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Finding Aid for the Marilyn Monroe exhibition photographs, 1975-1976
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Marilyn Monroe exhibition photographs,
    Date (inclusive): 1975-1976
    Collection number: 243
    Extent: 7 flat boxes 5 oversize flat boxes
    Abstract: Norman Mailer and Lawrence Schiller published the book, Marilyn Pictures by the World's Foremost Photographers, ca. 1973. The collection consists of a set of original photographic art prints (oversize and poster size) of Marilyn Monroe as displayed in Peri's Pictures' Marilyn Monroe Exhibition.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift, 1985.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Marilyn Monroe exhibition photographs (Collection 243). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Norman Mailer and Lawrence Schiller published the book, Marilyn: Pictures by the World's Foremost Photographers, ca. 1973. To promote the publication, photographs were generated from the book and used in three exhibitions titled, Marilyn Monroe: The Legend, The Truth. Peri's Pictures acquired the exhibits' photographs which were displayed at Peri's Santa Monica Gallery under the title, Marilyn Monroe Exhibition (ca. 1970s-1980s).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of a set of original photographic art prints of Marilyn Monroe as displayed in Peri's Pictures', Marilyn Monroe Exhibition. Includes oversize and poster size photographic prints most which were originally found in the publication, Marilyn Monroe: The Legend, The Truth. Includes images originally created ca. 1945-ca. 1952 by photographers such as Eve Arnold, George Barris, John Bryson, Andre de Dienes, Milton Greene, Lawrence Schiller, Sam Shaw and others. Whenever possible the processor has tried to identify the photographer.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is loosely arranged by what appears to be the photographer.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Monroe, Marilyn,1926-1962 -- Photographs.
    Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Archival resources