Theater -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gareth Hughes Papers

Identifier: NC803
Abstract Gareth Hughes (1894-1965) was a star of stage and movies as Shakespearean actor who later became an Episcopal priest, changed his name to Brother David, and worked as a missionary to the Paiute Indians at Nixon and McDermitt, Nevada. The collection contains letters from Brother David's Indigenous parishioners describing events and people; printed materials about his film career and missionary life; a New Testament Bible on records; photographs from his two careers; costume drawings for a...
Dates: 1538-1692, 1925-1965

Correspondence regarding Adah Isaacs Menken

Identifier: 91-07

Included is a letter from Julian Moore of England to the University of Nevada library, requesting information for a biography about Menken. The letter of response provides transcripts of articles about Menken published in 1868 in the Territorial enterprise newspaper of Virginia City, Nevada, and information about her from Mae Davis, an actress of the 1890s.

Dates: 1929