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Leigh Rollin Whipper papers,

Title
Leigh Rollin Whipper papers, 1861-1963.
Author
Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975.
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Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3807Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
  • .4 lin. ft.
  • 1 microfilm reel.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Poems.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Biography (note)
  • Character actor in the movies and theater, a founder of the Negro Actors Guild of America.
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  • Surveyed
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  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc MG 47
Author
Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975.
Title
Leigh Rollin Whipper papers, 1861-1963.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Summary
Correspondence, plays, poems, sketches, and song lyrics by Whipper and others, including a musical comedy by Whipper and Porter Grainger entitled "We's Risin': A Story of the Simple Life in the Souls of Black Folk." Majority of the correspondence is congratulatory. Also, photographs and scrapbook of highlights in Whipper's career and programs, autograph books, and contracts pertaining to his career.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1980. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-17949)
Biography
Character actor in the movies and theater, a founder of the Negro Actors Guild of America.
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Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975.
Grainger, Porter.
LCCN
ms 82001364
Research Call Number
Sc MG 47
Sc Micro R-3807
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