Charlotte Cushman Collection, Lipscomb Library

Charlotte Cushman Collection

Randolph College

Charlotte Cushman Links


Bright Particular Star by Joseph Leach — Read this biography of Charlotte Cushman online. Includes text, eleven illustrations, plus a biography.

Charlotte Cushman — The Encyclopedia Britannica Women in American History site includes a picture of Charlotte Cushman in one of her most famous roles, that of Meg Merrilies in the play Guy Mannering.

Charlotte Cushman — From Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia. Includes a portrait of Charlotte Cushman in her later years.

Charlotte Cushman Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Named and devoted to the famous actress.

Charlotte Cushman's portrait at the National Portrait Gallery

A Feminist Ahead of Her Time — Excerpts from a speech by Joseph Leach, author of the Charlotte Cushman biography Bright Particular Star, to the Newport Historical Society, 2 May 1997.



The Randolph-Macon Woman's College Charlotte Cushman Collection
was made possible by the generous donation of
John E. and Diana Herzog, R-MWC Board of Trustees.

site last revised Apri l6, 2012