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Finding Aid for the Frank Mitchell papers, ca. 1920s-ca. 1980s
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Business Files

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, contracts and agreements ca. 1927-1938

Note

With notes from Sid Grauman and Burns and Allen.
Box 1, Folder 12

USO documents and thank you letters ca. 1943-1946

Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence, contracts and agreements ca. 1946-1988

Note

With notes from Jerry Lewis.
 

Clippings

Box 1, Folder 2

Mitchell and Durant clippings scrapbook belonging to Jane Mitchell 1924-1925

Note

For Sim Moore and Frank Mitchell; Mitchell and Durant; and Jane Mitchell.
Box 1, Folder 3

Mitchell and Durant clippings no date

Box 1, Folder 4

Mitchell and Durant clippings ca. 1924-1929

Box 1, Folder 5

Mitchell and Durant clippings ca. 1932-1939

Box 1, Folder 6

Mitchell and Durant clippings ca. 1940s-1950s

Box 1, Folder 7

Mitchell clippings ca. 1960s-1984

Box 1, Folder 8

Mitchell and Durant clippings from magazines and trades ca. 1934-1979

Box 3, Folder 3

Mitchell and Durant scrapbook pages of clippings ca. 1930-1937

Box 3, Folder 4

USO Tour clippings ca. 1944

 

Memorabilia

Box 1, Folder 10

National Vaudeville Artists Fund Thirteenth Annual Benefit Performance Year Book 1929 - program 1929 April 21

Box 1, Folder 11

Billboard Theatrical Index 1931-1932

Note

Billboard Index of the New York Legitimate Stage - Season 1931-1932
Box 1, Folder 14

Mitchell performances or appearances - programs and ephemera ca. 1929-1955

Box 1, Folder 15

Comedians vs. Leading Men: Worlds Greatest Baseball Game - Mitchell appearance no date

Note

See also Box 2 folder 22 for possible related photographs
Box 1, Folder 16

Personal ephemera ca. 1929-1990

Note

Includes identification.
Box 2, Folder 1

Mitchell public appearances - programs ca. 1950-1988

Note

With cast autographs of the Western Film Fair.
Box 2, Folder 2

Golden Boot Awards program 1988 Aug 19, 1989 Aug 5

Box 2, Folder 3

Personal ephemera 1991 Jan 29

Note

County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, In Memoriam to Frank Mitchell.
Box 3, Folder 1

Laff Parade publicity ad for Mitchell and Durant no date

Box 3, Folder 2

Lone Star Vigilantes - lobby cards (11oversize items) ca. 1953

Note

Mostly photoduplications.
 

Photographs

Box 2, Folder 4

Newspaper press plate of Mitchell no date

Box 2, Folder 5

Advance to the Rear negatives (4 items) no date

Box 2, Folder 6

Wagon Train (television series) photograph (1 item) no date

Box 2, Folder 7

She Learned About Sailors photographs (1 item) Film released 1934

Note

Mitchell, Lew Ayres and Jack Durant in photograph.
Box 2, Folder 8

Music is Magic photographs (1 item) Film released 1935

Note

Mitchell, Jack Durant, Eddie Dunn, and Alice Faye in photograph.
Box 2, Folder 9

Six Lessons from Madame LaZonga photographs (1 item) ca. 1940

Box 2, Folder 10

Big House Blues photograph (1 item) ca. 1941

Box 2, Folder 11

Land of the Outlaws photographs (1 item) ca. 1941

Box 2, Folder 12

Lone Star Vigilantes photographs (12 items) ca. 1941, 1942

Note

Mitchell, Bill Elliot, Tex Ritter, Budd Buster and Virginia Carpenter in photographs.
Box 2, Folder 13

North of the Rockies photographs (5 items) Film released 1942

Note

Mitchell, Bill Elliot and Tex Ritter in photographs.
Box 2, Folder 14

Scaramouche photographs (1 item) Film released 1952

Box 2, Folder 15

Kismet - photographs (1 item) Film released 1955

Box 2, Folder 16

Advance to the Rear photographs (4 items) ca. 1964

Box 2, Folder 17

Rhythm of the Rio Grande photograph (1 item) Film released 1940

Box 2, Folder 18

Moore and Mitchell; Novello Brothers - photographs (4 items) ca. 1918-1927

Box 2, Folder 19

Jane Mitchell (wife) - photographs (2 items) no date

Box 2, Folder 20

Mitchell and Durant photographs (18 items) ca. 1920-1936

Box 2, Folder 21

Mitchell portraits (36 items) ca. 1920-1965

Box 2, Folder 22

Personal photographs (13 items) ca. 1923; 1934; 1937; 1940; 1944

Note

Includes: Milton Berle, Eddie Quillian, Billy Gilbert and Lionel Stander, among others. Robert Taylor at Comedians v. Leading Men Baseball Game; Lon Chaney Jr. at Comedian vs. Leading Men Football Game.
Box 2, Folder 23

USO Tour photographs (43 items) ca. 1943-1946

Box 2, Folder 24

USO Tour photographs (30 items) ca. 1943-1945

Box 2, Folder 25

Unidentified stills Mitchell performances (5 items) ca. 1940-1964

Box 2, Folder 26

Key Stone Cops photographs (12 items) ca. 1965-1967

Note

Mitchell, Stan Lawson, Tippi Hedron, Mary Pickford in photographs.
Box 2, Folder 27

New Three Stooges photograph (7 items) ca. 1975

Note

Mitchell, Joe De Rita and Paul "Mousie" Garner in photographs.
Box 2, Folder 28

Appearances at reunions and events photographs (19 items) ca. 1980-1990

Box 2, Folder 29

Mitchell personal photographs (4 items) ca. 1934-1988

Box 3

Earl Carroll, Atlantic City Aug 1931 photograph (1 oversize item) 1931 Aug

Note

Appears to be Nixon's Apollo Theater.
Box 3

Mitchell and Durant photograph (I oversize item) - Dead in the Room and Off the Record: The Boys of 36 Hotel Biltmore 1936 Oct 28

Note

James Farley dinner in honor of President Roosevelt.
Box 3, Folder 8

Mitchell and Durant portraits (15 oversize items) ca. 1926-1941

Note

With inscribed photographs from Rubinoff, Maurice Chevalier, Ted Lewis.
 

Scrapbooks

Box 3, Folder 5

This is Your Life? by Janie Mitchell - scrapbook pages - 1 of 3 ca. 1927-1966

Note

Photographs and clippings.
Box 3, Folder 6

This is Your Life? by Janie Mitchell - scrapbook pages - 2 of 3 ca. 1928-1950

Note

Photographs and clippings.
Box 3, Folder 7

This is Your Life? by Janie Mitchell - scrapbook pages - 3 of 3 ca. 1929-1966

Note

Photographs and clippings.
 

Script Material

Box 1, Folder 1

Mitchell and Durant - sketches no date

Note

Mostly Mitchell and Durant. With script titled A Pair of French Heels by Howard Emmett Rogers dated 1931 April 14.