Jean Howard papers, 1930-1990.


Howard, Jean, 1910-2000. Jean Howard papers, 1930-1990.

Jean Howard papers, 1930-1990.

The Jean Howard collection contains her famous photographs and negatives of Hollywood events and stars. Her partial list of Hollywood subjects includes Darryl Zanuck, Tyrone Power, Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton, Jimmy Stewart, Marilyn Monroe, and Judy Garland. Her non-Hollywood list includes Cole Porter, Irving Berling, Jean Cocteau, Charles Feldman, Christoper Isherwood, Noel Coward, and the Getty Museum. There is also professional and personal correspondence related to her husband's business and her life as a photographer. There are biographical materials related to her early career, and notes related to her trips with Cole Porter.

22.5 cubic ft. (40 boxes)

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (person)

Garland, Judy (person)

The child of two vaudeville performers, Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm) began her show business career at the age of 2 years old when she joined her two older sisters in an act called "The Gumm Sisters" and continued to work singing and acting for the rest of her life in vaudeville, radio, theatre, motion pictures and television. Although best known as the star of "The Wizard of Oz", for which she received a special Academy Award, she went on to star in thirty-three films and her own tele...

Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (person)

James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart had a film career that spanned over 55 years and 80 films. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, Stewart epitomized the "American ideal" in twentieth-century United States. In 1999, the American Film Institute (AFI) ranked him third on its list of the greatest American male actors. Born and raised i...

Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962 (person)

American movie actress. From the description of Check signed : New York, 1961 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914072 Epithet: film star British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00024b ...

Cocteau, Jean, 1899-1963. (person)

Cocteau was a French visual artist, writer, and film maker; his film Blood of a Poet (Le sang d’un poète) had its premiere in 1932 in Paris. From the guide to the Jean Cocteau papers concerning, Blood of a poet, [1930]., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Feldman, Charles K., 1904-1968 (person)

Power, Tyrone, 1869-1931 (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 ...

J. Paul Getty Museum (corporateBody)

The development of the PhotoArchive/ Library began in the earliest years of the development of the J. Paul Getty Museum during the mid- to late-1950s. Since 1983 the Photo Archive/Library has been part of the Getty Research Institute. From the description of Photo Archive budget information, 1976-1979. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 85173571 After considering various options for expanding his ranch house in Pacific Palisades, California, which had served as ...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973 (person)

English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Howard, Jean, 1910-2000 (person)

Jean Howard was a Hollywood actress, hostess, celebrity, and photographer. Her book, "Jean Howard's Hollywood: A Photo Memoir" (1989) records the time of the Palm Springs movie colony and the major studios. She was a Texan who got a start with Lorenz Ziegfeld. She was in a few films like "The Prize Fighter" and "The Lady", but she chose to marry Charles Feldman (agent-producer) instead. She developed her interest in photography in the 1940s, and her photographs are remarkable because they came f...

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (person)

Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, Indiana; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929), Gay Divorcé (1932), Anything Goes (1934), Leave it to Me (1938), DuBarry Was a Lady (1939), Kiss Me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You Do Something to Me, Night and Day, I Get a Kick Out of You, Anything Goes, I Love Par...

Isherwood, Christoper, 1904- (person)