Hilda Simms papers, (bulk 1940s-1950s).

Title
Hilda Simms papers, 1930-1994 (bulk 1940s-1950s).
Author
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994,

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Details

Description
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Genre/Form
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Moving images.
  • Notes.
  • Photographs.
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Programs (documents)
  • Reports.
  • Scripts (documents)
  • Sound recordings.
  • Souvenirs.
  • Writings (documents)
Access (note)
  • Unrestricted access. All reproduction requests subject to limitations noted in divisional policies on reproduction. Sound recordings and moving images are unavailable pending digitization.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Information on copyright available from repository.
Source (note)
  • Donated by Evelyn B. Sharp, 1995.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
Call Number
Sc MG 539
OCLC
973733226
Author
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994, creator.
Title
Hilda Simms papers, 1930-1994 (bulk 1940s-1950s).
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Restricted Access
Unrestricted access. All reproduction requests subject to limitations noted in divisional policies on reproduction. Sound recordings and moving images are unavailable pending digitization.
Summary
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film, television, and radio broadcasts. The Hilda Simms papers date from the 1930s to 1994 (bulk dates 1940s-1950s) and document her career as an actress; her work on creative arts and drug treatment programs in New York; and her personal life.
Terms Of Use
Information on copyright available from repository.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Hilda Simms photograph collection [graphic]; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
Hilda Simms portrait collection [graphic]; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
Source
Donated by Evelyn B. Sharp, 1995.
Connect to:
Occupation
Actresses, Black.
African American actresses.
African American entertainers.
Women entertainers.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 539
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