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Description
The Billie Rhodes papers span the years 1903-1988 and encompass 1.8 linear feet. The collection contains clippings, correspondence, family history and biographical information, programs, sheet music, and awards and trophies. There is also material covering the career of G. Pat Collins in the form of clippings, a scrapbook, and papers (including a diary) regarding his military service in both World Wars.
Background
Billie Rhodes was an American actress, active from 1913 to 1924. She married actor G. Pat Collins (1895-1959) around 1927, and although she retained her professional name she was also known as Levita A. Collins. During the early 1950s Rhodes appeared in a number of stage productions at Los Angeles City College. She also sang publicly in her later years.
Extent
1.8 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.