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The Lincoln Isted papers span the 1920s-1997 (bulk 1944-1997) and encompass approximately 9 linear feet. The collection includes clippings on several actresses, genealogy and personal family documents, some notes and clippings on hairdressing, books and pamphlets, periodicals, and three scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection is comprised of books and periodicals related to Marilyn Monroe. The photograph series consists primarily of biography photographic prints. These include images of Isted and his family and signed portraits of celebrities inscribed to Isted.
Lincoln Isted was a celebrity hairdresser active in Hollywood after World War II. Licensed as a cosmetologist in Washington D.C. in 1939, he practiced at Emile Beauvais's salon in that city until 1946.
9 linear feet of papers. 0.2 linear feet of photographs.
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