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Mary Anderson letters

Call Number: MS P657


Mary Anderson (1859-1940) was an actress who toured in the United States and England for almost 15 years, retiring in 1889. She married Antonio Fernando de Navarro (d. 1932) the following year. An author of two books, she was also known as an accomplished hostess in England. This collection of letters, most of which were written in 1912, contains a note to Miss Wallis, accompanied with three newspaper clippings; a letter to Lady Aberdeen concerning a youth charity; and 3 letters to Sir Henry about visits.


  • Creation: 1912


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Conditions Governing Use

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1 folder (10 items)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P657

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 1, 3, 17, 18, 19

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Initial processing done by alh, October 19, 1966.

Guide to the Mary Anderson Collection
Mary Anderson letters
Finding aid prepared by mt, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mt, 2008.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Mary Anderson letters, Department of Special Collections, MS P657, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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