Marion Fairfax papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Marion Fairfax papers
Date (inclusive): 1890-1967
Date (bulk): 1910s-1920s
Collection number: 86
Creator: Fairfax, Marion
Extent: 1 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Marion Fairfax papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Motion Picture and Television Fund, 1982


Marion Fairfax was an American screenwriter active in Hollywood from 1915 to 1926. She was president of Marion Fairfax Productions. Fairfax married character actor Tully Marshall in 1899.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Marion Fairfax papers span the years 1890-1967 (bulk 1910s-1920s) and encompass 1.0 linear foot. The collection contains scripts, correspondence, clippings, miscellaneous manuscript material, a few contracts, and a photograph album. There is some material regarding her husband Tully Marshall.


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

Indexing Terms

Fairfax, Marion , 1875-1970--Archives.