Papers of Vincent Price, 1883-1992 (bulk 1932-1992).

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Price, Vincent, 1911-1993. Papers of Vincent Price, 1883-1992 (bulk 1932-1992).

Papers of Vincent Price, 1883-1992 (bulk 1932-1992).

Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, business records, family papers, scripts, programs, playbills, publicity material, photographs, and other papers documenting Price's career as an actor in the theater, motion pictures, and television, as an art collector, critic, and consultant, and as a gourmet cook. Includes material on his association with Sears, Roebuck and Company as an an art consultant, roles in horror films, appearances on the lecture circuit, support of the arts and particularly the works of American Indians, and his writings on art and cooking. Correspondents include his wives, actress Edith Barrett, costume designer Mary Grant Price, and actress Coral Browne; other family members; and Letitia Baldrige, Charles Collingwood, Joan Crawford, Henry Dreyfuss, Deanna Durbin, Alec Guinness, Helen Hayes, Sam Jaffe, Stanley Marcus, Roddy McDowall, Perry Townsend Rathbone, Joan Rivers, and Mary Wickes.

60,000 items.230 containers plus 9 oversize.92.5 linear feet.

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Marcus, Stanley, 1905-

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Price, Vincent, 1911-1993

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Price, Vincent, 1911-1993, Actor, art collector, patron of Los Angeles, Calif.; d. October 25, 1993. From the description of Oral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 Aug. 6-14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646400285 Actor, art collector, patron; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. October 25, 1993. From the description of Oral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 August 6-14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77866325 Vincent Price was ...

Sears, Roebuck and Company.

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Sears, Roebuck and Company was formed in 1891 by Richard Warren Sears (1863-1914) and Alvah Curtis Roebuck, as a competitor to the highly successful mail order company Montgomery Ward. By 1900, Sears, Roebuck was indeed outselling Ward's. Roebuck did not remain long with the company, but his name was retained. In 1908, Sears retired from the company as well. Although not the originator of the mail-order catalog, Sears, Roebuck and Company became quite successful in that business. Fro...

Dreyfuss, Henry, 1904-1972

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Industrial and stage designer. Born New York, March 2, 1904. Attended Society for Ethical Culture High School in New York. Apprenticed to designer Norman Bel Geddes, 1922-1924. Established his own industrial design firm in 1929. His clients included Bell Telephone Laboratories, Deere & Company, Honeywell, Inc., Polaroid Corporation, General Electric, the 1939-40 and 1964-65 New York World's Fairs, New York Central Railroad, Hoover Company, Singer Sewing Machine Company, Royal Typewriter Co.,...

Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977

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Joan Crawford, actress. From the description of Joan Crawford scrapbooks, 1925-1960, microform. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517687 From the guide to the Joan Crawford scrapbooks, [microform.], 1925-1960, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Joan Crawford was a film star whose career spanned five decades, from silent films onward, and who worked in many genres including drama, musicals, comedy, Westerns, and horror films, ...

Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph postal card signed : Petersfield, to Denys Blakelock, 1958 Dec. 10 and [1959] Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870929 Access to the archive was provided to Piers Paul Read who wrote the authorised biography of Alec Guinness. Therefore the archive, to some extent, has been arranged and information has been collected and added by Read. The impact of his use of the archive is most noticeable...

McDowall, Roddy

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Browne, Coral, 1913-1991

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Wickes, Mary

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Durbin, Deanna

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Deanna (Edna Mae) Durbin was born on December 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1936, at the age of 14, Durbin signed a contract with MGM. Her first movie with MGM was Every Sunday with Judy Garland. After being dropped from her MGM contract she signed with Universal Pictures, appearing in Three Smart Girls and One Hundred Men and a Girl, the latter of which saved the studio from bankruptcy. She appeared in That Certain Age, Mad About Magic, and Three Smart Girls Grow Up, and shared the Academy ...

Barrett, Edith, 1906-1977

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Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000

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Art museum director. From the description of Reminiscences of Perry Townsend Rathbone : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723354 Perry Townsend Rathbone (1911-2000) was a museum director from New York, N.Y. He was a curator at the Detroit Institute of Art, 1936-1940, director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1940-1955, and director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1954-1972. At the time o...

Rivers, Joan N

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Comic; writer, with Jay Redack, of the script and director of the film. From the description of Rabbit test : screenplay draft, 1976. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 80975544 ...

Collingwood, Charles

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Jaffe, Sam, 1901-

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Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993

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American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Baldrige, Letitia

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Price, Mary Grant

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