The Masquers records

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013

Descriptive Summary

Title: The Masquers records
Date (inclusive): 1908-1980s
Collection number: 491
Creator: Masquers club
Extent: 32 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

The Masquers records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of The Masquers, 2001


The Masquers was founded as a theatrical club and fraternal organization by Hollywood actors in 1925.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Masquers records span the years 1908-1980s and encompass approximately 32 linear feet. The collection consists of membership and organization records; miscellaneous papers, including "Masquerettes" material; files regarding plays, shows, and tributes; audio tapes; plaques; scrapbooks; and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Masquers club