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Description
The Edith Lynch papers span the years circa 1940s-1960s and encompass 1 linear foot. The collection contains material generated and collected by Lynch, primarily in her role as publicist for Jane Russell, including correspondence and photographs. For Russell? personal appearances in the 1960s there are clippings, contracts, correspondence, receipts, and schedules.
Background
Edith Shoemaker Lynch was an American publicist active in film from the mid-1930s. After typing scripts for Cecil B. DeMille she worked in the publicity department at RKO. Through her publicity work for Howard Hughes Productions, she became actress Jane Russell's press agent.
Extent
1 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.