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Edward G. Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2185

Scope and Contents

This collection of the papers of Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973) includes scripts, photographs, awards, and papers pertaining to his 50-year career on Broadway, film, and television.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1930s-1970s

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

Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973) was an American actor in theater, film, and television. He acted in 30 Broadway plays and more than 100 films during his 50-year long career. Robinson ranks number 24 on the American Film Institute's list of the 25 greatest male stars of Classic American cinema. American actor Edward G. Robinson Jr. (1933-1974) is his son. Following his death in 1973, Robinson was given an honorary Oscar.

Extent

173.542 Linear Feet (107 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection of the papers of Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973) includes scripts, photographs, awards, and papers pertaining to his 50-year career on Broadway, film, and television.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane Robinson, December 12, 1977.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Edward G. Robinson 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

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