Davenport, Edward Loomis (1815-1877). Papers.

Collection Number: D-179

Correspondence, ephemera, financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional materials, and scripts relating the activities of actor-managers E.L. Davenport and McKee Rankin; actors John Drew, Sidney Drew, and Frank Mayo; and poet-playwright Joaquin Miller.

8 linear feet


American actor-manager who focused on classical roles; considered second only to Edwin Booth in his portrayal of Hamlet and Richelieu.

Inclusive Dates



Performing Arts

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California


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