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Guide to the Vivian Lee Welch Papers
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Description
This collections contains correspondence from Vivian Lee Welch to Dree Lyon from 1991-1998, legal docuemtns, financial documents, manuscripts for plays and screenplays, music lyrics, miscellaneous writings, photographs, and publications.
Background
Vivian Lee Welch was born in Youngstown, Ohio. She is buried in the Veterans National Cemetary in Riverside, California. During World War II she worked for the U.S. military as a cigarette girl. As a young woman she lived in Hollywood, California; she worked as a standup comedian in a homosexual club, she wrote poetry, she was a lyracist, she performed in "B" movies and worked as a box office clerk at the Triagle Theatre on Melrose Ave. Eventually she moved to Phoenix and then Tucson Arizona. She worked for TWA as reservation clerk. After she retired from TWA she moved to a retirement home in Palm Springs, California.
Extent
6 boxes
Restrictions
Property rights reside with Scripps College. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Ella Strong Denison Library staff.
Availability
This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.