The Ray Milland papers span the years 1928-1984 (bulk 1940s) and encompass 4.7 linear feet. The
collection contains three scrapbooks, including one from 1946 with congratulatory letters and telegrams
and photographs regarding his Academy Award for THE LOST WEEKEND; several award certificates related to
that film; articles written by Milland in the 1960s for ?range County Illustrated? a smattering of
material collected by Milland during his retirement; photographs related to Milland's military service
during World War II; two photograph albums documenting trips to Sweden and Italy; and a bound volume of
photographs from THIS IS YOUR LIFE?AY MILLAND (1975).
Ray Milland was a Welsh-born actor and director. He arrived in Hollywood in 1930, after a brief stint
in British films. Best known as a romantic leading man during the 1940s and 1950s, Milland? American
acting career spanned five decades from the 1930s through 1970s. He directed a handful of films during
the 1950s and 1960s. Milland received an Academy Award in the best actor category for THE LOST WEEKEND
3.7 linear feet of papers.
1 linear feet of photographs.
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