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Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup Theatre Collection
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Description
The Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup Theater Collection includes books, pamphlets, periodicals, scrapbooks, fashion illustrated plates, dolls, manuscripts, and ephemera pertaining to theater costumes and set design and the professional career of educator, designer, and playwright Fairfax Proudfit Walkup. Includes some materials relating to her work at the Pasadena Playhouse.
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.