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Ruth Chatterton Papers, 1950-
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 33

Abstract:
This small collection consists of a single edited typescript of "As A Wren's Eye," published as Homeward Borne (1950) about Pax Lyttleton and her work with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, plus a bioographical article and photograph.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note
Studio portrait of Ruth Chatterton, undated

Studio portrait of Ruth Chatterton, undated

Ruth Chatterton (1893-1961) was an American actress. She began her distinguished stage career in 1909 in "Merely Mary Ann." Her film debut was made in "Sins of the Fathers" (1928), after which she played starring roles in many films. She published several novels including Homeward Borne (1950), a novel about Pax Lyttleton and her work with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany; The Pride of the Peacock (1954); The Betrayers (1953); and The Southern Wild (1958).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This small collection consists of a single edited typescript of "As A Wren's Eye," published as Homeward Borne (1950) about Pax Lyttleton and her work with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, plus a bioographical article and photograph.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Ruth Chatterton Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Actresses--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Germany--History--1933-1945
  • Refugees, Jewish--Biography--Sources


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