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Ackroyd, Peter, The last Testament of Oscar Wilde, Sphere Books, Penguin , 1983

Actor's Fund of America, Souvenir Programme of the Actor's Fund Fair: Madison Square Garden May 2nd, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 1892, Forgotten Books,, London 2018

Alden, John editor and compiler, Souvenir and Official Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington, New York: Garnett & Gow, 1889   http://openlibrary.org/books/OL7148041M/Souvenir_and_official_programme_of_the_centennial_celebration_of_George_Washington's_inauguration_as_first_president_of_the_United_States.

Allen, Robert G. Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture, Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press 1991https://books.google.com/books/about/Horrible_Prettiness.html?id=4IoXcZyKKJoC

Ambrose, Stephen E., Nothing Like It in the  World: The Men who built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000 http://books.google.com/books?id=TZp_GT7PscIC&dq=Nothing+Like+It+in+the++World:+The+Men+who+built+the+Transcontinental+Railroad+1863-1869&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Auster, Albert, Actresses and Suffragists: Women in the American Theatre 1890-1920, Praeger Scientific, 1984

Bacon, Edwin M. King's Dictionary of Boston, Cambridge : Moses King Publisher, 1883.  http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23798550M/King's_dictionary_of_Boston 

Baker, Paul, Stanny Gilded life of Stanford White, New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1989 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0029017815/qid=1076974703/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Barnes, John H. Forty years on the Stage, EP Dutton & Co, 1915http://books.google.com/books?id=F54WAAAAYAAJ&dq=barnes+forty+years+on+the+stage&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Bassham, Ben L Theatrical Photographs of Napoleon Sarony, Kent State University Press 1978

Beasley, David, McKee Rankin and the Heyday of the American Theater, 2002 http://books.google.com/books?id=lFz0XOblBDIC&dq=storm+beaten+%22union+square%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Beer, Thomas, The Mauve Decade: American Life at the end of the Nineteenth Century, New York: Knopf, 1926.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0374905207/qid=1076906074/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Belfer, Lauren, City of Light, Island Books, 2000 [Random House 1999]  http://www.randomhouse.com/boldtype/0599/belfer/

Bell, Bruce, Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood, Community Bulletin Newspaper Group, Inc. 2001 http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/24467 

Benson, Eugene and LW Connolly, editors, Oxford Companion to the Canadian Theatre, Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 1989.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195406729/qid=1076906131/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Bergen, Philip, Old Boston in Early Photographs, 1850-1918 Prints from the Collection of the Bostonian Society,  New York :  Dover Publications, 1990.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0486261840/qid=1076906177/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Bettmann, Otto L. The Good Old Days: They were Terrible, New York, Random House, 1974

Birkmire William H, The planning and Construction of American Theatre John Wiley & Sons 1896http://books.google.com/books?id=-RItAAAAYAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Binns, Archie, Mrs. Fiske and the American Theatre, New York: Crown Publishing, 1955

Bloom, Arthur, Joseph Jefferson: Dean of the American Theatre, Savannah, Frederic C. Beil, 2000

Blum, Daniel C., Pictorial History of the American Theatre 1860-1980 New York: Crown Publishers, Fifth edition, 1981. http://www.archive.org/stream/pictorialhistory00blumrich/pictorialhistory00blumrich_djvu.txt

Bordley, James and A. McGehee Harvey, Two Centuries of American Medicine 1776-1976, Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co., 1976.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0721618731/qid=1076906291/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

*Bordman, Gerald, American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama 1869-1914, New York:  Oxford University Press, 1994.http://books.google.com/books?id=CxT5xVATAv8C&dq=duprez+and+son+d'ennery&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

*Bordman, Gerald Martin, Oxford Companion to the American Theatre, New York : Oxford University Press, 2004http://books.google.com/books?id=DiI1wIyatvUC&dq=inauthor:%22Gerald+Martin+Bordman%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s  

Boucicault, Dion, The Art of Acting, New York: Columbia University Press, 1926 http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5112770W/The_art_of_acting

Boyko, John, Blood and Daring: How Canada fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation, Alfred A.Knopf Canada, 2013https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Daring-Canada-Fought-American/dp/0307361462

Brands, HW, The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890's, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0226071162/qid=1076982107//ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 

Brechin, Gray, Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin, University of California Press, 1999.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0520229029/qid=1076906683/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Brockmann, Jorg and Bill Harris, One Thousand New York Buildings, New York; Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2002. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/157912237X/qid=1076906718/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Brown, Henry Collins, Brownstone Fronts and Saratoga Trunks, New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1935 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005XAMN/qid=1076906939/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Brown, Henry Collins, In the Golden Nineties, Valentine's Manual Number 12, Hastings on Hudson, Valentine's Manual, Inc. 1928.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005W61L/qid=1076906977/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Brown, Henry Collins, New York in the Elegant Eighties, Valentine's Manual Number 11, Hastings on Hudson: Valentines Manual Inc. 1926.
*Valentine's Manual of Old New York, Volume 1  1916http://books.google.com/books?id=CcdHVjGJrNwC&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Brown, T. Allston, History of the American Stage, New York : Dick & Fitzgerald, 1870. HAS http://books.google.com/books?id=CDALAAAAIAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Bryan, George B., Stage Deaths: A Biographical Guide to International Theatrical Obituaries 1850-1990, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press,  1991

Bryan, George B. Stage Lives: A Bibliography and Index to Theatrical Biographies in English, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985 https://www.amazon.com/Stage-Lives-Bibliography-Theatrical-Biographies/dp/B010BDV504

Buck, James E.,The New York Stock Exchange: The first 200 years, Essex Connecticut: Greenwich Publishing Co, 1992

Burroughs, Marie, Art Portfolio of Stage Celebrities, Chicago: AN Marquis, 1894.http://books.google.com/books?id=RZFBAAAAYAAJ&dq=Burroughs,+Marie,+Art+Portfolio+of+Stage+Celebrities,&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Burrows, Edwin G. and Mike Wallace, Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195140494/qid=1076907142/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Campbell, Nina and Caroline Seebohm, Elsie deWolfe: A decorative life, Panache  Press, c1992.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0517584670/qid=1105761975/sr=1-3/ref=sr_1_3/104-2198148-5119111?v=glance&s=books

Cantwell, Anne-Marie and Diana diZerega Wall, Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.http://books.google.com/books?id=-b3IU_iWZ6kC&dq=unearthing+gotham&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Carruth, Gorton, Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1966.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0061811432/qid=1076908327/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

*Chinoy, Helen Krich and Linda Walsh Jenkins, Women in American Theatre, New York, Theatre Communications Group, Inc.,  2006http://books.google.com/books?id=VqKejFYZii4C&dq=Women+in+American+Theatre&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

*Clapp, John Bouvé, Players of the Present, Dunlap Society 1899 http://books.google.com/books?id=QhsPAAAAIAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Cole, Tom, A Short History of San Francisco, San Francisco: Lexikos, 1981http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0938530003/qid=1077080991/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Connolly, LW, Theatrical Touring and Founding in North America, Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0313225958/qid=1076908283/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Cooke, Hope, Seeing New York, History Walks for Armchair and Footloose Travelers, Temple Univ. Press, 1995http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1566392896/qid=1076905925/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Crain, Esther, The Gilded Age in New York: 1870-1910, Black Dog & Leventhal, Hachette Book Group, 2016https://www.amazon.com/Gilded-Age-New-York-1870-1910/dp/0316353663

Crockett, Albert Stevens, Peacocks on Parade, New York: Sears Publishing Co. Inc., 1931. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0405069057/qid=1076908236/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Croom, Emily Anne, The Sleuth Book for Genealogists, Cincinnati, OH, Betterway Books,

Davis, Tracy C. Economics of the British Stage 1800-1914, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000http://books.google.com/books?id=43yJTTWj8W4C&dq=Economics+of+the+British+Stage+1800-1914&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Day, Sara and Sheridan Harvey, Janice E. Ruth, Barbara Orbach Natanson, and Evelyn Sinclair. American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States, Library of Congress, 2001http://books.google.com/books?id=sXbgAAAAMAAJ&dq=editions:ISBN0844410489

Deak, Gloria, Picturing New York: The city from its beginnings to the present, New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0231107285/qid=1076908205/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

DeFerrari, John , Historic Restaurants of Washington DC, Charleston SC, History Press, 2013 http://www.streetsofwashington.com/2013/09/just-published-historic-restaurants-of.html 

Depew, Chauncey M., One Hundred Years of American Commerce, New York : D.O. Haynes & Co., 1895. http://books.google.com/books?id=z8gJAAAAIAAJ&dq=One+Hundred+Years+of+American+Commerce,&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Derks, Scott, editor,. Value of a Dollar, Detroit: Gale, c. 1994.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1891482491/qid=1076908024/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Deverell, William, Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad 1850-1910, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Dewey, Donald, Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Teams, New York : Harper Collins, 1993.

Dictionary of American Biography and supplements, New York : Scribners, 1938-58.  DAB

Dictionary of National Biography: 1901-1911 Supplement, Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 1912.  DNB http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0198652011/qid=1076908423/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Dolkart, Andrew S. and Steven Wheeler, Touring Lower Manhattan: Three Walks in New York's Historic Downtown. New York Landmarks Conservancy, 2000.

Dolman Jr., John, The Art of Acting, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0837138329/qid=1076907952/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books    http://books.google.com/books?id=V_xBAAAAIAAJ&dq=inauthor%3A%22John%20Dolman%22&source=gbs_book_other_versions

Dolman Jr., John, The Art of Play Production, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928.  http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060416823/qid=1076907928/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Dolman Jr, John, Handbook of Public Speaking, Harcourt Brace and Co, 1922  http://books.google.com/books?id=x4EMAQAAIAAJ&dq=john+dolman+jr&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Drew, John
My years on the stage 1922 http://books.google.com/books?id=HZQXAAAAYAAJ&dq=john+drew+my+years+on+thes+tage&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Durham, Walter B. American Theatre Companies 1749-1887, Westport CT : Greenwood  Press, 1986.

Durham, Walter B. American Theatre Companies 1881-1930, Westport CT : Greenwood Press, 1987.

Durso, Joseph, Madison Square Garden: 100 years of history, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1979.

Ellmann, Richard, Oscar Wilde, New York: Knopf, 1987http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394759842/qid=1076907798/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Eytinge, Rose Memories of Rose Eytinge, FA Stokes Co 1905http://books.google.com/books?id=8TQLAAAAIAAJ&vq=palmer&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Fawkes, Richard, Dion Boucicault: A biography, London: Quartet Books, 1979

Federal Writer's Project, WPA Guide to New York City,  New York : Pantheon Books, 1982 (originally published 1939).http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1565843215/qid=1076907765/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Federal Writer's Project, WPA Guide to Washington DC, New York : Pantheon Books, 1983 (originally published 1937/42). http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394721926/qid=1076907735/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Felheim, Marvin, The Theater of Augustin Daly, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1956 http://www.amazon.com/Theatre-Augustin-Daly-Nineteenth-American/dp/0837122090

Finison, Lorenz J. Boston's Cycling Craze 1880-1900, University of Massachusetts press, 2014  https://www.umass.edu/umpress/title/bostons-cycling-craze-1880-1900

Finney, Jack, Time and Again, Simon & Schuster, 1970http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0684801051/qid=1076907703/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Frohman, Daniel, Daniel Frohman Presents, New York, C. Kendall & W. Sharp [c1935]

Frohman, Daniel, Memories of a Manager Reminiscences of the Old Lyceum and some players of the last quarter century, 1911

Gagey, Edmond M., The San Francisco Stage: A History, New York : Columbia University Press, 1950.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0837139279/qid=1076907661/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Gardner, Vivien and Susan Rutherford eds., The New Woman and Her Sisters: Feminism and Theatre 1850-1914, Ann Arbor: University of  Michigan Press, 1992. Gift of Elizabeth N. Chittyhttp://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0472102656/qid=1076907589/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Geist, Charles R. Wall Street A History, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997

George, Henry, Progress and Poverty, New York : Modern Library, 1929.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/046000560X/qid=1076907551/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Goldstein, Warren Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0801499240/qid=1076907296/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Goldstone, Harmon H. and Martha Dalrymple, History Preserved: A guide to New York City Landmarks and Historic Districts, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805205446/qid=1076908496/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Goodwin, Nat Nat Goodwin's Book,  Boston, Gorham Press, 1914  

Gordon, John Steele, The Scarlet Woman of Wall Street: Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Cornelius Vanderbilt, The Erie Railways Wars and the Birth of wall Street, New York, Weidenfield & Nicolson, 1988

Gorn, Elliott and Warren Goldstein, Brief History of American Sports,  New York : Hill and Lang, 1993.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0809015617/qid=1076907443/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Grace, Kevin, and Tom White, Cincinnati Revealed: A photographic heritage of the Queen City, Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=arcadia&Product_Code=0738519553&Product_Count=&Category_Code=

Grace, Kevin and Tom White, Cincinnati's Over-The-Rhine, Charleston SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=arcadia&Product_Code=073853157X&Product_Count=&Category_Code=

Graham, Franklin Histrionic Montreal: Annals of the Montreal Stage 1902https://archive.org/details/McGillLibrary-124271-2579

Grau, Robert, Forty Years Observation of music and the drama, Broadway Publishing Co 1909http://books.google.com/books?id=YwE9AAAAYAAJ&vq=Union+Square&source=gbs_navlinks_s  Mrs EL Fernandez

Greenberg, Stanley and Thomas H. Garber, Invisible New York: The Hidden infrastructure of the City, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/080185945X/qid=1076998434/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Grimsted, David, Melodrama Unveiled: American Theater and Culture 1800-1850, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: Univ. of California Press, 1968 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0226309010/qid=1077082627//ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 

Hall, Lillian Arvida, Catalogue of Dramatic Portraits,  4 vols. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1930-1934. CDP

Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew, The Hammersteins: A musical theatre family, Black Dog & Leventhal Publications, 2010

Harris, Frank, Oscar Wilde, New York: Dell Publishing, 1960 with appendix George Bernard Shaw My Memories of Oscar Wilde and Robert Ross, Oscar's Last Days

Harris, John, Historic Walks in Cambridge, Chester CT : Globe Pequot Press, 1986. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0871068990/qid=1076908534/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Hartnoll, Phyllis and Peter Found, Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre,  Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992 (2nd ed) 1993. Also 1983 edition.   COChttp://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0198661363/qid=1076908617/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Hawes, Elizabeth, New York, New York: How the apartment house transformed the life of the city (1869-1930), New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394556410/qid=1076908669/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Hawkins-Dady, Mark (editor), International Dictionary of Theatre Playwrights, Detroit  London : St. James Press 1992. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1558620966/qid=1076908696/sr=1-4/ref=sr_1_4/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Heilbrun, Carolyn, Writing a Woman's Life, London:  Women's Press, 1997. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/034536256X/qid=1076908737/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Henderson, Mary C., The City and the Theatre: New York Playhouses from Bowling Green to Times Square,  Clifton NJ : James T. White & Co, 1973 http://books.google.com/books?id=BlpWAAAAMAAJ&q=inauthor:%22Mary+C.+Henderson%22&dq=inauthor:%22Mary+C.+Henderson%22&hl=en&ei=PppkTY1nx5q3B8_WrJEG&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAQ

Hewitt, Barnard, History of the Theatre from 1800 to the Present Day,  New York : Random House, 1970. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394302591/qid=1076909025/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Hodgson, Terry, Drama Dictionary,  New York : New Amsterdam Books, 1988.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0941533409/qid=1076909103/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Hogan, Robert, Dion Boucicault, New York: Twayne Publishers Inc. 1969

Holland, Merlin & Rupert Hart Davies, Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde, New York, Henry Holt & Co., 2000 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1857027817/qid=1076909211/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Hollander, Zander, Madison Square Garden: A Century of Sport and Spectacle on the World's Most Versatile Stage, New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1973.

Homberger, Eric, Historical Atlas of  New York City,  New York : Henry Holt & Co, 1994.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805060049/ref=pd_bxgy_text_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&st=* 

Homberger, Eric, Mrs. Astor’s New York: Money and Social Power in a Gilded Age, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0300095015/qid=1076909290/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Hornblow, Arthur, A History of the Theatre in America, New York/London: Benjamin Blom, 1919.  http://books.google.com/books?id=TIgXAAAAYAAJ&dq=Hornblow,+Arthur,+A+History+of+the+Theatre+in+America,&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Howard, Bronson Autobiography of a Play Dramatic Museum of Columbia University 1914http://books.google.com/books?id=3cMCAAAAYAAJ&vq=cazauran&dq=autobiography+of+a+play&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Hoy, Suellen, Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness. Oxford University Press, 1995http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195111281/qid=1096300600/sr=8-1/ref=pd_csp_1/104-9829487-7105533?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 

Hughes, Glenn, A History of the American Theatre 1700-1950, New York: Samuel French, 1951. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0573690154/qid=1076909430/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Hunter, Jane H., How Young Ladies Became Girls: The Victorian Origins of American Girlhood, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002https://www.amazon.com/How-Young-Ladies-Became-Girls/dp/0300092636

Hyde, H. Montgomery, Annotated Oscar Wilde, New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1982. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0517547457/qid=1076909469/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Ireland,  Joseph Norton, Records of the New York Stage from 1750-1860, New York : TH Morrell, 1866-67. http://books.google.com/books?id=C6INAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

Irving, Laurence, Henry Irving: The Actor and his World, New York: MacMillan Co. 1951http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/086287890X/qid=1077081955/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Jackson, Russell,  Plays by Henry Arthur Jones, New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521233690/qid=1076909555/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Janvier, Thomas, In Old New York with an introduction by Edwin G. Burrows, New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000, First published 1894.  http://books.google.com/books?id=QzEdAAAAMAAJ&dq=Janvier,+Thomas,+In+Old+New+York&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Jenkins, Stephen, The Greatest Street in the World: The Story of Broadway, Old and New, From the Bowling Green to Albany, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1911 http://books.google.com/books?id=LJQsAAAAMAAJ&dq=jenkins,+Stephen,+The+Greatest+Street+in+the+World:+The+Story+of+Broadway,+Old+and+New&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Johnson, Claudia,  American Actresses: Perspective on the Nineteenth Century, Chicago : Nelson-Hall Publishers, 1984. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0830410260/qid=1076909655/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Jones, Doris Arthur, Taking the curtain: Life and Letters of Henry Arthur Jones, New York: MacMillan 1930 

Juergens, George, Joseph Pulitzer and the New York World, Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1966http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0691045216/qid=1077082734/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Kaplan, Justin, When the Astors Owned New York: Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age, Viking, Penguin Group, 2006http://www.amazon.com/When-Astors-Owned-New-York/dp/0670037699/sr=1-1/qid=1161482434/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/102-5951844-9316153?ie=UTF8&s=books

Kermode, Frank and Anita Kermode, editors, Oxford Book of Letters, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0192804901/qid=1076909688/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Kessner, Thomas, Capital City: New York City and the Men Behind America's Rise to Economic Dominance, 1860- 1900, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0743257537/qid=1076909715/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

King, Moses S.,  King's Handbook of New York City,  Boston : Moses S. King.  Second edition 1893 Lent by Saul Rubin  http://books.google.com/books?id=cKkUAAAAYAAJ&dq=King's+Handbook+of+New+York+City&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Kintz, Henry J., The inauguration of Grover Cleveland, the president-elect March 4th, 1997: A book for fifth million people, Alexandria VA 1885 [Library of Congress reprint]

Kouwenhover, John A., Columbia Historical Portrait of New York, New York: Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1953

Kotsilibas-Davis, James, Great Times Good Times: The Odyssey of Maurice Barrymore, Garden City NY: Doubleday 1977. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385049536/qid=1076909899/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Kurin, Richard, Madcap May: Mistress of Myth, Men and Hope, Washington DC: Smithsonian Books, 2012

Landow, George P., The Victorian Web, http://www.victorianweb.org/ 

Leach, Joseph, Bright Particular Star: The Life and Times of Charlotte Cushman, Yale University Press 1970

Leavitt, Judith Walzer and Ronald L. Numbers, Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health, Third edition, 1997 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/029915324X/qid=1076909930/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Leslie, Frank, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition 1876: A Facsimile of with a new introduction by Richard Kimer, Paddington Press Ltd, 1976

Levine, Lawrence W. Highbrow Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America, Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1988https://books.google.com/books/about/Highbrow_Lowbrow.html?id=OdjaJiyDKH8C

Lewis, Oscar, Bay Window Bohemia: An Account of the Brilliant, Artistic World of Gaslit San Francisco, Garden City NY: Doubleday & CO. Inc.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0911819010/qid=1077081351/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Lloyd Lewis and Henry Justin Smith, Oscar Wilde Discovers America [1882], New York: Harcourt Brace, 1936http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0405087462/qid=1076910554/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Lockwood, Charles, Manhattan Moves Uptown: An Illustrated History, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1976. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0395246741/qid=1076910619/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Londré, Felicia Hardison, The history of world theater: from the English Restoration to the present, New York, Continuum, 1991. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0826412335/qid=1076910671/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Lowe, David Garrard, Stanford White's New York, New York: Doubleday, 1992.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0823049140/qid=1076910715/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

MacKaye, Percy, Epoch: the life of Steele MacKaye, genius of the theater, in relation to his times & contemporaries; a memoir by his son. New York Boni & Liveright 1927

Magill, Frank N., editor, Critical Survey of Drama, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Salem Press, 1985.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/089356382X/qid=1076910757/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Manson, Bill, Footsteps in Time: Exploring Hamilton's Heritage Neighbourhoods Vol I, North Shore Publishing Inc., 2003

Manson, Bill, Getting Around Hamilton: A brief history of transportation in and around Hamilton 1750 to 1950, North Shore Publishing, Inc., 2002

Marcosson, Isaac F., Daniel Frohman, Charles Frohman Manager and Man, New York : Harper Brothers, 1916.http://books.google.com/books?id=0o8ZAAAAYAAJ&dq=Charles+Frohman+Manager+and+Man,&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Marks, Geoffrey and William K. Beatty, The Story of Medicine in America, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/068413537X/qid=1076910868/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Marks, Patricia,  American Literary and Drama Reviews: an index to late nineteenth century periodicals,  Boston : G.K. Hall & Co. 1994.  

Martin, Charlotte editor, Stage Reminiscences of Mrs. Gilbert, Charles Scriber's Sons, 1903  https://archive.org/details/stagereminiscen00gilbgoog

Martin, Justin, Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmstead: Abolitionist, Conservationist and Designer of central Park, Cambridge, Da Capo Books, 2011 

Marvin, Carolyn, When Old Technologies were New: Thinking about electric communication in the late nineteenth century, Oxford Univ. Press, 1990 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195063414/qid=1076998076//ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 

McArthur, Benjamin,  Actors and American Culture 1880-1920,  Philadelphia: Temple  University Press, 1984.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0877224277/qid=1076910952/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

McGovern, Ann, If you lived 100 years ago, New York, Scholastic inc, 1999

McCutcheon, Marc, Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s, Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, c1993   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1582970637/qid=1077082114/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama, New York : McGraw Hill, 1984.

McKay, Frederic Edward and Charles E L Wingate, Famous American Actors of Today, T Y Crowell 1896 http://books.google.com/books?id=fjULAAAAIAAJ&vq=thorne&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Melosi, Martin V. The Sanitary City: Urban Infrastructure in America from Colonial Times to the Present (Creating the North American Landscape), Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0801861527/qid=1076998390/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Mendelsohn, Joyce, Touring the Flatiron: Walks in Four Historic Neighborhoods, New York Landmarks Conservancy, 1998http://en.book2down.com/Touring-the-Flatiron-Walks-in-Four-Historic-Neighborhoods/164802

Michelin Tourist Guide: New England, New Hyde Park, NY: Michelin Guides and Maps, c. 1982

Morris, Clara, Life on the Stage: My Personal Experiences and Recollections, New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1901  http://books.google.com/books?id=dTNDAAAAIAAJ&dq=Morris,+Clara,+Life+on+the+Stage:+My+Personal+Experiences&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Morris, Lloyd, Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years, New York: Arno Press, 1975.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0815603347/qid=1077080410//ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 

Morrison, William, Broadway Theatres: History & Architecture, Dover Publications, Inc. 1999. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0486402444/qid=1076911076/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Mulholland, Catherine, William Mulholland and the Rise of Los Angeles, Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California Press, 2000 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0520234669/qid=1076911111/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Muscatine, Doris, Old San Francisco: The Biography of a city from Early Days to the Earthquake, New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1975 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0399115943/qid=1077081459/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Neville, Amelia Ransome, The Fantastic City: Memoirs of the Social and Romantic Life of Old San Francisco, Edited and revised by Virginia Brastow, Cambridge MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., The Riverside Press, 1932    http://books.google.com/books?id=Zp9PgAu-Oz4C&dq=Neville,+Amelia+Ransom,+The+Fantastic+City&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

New York Clipper, New York: 1853-1924 (absorbed by Variety).  The Harvard Theatre Collection has microfilm.  The Library of Congress catalog lists paper copies but these seem to be unavailable.  http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/cgi-bin/illinois?a=cl&cl=CL1&sp=NYC&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-------

New York Clipper Annual 1893

New York Dramatic Mirror (title varies) 1879-1922.

New York Times Archive 1851-1980 http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch/#//

New York Times Index, New York: New York Times, semi-annual, 1851- present.

New York Times Theater Reviews, New York: New York Times, 1975. Vol. 1. 1870-1885, Vol. 2 1886-1895

Niederman, Sharon, A Quilt of Words: Women's Diaries, Letters & Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest 1860-1960, Boulder CO, Johnson Books, 1988

North American Review, 1815-http://www.northamericanreview.org/  

Odell, George Clinton Densmore,  Annals of the New York Stage, New York : Columbia University Press, 1927.

O'Neill, PB Anthony, A History of Theatrical Activity in Toronto, Canada, from its beginning to  1858, Louisiana State University dissertation, 1973 

Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press, http://www.oed.com/

Quinn, Arthur Hobson, History of the American Drama: From the beginning to the Civil War, New York; FS Crofts, 1943https://books.google.com/books/about/A_history_of_the_American_drama.html?id=aog6AAAAMAAJ



Quinn, Arthur Hobson,  A History of the American Drama: From the Civil War to the Present Day, New York : Appleton- Century Crofts, 1927. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0891972188/qid=1076911286/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Quinn, Arthur Hobson, Representative American Plays, Appleton Century Crofts, 1953 includes Boucicault's Octoroon, as well as Fashion, Hazel Kirke, Margaret Fleming and other contemporary plays.  Thanks to Bonnie Walters for this volume.



Painter, Nell Irvin, Standing at Armageddon, the United States 1877-1919, New York: W.W. Norton, c.1987. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0393305880/qid=1076911314/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/0

Phillips, Christopher, The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border, Oxford University Press 2016 https://www.amazon.com/dp/0195187237/ref=rdr_ext

Pratt, Laurence, I Remember Portland 1899-1915; A Wild Look at Sturdy Days Portland OR: Metropolitan Printing Co., 1965,

Price, Larry W. Portland's Changing Landscape, Prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers April 22-26, 1987, Occasional Paper No. 4 Dept of Geography, Portland State University, 1987

Protopappas, John J. and Alvin R. McNeal, editors, Washington on Foot, Washington DC,  National Capital Area Chapter, American Planning Association and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1560981768/qid=1076911483/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Plunz, Richard, A History of Housing in New York City, New York, Columbia University Press, 1990.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0231062966/qid=1076911512/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Poggi, Jack,  Theater in American: The Impact of Economic Forces 1870-1967, Ithaca: Cornell University  Press, 1968. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0801403405/qid=1076911537/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Quinn, Arthur Hobson, History of the American Drama: Fromn the beginning to the Civil War, New York; FS Crofts, 1943https://books.google.com/books/about/A_history_of_the_American_drama.html?id=aog6AAAAMAAJ

Quinn, Arthur Hobson, History of the American Dra;a From the Civil War to the Present Day, New York; Appleton Century Crofts, 1936https://books.google.com/books/about/A_history_of_the_American_drama_from_the.html?id=W4Y6AAAAMAAJ

Quinn, Arthur Hobson, Representative American Plays, Appleton Century Crofts, 1953 includes Boucicault's Octoroon, as well as Fashion, Hazel Kirke, Margaret Fleming and other contemporary plays.  Thanks to Bonnie Walters for this volume.

Rigdon, Walter,  Biographical Encyclopedia and Who's Who of the American Theatre, New York : Heinemann, 1966

Riis, Jacob A., The Making of an American, New York: MacMillan Co, 1901.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0140436790/qid=1076911618/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/002-7351289-1775216 

Rinear, David, The Temple of Momus: Mitchell's Olympic Theater, Scarecrow Press, 1987


Robertson, John Ross, Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto, Toronto from 1834 to 1893 Volume 1,  1894 https://books.google.com/books?id=gVkRAQAAMAAJ&dq=inauthor:%22John+Ross+Robertson%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Rosen, Laura, Manhattan Shores: An expedition around the island's edge, New York: Thames and Hudson, 1999. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/050054221X/qid=1076911658/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 


Rothman, John, Origin and Development of Dramatic Criticism in the New York Times 1851-1990,  New York:  Arno Press, 1970. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0405025602/qid=1076911790/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Ryan, Pat M. AM Palmer, Producer: "A study of management, dramaturgy and stagecraft in the American Theatre  1872-1896, DFA Dissertation, Yale University 1959

San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum, On a Gilded Stage, Petaluma: Pomegranate Calendars and Books, 1993.

Schlereth, Thomas J., Victorian America: Transformation in Everyday Life 1876-1915, city: Harper Collins, 1991.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060921609/qid=1076980411/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books   1876 Centennial and 1893 Columbian Exposition

Seuss, Jeff, Hidden History of Cincinnati, History Press,  2016https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-History-Cincinnati-Jeff-Suess/dp/146711989X

Seuss, Jeff, Lost Cincinnati, History Press 2015

Seymour, Bruce, Lola Montez: A Life, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1996.

Shannon, Fred A. and Robert Huhn Jones, The Centennial Years: A Political and Economic History of America from the late 1870s to the early 1890s, Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. 

Sheridan, Jan, Buffalo Treasures, Western New York Wares Inc. 1995

Shortt, Mary "The Royal Lyceum: part I 1848-1859", John Nickinson chapter, Master's Thesis on Toronto theatre 1809-1874 c. 1979.

Silver, Nathan, Lost New York,  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1967.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0618054758/qid=1076911873/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Simon, Kate, Fifth Avenue: A Very Social History, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c. 1978. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/015630712X/qid=1076912043/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Sinfield, Alan, The Wilde Century: Effeminacy, Oscar Wilde and the Queer Movement, Columbia University Press, 1994 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0231101678/qid=1076912072/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Skinner, Otis, Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of my Life on the Stage, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1923, 1972.   

Skinner, Otis, The Last Tragedian: Booth Tells His Own Story, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939.

Slout, William L. Life Upon the Wicked Stage, Borgo Press, 1996  Thanks to Leah Greenwald for letting me know about this book.

Snider, Sandy, Historic Santa Anita, Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia CA, Los Voluntarios, 2006

Sperdakos, Paula, Canada's Daughters, America's Sweethearts, The Careers of Canadian 'Footlight Favorites' in the United States, Theatre Research in Canada 20 (2): Fall/Automne 1999https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/tric/article/view/7084/8143

Sperdakos, Paula,  Untold stories [Re]Searching for Canadian Actresses’ Lives in Theatre and AutoBiography ed. Sherrill Grace & Jerry Wasserman, Talonbooks 2006

Stansell, Christine, City of Women: Sex and Class in New York 1789-1860: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0252014812/qid=1077080769/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Starr, Paul, The Social Transformation of American Medicine, New York: Basic Books, 1982. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0465079350/ref=pd_bxgy_text_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books&st=* 

Stern, Robert, Thomas Mellins and David Fishman, New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age, New York: Monacelli Press, 1999

Stern Robert AM, Gregory Gilmartin and John Massengale, New York 1900: Metropolitan Architecture and Urbanisms 1890-1915, New York: Rizzoli, 1983.

Stoddart, JH,  Recollections of a Player, New York : The Century Co, 1902.  http://books.google.com/books?id=ASZaAAAAMAAJ&dq=Recollections+of+a+Player+stoddart&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Strang, Lewis C., Famous Actors of the Day in America, Boston: LC Page and Company, 1900.

Strang, Lewis C., Famous Actresses of the Day in America, Boston: LC Page and Company, 1899. Many thanks to Susan Emanuel for the gift of this book

Strang, Lewis C.,  Players and Plays of the Last Quarter Century, Boston : L. C. Page & Co., 1902. http://books.google.com/books?id=3V9EAAAAIAAJ&dq=Players+and+Plays+of+the+Last+Quarter+Century,&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Strasser, Susan, Never Done: A History of American Housework, New York, Pantheon Books, 1982 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805067744/qid=1077082212/sr=1-3/ref=sr_1_3/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Stratman, Carl J.,  American Theatrical Periodicals 1798-1967: A bibliographical guide, Durham : Duke University Press, 1970. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0822302284/qid=1076910195/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books  

Sturgis, Matthew, Oscar Wilde: A Life, New York: Knopf, 2021 https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/606119/oscar-wilde-by-matthew-sturgis/ 

Taubman, Howard,  The Making of the American Theatre, New York : Coward McCann Inc., 1965

Taylor, William R, editor, Inventing Times Square: Commerce and Culture at the Crossroads of the World, New York; Russell Sage Foundation, 1991http://www.amazon.com/Inventing-Times-Square-Commerce-Crossroads/dp/0801853370/sr=1-1/qid=1157505860/ref=pd_bbs_1/102-0057240-1484943?ie=UTF8&s=boo\

Tebbel, John, A Certain Club: One Hundred Years of the Players 1888-1988, Hampden/Booth Theatre Library, 1989

Thomas, Augustus, The Print of My Remembrance, Scribners, 1922http://www.archive.org/stream/printofmyremembr00thomiala/printofmyremembr00thomiala_djvu.txt

Tierney, Tom, Newport Fashions of the Gilded Age Paper Dolls, Dover 2005http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/048644449X/qid=1144036040/sr=1-10/ref=sr_1_10/104-6441822-4095967?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

Timberlake, Craig, Life and Work of David Belasco: The Bishop of Broadway, New York, Library Publishers, 1954 

Towse, John Ranken, Sixty Years of the Theater, New York Funk & Wagnalls 1916 http://archive.org/details/sixtyyearstheat01towsgoog

Tyler, Odette Boss 1895 not available online?

United States Department of Agriculture,  Famous Trees, Miscellaneous Publication No. 295,  Washington DC, June 1938.

van Hoogstraten, Nicholas, Lost Broadway Theaters, Princeton Architectural Press, revised edition, 1997. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1878271067/qid=1076910320/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Vaughan, Thomas and George A. McMath, A Century of Portland Architecture, Portland OR: Oregon Historical Society, 1967

Vowell, Sarah, Assassination Vacation, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005http://www.barclayagency.com/vowell.html

Wallack, Lester, Memories of Fifty Years, New York: Charles Scribner's Son, 1889 http://books.google.com/books?id=EQ4OAAAAYAAJ&dq=Wallack,+Lester,+Memories+of+Fifty+Years,&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

Wearing, JP,  American and British Theatrical Biography: A Directory, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow Press, 1979.

Weible, Robert and Francis R. Walsh, The Popular Perception of Industrial History, American Association for State and Local History, 1989

Whiffen, Mrs. Thomas, Keeping off the Shelf, New York EP Dutton & Co, 1928

Who was Who in America,  Chicago : Marquis 1963-1973.

Wickenden, Dorothy Nothing daunted: The Unexpected Education of two society girls in the West, New York, Scriber 2011

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/ is increasingly useful for historical purposes. 

Williams, Ellen and Steve Radlauer, Historic Shops & Restaurants of New York, New York: The Little Bookroom, 2002http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1892145154/qid=1078015784/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/104-6039487-5225513?v=glance&s=books

Wilmeth, Don B. and Tice L. Miller,  Cambridge Guide to American Theatre, Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2007http://books.google.com/books?id=UYsXbFvjrXkC&dq=inauthor:%22Don+B.+Wilmeth%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s

*Wilmeth Don B. and CWE Bigsby, Cambridge History of American Theatre 1870-1945, Cambridge University Press 1999 http://books.google.com/books?id=UYsXbFvjrXkC&source=gbs_navlinks_s  

*Wingate, Charles Edgar Lewis, Famous American Actors of Today, TY Crowell 1896 http://books.google.com/books?id=jQsOAAAAYAAJ&dq=lewis+c+strang+famous&source=gbs_navlinks_s  A. Salvini, James O'Neill and more

Winter, William, Life and Art of Richard Mansfield, Moffat Yard & Co. 1910 http://books.google.com/books?id=4s86AAAAIAAJ&vq=palmer&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Winter, William, Old Friends, Moffatt and Co 1914http://books.google.com/books?id=XTk2SsZ9JCsC&vq=theater&source=gbs_navlinks_s

*Winter, William, Other Days: Being Chronicles and Memories of the Stage, New York:: Moffat, Yard and Company 1908.http://books.google.com/books?id=ass0AAAAMAAJ&dq=william+winter+other+days&source=gbs_navlinks_s

*Winter, William, Shadows of he Stage, New York: MacMillan and Company, 1895.http://books.google.com/books?id=3MGNWu8MhWIC&dq=william%20winter&source=gbs_similarbooks

*Winter, William, Vagrant Memories: Being further recollections of other days, New York: George H. Doran Company, 1913. http://books.google.com/books?id=jYoXAAAAYAAJ&dq=william+winter+vagrant&source=gbs_navlinks_s 

*Winter, William, Wallet of Time: Containing personal, biographical and critical reminiscence of the American Theatre, New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1913.

Wollenberg, Charles, Golden Gate Metropolis: Perspectives on Bay Area History, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Institute of Governmental Studies, 1985http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/087772301X/qid=1077081573/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books

Women's Centennial Committees of the International Exhibition of 1876, National Cookery Book 1876, reprinted by Applewood Books, Bedford MA 2005 

Works Progress Administration, WPA Guide to New York City, 1939 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521564441/qid=1076910442/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Wright, Carol Von Pressentin, Blue Guide New York, New York : W. W. Norton, 1983.

www.Virtual Library, Theatre and Drama http://vl-theatre.com/

Zingman-Leith, Elan, The Secret Life of Victorian Houses, Washington D. C.: Elliott and Clark Pub., c. 1993 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140294619/qid=1076910509/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-7351289-1775216?v=glance&s=books 

Unpublished letters, photographs, playbills, and other papers of EJ Phillips and others, from family archives in Boston, Massachusetts, Pensacola, Florida, Sewanee, Tennessee, and Ft.  Lauderdale, Florida. 

TheHarvard Theatre Collection has "clippings, playbills, scrapbooks, and so on" from the Madison Square Theatre Company, AM Palmer'scorrespondence, clippings, and manuscript "History of the Union Square Theatre"with clippings and scrapbooks.  Dale Stinchcomb, Micah Hoggatt and Emily Walhout were particularly helpful as I've used these resources at Houghton Library.

TheLibrary for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (New York) has Madison Square"scrapbooks, clippings, playbills and so on", Union Square "scrapbooks, clippings, playbills, photographs and so on", [and a clipping folder on the Olympic Theatre, as does the Museum of the City of New York] 

Museum of the City of New YorkCollections  prints, photographs and drawings http://collections.mcny.org/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=Home

Billy Rose Theater Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/divisions/billy-rose-theatre-division

The Walter Hampden-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library at the Player's Club(New York) has AM Palmer's "inlaid, voluminous Record of the Union Square Theatre, including autobiographies, playbills, clippings, and so on".

TheWilliam Seymour Theatre Collection, Princeton NJ has a fragment of the Union Square Daybook and Notebook, and Palmer's Theatrecomes up in the William Seymour correspondence.  

William Seymour Family Papers, Princeton Univ. http://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/TC011 https://www.jstor.org/stable/26414545

ThePhiladelphia Free Library (Logan Square) has a Philadelphia Theatre Collection with a Chestnut Street Theatre File, Chestnut Street Theatre Programs File and Philadelphia Theatre Index, as well as files on many of the Chestnut Street Theatre performers.

Promptbooks, correspondence, programs and scrapbooks on the WallackTheatre Company are at the Harvard Theatre Collection, New York Public Library, New York Historical Library, Players Club, and the Matthews Museum at  Columbia.

Columbia has the Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum Collection and papers relating to George Odell http://www.columbia.edu/cu/pr/00/06/samandbella.html

The Folger Shakespeare Library has the Robert Young collection relating to William Winter  https://findingaids.folger.edu/dfowinterw.xml  and the University of Texas Austin, Harry Ransom Center has papers of William Winterhttp://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/fasearch/findingAid.cfm?eadid=01182  the theater critic

TheBoston Public Library and Snell Library at Northeastern University have been invaluable resources and the Harvard Theater Collection has been a very useful expedition.  The Library of Congress has been quite helpful and I am looking forward to visiting more collections in New York, Princeton and Philadelphia

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