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William S. Hart (1864-1946) Collection, ca. 1890s-1940s
P-075  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William S. Hart (1864-1946) Collection, ca. 1890s-1940s
    Dates: 1890-1949
    Collection Number: P-075
    Creator/Collector: Hart, William S. (William Surrey), 1864-1946
    Extent: 33 linear feet (Boxes: letter, 5x7, 6 ov; ov folder in mc-26)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Photographs, negatives. Views of the Hart Ranch in Newhall during construction and after completion; pictures of silent screen cowboy star William S. Hart, his sister Mary Ellen, and others at the Ranch; stills from Hart films arranged by film title; portraits of Hart with his horse Fritz, with fellow actors and co-stars. There are numerous portraits of Hart from his early theater days through his film career.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    William S. Hart (1864-1946) Collection, ca. 1890s-1940s. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Stage and motion picture actor, film director, author. Best known for his roles in western films.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs, negatives. Views of the Hart Ranch in Newhall during construction and after completion; pictures of silent screen cowboy star William S. Hart, his sister Mary Ellen, and others at the Ranch; stills from Hart films arranged by film title; portraits of Hart with his horse Fritz, with fellow actors and co-stars. There are numerous portraits of Hart from his early theater days through his film career. Part of the William Surrey Hart Papers (Gen. Col. 1012). See also: P-98 (William S. Hart County Park Research Files.) See also MSS-247, MSS-251.

    Indexing Terms

    Motion picture actors and actresses.
    Silent films.
    Western films.
    Newhall (Calif.)