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Richard Barthelmess scrapbooks
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  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Barthelmess scrapbooks
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1936
    Collection number: 124
    Creator: Barthelmess, Richard
    Extent: 11.3 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Barthelmess scrapbooks, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Richard Barthelmess, 1962


    Richard Semler Barthelmess was an American actor active in film from 1916 to 1942. He was nominated for an Academy Award in acting for THE PATENT LEATHER KID (1927) and THE NOOSE (1928).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Richard Barthelmess scrapbooks span the years 1916-1936 and encompass 11.3 linear feet. The scrapbooks were compiled by his mother, actress Caroline Harris Barthelmess. The 50 volumes contain biographical information, clippings, and reviews for more than 50 films that featured Barthelmess.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Barthelmess, Richard , 1895-1963--Archives.