SMU collection of Ronald L. Davis oral histories on the performing arts
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013
Title: SMU collection of Ronald L. Davis oral histories on the performing arts
Date (inclusive): 1974-1991
Collection number: 196
Creator: Davis, Ronald L.
Extent: 23.8 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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SMU collection of Ronald L. Davis oral histories on the performing arts, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Southern Methodist University, 2001
Ronald L. Davis is an American history professor and author. He retired as a professor of history at Southern Methodist University (SMU) where he served as director of the university's DeGolyer Institute for American Studies and the Oral History Program.
The SMU collection of Ronald L. Davis oral histories on the performing arts span the years 1974-1991 and encompass 23.8 linear feet. The collection includes more than 500 volumes of largely biographical interviews with actors, directors, producers, and writers. The interviews were mostly conducted by Davis, although some were done by other professionally trained historians.
Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.
Davis, Ronald L. , 1933---Archives.