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Actors -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Helen and George Ford papers

Identifier: 2209

This collection contains the papers of American stage and film actress Helen Ford (1894-1982) and her husband, theatrical manager George Ford (1879-1974), with the bulk dating from the 1920s to 1950s. Materials include press clippings, playbills, photographs, and scrapbooks chiefly reflecting Helen Ford’s stage acting career, as well as play scripts written by George Ford and others, two manuscripts by George Ford, and copies of his book “These Were Actors.”

Dates: 1812 - 1982

Clark Gable papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2168

This collection includes scrapbooks, awards, and scripts of films featuring American actor Clark Gable (1901-1960).

Dates: 1930s-1960

Dick Garton scripts collection

Identifier: 2664

This collection consists of the television scripts of American actor Dick Garton (1913-1980).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

Joe Higgins collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2351

This collection consists of the scripts and schedules of American commercial, film, and television actor Joe Higgins (1925-1998).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s

Hollywood Museum collection

Identifier: 2212

This collection consists of papers collected for the never-built Hollywood Museum from film and television producer, director, and actor Hal Roach (1892-1992); film producer Sol Lesser (1890-1980); actor William Farnum (1876-1953); and editor and author Pete Martin (1901-1980). Items include scripts, manuscripts, production information, and more.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900s-1970s

Randal Kleiser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2624

This collection consists of scripts and video tapes of American director, producer, screenwriter, and actor Randal Kleiser (born 1946).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s

Burt Lancaster script books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2350

This collection consists of the scripts of American actor and producer Burt Lancaster (1913-1994). These scripts are bound in book form with film stills for over 70 of the films that Lanaster appeared in.

Dates: 1946 - 1990

Joe Laurie Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2231

Collection of binders of “Bits,” scripts, radio and television broadcast transcripts, and joke indexes written by American vaudevillian and writer Joe Laurie Jr. (1892-1954) from 1940-1953. Also present are correspondence, publication clippings, and drafts of Laurie’s memoir Vaudeville: From the Honky-Tonks to the Palace (1953).

Dates: 1940 - 1953

Kenneth MacKenna collection of John Barrymore illustrations

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058553992]
Identifier: 2568

Collection consists of John Barrymore’s original theatrical production illustrations on behalf of actor Kenneth MacKenna.

Dates: 1919 - 1920

Morning Telegraph collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31275056491104]
Identifier: 6256

The Morning Telegraph (1839-1972) was a broadsheet newspaper published in New York City. It was devoted primarily to theatrical and horse racing news. The issues in this collection consist of Section III of the paper, which was dedicated to photographs (and some drawings) of actresses and actors.

Dates: 1908