The Valerie SoRelle collection spans the years 1927-1981 (bulk 1930-1960) and encompasses 8 linear
feet. The collection consists of general subject files, files on Charles "Buddy" Rogers, scrapbooks with
clippings of movie stars, photographs, and photograph albums on "Buddy" Rogers. The general subject files
contain material collected by SoRelle, including clippings, correspondence, periodicals, programs for
events, and miscellaneous documents and artifacts. The "Buddy" Rogers subject files consist of a book,
"Abie's Irish Rose," featuring images from the film adaptation with Rogers; clippings; correspondence
relating to Rogers, Pickford, and Pickfair; invitations to events at Pickfair and elsewhere; sheet music
from the films of Rogers and Pickford; periodicals; radio transcripts; promotional material for a film
produced by Rogers and Pickford, SLEEP, MY LOVE (1948); and miscellaneous documents and artifacts.
Valerie SoRelle was a television, radio, and stage actress. She developed a friendship with Mary
Pickford and Charles "Buddy" Rogers, and also befriended actresses Julie Adams and Jane Withers.
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