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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Content
  • Acquisition

  • Title: Leonora Schildkraut papers
    Collection number: 6048
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.5 Linear feet 6 boxes
    Date: 1908-1970s, undated
    Abstract: Leonora Schildraut (nee Rogers) was the third wife of actor Joseph Schildkraut. A musician and actress, she was a member of the Peter Merenblum California Junior Symphony and later appeared in a few motion pictures and acted on the stage. After Schildkraut's death, she hosted a youth and arts radio show in Los Angeles, "Through the Looking Glass". The Leonora Schildkraut papers consists of mementos, scrapbooks, and photographs collected by Leonora Schildkraut and commemorating the acting careers of her husband, Joseph Schildkraut and his father Rudolph Schildkraut, as well as her own work as a musician and arts philanthropist.
    creator: Schildkraut, Leonora

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Leonora Schildkraut papers, Collection no. 6048, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Biographical note

    Leonora Schildraut (nee Rogers) was the third wife of actor Joseph Schildkraut. A musician and actress, she was a member (for 10 years) of the Peter Merenblum California Junior Symphony and later appeared in a few motion pictures during the 1940s and acted on the stage. After Schildkraut's death, she hosted a youth and arts radio show in Los Angeles, "Through the Looking Glass".

    Scope and Content

    The Leonora Schildkraut papers consists of mementos, scrapbooks, and photographs collected by Leonora Schildkraut and commemorating the acting careers of her husband, Joseph Schildkraut and his father Rudolph Schildkraut, as well as her own work as a musician and arts philanthropist.

    Acquisition

    Donated by Leonora Schildkraut, 2007.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Peter Merenblum California Junior Symphony Orchestra. -- Archives
    Schildkraut, Joseph, 1895-1964 -- Archives
    Schildkraut, Leonora -- Archives
    Schildkraut, Rudolph -- Archives
    Actors--United States--20th century--Archival resources
    Musicians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
    Notebooks
    Photographs
    Realia
    Scrapbooks