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Georgette Cohan photographs and memorabilia

Title
Georgette Cohan photographs and memorabilia, 1895-1978.
Author
Cohan, Georgette.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1992-036 Box 1Offsite

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Description
.42 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source (note)
  • Donated by Mildred E. Siegel, 1992.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1992-036
OCLC
900613942
Author
Cohan, Georgette.
Title
Georgette Cohan photographs and memorabilia, 1895-1978.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
Georgette Cohan (1900-1988) was an American actor, and daughter of George M. Cohan and musical comedy performer Ethel Levey. Her photographs and memorabilia (1895-1978) include images of Cohan, her mother, her husband J. William Souther, other family members, colleagues, and her longtime romantic partner George W. Brown. The collection includes a program from the Broadway play Diplomacy (1928) and a report card, photographs, and programs from Cohan's time as a student at the Institution de Mmes. Morel de Fos in Paris in the early 1910s. The collection contains a small number of notes and cards to Cohan, some in French. There is an original design of a dress for Jane Cowl as Juliet, drawn by Rollo Peters; the drawing was given to Cohan by Peters. Material concerning Ethel Levey includes a flier for a 1922 vaudeville performance and certificates of membership for Catholic associations. There are clippings about George Cohan, primarily from the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1978. A certificate conferred on George Brown by "l'Ordre des Noctambules" is also present.
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source
Donated by Mildred E. Siegel, 1992.
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1992-036
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