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Leonora Schildkraut papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6048

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.

Dates

  • 1908-1970s, undated

Creator

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 Head of the Music Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Music 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 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".

Extent

7.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Acquisition

Donated by Leonora Schildkraut, 2007.

Title
Finding aid for the Leonora Schildkraut papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2014 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Music Library Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library, G-24
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-1822 United States