Clifton Webb material

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Clifton Webb material
Date (inclusive): 1947-1966
Collection number: 1412
Creator: Webb, Clifton
Extent: 1.7 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Clifton Webb material, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Received from Christopher Silvester, 2007-2011


Clifton Webb was an American actor active in film from 1920 to 1962. He received three acting nominations in the 1940s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Clifton Webb materials span the years 1947-1966 and encompass 1.7 linear feet. The collection contains two undated typed manuscripts, with some annotations, and typed notes dating from 1949. The time periods covered include Webb's childhood, early stage career, and the 1940s. There is some material on Noel Coward. The materials also include incoming and outgoing correspondence with Darryl F. Zanuck, financial records, and Webb's last will and testament.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files; 2. Oversize.

Indexing Terms

Webb, Clifton , 1889-1966--Archives.