Scope and Content
Title: Rose C. Stolz collection of theatrical autographs
Date (inclusive): 1890-1941
Collection number: 1507
Stolz, Rose C., collector.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Rose C. Stolz's collection of theatrical autographs, correspondence or small pieces of paper within folders or scrapbooks.
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University of California, Los Angeles. Library 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 UCLA Library Special Collections
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[Identification of item], Rose C. Stolz collection of theatrical autographs (Collection Number 1507). UCLA Library Special
Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
Rose C. Stolz was a teacher and later a principal in the San Francisco area, who retired by 1936. She devoted a lifetime to
collecting hundreds of autographs of opera and theatre stars. Stolz either knew the theatre celebrities personally or had
seen them perform. In 1937 she gave her collection to actor, author, and poet Madefrey Odhner.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of theatrical autographs dating from the late 1800s through the 1930s that Rose C. Stolz collected
over her lifetime. Autographs are on correspondence or on small pieces of paper that are either in folders or scrapbooks within
the collection. Some of the autographs include: actors Richard Bennett and Richard Carle, writer Lillian Smith, sopranos Alice
Nielsen and Yvonne de Treville, and filmmaker Nunnally Johnson.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
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