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Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup Theatre Collection
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Description
Gifted from the personal library of Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup in 1971, noted theatrical educator and Dean of costuming, customs and manners at the Pasadena Playhouse for 20 years, as well as producer, playwright, and lecturer at CSUF.
Background
Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup was a professor in the theater department at California State University, Fullerton. She was a former Director and Dean of Instruction of the Pasadena Playhouse. Her expertise was in costume and set design and she also was a playwright. Originally from a prominent family in Tennessee she attended Vassar College class of 1908. After World War I she and her son came to California.
Extent
262 volumes and 50 boxes (144 linear feet)
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Availability
The collection is open for research.