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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Katharine Hepburn papers
    Date (inclusive): 1907-1995
    Date (bulk): 1927-1994
    Collection number: 523
    Creator: Hepburn, Katharine
    Extent: 106 linear feet of papers. 15 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Katharine Hepburn papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Biography

    Katharine Hepburn was an American actress active from 1932 to 1994. She was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, receiving four best actress awards for MORNING GLORY (1933), GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967), THE LION IN WINTER (1968), and ON GOLDEN POND (1981).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Katharine Hepburn papers span the years 1907-2000 (bulk 1928-2000) and encompass approximately 121 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, clippings, and production material for Hepburn's film, television, and to a lesser extent, her stage career. There is also extensive correspondence. The photograph series consists of albums and prints of motion picture production and biography photographs.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Stage files; 4. Radio files; 5. Story files; 6. Correspondence, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Fan mail; 7. Scrapbooks

    Indexing Terms

    Hepburn, Katharine , 1907-2003--Archives
    Actresses