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Portrait File, ca. 1921-[ongoing]
PASC 204  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID

  • Title: Portrait File
    Collection number: PASC 204
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 24.0 linear ft. (47 boxes and 2 flat boxes)
    Date: 1921-[ongoing]
    Abstract: The collection is primarily publicity photographs/stills of American actors, actresses, and other creative talent associated with the motion pictures and television industry.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Portrait File (Collection PASC 204). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    The Portrait File was collection was originally assembled by the UCLA Theatre Arts Library and comes from a variety of unknown sources.

    Scope and Content

    The Portrait File consists primarily of black and white publicity photographs/stills of American actors, actresses, and other motion picture or television creative talent, dating from the early 1920s to the present. The collection represents more than 3000 individuals and includes portrait/head shots and stills from unidentified production projects that may include more than one cast member in the shot.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The files are arranged alphabetically by individual's last name.

    Related Material

    Collection of Motion Picture Stills (Collection PASC 195).   Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
    Collection of Television Stills (Collection 1907).   UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6677107 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Film stills
    Publicity photographs