Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881

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English actor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Martin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270854240

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J[ohn] L[awrence] Toole, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669927

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Junior Carlton Club, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126199

From the description of Autograph letters signed : 48 Pall Mall, [London] ; and elsewhere, to Hermann Vezin, 1875 July 15 and 1875 Oc. 29, with 3 undated and 2 partially dated letters. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126187

English actor and comedian, active in both England and the United States, Sothern was best known for his role of Lord Dundreary in Our American Cousin.

From the description of Edward A. Sothern letters and drawings from scrapbook compiled by Lucy Derby Fuller, 1874-1914. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 317504971

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referencedIn Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection). Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 1877 November 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letters signed from Edward Askew Southern to various people [manuscript], 1873-1876. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letters and postcard signed from E.A. Sothern to Edward Saker [manuscript], 1870-73. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sothern family. Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Autograph letter signed : Junior Carlton Club, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Schaefler, Sam, 1920-,. Historical and Literary Letters and Documents, 1674-197-. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Edward A. Sothern letters and drawings from scrapbook compiled by Lucy Derby Fuller, 1874-1914. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letters signed from Edward Askew Sothern, Weymouth, to Charles Kean and an unidentified recipient [manuscript], October 1851. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1822-ca. 1902. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], ca. 1879 June 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Autograph letters signed : 48 Pall Mall, [London] ; and elsewhere, to Hermann Vezin, 1875 July 15 and 1875 Oc. 29, with 3 undated and 2 partially dated letters. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1863, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn 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
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Boston Museum (1847-1903). Correspondence of the Boston Museum, 1864-1898 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Russell, Edward R. (Edward Richard), 1834-1920,. Autograph letter signed from Edward Russell, Liverpool, to William Winter, New York [manuscript], 1914 December 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 19th century July 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Martin, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Raymond, John T., 1836-1887,. Autograph letter signed from John T. Raymond to William Winter [manuscript], 1881 January 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933. Scrapbook with photograph portfolio, [ca.1860-1920] (bulk 1870-1900). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J[ohn] L[awrence] Toole, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Additional papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1843-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mylrea, Clarence M., fl. 1907,. Autograph letter signed from Clarence M. Mylrea, San Bernardino, California, to William Winter [manuscript], 1907 January 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 1879 September 21 Sunday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 19th century September 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from Edward Askew Sothern, London, to William Winter [manuscript], 1878 November 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Letters, 1859, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899,. Autograph letters and memoranda from Augustin Daly to various recipients [manuscript], 1864-1899. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 1878 April 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letter signed from E.A. Sothern, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 1876? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881,. Autograph letters signed from Edward Askew Sothern to William Winter [manuscript], 1876-1879. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881. Image of Edward Askew Sothern, 1888. University of Pennsylvania Library
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associatedWith Allen, Reginald, person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Boston Museum (1847-1903) corporateBody
associatedWith Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Byron, Henry J. (Henry James), 1835-1884. person
associatedWith Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
correspondedWith Fiske, Stephen, 1840-1916 person
associatedWith Fuller, Lucy Derby. person
associatedWith Gebbie & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868 person
associatedWith Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Marston, Westland, 1819-1890. person
associatedWith Martin, Mrs, person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Mylrea, Clarence M., fl. 1907, person
associatedWith Princess's Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Raymond, John T., 1836-1887, person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Russell, Edward R. (Edward Richard), 1834-1920, person
correspondedWith Saker, Edward, 1831-1883 person
associatedWith Schaefler, Sam, 1920-, person
associatedWith Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933, person
associatedWith Sothern family. family
associatedWith Sothern family. family
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900, person
associatedWith Toole, John Lawrence, 1830-1906, person
associatedWith Vezin, Hermann, 1829-1910, person
associatedWith Williams, Barney, 1824-1876 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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Drama--19th century
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Birth 1826-04-01

Death 1881-01-21

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