Finding Aid for the Verna Felton papers, 1890-1923

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UCLA Library Special Collections
Performing Arts Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Verna Felton papers,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1923
Collection number: 273
Creator: Felton, Verna 1890-1966
Extent: 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Verna Felton spent many years acting on the stage before starting her career in radio, television and motion pictures. The collection consists of a photograph album, scrapbook, clippings, photographs, and ephemera related to her stage career.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Verna Felton papers (Collection 273). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Verna Felton was born in 1889, in Salinas, California. She spent many years on the stage before starting her career in radio, television and motion pictures. Felton is best known for her role as Hilda Crocker on the popular television programs December Bride (1954-58) and Pete and Gladys (1960-62.) She passed away ca.1966 in California.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a photograph album (1890-1923), scrapbook (1905-1916), clippings, photographs, and theater progams related to the stage career of actress Verna Felton.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Felton, Verna, 1890-1966 -- Archives.
Actresses -- United States -- Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographs.


Container List

Box 1

One box containing: one photograph album (1890-1923), one scrapbook (1905-1916), clippings, photographs, and theater progams