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William G. Powell Collection
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Personal files documenting the careers of primarily American and English actors of the 19th and 20th centuries, but including files on playwrights, theatre managers, and other performing arts personalities. Clippings, photographs, pictures, programs, promotional materials, and other theatre-related memorabilia.
Collector (from age ten) of theatre memorabilia, once described as a "walking repository of theatre history."
31.4 linear feet
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.