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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Carla Laemmle Collection
    Dates: 1848-2000
    Collection Number: GC 1278
    Creator/Collector: Laemmle, Carla, 1909-
    Extent: 4 linear feet
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Collection of documents and mementos from Laemmle and her family including the Civil War, Daughters of the American Revolution, early Hollywood, and the Loomis Institute (an early private secondary school in Connecticut). 1848-2000. See also GC 1331 Ray Cannon Collection
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Carla Laemmle Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Carla Laemmle was a dancer and actress predominantly in the late 1920s to 1950s. Growing up she lived in Universal City, founded by her uncle Carl Laemmle, and observed Universal Studios' movie-making firsthand. She performed in several early Universal films and plays, and was Prima Ballerina at the Shrine Light Opera Company.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of documents and mementos from Laemmle and her family including the Civil War, Daughters of the American Revolution, early Hollywood, and the Loomis Institute (an early private secondary school in Connecticut). 1848-2000. See also GC 1331 Ray Cannon Collection

    Indexing Terms

    Motion picture actors and actresses.
    Universal City Studios--History.
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Daughters of the American Colonists.
    United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    Laemmle, Carla, 1909-
    Loomis Institute