- Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987
- Call number
- 8-MWEZ 27582 + Cage
- Physical description
- .3 linear feet, (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Vivian Martin papers, Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library
- Billy Rose Theatre Division
- Access to materials
- Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the cinema where she appeared in silent films for Paramount Pictures. After her marriage to Arthur W. Samuels in 1926, Miss Martin retired from the stage and screen. Vivian Martin died 16 March 1987. The Vivian Martin Papers consist of 53 items including halftones, personal papers, photographs, a programme of FATHER AND THE BOYS and a promptbook of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.
Source of acquisitionGift, Betty Ivey Martin, 1987
Using the collection
LocationBilly Rose Theatre Division
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-7498