Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott
Scope and Contents
Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.
- Creation: 1846-1940
- Forbes-Robertson, Diana (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Information on literary rights available in the repository.
Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot, in 1868 in Rockland, Maine. She was an actress who appeared in her first play in 1890 and her last in 1920. She owned and played in the Maxine Elliott Theater, in New York which opened in 1908. She died in 1940.
Diana Forbes Robertson was Maxine Elliott's niece, she was an author, and married Vincent Sheean.
3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Diana Forbes-Robertson Sheean (biographer of Maxine Elliott) in 1967.
- Guide to the Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott
- Box And Folder List Available
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.