Viola Lawrence Film Editing Collection

California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
800 N State College Blvd.
3rd Floor, Library South, PLS-352
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
(657) 278-3444
http://www.library.fullerton.edu/
2014


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.