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Daisy Isabel Joyce theater scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC-018

Scope and Contents

The Daisy Isabel Joyce theater scrapbook, 1899-1902, contains clippings of newspaper theater programs, play reviews, and actor interviews from theaters in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. Theater program clippings include the cast list and a synopsis of scenes. The play reviews and actor or actress interviews are written by Daisy Isabel Joyce for the Washington Times and placed near related theater programs. Joyce dates many of the interviews and reviews on the scrapbook pages.

The scrapbook also contains mention of Daisy Isabel Joyce as the music director at St. Joseph's Parish for an upcoming event and a review she wrote for a play held at the church. In between theater programs and interviews, Joyce includes poems written by herself and others as well as notable quotes. One page contains a request to attend the Schley Court of Inquiry, written as a poem to Lieutenant J.W. Crawford, and an admission ticket to the inquiry dated "Sept. 21."

Dates

  • 1899-1902

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is located at the Loyola Notre Dame Library. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information. This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Daisy Isabel Joyce theater scrapbook is the physical property of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Notre Dame Library. Copyright, except in cases where material has passed into the public domain, belongs to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.

Biographical / Historical

Daisy Isabel Joyce was born in Washington, District of Columbia in 1881. She graduated from the Notre Dame Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies in Baltimore, Maryland in 1899, then returned home where she began writing drama and music reviews for the Washington Times. Joyce married Jackson S. Elliott, assistant manager of the Associated Press, in a Brooklyn, New York ceremony in 1909. After the wedding, she became a Washington columnist for New York World and a contributor to the New York Herald Tribune. Joyce also wrote for magazines under the name "Daisy Joyce." For many years, she was the musical director at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. Joyce passed away in 1934 at age 53. Historical information adapted from the Washington Post. (1934, March 15). "Mrs. J.S. Elliott Is Dead at 53; Noted Writer: Native of Washington, She Began Career in This City."

Extent

.24 Cubic Feet (1 legal half-size document box)

Abstract

The Daisy Isabel Joyce theater scrapbook, 1899-1902, contains clippings of newspaper theater programs, play reviews, and actor interviews from theaters in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. In between theater programs and interviews, Joyce includes poems written by herself and others as well as notable quotes. Daisy Isabel Joyce was born in Washington, District of Columbia in 1881. She graduated from Notre Dame Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies in Baltimore, Maryland in 1899 then returned home where she began writing drama and music reviews for the Washington Times.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2019 by Shavonne Munnlyn.
Title
Guide to the Daisy Isabel Joyce theater scrapbook
Author
Shavonne Munnlyn
Date
2019
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Loyola Notre Dame Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

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