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Viola Allen, signed photograph
Actress Viola Allen - Signed Photograph


Viola Allen Correspondence

Location: Archives of the Joseph Cameron Cross Theatre Collection - Viola Allen Boxbinder


  1. Shakespeare Memorial Theatre (Stratford-Upon-Avon) ticket stub -- "Admission Sixpence Each". New Place Museum ticket stub with dried pressed forget-me-knots folded within.

  2. Letter dated Mar. 4th 1905 to Mrs. Allen from N.T. T----Y. Envelope. 21 lines.

  3. Letter imprinted with Trinita dei Monte 18 Roma. Dated 5/March/1900 to Glory from Hall Caine (H.C). 166 lines.

  4. Letter with Greeba Castle Isle of Man printed in blue. Dated 14/ Sept. 1907 "to VA from Hall Caine (HC)". 75 lines.

  5. Letter with black border dated March 26 1905 to Miss Allen from William Winter. Envelope. 37 lines.

  6. Letter on Hotel Touraine, Boston letterhead. Dated on a Monday to Miss Allen from Julia Marlowe. Envelope. Watermark. 12 lines.

  7. Letter on the Philadelphia Times letterhead. Dated Nov. 28th 96 to Miss Allen from Aka Chue. Watermark. 10 lines.

  8. Letter dated December 28th 1904 to Miss Allen from Musta Kobbe. 15 lines.

  9. Letter dated Jan.7, 1904 to Miss Allen from Homer Bassford. 6 lines.

  10. Letter on Winter lodge letterhead. Dated 2 July, 1855 to Miss Allen from Sydney Grimdy. Envelope. 5 lines.

  11. Letter dated December 28th 1906 to Miss Allen from William Winter. Envelope. Watermark. 9 Lines.

  12. Letter on Lyceum Theatre letterhead. Dated 30 June 1898 to Miss Allen from Jo Gonnig. Envelope. 7 lines.

  13. Letter with white border dated April Thirty First to Miss Allen from John. Envelope. 11 lines.

  14. Letter dated on a Thursday to Mrs. Duryea from Stephen Pauish. 10 lines.

  15. Letter on Duke of York's Theatre letterhead. Dated July 5 1904, to Miss Allen from Forbes Robertson. 6 lines.

  16. Letter on Hotel Newcomb letterhead. Dated March 4th 1908 to Miss Allen from Deats litte F --hel. Envelope. 9 lines.

  17. Letter on Cavendish Hotel letterhead. Dated on a Monday to Miss Allen from Julia Marlowe. Envelope. 20 lines.

  18. Blue speckled letter with two headed red bird in left upper corner, written to Miss Allen from E. A Sothern. Envelope. 12 lines.

  19. Letter dated June 3rd 1901 to "Miss Allen from Mary Johnston". Envelope. 7 lines.

  20. Lined letter dated Oct. 27. 1903 to Viola Allen from Jan Cuschek. Envelope. 14 lines.

  21. Letter with design on front upper left corner. Dated Feb. 18 to Miss Allen from A.C. Goodwin. Envelope. 16 lines.

  22. Letterhead dated on a Wednesday to Miss Allen from Elise De Wage. Envelope. 5 lines.

  23. Letter on Peahen Hotel St. Albans letterhead. Dated Sept. 12th 1909 to Mrs. Duryea from Ivey Kien. 25 lines.

  24. Letter dated March 23rd 1893 from Frances Illuison. Envelope. 22 lines.

  25. Letter dated Oct. 10. 1898 to Miss Allen from Ethel Barrymore. Envelope. 7 lines.

  26. Letter on Court Farm Broadway Worcestershire letterhead. Dated June 30th 1914 to "Miss Allen from Mary de Ganasso". 32 lines.

  27. Letter dated Mar. 1906 from Marguerite Merington. 4 lines.

  28. Letter dated July 25th 1909 to Miss Allen from Mary Cardinaladis Jones. 23 lines

  29. Letter dated Aug. 24, 1903 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. 64 lines.

  30. Letter dated Dec. 13. 1908 to Miss Allen from Langdon Mitchell. 8 lines.

  31. Letter on Brown Palace Hotel letterhead written on a Tuesday to Miss Allen from Ida Congreas. 18 lines

  32. Letter written on a Thursday to Miss Allen from Josephine Pown. 8 lines.

  33. Letter on Court Farm Broadway Worcestershire letterhead written on a Friday to Miss Allen from V. Frices. Envelope. 30 lines.

  34. Letter on Adams House letterhead. Dated Oct. 27 1894 to Miss Allen from James A. Herne. Envelope. 6 lines.

  35. Letter dated July 22 1908 to Miss Allen from Ae-b-n Chevabien. 11 lines.

  36. Letter on Biltmore letterhead. Dated Apr. 16 1910 to Mrs. Duryea from E A Sothern. Envelope. 13 lines. (2 pages).

  37. Typed letter on Ladies Home Journal Letterhead, dated February 16, 1899 to Miss Allen from Adward W. Bok. Envelope. 7 lines.

  38. Letter on Lotos Club letterhead written to Miss Allen from Hartley Mannes. Envelope. 24 lines.

  39. Letter with initials AR at top. Dated Oct.10th to Viola Allen from Annie Ruciell. Envelope. 9 lines.

  40. Typed sheet of paper with Very Truly yours, Signed William Russell. 1 line.

  41. Letter dated 21 May 1895 to Miss Allen from Bowson Howard. Envelope. 64 lines.

  42. Letter on Grand New Hotel, Jerusalem letterhead. Dated February 27 1897 to Miss Allen from George Arus. Envelope. 85 lines.

  43. Letter dated Dec. 31st 1897 to Miss Allen from Mary Mannering. Envelope. 20 lines.

  44. Letter on Daly's Theatre letterhead. Written on a Monday to Miss Allen from Maxine Ellion. 5 lines.

  45. Letter written on a Thursday to Mrs. Duryea from Eleanor R-tow Belmomet. Envelope. 25 lines.

  46. Card with Viola Allen's picture. Written to Miss Allen from Darwin Silberer. 4 lines.

  47. Letter dated Jan 20th 18093 to Miss. Allen from J M-assns. Envelope. 22 lines.

  48. Letter on St. Agnes' Chapel Trinity Parish letterhead. Dated April 16, 1906 to Mrs. Duryea from William J. Manning. 23 lines.

  49. Letter dated Dec. 22nd 1906 to Miss Allen from William Russell. 13 lines.

  50. Letter on Hotel Somerset letterhead, written to Miss Allen from Ella Naquiosy. 11 lines.

  51. Letter with colorful flags on front page upper left corner. Dated Sep. 26. 1899 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. Envelope. 53 lines.

  52. Letter dated October 14, 1909 to Mrs. Duryea from William Winter. Envelope. 20 lines.

  53. Letter on Villa Crawford letterhead. Dated Aug. 31, 1903 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. With envelope. Watermark. 28 lines.

  54. Letter dated Feb. 20, 1905 to Miss Allen from Hugh P. Mc. Nally. 15 lines.

  55. Letter on Villa Crawford letterhead. Dated March 24. 1907 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. Watermark. 10 lines.

  56. Two page letter dated Dec. 3, 1901 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. Envelope. 18 lines.

  57. Letter dated January 9. 1907 to Miss Allen from William Winter. Envelope. 17 lines.

  58. Letter on McVicker's Theatre letterhead. Dated June 17 1885 to Miss Allen from J.H. Mc Voiker. Watermark. 9 Lines.

  59. Letter on Congress Hotel letterhead. Dated Wednesday 1904 to Miss Allen from David Puhunam. 11 lines.

  60. Typed letter on Wm. A. Brady's letterhead. Dated May 22, 1916 to Viola Allen from Jim A Brady. Envelope. 15 lines.

  61. Letter on Farringford Freshwater letterhead. Dated Aug 21-1904 to Miss Allen from Tennyson. Envelope. Watermark. 11 lines.

  62. Letter on Hotel Chatham letterhead. Dated 16 July 1902 to Miss Allen from Hall Caine. Watermark. 24 lines.

  63. Letter on Lyceum Theatre letterhead. Dated Feb. 25 1804 to Miss Allen from David Puhunam. 17 lines.

  64. Letter dated November 4. 1906 to Miss Allen from William Winter. 18 lines.

  65. Letter on The Theatre letterhead. Dated January 22 to Miss. Allen from Arthur Hornblow. Watermark. 8 lines.

  66. Grey letter with red design in upper left corner. Dated March 13 to Miss Allen from Viola Allen. Envelope. 34 lines.

  67. Letter on Royalton letterhead. Dated Dec. 2. 1916 to Mrs. Duryea from David Bishau. Envelope. 9 lines.

  68. Typed letter dated April 11th 1917 to Viola Allen from David Beloca. Envelope. 4 lines.

  69. Letter on The City Club of New York letterhead. Dated Mar. 31 to Miss Allen from Beu Sheet. Envelope. 24 lines.

  70. Grey letter with address printed in red. Dated Sep. 23. 1908 to Mrs. Sothern from Watt Claudal. 4 Lines.

  71. Letter on Palazzo Barberini letterhead. Dated Wednesday eve. To Miss Allen from Waldo Story. Envelope. Watermark. 12 lines.

  72. Letter on Lyceum Theatre letterhead To Miss Allen from E. H. Spettece. Envelope. 7 lines.

  73. Letter on Cosmopolitan Magazine letterhead. Dated Monday to Miss Allen from Paul Kisher. 27 lines.

  74. Typed letter on Cohan and Harris letterhead. Dated April 18th 1918 to Miss Viola from Allen George McCohan. 10 lines.

  75. Letter on Boston Museum letterhead to Miss Allen from John Mason. 9 lines.

  76. Letter on J. Hunt Stanford letterhead. Dated June 21 1904 to Viola Allen from J. Hunt Standford. 10 lines.

  77. Typed letter. Dated April 8th 1916 to Miss Viola Allen from Mr. And Mrs. Jof-tisst. Watermark. 11 lines.

  78. Two page letter [front and back]. Dated Jan 14 1909 to Miss Allen from F. Marion Crawford. Envelope. Watermark. 121 lines.

  79. Letter with Black border. Dated March 12. 1905 to Miss Allen from William Winter. Envelope. 46 lines.

  80. Letter on Lambs letterhead. Dated Feb. 1st 1899 to Miss Allen from Grant Stewart. Watermark. 24 lines.

  81. Letter on St. Lucy's Rectory letterhead. Dated October 21st 1909 to Miss Allen from rev. Francis Castellano M.A. 22 lines.

  82. Letter dated Oct. 13. 1918 to Mrs. Duryea from William Gilletbe. 18 lines.

  83. Letter dated Sept 27 to Mrs. Duryea from Minnie Maddern. 11 lines.

  84. Letter with small design in upper left corner. Dated Feb 16th to Miss Allen from Maryanne Elaine Goodwin. 21 lines.

  85. Letter on Hotel Walton letterhead. Dated Oct. 17th 1905 to Charles Allen from John Mason. 16 lines.

  86. Card with write border and design in upper left corner. Dated Dec. 20th 1898 to Miss Allen from Lillian Russell. 8 lines.

  87. Letter with gold design in upper left corner to Miss Allen from Lillian Russell. 2 lines.

  88. Letter with small design on front. Dated 26 October to Miss Allen from Julia Marlowe. 27 lines.

  89. Letter with design on front. To Miss Allen from Israel Gangwill. Envelope. Watermark. 25 lines.

  90. Telegram with Western Union Telegraph Company of Baltimore City designation. Dated Nov. 6 to Viola Allen from Janauschek. 3 lines.

  91. Folded note with red line on bottom. Initials printed in red on upper left hand corner. Written on front and back to Mr. Cross from Viola Allen Duryea. 32 lines.

  92. Folded Note with red line on bottom dated April 5th. Initials printed in red on upper left hand corner. Written on front and back to Mr. Cross from Viola Allen Duryea. 24 lines.

  93. Folded note with red line on bottom. Initials printed in red on upper left hand corner. Dated January 21st to Mr. Cross from Viola Allen Duryea. 6 lines.

  94. Typed letter on Lyceum Theatre letterhead. Dated November 23, 1912 to Miss Allen from David Puhunam. Watermark. 12 lines.

  95. Typed letter on Charles Frohman empire theatre letterhead. Dated Aug. 22, 1907 to Viola Allen from Charles Frohman. Watermark. 8 lines.

  96. White letter with the Argus letterhead on it. Written on January 23, 1908 to Miss Viola Allen from M. A Worswick. Watermark. 14 lines.