This collection contains the papers of silent film and stage actor Harrison Ford (1884-1957).
majority of the material relates to Ford’s finances, and includes correspondence
with and documents of the Internal Revenue Service, receipts, personal account
ledgers, expense books, one contract, and state tax documents from New York.
Harrison Ford (1884-1957) was a leading American actor in silent film and on
Broadway. Ford began his acting career on Broadway in 1904, and in 1915 moved to
Hollywood, California, where he spent nineteen
years acting in silent films. In 1934, Ford returned to the stage, performing at the
Pasadena Playhouse and Little Theater of the Verdugos in Glendale, California. Ford
was hit by a car in front of his house in Glendale in 1951 and never recovered fully
from the injuries he sustained in the accident. He died in 1957.
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