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Brian Aherne papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2160

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of English actor Brian Aherne (1902-1986) scripts, papers, and newspaper clipping related to productions that he performed in. Aherne was in both English and United States movies, stage plays, radio shows, and television series from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1920s-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

Brian Aherne (1902-1986) was an English actor in both England and the United States on stage, radio, film, and television. He was in a number of Broadway shows, an episode of "The Twilight Zone," and movies such as "Sword of Lancelot" playing King Arthur and the 1953 "Titanic" as the ship captain, Captain Smith. He was active from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Extent

13.02 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of English actor Brian Aherne (1902-1986) scripts, papers, and newspaper clipping related to productions that he performed in. Aherne was in both English and United States movies, stage plays, radio shows, and television series from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Brian Aherne, December 29, 1977.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Brian Aherne papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez 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

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