Scope and arrangement
The papers range from 1919 to 1979 and include a newsy thank you note from James Mason, a script by Crane Wilbur, and a script and drafts of Caubaye's articles about Sarah Bernhardt. Among the Bernhardt ephemera are a violet from her grave, a translation of her baptismal certificate, and photostats of Bernhardt's letter introducing Caubaye to the American public. The scrapbook contains clippings, programs, and photographs documenting Caubaye's stage career beginning with her first hit The Squall in 1926 and ending with a 1966 published article about Bernhardt.
The Suzanne Caubaye papers are arranged in four series:
- 1924-19792 folders
This series contains three letters, including one from James Mason (1959), and a typescript of Crane Wilbur's play The Imported Wife [ca. 1924].
- 2 folders
Drafts of articles about Sarah Bernhardt by Caubaye and Sarah, a play based on Bernhardt's life by Caubaye in collaboration with Anne Partridge.
An assortment of Bernhardt ephemera including photostats of Bernhardt's letter of introduction for Caubaye.
- 1924-19661 volume
The scrapbook consists of clippings, programs, and photographs documenting the life and career of Suzanne Caubaye.