Guide to the Jean W. Lander collection, 1850s-1890s C0118 Jean W. Lander

Guide to the Jean W. Lander collection, 1850s-1890s C0118

Jean W. Lander


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Amy Blake

Repository
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Identification
C0118
Title
Jean W. Lander collection1880s-1890s
URL:
http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/landers.html
Quantity
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Creator
Lander, J. M. (Jean Margaret), 1829-1903
Language
English .
Abstract
This collection contains eleven hand-written letters from Jean Lander and others dated between the years of 1837 and 1896.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Jean W. Landers collection, Collection #C0118, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. Reprocessed by Amy Blake in September, 2018. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009 and EAD remarkup done 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 and a partial transcript of the letters.

Arrangement

Organized chronologically.

Related Material

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Acting
  • Actors -- United States
  • England
  • Lander, J. M. (Jean Margaret), 1829-1903
  • Theater
  • Theater -- Washington (D.C.)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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

Container List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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