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Description
The David Niven papers span the years 1841-1985 (bulk 1952-1983) and encompass 10 linear feet. The papers consist of scripts, correspondence, books, pamphlets, awards, memorabilia, family history documents, manuscript material for books written by Niven, and photographs. The photograph series consists of 5,576 items, including black-and-white and color prints, negatives, and transparencies.
Background
David Niven was a British actor active in film from 1932 to 1983. Niven arrived in Hollywood in 1934. He earned an Academy Award in the acting category for SEPARATE TABLES (1958).
Extent
7 linear feet of papers. 3 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
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Availability
Available by appointment only.