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Finding Aid for the Anne Edwards papers, 1965-
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anne Edwards papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1965-
    Collection number: 1080
    Creator: Edwards, Anne, 1927-
    Extent: 66 boxes (33.0 linear ft.) 8 cartons (8 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Anne Edwards (1927- ) was a freelance film and television writer, and an author. Her published work includes The survivors (1968), Shadow of a Lion (1971), Haunted summer (1972), Judy Garland: a biography (1975), Vivien Leigh: a biography (1976), Sonya: the life of Countess Tolstoy (1981), Shirley Temple, American princess (1988), Early Reagan (1987), and The DeMilles, an American family (1988). The collection consists of Edwards' literary manuscripts, galleys, screenplays, research materials and notes, correspondence, interviews, videocassettes, tape transcriptions, photographs and negatives, publicity material, newspapers, magazines, and a poster.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Portions of this collection are restricted. Consult finding aid for additional information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Anne Edwards, 1969- .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anne Edwards papers (Collection 1080). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Edwards was born August 20, 1927 in Portchester, New York; attended UCLA (1943-46) and Southern Methodist University (1947-48); was a child performer on the stage; junior writer, MGM, 1944; freelance film writer in Hollywood, 1950-54; freelance film and television writer in England and Europe, 1954-72; wrote many works of fiction and biography, including The survivors (1968), Shadow of a Lion (1971), Haunted summer (1972), Judy Garland: a biography (1975), Vivien Leigh: a biography (1976), Sonya: the life of Countess Tolstoy (1981), The Road to Tara: the life of Margaret Mitchell (1983), Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor (1984), and A remarkable woman: a biography of Katharine Hepburn (1985), Shirley Temple, American princess (1988), Early Reagan (1987), The DeMilles, an American family (1988).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Anne Edwards' literary manuscripts, galleys, screenplays, research materials and notes, correspondence, interviews, videocassettes, tape transcriptions, photographs and negatives, publicity material, newspapers, magazines, and a poster. Includes materials for biographies of film stars, and records and correspondence with the Author's league, Authors' guild, and Dramatist's guild.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Edwards, Anne, 1927- --Archives.
    Women biographers--California--Archival resources.
    Women novelists, American--Archival resources.
    Women screenwriters--California--Archival resources.