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Philip Faversham papers

Title
Philip Faversham papers, 1919-1982.
Author
Faversham, Philip.
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Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1988-004Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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.25 lf (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Recipes.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Mrs. Philip Faversham
Biography (note)
  • Philip Faversham, actor, was born in 1907 in New York, son of William and Julie Opp Faversham.
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Call Number
*T-Mss 1988-004
Author
Faversham, Philip.
Title
Philip Faversham papers, 1919-1982.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Philip Faversham papers consist solely of his correspondence. Included are letters he received from notables from the worlds of theater, film and politics. Of special note are letters from Cornelia Otis Skinner, Lynn Fontanne and Joan Fontaine, as well as a more substantial correspondence with Eva Le Gallienne. Other correspondents include Emily Kimbrough, Francis Robinson, Margaret Webster, Effie Moore, and Dame May Whitty. In the late 1970s Faversham wrote to a number of celebrities for their favorite recipes, and several replies are present in the collection, including one apiece from First Ladies Bess Truman, Betty Ford, and Rosalynn Carter.
Biography
Philip Faversham, actor, was born in 1907 in New York, son of William and Julie Opp Faversham. His career spanned both stage and screen. Among his credits are the film THERE GOES THE BRIDE and the play CANDIDA. Faversham served in World War II in the British Ambulance Corps and was a prisoner of war in France. He died on April 20, 1982 in Vero Beach, Florida.
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Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979.
Fontanne, Lynn.
Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013.
Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-1991.
Carter, Rosalynn.
Ford, Betty, 1918-2011.
Truman, Bess Wallace.
Kimbrough, Emily, 1899-
Robinson, Francis, 1910-
Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972.
Moore, Effie.
Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1988-004
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