Finding Aid for the Ted Vaun Papers, 1927-1937

Processed by Hilda Bohem and Kayla Landesman; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Ted Vaun Papers, 1927-1937

Collection number: 1336

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Hilda Bohem and Kayla Landesman, 1986
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, September 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ted Vaun Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1937
Collection number: 1336
Creator: Vaun, Ted
Extent: 1 oversize box
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ted Vaun Papers (Collection 1336). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3467130 

Biography

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 of America.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a scrapbook and photograph album related to the life and career of dancer Ted Vaun.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Vaun, Ted--Archives.
Male dancers--United States--Archival resources.
Scrapbooks.
Photograph albums.


Container List

 

Papers. v.p., ca. 1930s

Creator/Collector: Vaun, Ted, d.1974
Physical Description: (1 flat box)

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook and photograph album relating to Ted Mendenhall who danced professionally under the name Ted Vaun. Included is a biographical sketch by Laurell Gaines who was his dance partner.