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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lincoln Isted papers
    Date (inclusive): 1920s-1997
    Date (bulk): 1944-1997
    Collection number: 545
    Creator: Isted, Lincoln
    Extent: 9 linear feet of papers. 0.2 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    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

    Lincoln Isted papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Rachelle Smith, 2004-2011


    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Isted, Lincoln , 1919-2004--Archives.