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Description
The Maria Palmer papers span the years 1922-1975 and encompass 6 linear feet. The collection relates primarily to Palmer's stage and television career, including biographical material, clippings, contracts, and correspondence. There are also writings by Palmer, including a number of scripts, ideas, and outlines for unrealized television productions, as well as journals (in German) from the 1920s.
Background
Maria Palmer was an Austrian-born actress. She came to the United States in 1938. Although she was active in film from around 1943 to 1964, Palmer also worked extensively in radio and television. In later years Palmer wrote a number of unproduced teleplays, often under the pseudonym Eliot Parker White.
Extent
6 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.