Scope and Content
Title: Ted Vaun Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1937
Collection number: 1336
1 oversize box
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Ted Mendenhall danced professionally under the name Ted Vaun. His dance partner in vaudeville was Laurell Gaines, and they
danced nationwide in Fanchon and Marco shows. The collection consists of a scrapbook and photograph album related to Vaun's
life and career.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Laurell Gaines, 1983.
[Identification of item], Ted Vaun Papers (Collection 1336). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Ted Mendenhall danced professionally under the name Ted Vaun; his dance partner in vaudeville was Laurell Gaines, and they
danced nationwide in Fanchon and Marco shows; later they were the first West Coast team under contract to Music Corporation
Scope and Content
Collection consists of a scrapbook and photograph album related to the life and career of dancer Ted Vaun.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Male dancers--United States--Archival resources.