Lillian Gish letters and ephemera 1936-1991

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Lillian Gish letters and ephemera, 1936-1991

Lillian Gish letters and ephemera 1936-1991

The collection documents both the long-time correspondence between James Belden and Lillian Gish and his admiration for her which is illustrated in his documentation of her career. The correspondence spans the years 1936 to 1991 and contains many of Gish's opinions and insights into the world of the theater and her tastes in literature. The clippings and articles document primarily her earlier career, becoming sketchy during Ms. Gish's middle age.

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Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Gish, Lillian, 1893-

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Belden, James Orson, 1914-1998

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James Orson Belden, born in Rochester, New York on August 4, 1914, was a long time fan and friend of Lillian Gish. The friendship started when he wrote to her enclosing a copy of The Duchess of Malfi. This began a long-time friendly correspondence discussing the theater, film and literature. Belden's interests included silent film, literature, art, music and theater. He was mostly self-taught having attended Aquinas High School in Rochester, New York. During World War II...

Belden, James Orson, 1914-1998

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James Orson Belden, born in Rochester, New York on August 4, 1914, was a long time fan and friend of Lillian Gish. The friendship started when he wrote to her enclosing a copy of The Duchess of Malfi. This began a long-time friendly correspondence discussing the theater, film and literature. Belden's interests included silent film, literature, art, music and theater. He was mostly self-taught having attended Aquinas High School in Rochester, New York. During World War II...

Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999

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Paul Cadmus was an "American artist who created paintings, drawings, and prints in a figurative, near-illustrational style during a career that spanned some 70 years. Cadmus decided upon a career in art when he was still a young boy and enrolled in art classes at New York City's National Academy of Design (now the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts) when he was 15. He studied there until 1926 and at the Art Students League for the following two years and then went to work at an adve...

Arno, Peter

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Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955

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George Platt Lynes is best known as a portrait, fashion, and nude photographer. He spent several years living with and traveling with Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler. From the guide to the George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) George Platt Lynes, American photographer. From the description of George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84388835 From ...

Lillian Gish

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Gilpin, Laura, 1891-1979

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Laura Gilpin (1891-1979) photographed individuals and traditional life on the Navajo Indian reservation, Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, and American landscapes. From the description of An abandoned mine [art original] : Creede, Colorado. 1942. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 162101076 ...