Research Catalog

Sothern and Marlowe papers,

Title
Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950.
Author
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933.
Supplementary Content
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Description
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographic prints.
  • Prompt books.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2820
Author
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933.
Title
Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, theatre materials, financial and legal papers, and photographs. Correspondence, ca. 1860-1950, is between Sothern and Marlowe and with colleagues, family and friends; other correspondence concerns business and legal matters. Literary papers, ca. 1908-1929, contain notes, copy books, drafts, and typescripts of essays, poems, lectures, articles, and books by Sothern and Marlowe. Theatre-related materials, 1920s-1930s, include papers on Sothern's recitals, notes, prompt books, account books, box office statements, and 1926 Actors' Equity scrapbook. Financial and legal materials, 1908-1940s, pertain to theatrical finances and personal affairs. Also, photographs of Sothern and Marlowe, and their family and friends.
Biography
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly in Shakespeare plays, until her final retirement in 1924. Sothern devoted much of his later years to public readings, lectures and writing.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Actors.
Authors.
Added Author
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930.
Daly, Mary.
Jordan, Walter.
Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950.
Post, Waldron K.
Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941.
Van Winkle, Elizabeth.
Veiller, Amy.
Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959.
Actors' Equity Association.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2820
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