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Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup Theatre Collection
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The Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup Theater Collection includes books, pamphlets, periodicals, scrapbooks, fashion illustrated plates, dolls, manuscripts, and ephemera pertaining to theater costumes and set design and the professional career of educator, designer, and playwright Fairfax Proudfit Walkup. Includes some materials relating to her work at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Dr. Fairfax Proudfit Walkup was a professor in the theater department at California State University, Fullerton. She was a former Director and Dean of Instruction of the Pasadena Playhouse. Her expertise was in costume and set design and she also was a playwright. Originally from a prominent family in Tennessee she attended Vassar College class of 1908. After World War I she and her son came to California.
262 volumes and 50 boxes (144 linear feet)
The collection is open for research.