Schildkraut (Leonora) papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
6048
Finding Aid Author
Sue Luftschein
Finding Aid Date
2014 February
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Dates

  • 1908-1970s, undated (Creation)

Extents

  • 5.5 Linear Feet (Whole)
    6 boxes

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Notes

  • Biographical note

    Leonora Schildraut (nee Rogers) was the third wife of actor Joseph Schildkraut. A musician and actress, she was a member (for 10 years) of the Peter Merenblum California Junior Symphony and later appeared in a few motion pictures during the 1940s and acted on the stage. After Schildkraut's death, she hosted a youth and arts radio show in Los Angeles, "Through the Looking Glass".

  • Scope and Content

    The Leonora Schildkraut papers consists of mementos, scrapbooks, and photographs collected by Leonora Schildkraut and commemorating the acting careers of her husband, Joseph Schildkraut and his father Rudolph Schildkraut, as well as her own work as a musician and arts philanthropist.

  • Abstract

    Leonora Schildraut (nee Rogers) was the third wife of actor Joseph Schildkraut. A musician and actress, she was a member of the Peter Merenblum California Junior Symphony and later appeared in a few motion pictures and acted on the stage. After Schildkraut's death, she hosted a youth and arts radio show in Los Angeles, "Through the Looking Glass". The Leonora Schildkraut papers consists of mementos, scrapbooks, and photographs collected by Leonora Schildkraut and commemorating the acting careers of her husband, Joseph Schildkraut and his father Rudolph Schildkraut, as well as her own work as a musician and arts philanthropist.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Leonora Schildkraut papers, Collection no. 6048, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Acquisition

    Donated by Leonora Schildkraut, 2007.

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