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Finding Aid for the Actors' Laboratory Records, 1941-1949
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  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Actors' Laboratory Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1949
    Collection number: 1064
    Creator: Actors' Laboratory, Inc.
    Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood was a non-profit professional theater and school which existed from 1941-52. The collection includes financial and legal records, material regarding curriculum, enrollment, policies, and scholarships, minutes from executive board and committee meetings, memos, correspondence, a scrapbook with newsclippings, and notes on the history of the Lab.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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 Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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 Delia Salvi, 1969.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Actors' Laboratory Records (Collection 1064). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230293 

    Biography

    The Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood was a non-profit professional theater and school which existed from 1941-52.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of business records and materials on productions of the Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood. Includes financial and legal records, material regarding curriculum, enrollment, policies, and scholarships, minutes from executive board and committee meetings, memos, correspondence, a scrapbook with newsclippings, and notes on the history of the Lab. Much of the correspondence is with the Veteran's Administration. Also includes photographs and other materials of productions, including The Inspector General, The Wizard of Oz, All My Sons, A Bell for Adano, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Trial By Jury, Juno and the Paycock, Peer Gynt (script and score), and Volpone (technical notes on production).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Actors' Laboratory, Inc.--Archives.
    Theatrical companies--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Photographs.