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Purviance, Edna, dates not examined
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection consists of approximately 20,000 stills and publicity portraits of actors and actresses in the American film industry covering almost eighty years, including autographed pictures.
Photographers include but are not limited to: Man Ray, Jack Freulich, George Hurrell, Alexander Kahle, Eric Carpenter, Gene Robert Richee, Clarence Sinclair Bull, Otto Dyar, Sergis Alberts Hoover, W. J. Gray, Robert W. Coburn, Chris Marie Meeker, Jack Shalitt, Don English, Ernest A. Bachrach, William E. Thomas, Walter Frederick Seely, Gaston Longet, Scotty Welbourne, G. E. Richardson, Bert Stern, Ned Scott, C. Heighton Monroe, Elwood Bredell, Fred Hendrickson, James Hargis Connelly, Schellenberg, C. Kenneth Lobben, and Albert Witzel.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Purviance, Edna; Film Stills Collection, TC021, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 131