Mary Anderson Miscellaneous Papers, 1898-1936 (bulk 1898-1904)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mary Anderson Miscellaneous Papers, 1898-1936 (bulk 1898-1904)
Creator
Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940
Extent
12 items
Subjects
Bloom, Levi.
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930.
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.
Actresses-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Shakespearean actress. The bulk of the collection consists of her letters, 1898-1904, to Edward Bok discussing photographs of her, her mother not liking publicity and not allowing her house to be photographed, possibly writing a book using her diaries, and her husband's and son's activities. Also two letters, 1936, to Levi Bloom thanking him for sending some cuttings, noting that she enjoyed his article on Joe Jefferson and Henry Watterson, and mentioning Julia Marlowe, the work of her son as an archaelogist, why she lives in England, and the publication of her book in Aug. or Sept.; and an undated note to Lady Monkton thanking her for her charming note from "a sister artist