Tom J. Geraghty papers, 1923-1965 (bulk 1923-1940).


Tom J. Geraghty papers, 1923-1965 (bulk 1923-1940).

Correspondence, scripts, notes, articles, printed matter, cartoons, and photographs relating to Geraghty's career as a journalist, producer, and screenwriter; his personal life; and his friendships with film personalities, including George Ade, Douglas Fairbanks, W.C. Fields, and Mary Pickford. Geraghty's daughter, Sheila Gladys Geraghty has annotated portions of the collection. Includes papers of Norman Z. McLeod. Correspondents include Geraghty's son, Maurice Geraghty, George Ade, W.C. Fields, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Sadakichi Hartmann, Kin Hubbard, Gertrude Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Julian Street, and Booth Tarkington.

250 items.1 container plus 1 oversize.0.4 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 6826643

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