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Description
The Edna Murphy papers span the years 1919-1935 and encompass 2.5 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of personal items, such as handwritten verse and prose, correspondence, diaries, travel miscellany, and address books. It also contains contracts, clippings, photographs, and handwritten credit lists. There is some correspondence between Murphy and Mervyn LeRoy.
Background
Edna Murphy was an American actress. Between 1920 and 1932 she appeared in more than sixty feature- length productions. She married director Mervyn LeRoy in 1927.
Extent
2.5 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.