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Roland Young scrapbook and originals

Title
Roland Young scrapbook and originals, 1905-1973.
Author
Young, Roland, 1887-1953.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 2010-004 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 2010-004 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 2010-004 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

Details

Additional Authors
Negulesco, Jean.
Description
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Caricatures.
  • Photographs.
  • Scripts.
  • Sketches.
Note
  • Some materials were added after Roland Young's death.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Contents
Box 1. Correspondence and textual materials -- Box 2. Artwork -- Box 3. Photographs.
Call Number
*T-Mss 2010-004
OCLC
645635240
Author
Young, Roland, 1887-1953.
Title
Roland Young scrapbook and originals, 1905-1973.
Summary
Roland Young's scrapbook and originals consist primarily of his original drawings and artwork, personal and professional photographs, scripts and poetry (several written by Young himself), a few pieces of correspondence, contracts, financial papers, and some personal ephemera, all documenting Young's life and acting career. There are some photographs of caricatures by Jean Negulesco. Stage and film productions included in the photographs are the film, The Great Lover (1949) with Bob Hope, the stage production, Perfect Pitch (Montclair Theatre, New Jersey, 1948) with Buddy Ebsen; Actors Cary Grant and Henry Daniell are in 2 candid photographs.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Stage, screen and television actor, Roland Young (1887-1953), was born in London and performed in England and the United States. One of his most notable films was Topper (1937). Young became a U.S. citizen in 1918; he died at home in his sleep in New York City in 1953.
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Added Author
Negulesco, Jean. Artist
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 2010-004
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