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Jeanne Crain fan mail and correspondence
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  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jeanne Crain fan mail and correspondence
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1946
    Date (bulk): bulk 1940s
    Collection number: 1467
    Creator: Crain, Jeanne
    Extent: 2 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    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

    Jeanne Crain fan mail and correspondence, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Melissa Streeter, 2009

    Biography

    Jeanne Crain was an American actress active in film from 1943 to 1975. She was nominated for an Academy Award as best actress for PINKY (1949).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Jeanne Crain fan mail and correspondence spans the years circa 1931-1946 (bulk 1940s) and encompasses 2 linear feet. There are several hundred fan letters sent to the actress in the mid-1940s, largely from U.S. servicemen, often requesting a photograph or autograph. There is also some personal and family correspondence.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Correspondence.

    Indexing Terms

    Crain, Jeanne , 1925-2003--Archives.
    actresses