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Harrison Ford Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of silent film and stage actor Harrison Ford (1884-1957). The majority of the material relates to Ford’s finances, and includes correspondence with and documents of the Internal Revenue Service, receipts, personal account ledgers, expense books, one contract, and state tax documents from New York.
Background
Harrison Ford (1884-1957) was a leading American actor in silent film and on Broadway. Ford began his acting career on Broadway in 1904, and in 1915 moved to Hollywood, California, where he spent nineteen years acting in silent films. In 1934, Ford returned to the stage, performing at the Pasadena Playhouse and Little Theater of the Verdugos in Glendale, California. Ford was hit by a car in front of his house in Glendale in 1951 and never recovered fully from the injuries he sustained in the accident. He died in 1957.
Extent
212 items in 1 box
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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