The William D. Eppes collection spans the years 1931-1993 (bulk 1977-1993) and encompasses 1.7 linear
feet. The collection consists primarily of research material gathered for an unpublished biography of the
actress Gertrude Michael (1911-1964). Included are Eppes's manuscripts for "Gertrude Michael: A Star of
the Golden Age of Hollywood" and "Gertrude Michael Album." There is also information about actress Isabel
Jewell's life and career, possibly gathered for another project.
William D. Eppes is a New York-based researcher and biographer with an interest in theatrical
1.7 linear feet of papers.
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responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies
or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
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