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Ellis Family Theater Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0106
Scope and Contents

The Ellis Family Collection consists of theater and movie scripts by Edith and Edward Ellis, playbills, programs, reviews, photographs, and information about the Ellis family, specifically Edith Ellis. Also included are movie house ledgers, movie production picture magazines, posters, and promotional photographs from the Bijou Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Its connection with the Ellis Family is unclear; possibly the theater was operated by the Ellis Family.

Dates: 1887-1959

Hunton D. Sellman Playscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0414
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of ten manuscript playscripts and actors sides, from plays written between 1900 and 1913. Some are copyrighted and published by the Chicago Manuscript Company. The majority seem to have been produced by a theatrical company called "Gray, Dowell, and Company"; the names Julia Gray and Ed Dowell appear consistently as names of actors. Scripts and sides have manuscript notations and stage directions, presumably made by the actors; most sides have the name of the actor...
Dates: 1900-1913