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Finding Aid for the Rex Evans Papers, ca. 1925-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rex Evans Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1969
    Collection number: 1346
    Creator: Evans, Rex, 1903-1969
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes 1 folder
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Rex Evans (1903-1969) appeared in several films, including Camille (1936) and the Philadelphia story (1940). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of revue sketches, music scores, photographs, portraits, scrapbooks, and ephemera documenting Evans' career in cabaret, movies, and theater.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of James S. Weatherford, 1985.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rex Evans Papers (Collection 1346). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1218011 

    Biography

    Evans was born in 1903; attended Marlborough School, England; cabaret star during 1920s-30s in London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles; moved to Los Angeles in the late 1930s and appeared in several films, including Camille (1936) and the Philadelphia story (1940); sold antiques with partner Jim Weatherford and ran custom shirt-shop and Rex Evans Gallery in Los Angeles; died in 1969 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of revue sketches, music scores, photographs, portraits, scrapbooks, and ephemera documenting Evans' career in cabaret, movies, and theater.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Evans, Rex, 1903-1969--Archives.
    Entertainers--Archival resources.
    Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    • Rex Evans Gallery Records (Collection 2037). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • André Charlot Papers (Collection 1318). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.