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Adeline De Walt Reynolds collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2137

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, periodicals, and a trophy related to the career of American actress Adeline De Walt Reynolds (1862-1961) which date from the 1930s to around 1960. Photographs are primarily film stills and actor headshots. Scrapbooks include candid photographs, professional photographs, and clippings. There is material related to Reynolds' daughter Mary Reynolds Adams who performed on the radio program "One Man's Family" (1956-1959) and a still book from "The Tuttles of Tahiti" (RKO, 1942).

Dates

  • Majority of material found within circa 1930s-1960s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library 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.

Biographical / Historical

Adeline De Walt Reynolds (1862-1961) was an American actress who began her acting career at the age of 78. She was the oldest member of the Screen Actors Guild at the age of 98 during her last performance. She was active in film and television from 1940 to 1960.

Extent

15.375 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, periodicals, and a trophy related to the career of American actress Adeline De Walt Reynolds (1862-1961), which date from the 1930s to around 1960.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Adams, August 9, 1973.

Processing Information

This collection is not fully processed. Papers and photographs have been arranged and put into folders.

Title
Finding aid for the Adeline De Walt Reynolds collection
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Brandon Werts for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library G4
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Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States