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Jesse Levy collection of Tallulah Bankhead materials

Title
Jesse Levy collection of Tallulah Bankhead materials, 1930s-1980s.
Author
Levy, Jesse W.

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StatusVol/DateFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-001 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-001 Box 3Offsite
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-001 Box 2Offsite
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-001 Box 1Offsite

Details

Description
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artifacts (object genre)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy of photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Inquiries regarding audio/visual materials in the collection may be directed to the Billy Rose Theatre Division (theatre@nypl.org). Audio/visual materials will be subject to preservation evaluation and migration prior to access.
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 Estate of Jesse Levy, 1991, with additions in 1992 and 1993.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1991-001
OCLC
905981740
Author
Levy, Jesse W.
Title
Jesse Levy collection of Tallulah Bankhead materials, 1930s-1980s.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy of photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Inquiries regarding audio/visual materials in the collection may be directed to the Billy Rose Theatre Division (theatre@nypl.org). Audio/visual materials will be subject to preservation evaluation and migration prior to access.
Summary
Jesse W. Levy (1918-1991) was a personal assistant to Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) the film and stage actor. The collection, dated from the 1930s to 1980s, contains material amassed by Levy about Bankhead. (Some of the files focus on Levy's personal life.) The collection holds information about Bankhead's estate; photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a script, artifacts, and audio-visual materials.
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 Estate of Jesse Levy, 1991, with additions in 1992 and 1993.
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Finding aid
Occupation
Actors (performing artists).
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1991-001
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