Charles Pierce papers

Title
Charles Pierce papers, 1954-1998.
Author
Pierce, Charles, 1926-1999.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1998-008 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
3 linear ft. (7 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Scripts.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Pierce, Charles
Biography (note)
  • Charles Pierce, female impressionist and actor, was born in Watertown, New York in 1926.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-008
Author
Pierce, Charles, 1926-1999.
Title
Charles Pierce papers, 1954-1998.
Summary
The Charles Pierce Papers include correspondence, biographical information, writings, scripts, photographs, clippings, programs, and scrapbooks documenting his career from the 1960's through the 1990's.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The papers include letters and notes from Pierce's friends and colleagues including Julie Harris, Bob Mowers, Kitt Russell, and Liz Smith. Also included are some papers and photographs relating to female impersonators and their history in the performing arts.
Biography
Charles Pierce, female impressionist and actor, was born in Watertown, New York in 1926.
Charles Pierce performed in nightclubs across the United States since 1954. His early impressions were done with props and puppets. During the 1960's he began to don full female costumes for his act and became well known for his portrayals of Joan Collins, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Mae West, and other Hollywood legends. His acting credits include stage, movie, and television roles. Charles Pierce died in North Hollywood, California on May 31, 1999.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
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Added Author
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013.
Mowers, Bob.
Russell, Kitt.
Smith, Liz, 1923-2017.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-008
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