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Hamlet: a Tragedy in Five Acts 1901

MS 080


Collection Summary

Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Collection Name: Hamlet: a Tragedy in Five Acts
Inclusive Dates: 1901
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Original typescript, with handwritten notes, of Edward Hugh Sothern's acting version of Hamlet. Notations include stage manager's cues and floorplans. Included on the title page of each act is the statement, "This manuscript is the property of E.H. Sothern, Daly's Theatre, New York City."
Collection Number:MS 080
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
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Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
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Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
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Biographical Note

British playwright; Sothern was an American actor and author.

This production, with Sothern in the title role, was first presented at the Garden Theatre, New York on September 17, 1900. Also included in the cast are William Harris, Arthur R. Lawrence, Charlotte Deane, and Virginia Harned.


Scope and Content Note

Original typescript, with handwritten notes, of Edward Hugh Sothern's acting version of Hamlet. Notations include stage manager's cues and floorplans. Included on the title page of each act is the statement, "This manuscript is the property of E.H. Sothern, Daly's Theatre, New York City."

Act five missing.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by separately bound and paginated acts.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

Published in 1901 by McClure, Phillips, & Co. N.Y., and titled "Hamlet, a Tragedy by William Shakespeare: The E.H. Sothern Acting Version."

Sothern has additional material in MS 020.


Access Terms

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

Subject(s)
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Hamlet: a Tragedy in Five Acts (MS 080). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.