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Gladys Hanson Cook Promotional Brochure

Identifier: ahc.MSS73f

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a promotional brochure used by Gladys Hanson Cook, 1938, London Stage. The brochure includes criticisms by the English Press; Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, Star, Manchester Evening Chronicle, and Punch, regarding her outstanding performance in the comedy “Mary Goes To See” at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.


  • 1938


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Gladys Hanson Snook Cook (1884-1973) was born in Georgia to Colonel Peyton H. Snook and Mrs. Irene Snook. In 1916, Gladys married Charles Emerson Cook, a playwright and stage producer. They had one daughter, Gladys Irene. Gladys Hanson Cook was an actress and played a leading role in the play, “The New Marriage”. She was a member of the Henry Miller theatrical company. At age 26, she played Ophelia in “Hamlet” on Broadway. Some of her stage credits include “Evensong,” “Mary Goes to See” with Dame Marie Tempest, and “Brown Danube”. From 1914 to 1916, Gladys appeared in the films “The Straight Road” and “The Evangelist”. She also appeared in the film “The Havoc” with famous actor, Lewis Stone. She died February 23, 1973 and was buried in Westview Cemetery.


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Acquisition Information

Gift of Gladys Irene Cook, 1973 (1973.155)

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in 2008
Gladys Hanson Cook Promotional Brochure, 1938ahc.MSS 73F
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
June 2009
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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