Guide to the Jean M. Lander collection, 1837-1896 Jean M. Lander C0118

Guide to the Jean M. Lander collection, 1837-1896

Jean M. Lander
C0118


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Finding aid prepared by Amy Blake

Repository
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Collection Number
C0118
Title
George Mason University Jean M. Lander collection1837-1896
URL:
http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/landers.html
Physical Characteristics
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Creator
Lander, J.M. (Jean Margaret), 1829-1903
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains eleven handwritten letters from Jean Lander and others dated between 1837 - 1896.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Jean M. Landers collection, C0118, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009. Partial transcription of letters by Leigh Norman in October 2017. Reprocessed by Amy Blake in September 2018. EAD markup updated by Amy Blake in September 2018.


Biographical Information

Jean Margaret Davenport Lander was a well-known 19th century actress. Born in England, she made her home in Washington, D.C., following her marriage to Fredrick W. Lander in 1860. She performed in plays in both the United States and Europe. Lander passed away on August 3, 1903 at her residence in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Scope and Content

This collection contains eleven hand-written letters from Jean Lander and others, as well as a partial transcript of the letters.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Related Material

The Special Collections Research Center also holds many other performing arts collections, and several other 19th century correspondence collections such as the Milton Barnes papers and the Alexander Haight family collection.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Lander, Jean Margaret
  • Geographical Names:

  • United States.
  • Subjects:

  • Acting.
  • Actors--United States.
  • England.
  • Theater--Washington (D.C.)
  • Theater.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Lander, J.M. (Jean Margaret), 1829-1903
  • Lander, Jean Margaret

Contents List

Box: 1 Folder: 1
Notes and Letters of Appreciation,
1837-1896

Box: 1 Folder: 2
Partial Transcription,
2017