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Viola Lawrence Film Editing Collection
SC.68  
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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: Viola Lawrence Film Editing Collection
    Dates: ca 1943-1973
    Collection Number: SC.68
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 3 boxes (1 linear ft)
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The Viola Lawrence Film Editing Collection pertains to Ms. Lawrence (1894-1973), the first female film editor in Hollywood.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Viola Lawrence Film Editing Collection . California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Biography/Administrative History

    Most of Viola Lawrence's 30 year career was spent at Columbia Pictures. She was nominated for Academy Awards for her work on the films Pal Joey and Pepe.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of trade publications such as newsletters, periodicals and reports; photographs, awards that Ms. Lawrence received in certificates, plaques and trophy format and a few clippings pertaining to her life and career as a film editor.