Anna Held Museum papers,

Title
Anna Held Museum papers, 1897-1987.
Author
Held, Anna, 1877?-1918.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1990-010 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1990-010 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
.83 lin. ft. (2 boxes).
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Ziegfeld, Richard
Biography (note)
  • Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March 8, 1873 in Warsaw.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
  • Reprocessed
Call Number
*T-Mss 1990-010
Author
Held, Anna, 1877?-1918.
Title
Anna Held Museum papers, 1897-1987.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Anna Held Museum Papers consist of correspondence, photographs and manuscripts, which document the careers and personal lives of Anna Held, Florenz Ziegfeld, Billie Burke and Liane Carrera. Drafts of Anna Held's biography are among the papers.
Biography
Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March 8, 1873 in Warsaw. She began her career on stage in London and Paris where she attracted the eye of Florenz Ziegfeld who signed her to a contract to tour America. She moved to the U.S. and after completing the tour starred on Broadway for Ziegfeld. In 1897, after divorcing Maximo Carrera, a South American business man whom she had met and married in Paris, she married Mr. Ziegfeld. In 1912 she divorced Flo Ziegfeld who then married Billie Burke. Anna Held died 2 August 1918 leaving her entire estate to her daughter, Liane Carrera.
In 1976 after a varied career, Liane Carrera opened the Anna Held Museum in San Jacinto, California. Miss Carrera devoted the rest of her life to telling the story of Anna Held. Liane Carrera died in 1988.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Local Note
Some materials in this collection previously cataloged as MWEZ+ n.c. 28700-28706.
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Actors.
Added Author
Held, Anna, 1877?-1918.
Burke, Billie, 1885-1970.
Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932.
Carrera, Liane.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1990-010
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