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[Photographs from the Frederick Schiller Faust papers].
BANC PIC 1993.041--A; BANC PIC 19xx - 2010--NEG (8x10) misc. box 1; BANC PIC 1993-2019--NEG(strip) misc. box 7; BANC PIC 1993.041--A
Collection Overview

Title:

[Photographs from the Frederick Schiller Faust papers]

Abstract:

Portraits and other photographs of Frederick Schiller Faust; a few family photographs; views of Faust's residence in Florence, Italy; a few portraits of friends and associates; many motion picture and television publicity stills, especially for various versions of Dr. Kildare; photographs of promotional posters for films, including the Tom Mix serial The Untamed; two photographs of American Legion officers; and a photograph of the table of contents for an issue of Argosy which includes a serial entry by Max Brand. Among Faust's associates identified in the collection are agent Carl Brandt, critic Henry Seidel Canby, art collector Arthur Acton and possibly poet Stephen Vincent Benét. Celebrities depicted include Lionel Barrymore, Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Robert Young, Lew Ayres, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Errol Flynn, Jimmy Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Griffith, Dolores Gray and Priscilla Dean. Copy negatives duplicate images from the prints: Tom Mix promotional poster and American Legion photographs.

Date:

1910 (issued)

Subject:

Faust, Frederick Schiller -- 1892-1944 -- Photographs
Faust, Frederick Schiller -- 1892-1944
Faust, Frederick Schiller -- 1892-1944 -- Homes and haunts -- Photographs
Brand, Max -- 1892-1944 -- Photographs
Kildare, Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Photographs
Architecture, Domestic -- Italy -- Florence -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Likely collected by Robert Olney Easton, Faust's son-in-law and biographer.
Various photographers, chiefly unidentified.
Largely copy photographs marked up for publication.
Also includes 9 copy negatives.
Photographs from the Frederick Schiller Faust papers, BANC PIC 1993.041, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944) was an American author of westerns, historical romances, spy thrillers, mysteries, and poetry. Best known as "Max Brand," Faust signed at least eighteen pen-names to his writing, including George Challis and Evan Evans.
Transferred from the Frederick Schiller Faust papers (BANC MSS C-H 69).

Type:

graphic
Portraits.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 60 photographs in 6 folders : gelatin silver prints ; sheets 20 x 26 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1993.041--A
BANC PIC 19xx - 2010--NEG (8x10) misc. box 1
BANC PIC 1993-2019--NEG(strip) misc. box 7
BANC PIC 1993.041--A

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined