Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Julia Marlowe (1866-1950), who was also known as Sarah Frances Frost, was an American actress and Shakespearean performer.
The collection consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid by Marlowe, a noted actress who with her husbands, Richard Taber and later E. H. Sothern, specialized in the Shakespearean repertoire. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
Arranged in this order: letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter.
Gift of Ellen Perschield in 1980.
This collection was processed in 2002.
No appraisal information is available.
- Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950
- Perscheid, Ida Rissland
- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
- Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
(public and private photographs of Julia Marlowe and E. H. Southern)Physical Description