Ford, J. mss. 1906-1976


Ford, J. mss. 1906-1976

Consists of the correspondence, papers, and memorabilia of motion picture director John Ford, 1895-1973.

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American journalist; United Press bureau chief, Madrid, Spain, 1933-1936. From the description of Lester Ziffren papers, 1933-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123373303 Biographical Note 1906 Born, Rock Island, Illinois 1927 Graduates from the University of Missouri's journalism school ...

Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (person)

Katharine Hepburn (b. May 12, 1907, Hartford, Conn.-d. June 29, 2003, Old Saybrook, Conn.), American actress. From the description of Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580735 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Beverly Hills], to Edward Wagenknecht, 1949 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864087 Although she was best known as a star of the screen,...

Montague, Anne (Cavendish) (person)

Hughes, Rulon Stanley (person)

Parsons, Louella (Oettinger) (person)

Pickens, Andrew Calhoun (person)


Job, Thomas, 1900-1947 (person)

Seaton, George (person)

Kirkland, David (person)

Morgan, Frank, 1933-2007 (person)

Jazz alto saxophonist....

Birdwell, Russell J. (person)

Boetticher, Budd (person)

Grant, James Edward (person)

Rondi, Gian Luigi (person)

Gussow, Mel (person)

Hathaway, Henry (person)

Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952 (person)

Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...

John Ford (person)

Shields, Paul Vincent (person)

Doyle, Adrian Malcolm Conan (person)

Wurtzel, Sol M., 1890-1958. (person)

Connolly, Joseph E. F. (person)

Wright, Loyd Earl (person)

Ben Johnson (person)

Duncan, Charles K. (Charles Kenny), 1911-1994 (person)

Charles Kenny Duncan was born on December 7, 1911, in Nicholasville, Kentucky. He served as Fleet Commander of the Second Fleet from 1967 to 1968, then as Chief of Naval Personnel from 1968 to 1970. Duncan died on June 27, 1994, in Coronado, California. From the description of Duncan, Charles K. (Charles Kenny), 1911-1994 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10613449 ...

Frank Hotaling (person)

McCarey, Leo. (person)

Hageman, Richard (person)

O'Neill, Eugene Gladstone (person)

Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000187 ...

Force, Roland Wynfield (person)

Graff, Robert D. (person)

Zimbalist, Sam (person)

O'Neal, Ryan (person)

O'Flaherty, Liam (person)

Goldstone, Jules C. (person)

Zumwalt, Elmo Russell (person)

Sheehan, Winfield, 1883-1945 (person)

Collins, Seaborn P. (person)

Kramer, A. Stanley (person)

Biography Kramer was born on September 23, 1913 in New York City; attended New York University; in the film industry since the mid-30s as a researcher, film editor, and writer, he worked his way up to the position of associate producer by the early 1940s; following World War II, he formed an independent motion picture company, Screen Plays Incorporated, and produced modest-budget films; in 1951, he brought his company as an autonomous unit un...

Wayne, John, 1907-1979 (person)

Movie star. From the description of Oral history interview, 1970 Apr. 29 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 35774013 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of John Wayne : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512951 ...

Baker, J. Edwin (person)

Maguire, William A. (William Augustus), 1890- (person)

Ginna, Robert Emmett (person)

Carney, Robert Bostwick, 1895-1990 (person)

Robert Bostwick Carney (1895-1990) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from August 17, 1953 to August 17, 1955. From the description of Carney, Robert Bostwick, 1895-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10576023 Naval officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Bostwick Carney : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481136 ...

Helfrich, Conrad Emile Lambert (person)

Macleish, Archibald (person)

Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Peyton, Patrick Joseph (person)

Totman, Fred N. (person)

Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971 (person)

Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. From the description of Elmo Roper papers, 1900-1972. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 52096773 Elmo Roper ( 1900-1971 ) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. Born in Nebraska on 31 July 1900, he operated a jewelry store with his brother in Iowa in the 1920s. While not successful, the experience taught him the val...

O'Brien, George, 1892-1973 (person)

Nunnally Johnson (person)

Grauman, Sid (person)

Grauman buildt and operated six theaters in the San Francisco area. He booked the leading vaudevillian performers of the era. He moved to Los Angeles where he buildt and operated movie theaters, among them the Egyptian Theater on Hollywodd Boulevard, and the Chinese Theater. From the description of Papers, 1918-1946. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430353685 ...

Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885 (person)

Aitken, William Maxwell (person)

Davis, Gary Corbett, 1940- (person)

Terry Wilson (person)

Bernstein, Nahum Amber (person)

Philip Dunne (person)

Christie, Julie Frances (person)

Powell, Bonney M. (person)

Price, John Dale (person)

Clifford, John David (person)

Goodman, Mort (person)

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965 (person)

Selznick was an American film producer. Chapman was an American playwright, theatrical consultant, professor of English literature, and Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University. From the description of Letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79662527 From the guide to the Letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The power companie...

Hanna, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1914-2001 (person)

Schein, Harry (person)

Lemmon, Jack (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Jack Lemmon :koral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131655 ...

Whitney, Eleanor (Searle) (person)

Ford, Barbara Nugent (person)

Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968 (person)

American journalist, critic, writer, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Laurence Stallings [manuscript], 1927-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814585 ...

Newman, Robert V. (person)

Donovan, Ruth (Rumsey) (person)

William Clothier (person)

Lichtman, Alexander (person)

Katharine Hepburn (person)

Olive Carey (person)

Siegel, Sol C., 1903-1982 (person)

Herschensohn, Bruce (person)

Hayward, Chuck (person)

Ben Goetz (person)

Bulkeley, John Duncan, 1911- (person)

Bulkeley graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1933. He served in the Pacific Theatre and in the D-Day invasion in 1944. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor. From the description of Signed photograph, October 4, 1966. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708363715 John Duncan Bulkeley (1911-1996), was a highly decorated officer of the United States Navy during World War II, commanding the U.S.S. Endicott from 1944 to 1945. From the description of Bulk...

Depinet, Ned E. (person)

Anna Lee (person)

Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978 (person)

Berkey, Russell S. (Russell Stanley), 1893-1985 (person)

Gollings, Franklin O. A. (person)

Bogdanovich, Polly (Platt) (person)

Ubans, Juris Konrads (person)

Joanne Dru (person)

McGuinness, Jim (person)

Klein, Philip (person)

Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990 (person)

Barbara Stanwyck (1907-1990) began her acting career in stage and silent movies. She eventually appeared in more than 80 motion pictures, including "Christmas in Connecticut," "Double Indemnity," and "Walk on the Wild Side." Stanwyck also appeared in numerous television programs, including "The Big Valley," and the mini-series "The Thornbirds." She won an emmy for her work in "The Thornbirds" and an oscar for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. From the description of Barbara St...

Brown, Ned (person)

Ned Brown was a literary agent starting in the 1930s/1940s. He married Myra Berry in 1942 while she was working as a writers’ secretary at Hollywood motion picture studios. Shortly after they were married Ned enlisted in the Navy and his wife took over his offices while he was gone. They had three children: Lorna, Betsy, and Jonathon. Ned ran MCA’s literary division until its dismantle in 1963 and then started his own business, the Ned Brown Agency. From the guide to the Ned Brown pa...

Knight, Arthur (person)

Paine, Thomas O., 1921-1992 (person)

Engineer, corporate executive, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration official. Full name: Thomas Otten Paine; died 1992. From the description of Thomas O. Paine papers, 1931-1992 (bulk 1960-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83457377 Epithet: couper, of Woodstock, county Oxfordshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000200 Thomas Otten Paine (November 9, 1921 - May 4, ...

Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990 (person)

Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British author of popular children's literature and short stories, a poet, and wartime fighter ace. Dahl was born in Wales to affluent Norwegian immigrant parents, and spent most of his life in England. He served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. He became a fighter pilot and, subsequently, an intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works ...

Harshbarger, Helen Grace (Davie) (person)

Kenyon, Curtis (person)

Heath, E. Percy (person)

Robert Parrish (person)

Goodman, Steve. (person)

Flaherty, Vincent X. (person)

Campbell, George (George F.) (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 36057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000289 Epithet: merchant, of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000287 Epithet: of Add MS 32735 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000288 Epithet: Sergean...

Lake, Stuart Nathaniel (person)

Fowler, Gene (person)

Brown, Sara Baird (Stroud) (person)

Hale, Robert, 1937- (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 35637 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000110 ...

Moon, Heran (person)

Saal, William M. (person)

Johnson, Nunnally (person)

American screenwriter. From the description of Typed letter signed: Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 Jan 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777866986 Screenwriter, producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481575 From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University ...

Frawley, Patrick J. (person)

Reinecke, Ed, 1924- (person)

Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921 (person)

President of Maine Historical Society from 1890-1911. A Republican, he was mayor of Portland from 1893-1897 and 1904-1905. From the description of Scrapbooks of municipal affairs in Portland, Maine, 1893-1898. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 686772318 American author and editor. From the description of Papers of James Phinney Baxter [manuscript], 1885-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647859308 Served as presiden...

Eisenstein, Sergei Mikahailovich (person)

Fernández, Emilio, 1904-1986 (person)

Allen, Elizabeth, 1971- (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 36061 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x0003ca Epithet: of Add MS 36029 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x0003c9 ...

Fier, Jack (person)

Shavelson, Melville, 1917-2007 (person)

Shavelson was a screenwriter and motion picture producer and director from 1944-1979. He wrote, produced or directed the motion pictures "Seven Little Foys" (1954), "Houseboat" (1957) and "Yours, Mine and Ours" (1967) among many others. He also wrote, directed and produced the 1979 television special "Ike," a dramatization of the World War II experiences of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Shavelson was active in the Writer's Guild of America, West and also authored the books "The Eleventh Commandment" (19...

Reinhardt, John (person)

Wasserman, Lew Robert (person)

Helm, Edith Benham, 1874-1962 (person)

Social secretary at the White House. From the description of Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83145888 Biographical Note 1874 Born, Staten Island, N.Y. 1915 1919 Social secretary to Edith Bolling Galt Wilson...

Talley, Truman Hughes (person)

Speaks, John Charles, 1859-1945 (person)

Neilan, Marshall A., 1891-1958 (person)

Wootten, William Patrick (person)

Zacharias, Ellis M. (Ellis Mark), 1890-1961 (person)

Thalberg, Irving Grant (person)

Schary, Dore (person)

Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. From the guide to the Dore Schary collection of letters by Confederate soldiers, 1861-1864, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Director Vincent J. Donehue was born on September 22, 1915 in Whitehall, New York to Julian B. Donehue and Helen E. Vincent. His father was director of redevelopment in Albany, New York. Vincent Donehue was educated at Christian...

Brand, Harry (person)

Morris, Michael L. (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 44080 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0003a5 Epithet: of Add MS 32923 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0003a4 Title: 1st Baron Killanin 1900 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0003a6 ...

Tobin, John Everard (person)

Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980 (person)

Beecher, William Gordon (person)

Durgin, Calvin T. (Calvin Thornton), 1893-1965 (person)

Calvin Thornton Durgin was born January 7, 1893, in Palmyra, New Jersey. He served as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations from May 1949 to March 1950, and retired as a vice admiral in September 1951. Durgin died on March 25, 1965. From the description of Durgin, Calvin T. (Calvin Thornton), 1893-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10612926 Superintendent of Maritime College, Vice Admiral, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations. From the descrip...

McLaglen, Victor, 1886-1959 (person)

Brownlow, Kevin (person)

Lloyd, Richard Dafydd Vyvyan Llewellyn (person)

Woods, Thomas Frederic Mackie (person)

Armstrong, George N. (person)

Basevi, James (person)

Bare, Richard L. (person)

Kanin, Garson (person)

Burke, Billie (person)

Gallery, Daniel V. (person)

Katherine (Potter) Cliffton Bryant (person)

Crawford, Joan (person)

Radford, Arthur William (person)

Admiral, United States Navy; chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-1957. From the description of Arthur William Radford memoirs, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871630 Arthur William Radford (1896-1973), naval officer, was born in Chicago, the son of John Arthur Radford, an electrical engineer, and Agnes Eliza Knight. Raised in Riverside, Ill., and Grinnell, Iowa, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1912. After graduating in the upper third of his class in 1916, he ...

Hauck, Arthur Andrew (person)

Willoughby, Charles Andrew, 1892-1972 (person)

Charles Andrew Willoughby (b. March 8, 1892, Heidelberg, Germany-d. Oct. 25, 1972), Major General in the U.S. Army, became a naturalized citizen in 1910 and was commissioned in the infantry in 1915 after graduating from college. He served on the Mexican border and then with the First Division, American Expeditionary Force in 1917 and 1918. He was military attaché in Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador from 1923 to 1927. After graduating from the Army War College and serving as instructor at the Inf...

Hurst, Brian Desmond (person)

Sloane, Paul, 1950-.... (person)

Brylawski, Fulton M. (person)

Mazurki, Mike, 1907-1990 (person)

Lamour, Dorothy, 1914-1996 (person)

Hope, Bob (person)

Mishkin, Leo (person)

O'Casey, Shivaun (person)

Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 (person)

Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982), known more commonly as Henry Fonda, was an American film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in Hollywood. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one Academy Award for Best Actor on two nominations. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor and made his Hollywood film debut in 1935. His film career began to gain momentum with roles such as Bette Da...

Cushing, Edward Harvey (person)

Cooper, Dorothy (Jordan) (person)

Brewster, Owen, 1888-1961 (person)

Lawyer, statesman, governor of Maine, and U.S. senator; b. Ralph Owen Brewster. From the description of Christmas card, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926064 ...

Fairbanks, Douglas Elton (person)

Albert Wedemeyer (person)

Zanuck, Richard D. (person)

Hecht, Harold, 1907-1985 (person)

Epithet: theatrical agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x0001e7 ...

Edison, Charles (person)

Cooper, Merian C. (Merian Caldwell), 1893-1973 (person)

Merian Caldwell Cooper (October 24, 1893 – April 21, 1973) was an American aviator, United States Air Force and Polish Air Force officer, adventurer, screenwriter, film director, and producer. Cooper was the founder of the Kościuszko Squadron during the Polish–Soviet War and was a Soviet prisoner of war for a time. He was a notable movie producer, and got his start with film as part of the Explorers Club, traveling the world and documenting adventures. He was a member of the board of directors o...

Henebry, John P. (person)

Campbell, Robert Lord (person)

Grainger, James Ross (person)

Bond, Ward (person)

McCain, John S. (John Sidney), 1911-1981 (person)

John Sidney "Jack" McCain Jr. (January 17, 1911 – March 22, 1981) was a United States Navy admiral who served in conflicts from the 1940s through the 1970s, including as the Commander, United States Pacific Command. The son of a naval officer, McCain grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1931, after which he entered the submarine service. During World War II he commanded submarines in several theaters of operation and was responsible for sinking several Jap...

Wayne, Michael A. (person)

Blumenberg, Hans C. (person)

Francis, Irene (person)

Killanin, baron (person)

Sistrom, William, 1884-1972 (person)

Small, Edward, 1891-1977 (person)

Strickling, Howard (person)

Barbara Nugent Ford (person)

Struble, Arthur D. (Arthur Dewey), 1894-1983 (person)

Arthur Dewey Struble was born June 28, 1894, in Portland, Oregon. He commanded the Seventh Fleet from May 1950 to March 1951, and retired as admiral in July 1956. Struble died on May 1, 1983. From the description of Struble, Arthur D. (Arthur Dewey), 1894-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10614998 ...

Sylvester, Arthur (person)

Powers, James Ellis (person)

Warren, Earl (person)

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963 (person)

Koshland, William A. (person)

Sinclair, Gregg M. (Gregg Manners), 1890-1976 (person)

Epithet: of the University of Hawaii British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x00032e ...

Rackin, Martin Lee (person)

Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968 (person)

Bernstein, Marver H. (person)

Irvine, Dallas (person)

Damon, Ralph S. (Ralph Shepard), 1897-1956 (person)

Ghormley, Robert Lee, 1883-1958 (person)

Robert Lee Ghormley (1883-1958), U.S. Navy admiral, commander of the South Pacific Area in 1942. From the description of Ghormley, Robert Lee, 1883-1958 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10600902 Robert Lee Ghormley (1883-1958) was born in Portland, Oregon to Dr. David Owen Ghormley and Alice Irwin Ghormley. When he was 10-years-old, his father, a Presbyterian minister, accepted a new assignment in Moscow, Idaho, home of the University o...

Romanoff, Michael, 1890-1971 (person)

Grace princess of Monaco (person)

Wald, Jerry, 1911-1962 (person)

Moving-picture producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Jerry Wald : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513555 ...

Roosevelt, James, 1828-1900 (person)

Lew, Rose (person)

Curtis, Carl Thomas (person)

Adams, Nick (person)

Ace Holmes (person)

Watkins, Arthur Thomas Levi (person)

Olive (Golden) Carey (person)

Harris, Richard S. (person)

Wasson, George F. (person)

Lombroso, Henry (person)

Belli, Melvin Mouron (person)

Vaughn, Robert (person)

Mary Ford (person)

Brooks, Richard, 1942- (person)

Richard Brooks was born in upstate New York in 1942. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in music education from the State University of New York at Potsdam, a Master of Arts in music composition from Binghamton University, and a Ph.D. in composition from New York University. He was a member of the music faculty of Nassau Community College from 1975 until 2004, and has served in numerous professional organizations, while composing and arranging over one hundred works for a variety of audience...

Donovan, William Joseph, 1883-1959 (person)

William Joseph "Wild Bill" Donovan (January 1, 1883 – February 8, 1959) was an American soldier, lawyer, intelligence officer and diplomat, best known for serving as the head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, during World War II. He is regarded as the founding father of the CIA, and a statue of him stands in the lobby of the CIA headquarters building in Langley, Virginia. A decorated veteran of World War I, Donovan is the only person ...

Landy, George (person)

Caillet, Lucien (person)

Kimbel, William Anthony (person)

Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971 (person)

Theatrical, motion picture, television producer and agent, Leland Hayward was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on September 13, 1902. His father, Colonel William Hayward, was a well-known lawyer who would eventually become his son's personal attorney. His parents divorced several years later, both remarrying. Hayward studied at Princeton University, but dropped out after his first year. Following a brief career as a journalist in New York, his interests led him to show bu...

Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 (person)

George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Sidney, George, 1911- (person)

Goodrich, Annie Warburton, 1866- (person)

Shaw, Frank L. (person)

Hughes, Helen (Rooney) (person)

Cagney, James, 1899-1986 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Cagney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122573987 Harlan Ware (1902-1967) (whose full name was William Harlan Ware) was born in Lakota, North Dakota, and educated in the public schools of Winnetka, Illinois. He was a police reporter for the City News Bureau in Chicago. He wrote novels, plays, and radio scripts. His best-known scripts are for the radio programs "The B...

Hughes, Arthur Montague D'Urban (person)

Goldbeck, Wilis (person)

Kahane, Benjamin Bertram (person)

Spingold, Nathan Breiter (person)

Navy (person)

Kelley, Arthur W. (person)

Grant, Robert Allen (person)

Coll, Raymond H. (person)

Hickey, Robert Ferdinand (person)

Carey, Olive (Golden) (person)

Madden, John E. (John Edward), 1856-1929 (person)

Alphand, Herve (person)

Mahin, John Lee, 1902-1984 (person)

Siciliano, Italo, 1895-1980 (person)

Irving, Frederick A. (Frederick Augustus), 1894-1995 (person)

Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959 (person)

Admiral, U.S. Navy. From the description of Papers, 1879-1960. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 57552600 Naval officer. From the description of Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1935-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464899 From the description of Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 (bulk 1939-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982012 Biographical Note ...

Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-1983 (person)

Dolores Del Rio, born in Mexico, was a popular motion picture actress in the 1920s and 1930s. The 1928 silent film Ramona, directed by Edwin Carewe, jump-started her career, as well as that of her co-star Warner Baxter, depicted as Alessandro in one of the photographs. In 1943 Del Rio returned to Mexico to continue her career. From the description of Dolores Del Rio film photographs from Ramona, 1928. 1928. (Loyola Marymount University). WorldCat record id: 42830252 ...

Mayer, ... (person)

Haley, Jack (person)

Nichols, Dudley (person)

Josephine Feeney (person)

Ford, Francis (person)

Moses, Vivian M. (person)

Arnow, Maxwell (person)

Markey, Gene, 1895-1980 (person)

Author. Markey, a retired admiral in the U.S. Navy and a motion picture producer, married Lucille Parker Wright, owner of Calumet Farm, Ky. in 1952. From the description of That fair paradise : typescript, 1956-1960. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13717569 ...

Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988 (person)

Dover, William B. (person)

Zinneman, Fred (person)

Johnson, Julian P. (Julian Philip), 1873- (person)

Laemmle, Edward 1887-1937 (person)

Nugent, Frank Stanley (person)

Farrow, John Villiers (person)

Nussbaum, Max (person)

Gregory, Donald Munson (person)

Yost, R. M. (person)

McGowan, John P. (person)

Stillwell (person)

Tom Mix (person)

Figueroa, Gabriel (person)

Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931 (person)

McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990 (person)

Actor. From the description of Oral history interview with Joel McCrea, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419530 From the description of Reminiscences of Joel McCrea : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376756 ...

Clarey, Bernard A. (Bernard Ambrose), 1912-1996 (person)

Bernard Ambrose Clarey was born on May 4, 1912, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He received his commission as ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1934 and achieved the rank of admiral in 1968. Clary died in 1996. From the description of Clarey, Bernard A. (Bernard Ambrose), 1912-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10612640 ...

Ferrer, José Vicente (person)

Bergin, William Edward (person)

Spig Wead (person)

Katherine Cliffton Bryant (person)

Hoch, Winton C. (person)

Ford, Philip (person)

McIntyre, Robert B. (person)

Dan Ford (person)

Finucane, Charles C., 1905-1983 (person)

Charles C. Finucane (1905-1983) was born in Spokane, Washington, and earned his B.S. degree from Yale University in 1928. He served as the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management from 1954 to 1955, and Under Secretary of the Army from 1955 to 1958. Finucane then served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1958 to 1961. From the description of Finucane, Charles C., 1905-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10611663 ...

Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1943- (person)

Breen, Joseph Ignatius, 1890-1965 (person)

Cavanaugh, John Joseph (person)

Gibson, Hoot, 1892-1962 (person)

Umbreit, Kenneth Bernard (person)

Buck, Jules, 1917-2001 (person)

American film producer . From the description of Typed letter signed : Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 June 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777987116 ...

MacKenna, Kenneth, 1899-1962 (person)

Story and scenario editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth MacKenna : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597794 George Bernard Shaw was born July 26, 1856, in Dublin, Ireland; attended Wesleyan Connexional School; he started his writing career ca. 1876 and went on to become a playwright, wit, and critic; known as an advocate of social reform, he co-founded the Fabian Society (1884); vestryman and borough...

Dixon, Thomas (person)

Epithet: Mayor of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x0002b3 The author of this cannot be determined for certain. The surname is certainly Dixon, but the first name could be "Thos." or something beginning with H. The writer is evidently not American. It is unclear whether his works are prose or music. From the guide to the Thomas [?] Dixon Letter, undated, (Special Collections Research Ce...

Sanders, Harry Max, 1966- (person)

Harry L. Sanders was the first full-time director of planning at Stanford University. He joined the Planning Office in 1956, was appointed director in 1960, and retired in 1976; during his tenure, Stanford experienced its greatest period of development since its opening in 1891. From the description of Early campus planning, 1956-1965 : videotape and audio tape, 1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560969 ...

Johnson, Edwin Carl (person)

Smith, Wingate (person)

McCarthy, Joseph Jefferson (person)

Holden, William, 1918-1981 (person)

Epithet: Secretary to the W India merchants British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008e Epithet: of Add MS 34930 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008d ...

Bolton, Alfred Jack (person)

Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989 (person)

The Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection chronicles the lives and careers of two of the most influential figures in the history of American entertainment. Ball and Arnaz achieved immortality when they created the roles of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in the ground-breaking television situation comedy "I Love Lucy" in 1952. From the description of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection 1915-1990 (bulk 1925-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128329 ...

Considine, John William (person)

O'Neill, Carlotta (Monterey) (person)

Joy, Jason S. (person)

Cohen, Wolfe (person)

FitzSimmons, Charles (person)

Hunter, Jeffrey, 1925-1969 (person)

Parker, Albert. (person)

Bogdanovich, Peter, 1939-.... (person)

Film director, producer, actor, critic and author. Bogdanovich was a film critic for Esquire, The New York Times, and Cahiers du Cinema among others, and has written numerous books on American cinema, most notably The Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, and This is Orson Welles. Bogdanovich directed his first feature film Targets, starring Boris Karloff, in 1968. His breakthrough film, however, was The Last Picture Show (1971) based on the Larry McMurtry novel. Severa...

Wood, Samuel Grosvenor (person)

Lee, Anna (person)

Welch, Patrick (person)

Gordon, Michael (person)

Githens, William French (person)

Baker, Peter Gorton (person)

Wayne, Esperanza (Baur) (person)

Doyle, Austin K. (person)

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954 (person)

Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...

Laemmle, Carl (person)

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979 (person)

American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Donovan, James B. (James Britt), 1916-1970 (person)

James Britt Donovan (February 29, 1916 – January 19, 1970) was an American lawyer and United States Navy officer in the Office of Scientific Research and Development and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS, predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency), ultimately becoming general counsel of the OSS, and an international diplomatic negotiator. Donovan is widely known for negotiating the 1960–1962 exchange of captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers and American student Frederic Pry...

Griffith, Beverly (person)

Killanin, Mary Sheila Cathcart (Dunlop) (person)

Lambert, Gavin (person)

Biography Gavin Lambert was born July 23, 1924 in Sussex, England. Lambert was a screenwriter, author, and one-time director. His first book "The Slide Area" was published in 1959. His screenplays include "Sons and Lovers" and "Inside Daisy Clover", which was adapted from his book of the same title. He also wrote several bibliographies including "Nazimova," "Natalie Wood: A Life," and "Mainly About Lindsay Anderson." Mr. Lambert died [July 17...

Jessel, George, 1898-1981 (person)

Entertainer and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914791 ...

Amadori, Luis César 1902-1977 (person)

Armour, Lester (person)

Vidor, King Wallis (person)

Sheehan, Howard J. (person)

Rich, Frances (person)

American sculptor. From the description of Frances Rich papers, 1924-1988. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82093413 Frances Rich was born in Spokane, Washington in 1910, daughter of actress Irene Rich. She received a B.A. from Smith College in 1931. In 1933 she met sculptor, Malvina Hoffman, and studied with her in Paris for two years. On her return to the U.S., Rich did intensive work at the Boston Museum School and established her own studio in New York Cit...

Watts, Richard, 1529-1579 (person)

Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000228 Epithet: of Add MS 33101 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000226 Epithet: of Add MS 26703 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000225 ...

Shurlock, Geoffrey Manwaring (person)

Shaw, Hervey S. (person)

Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. (person)

Akira Kurasawa, director. From the description of Rhapsody in August : screenplay. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580791 ...

Peck, Gregory (person)

Robinson, Lennox (person)

[Esmé Stuart] Lennox Robinson (1886-1958) was an Irish dramatist, poet, producer, and director for the Abbey Theater. He wrote twenty-two plays for the theater, including The Clancy Name, a one-act play first staged at the Abbey on 8 October 1908. Written in a harsher style than the work of John Millington Synge, the play portrays Mrs. Clancy's suppression of her son's dying confession to a murder. Other works by Robinson include: The Whiteheaded Boy (1916) and The Lost Leader (1918...

Roos, Allan (person)

John Wayne (person)

Ramsey, Logan Carlisle (person)

James, Stewart, 1908-1996 (person)

Bryant, Katherine (Potter) Cliffton (person)

Weltner, George (person)

Clancy, Fog Horn (person)

Engle, Clair, 1911-1964 (person)

Clair Engle was a California politician who served six terms in the House of Representative and one term in the Senate. He died near the end of his first term as Senator in 1965. From the description of Clair Engle campaign material, 1957-1958. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 76941187 ...

Manziarly, Alexandre de 18..-1973 (person)

Brann, Louis J. (Louis Jefferson), 1876-1948 (person)

Brown, Harry Joe, 1893-1972 (person)

Harry Joe Brown (1893-1972) was a motion picture director and producer. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he attended the University of Michigan from 1909-1910, and earned his L.L.B. from Syracuse in 1915. He became a stage and screen actor, director, and producer for Warner Brothers Paramount Pictures, Pathe and R.K.O. as well as founder of Murphy Brown Productions and Sage Productions. He was the producer for the 1950s television program "Crossroads" where each episode centered on a dramatic, ...

Rittenberg, Saul Nathan (person)

O'Brien, Pat (person)