Guide to the Musicians, Singers, and Actors Photograph Collection, 1930-1980

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Musicians, Singers, and Actors Photograph Collection
Dates: 1930-1980
Identification: SC/MSA
Physical Description: 2.35 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: The collection consists of snapshots and studio photographs of well known figures in the entertainment industry, including several photographs from the film Guys and Dolls and photographs of Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Placido Domingo, Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Fred Lowery, Caterina Valente, Guy Mitchell, Marie Osmond, Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Joan Crawford, Martha Hyer, Shirley Jones, Tony Curtis, Robert Wagner, Cyd Charisse, Debbie Reynolds, Janet Leigh, Kim Novak, Joan Blondell, Jimmy Stewart, June Allison, Jack Lemmon, Claudette Colbert, and Nelson Eddy among others.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Geographic Name:

Gilmore Field (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Personal Name:

Basie, Count
Domingo, Plácido, 1941
Goodman, Benny

Topical Term:

Celebrities
Motion picture actors and actresses
Musicians
Singers

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Scope and Contents

The Musicians, Singers, and Actors Photograph Collection consists of snapshots and studio photographs of well known figures in the entertainment industry, including several photographs from the film Guys and Dolls and photographs of Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Placido Domingo, Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Fred Lowery, Caterina Valente, Guy Mitchell, Marie Osmond, Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Joan Crawford, Martha Hyer, Shirley Jones, Tony Curtis, Robert Wagner, Cyd Charisse, Debbie Reynolds, Janet Leigh, Kim Novak, Joan Blondell, Jimmy Stewart, June Allison, Jack Lemmon, Claudette Colbert, and Nelson Eddy among others.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Candid Celebrity Photographs

Box 1, Folder 2

Promotional Photographs for Guys and Dolls

Box 1, Folder 3

Autographed Headshots of Musicians and Singers

Box 1, Folder 4

Photographs of Musicians, Band Leaders and Singers

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs of Placido Domingo

Box 1, Folder 6

Promotional Headshots from Record Companies

Box 2, Folder 1

Headshots of Actors

Box 2, Folder 2

Promotional Photographs of Actors for Films