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Folder 6

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Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ira Aldridge material

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id80994
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...

Edward Scobie's notes from interviews with Aldridge family (171pp.)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id80844
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...

Obituary; posthumous article; prayerbook used at Amanda's burial (13pp.)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id81029
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...

Amanda Aldridge with Vivian Dalrymple, (20pp.), 1955

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id81046
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...

Owen Mortimer miscellaneous

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id80981
Scope and Contents Barry Smith, “Black Man on a White Stage,” review of Owen Mortimer's biography, "Speak of Me as I Am" (12pp.) ; Mortimer's correspondence with Barry (3pp.); Copy of correspondence with Krystyna Kujawinska Courtney (3pp. copy)

Posthumous newspaper clippings (31pp.); copies of clippings on Aldridge's death (7pp.)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id81006
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...

Photocopy of photo of the restored gravesite for Ira Aldridge in Lodz, Poland.

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id81007
Scope and Contents The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1967) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Materials related to Ira Aldridge include transcriptions of letters, honors and citations, copies of legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographic engravings or reproductions. Amanda Ira...