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Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Noah Miller Ludlow Collection (WTU00263)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Noah Miller Ludlow Collection
Creator: Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886
Inclusive dates: 1851.
Extent: 1 item
Call number: WTU00263
Language: English
Repository: Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130

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Source of Collection:

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Noah Miller Ludlow was born in New York city and died in St. Louis. He began his theatrical career in the melodrama of the Two Thieves with the Alexander Drake Company, the first acting troupe to tour the western states. He published one book, a volume of memoirs entitled Dramatic Life As I Found It (1880).

Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

1851: August 17. Autograph letter signed, from Ludlow to Solomon Smith, concerning his travels in the East and discussing prospective jobs, and the formation of a new acting company. ALS 4pp.

Subject Terms

  • Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886