Marlowe, Julia (1865-1950)
Scope:
The Julia Marlowe collection consists of correspondence, photographs, printed material, and other items.

Correspondence in the collection includes several letters from Marlowe to the American journalist and editor Elizabeth McCracken (dated 1907-1917), as well as letters from Marlowe to Mrs. Walter Brackett (dated 1890-1891). Also present are several letters from Marlowe’s husband E. H. Sothern to Elizabeth McCracken (dated 1908-1915) and letters to Marlowe from various correspondents, including Richard Mansfield.

Photographs in the collection include thirty-nine prints of Marlowe, most taken by Sarony, New York, ca. 1904-1913. Also present are many photographs of E. H. Sothern, primarily film stills from Sothern’s work at Vitagraph studios, including An Enemy of the King, The Chattel, and Men of Mystery .

Printed material in the collection includes several theatre programs for performances by Marlowe (1901-1909), Sothern (1899-1914), and Marlowe and Sothern together (1904-1913). Also included are several newspaper clippings; “The Joy of Marlowe,” an article by Horace Traubel, reprinted from The Conservator ; and the frontispiece to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, signed by Marlowe.

Other material in the collection includes three hotel bills (1907) and a scrapbook of clippings from theatrical programs (1898-1903) relating to a variety of performers including Marlowe, Lillie Langtry, Maud Adams, Maurice Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, and James O’Neill.
Notable Figures
1. Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Drama, Film, and Television Subject Guide
2. Theatre and Film Subject Guide
3. Helen Deutsch Research Section