Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933

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From the description of E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980499

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.

From the guide to the Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

E.H. Sothern was an American actor born in New Orleans, La., who specialized in dashing, romantic leading roles and particularly in Shakespeare roles.

From the description of E.H. Sothern letter, 1890 Mar. 10. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 778707198

Edward Hugh Sothern was a Shakespearean actor, as was Julia Marlowe; the two were married in 1911. Edward Askew Sothern was Edward Hugh's father, and a comedic actor.

From the description of Scrapbook with photograph portfolio, [ca.1860-1920] (bulk 1870-1900). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29616410

Husband of the English actress, Julia Marlowe.

From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1919-1929, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868070

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.

From the description of Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378775

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referencedIn Photographs of American and European actors, actresses and singers [manuscript], ca.1890-1910. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Incidental music for The merchant of Venice [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn C. A. Muller actors portraits, circa 1870-1897 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Elsie Leslie papers, 1888-1944. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Typescript letter signed from E.H. Sothern, New York, to Mr. John Francis, New York [manuscript], 1907 December 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Liverpool, to an unidentified recipient, Birmingham [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Brown, Katharine S. Letters from E. H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe, 1927-1930. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern family. Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Incidental music for As you like it [manuscript], ca. 1912. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950,. Autograph letter signed from Julia Marlowe, Washington D.C., to Mrs. Sly [manuscript] 1915 Febraury 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966. Papers, 1888-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Phelps [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn James O. Brown Associates Records, 1927-1992. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Marlowe, Julia, 1866-1950. Julia Marlowe collection, 1909-1950. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Los Angeles, to Dr. Rice [manuscript], 1914 January 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hackett, Norman. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, 1804-1905. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Incidental music for Much ado about nothing [manuscript], ca. 1913. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950,. Autograph and typed letters signed from Julia Marlowe to Isaac Hull Platt, Bryn Mawr [manuscript], 1901-1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Frank Wilstach papers on Sothern and Marlowe, 1900-1933 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Ayres, Alfred, 1826?-1902,. Autograph letter signed from Alfred Ayres to William Winter [manuscript], 1900 September 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas De Quincey papers, 1794-1904. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E. H. Sothern to Mr. Palmer [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Howson, Frank A. Incidental music for Hamlet [manuscript], ca. 1913. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph sonnets by E.H. Sothern [manuscript], 1917. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Binder, Tony, 1868-1944. Sothern and Marlowe collection, ca. 1879-ca. 1920. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. Papers of George Pierce Baker, 1882-1926 (inclusive), 1890-1926 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Deal Beach, to Jefferson Winter, Mentone [manuscript], 1903 July 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950. Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Paul Kester papers, 1880-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wells collection of theatrical photographs, ca. 1890-1930. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Henderson, Ray, 1889-1937. Ray Henderson papers, 1904-1937 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920,. Robinson Locke Collection, 1870-1920. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Taylor, John B. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Garrick Club, to William Winter [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Taylor [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1919-1929, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Lagowitz, Harriet L., fl. 1877-1890. Harriet L. Lagowitz autograph albums, 1877-1890. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. [Miscellaneous publications.]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Parker, Katherine,. Papers, 1861-1944. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn E. H. Sothern in dramatic entertainment [manuscript], 1930 January 21. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letters signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Stevens [manuscript], 1922. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet : a tragedy in five acts / by William Shakespeare. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Lesher [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Randolph Somerville collection of autographed photographs, circa 1880s-1940 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Chicago, to Mr. Clyde [manuscript], 1910 May 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905,. Letters to Albert Marshman Palmer from various people, New York [manuscript], 1890 September 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn Portraits of Theatrical Personalities Collected by F. E. Faragoh [graphic], 18---19-- Bancroft Library
referencedIn Robinson Locke Collection, 1870-1920 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Muller, C. A. C. A. Muller actors portraits, ca. 1870-1897. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945. Great acting in English [manuscript], ca. 1907 / by Arthur Symons. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. Hugh (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Sothern and Marlowe papers, 1860-1950. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letters from E. H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe, 1927-1930 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, New York, to William Winter, New York [manuscript], ca. 1903 January 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Never trouble trouble 'till trouble troubles you [microform] / by Edward H. Sothern. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf Kester, Paul, 1870-1933. Paul Kester papers, 1880-1933. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern, Philadelphia, to Mr. Bose [manuscript], 1916 February 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930. Papers and letters to Horace Howard Furness (Sr.), W. U. Hensel, J. DeWitt Miller, Edward H. Sothern [?] and Mrs. Stevenson, 1882-ca. 1929, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. E.H. Sothern letter, 1890 Mar. 10. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Taylor [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ray Henderson papers, 1904-1937 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn People of the theater : portraits and autographs, 1872-1923. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf McCarthy, Justin H. (Justin Huntly), 1860-1936. If I were king : typescript, 1901 / by Justin Huntly McCarthy. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Corning, John Herbert, d. ca. 1940. John Herbert Corning papers, 1770-1933 (bulk 1880-1901). Library of Congress
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mrs. Buckst[o?]ne [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to Mr. Kobbe [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Women's Graduate Club Portrait Collection, c.1920-1930s. Columbia University Archives
creatorOf Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. Library of Congress
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Scrapbook with photograph portfolio, [ca.1860-1920] (bulk 1870-1900). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf McGarry, M. E., fl. 1900. Stage-lighting guide for Sothern and Marlowe productions of Twelfth night, Taming of the shrew, Hamlet, Merchant of Venice, and Romeo and Juliet [manuscript], [19th or 20th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937,. Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph collection [manuscript] 1725-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Taylor, Lark, ca. 1881-1946. [Collection of Shakespeare promptbooks] University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Varrey, Edwin, 1826 or 7-1907,. Autograph letter signed from Edwin Varrey, Boston, to Jefferson Winter, New York [manuscript], 1904 March 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letters signed from E.H. Sothern, Boston and New York, to [L. Gallack?], Waltham, Massachusetts [manuscript], 1889-1890. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890. Autograph collection : photostats, [undated]. California Historical Society
referencedIn Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Incidental music for The taming of the shrew [manuscript], 1921. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Randolph Somerville Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Autograph letter signed E.H. Sothern to "My dear Miss Alexander" November 24, [19]27. Wellesley College
referencedIn Loewentheil, Stephan,. American theater collection of cabinet cards, [1871-1907]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Autograph letter signed E.H. Sothern to Miss Alexander November 23, [19]27. Wellesley College
creatorOf Howson, Frank A. Incidental music for Twelfth night, ca. 1910. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph sonnets by E.H. Sothern [manuscript], 1917. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
referencedIn Henrietta C. Bartlett papers, 1471-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Wagner, Frederick,. Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Incidental music for As you like it [manuscript], ca. 1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940,. Autograph letters signed to Daniel Frohman from various correspondents [manuscript], 1883-1926. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937,. Rogers Memorial Collection: Musical and theatrical programs, 1794-1937 (inclusive), 1845-1937 (bulk). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933,. Autograph letter signed from E.H. Sothern to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Bartlett, Henrietta C. (Henrietta Collins), 1873-1963 person
associatedWith Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
correspondedWith Bose, Mr., fl. 1916 person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Brown, Katharine S person
associatedWith Brown, Katharine S. person
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associatedWith Byron, Henry J. (Henry James), 1835-1884. person
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associatedWith Daly, Mary. person
associatedWith De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 person
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correspondedWith Francis, John, fl. 1907 person
associatedWith Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940 person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930. person
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associatedWith Jordan, Walter. person
associatedWith Kester, Paul, 1870-1933. person
correspondedWith Kobbe, Mr., 19th/20th cent. person
associatedWith Lagowitz, Harriet L., fl. 1877-1890. person
associatedWith Laura Keene's Varieties Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Lesher, Mr., fl. 19th/20th cent. person
associatedWith Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966. person
associatedWith Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920, person
associatedWith Loewentheil, Stephan, person
associatedWith Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950. person
associatedWith McCarthy, Justin H. (Justin Huntly), 1860-1936. person
associatedWith McGarry, M. E., fl. 1900. person
associatedWith Muller, C. A person
associatedWith Muller, C. A. person
correspondedWith Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905, person
associatedWith Parker, Katherine, person
correspondedWith Phelps, Mr., fl. 19th/20th cent. person
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correspondedWith Rice, Dr., fl. 1914 person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937, person
associatedWith Ruffo, Titta, 1878-1953 person
associatedWith Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
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associatedWith Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. person
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associatedWith Sothern family. family
associatedWith Sothern, Frances Stewart, d.1882 person
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associatedWith Wells, George Doane, collector. person
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correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
correspondedWith Winter, William Jefferson, b. 1878 person
associatedWith Women's Graduate Club of Columbia University. corporateBody
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World War, 1914-1918--Theater and the war
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Hamlet (Legendary character)--Manuscripts
Ghost (Fictitious character : Shakespeare. Hamlet)--Manuscripts
Theater
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Actors--Photographs
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns
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Birth 1859-12-06

Death 1933-10-28

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