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Description
The Katharine Hepburn papers span the years 1907-2000 (bulk 1928-2000) and encompass approximately 121 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, clippings, and production material for Hepburn's film, television, and to a lesser extent, her stage career. There is also extensive correspondence. The photograph series consists of albums and prints of motion picture production and biography photographs.
Background
Katharine Hepburn was an American actress active from 1932 to 1994. She was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, receiving four best actress awards for MORNING GLORY (1933), GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967), THE LION IN WINTER (1968), and ON GOLDEN POND (1981).
Extent
106 linear feet of papers. 15 linear feet of photographs.
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.