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Guide to the Vivian Lee Welch Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Biography of Vivian Lee Welch
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Series Arrangement
  • Subject Headings

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Vivian Lee Welch Papers
    Creator: Welch, Vivian Lee
    Dates: 1957-2007
    Extent: 6 boxes
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library.
    1090 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, California 91711
    Abstract: 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.
    Collection Number: d2008.2
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Physical Location: Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont University Consortium.

    Information for Researchers

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with Scripps College. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Idenfication of item], Vivian Lee Welch Papers. Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired from Doyce Nunis in 2008.

    Processing Information

    Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak in 2009.

    Accruals

    No addition to the collection is anticipated.

    Biography of Vivian Lee Welch

    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.

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    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.

    Series Arrangement

    Series 1 Correspondence
    Series 2 Legal Documents
    Series 3 Financial Documents
    Series 4 Manuscripts
    Series 5 Music Lyrics
    Series 6 Miscellaneous Writings
    Series 7 Photographs
    Series 8 Publications

    Subject Headings

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
    Welch, Vivian Lee
    Chatterton, Robert
    Women's studies
    Western Americana -- 1900-1999
    musical scores