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Jessie Coles Grayson papers, 1886-1953.
BANC MSS 79/110 c box 1; BANC MSS 79/110 c box 2; BANC MSS 79/110 c Box 3; BANC MSS 79/110 c Box 4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Jessie Coles Grayson papers, 1886-1953

Creator/Contributor:

Grayson, Jessie Coles, 1886-1953, creator

Abstract:

Collection consists principally of scrapbooks documenting Grayson's career as an actress and her involvement in many civic activities. Contains stills from motion pictures, including "The Little Foxes," "Syncopation," and "Cass Timberlane"; clippings about Grayson and reviews of movies in which she appeared; clippings about other Black actors and actresses and prominent members of the Black community, as well as other Grayson personal papers.

Date:

1886 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
African American motion picture actors and actresses -- Biography
African American women -- Biography
Actresses -- United States

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
Additional photographic materials, including one album, transferred to Pictorial Collections (BANC PIC 1977.070--PIC)
Stage and screen actress and civic leader.

Type:

Scrapbooks.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

4 boxes (2.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 79/110 c box 1
BANC MSS 79/110 c box 2
BANC MSS 79/110 c Box 3
BANC MSS 79/110 c Box 4
BANC MSS 79/110 c

Origin:

California