136 Miscellany, 1847-2000
Hammerstein's collection of autograph letters from theatrical and literary figures, Civil War letters, documents about the Oscar Hammerstein II collection, and an inventory of the collection.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 116/10 Civil War letters written by Private John H. Morrison, Co. H, 38th New York Infantry to his family in Geneva, New York, 1862-1866
Topics of Morrison's letters include Thaddeus S. C. Lowe, life in Camp Scott, Elmer Ellsworth and his "Fire Zouaves," and Mount Vernon slaves.
Materials also include N.Y. State Comptrollers Office documents for John Morrison (possibly J.H. Morrison's father) from 1869 and 1874; and 1847 condolence letters also relating to the Morrison family.
BOX-FOLDER 116/8 Mustering out papers for James A. McNaughton, 1864
BOX-FOLDER 116/1 Autograph letters for theatrical managers, critics, and musicians, 1898-1911
BOX-FOLDER 116/2 Autograph letters for literary figures, 1879-1912, 1933
BOX-FOLDER 116/3 Autograph letters for actors and actresses, 1896-1913, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 116/4 Autograph letters for playwrights, 1898-1912
BOX-FOLDER 116/9 At Liberty, by Tennessee Williams, 1941
One act play.
BOX-FOLDER 136/9 The Braille Musician, Nov./Dec. 1953
"Dedicated to Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II whose generous contribution made publication possible."
BOX-FOLDER 116/5 Materials about the Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1960-1981
Documents relate to the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, the Museum of the City of New York, and Hammerstein materials used for the Hugh Fordin book.
BOX-FOLDER 116/6-7 Inventory of Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1999-2000
BOX-FOLDER 116/11 Miscellaneous items

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