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J. Dodson Letter

A description of his letter at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dodson, John E., 1857-1931
Title: J. Dodson Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1857-1931
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: A letter likely written by the English actor and vaudeville performer.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

John E. Dodson (1857-1931) was an English actor who moved to the United States in the late nineteenth century. He performed comedy bits and character parts in New York City vaudeville theaters. His address was at the Lotos Club, New York.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The J. Dodson Letter is an undated letter written on Lotos Club, New York letterhead. Based on this letterhead and the signature, it was likely sent by the actor John E. Dodson.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Dodson, John E., 1857-1931


Vaudeville -- New York (State) -- New York.


New York (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

J. Dodson Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1966.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 22 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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