Charlotte Cushman Collection, Lipscomb Library

Charlotte Cushman Collection

Randolph College

Additional Resources


Books about Charlotte Cushman

Charlotte Cushman: Her Letters and Memories of Her Life. Edited by Emma Stebbins.
      Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1878.

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

Merrill, Lisa. When Romeo Was a Woman: Charlotte Cushman and Her Circle of
      Female Spectators
. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 1999.

Waters, Clara Erskine Clement. Charlotte Cushman. Boston: Houghton, 1903.


Further Information about Charlotte Cushman

Auter, Albers. Actresses and Suffragists. New York: Prager Publishers, 1984.

Bradford, Gamaliel. Biography and the Human Heart. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
      Company, 1932.

Dudden, Faye. Women in the American Theatre. New Haven: Yale University Press,

Johnson, Claudie. American Actress. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1984.

Pickett, La Salle (Corbell). Across My Path: Memories of People I Have Known. New
      York: Brentano's, 1916.

Robins, Edward. Twelve Great Actresses. New York, London: G.P. Putnam's Sons,

Stevens, William Oliver. Famous Women of America. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1956.

Turner, Mary M. Forgotten Leading Ladies of the American Theatre: Lives of Eight
      Female Players, Playwrights, Directors, Managers, and Activists of the
      Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Early Twentieth Centuries
. Jefferson, N.C.:
      McFarland, 1990.



The Randolph-Macon Woman's College Charlotte Cushman Collection
was made possible by the generous donation of
John E. and Diana Herzog, R-MWC Board of Trustees.

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