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Ford Opera House Incorporated collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 3206

This collection contains three ledger books of the Ford Opera House Incorporated of Baltimore.

Dates: 1918-1928

John Ford Sollers collection

Identifier: MS 3114

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, prints, and ephemera of theater proprietor John T. Ford, a relative of Sollers. Photographs and prints of the Ford and Sollers family are also included, along with the memoirs of Confederate soldier and family friend, Arthur B. Pue.

Dates: 1855 - 1963

May's Dramatic Encyclopedia of Baltimore collection

Identifier: MS 0995

This collection contains histories (mostly day by day accounts) of the theatres that existed in Baltimore from 1750-1904. Included are such famous ones as the Holliday Street Theatre, Front St. Theatre, Ford's Grand Opera House, and The Lyric, as well as less known taverns and coffee houses giving entertainment. Biographies of the leading men connected with these theatres include Edmund Kean, Junius Brutus Booth, Edwin Booth, Jenny Lind, and Charles Dickens, among others.

Dates: 1750-1904