Jane Powell papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jane Powell papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1940s-2000s
Collection number: 1509
Creator: Powell, Jane
Extent: 20 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Jane Powell papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jane Powell, 2009


Jane Powell is an American actress and singer most active in film during the 1940s and 1950s. She starred in a number of MGM musicals, including SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (1954), and later had extensive stage and television credits.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Jane Powell papers span the years circa 1940s-2000s and encompass 20 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, correspondence, clippings, magazines, programs, scrapbooks, music manuscripts, photograph albums, and photographs. Powell's television and stage work are well represented.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Powell, Jane , 1929---Archives.