Florence Lawrence (1886-1938) Papers

1904-1930


Descriptive Summary

Title: Florence Lawrence (1886-1938) Papers
Dates: 1904-1930
Collection Number: GC 1011
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (5 boxes: 2 letter, 2 legal, 1 oversize, mc folders)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Letters, fan mail, film scenarios and clippings.
Language of Material: English

Access

Research is by appointment only

Publication Rights

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

Preferred Citation

Florence Lawrence (1886-1938) Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Motion picture actress who appeared in films of the Edison, Vitagraph, Biograph, Independent Motion Picture (IMP) and Lubin Companies.

Scope and Content of Collection

Letters, fan mail, film scenarios and clippings. Much of the correspondence is with family members, including Lawrence's mother, Charlotte Bridgewood, who writes of her invention of the automatic windshield cleaner. Also includes letters from Lawrence's husband, producer Harry Solter. See also P-169 Florence Lawrence Collection

Indexing Terms

Actors and actresses.