William G. Powell. Collection.

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UC Davis. Special Collections
University of California, Davis, Department of Special Collections, General Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621
speccoll@lib.ucdavis.edu
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/specol/
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: William G. Powell. Collection.
Dates: 1750-1970
Collection Number: D-149
Creator/Collector: Powell, William G., 1907-1971.
Extent: 31.4 linear feet
Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
Davis, California 95616-5292
Abstract: Personal files documenting the careers of primarily American and English actors of the 19th and 20th centuries, but including files on playwrights, theatre managers, and other performing arts personalities. Clippings, photographs, pictures, programs, promotional materials, and other theatre-related memorabilia.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

William G. Powell. Collection.. UC Davis. Special Collections

Biography/Administrative History

Collector (from age ten) of theatre memorabilia, once described as a "walking repository of theatre history."

Scope and Content of Collection

Personal files documenting the careers of primarily American and English actors of the 19th and 20th centuries, but including files on playwrights, theatre managers, and other performing arts personalities. Clippings, photographs, pictures, programs, promotional materials, and other theatre-related memorabilia.

Indexing Terms

Performing arts

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