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Elizabeth Poe Kerby papers
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Elizabeth Poe Kerby papers
    Date (inclusive): 1951-2003
    Date (bulk): 1953-1957
    Collection number: 534
    Creator: Kerby, Elizabeth Poe
    Extent: 1.2 linear feet of papers.
    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

    Elizabeth Poe Kerby papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Elizabeth Poe Kerby, 2003


    Elizabeth Poe Kerby was an American journalist active between 1949 and 1964. She wrote for "Frontier" magazine, a West-coast journal which tackled social issues, and was responsible for a number of articles and reports on blacklisting in Hollywood.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Elizabeth Poe Kerby papers span the years 1951-2003 (bulk 1953-1957) and encompass 1.2 linear feet. The papers consist of clippings, correspondence, periodicals, unpublished manuscripts, court documents, and interview notes with individuals blacklisted within the Hollywood film industry.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files

    Indexing Terms

    Kerby, Elizabeth Poe , 1921-2008--Archives.