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Godfrey, E. Drexel (Edwin Drexel), 1921-1981

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1921-1981

Edwin Drexel Godfrey and his wife, Fanny, resided at 21 East 66th Street in New York at the time when Godfrey began compiling these scrapbooks, though they also spent time at Popomora, their estate in Oceanic, New Jersey. Godfrey's wife, Fanny (née Hoagland), often hosted luncheons at their residence for other society women, and Fanny often accompanied Godfrey to the theatre productions compiled here. The Godfreys also enjoyed traveling abroad in Europe.
Citation
Author: Benn P. Joseph

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E. Drexel Godfrey Theater Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS163
Abstract Edwin Drexel Godfrey and his wife, Fanny, resided in New York and attended the theatre productions compiled here between 1906 and 1928. The E. Drexel Godfrey Theater Scrapbooks contain personal comments, playbills, photo clippings from theatrical magazines, and approximately 1900 black & white photographs documenting performances from 1906 to 1928. Photos are attributed to professional photographers and studios, and include individual and group shots of each show's cast on stage in...