Finding Aid for the Violet Schram papers, 1914-1963

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Violet Schram papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1963
Collection number: 1103
Creator: Schram, Violet, 1898-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Abstract: Violet Schram was an actress of the stage, radio, and film. The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and a poster relating to Schram's theatrical, radio, and movie career.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: 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 for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Violet Schram papers (Collection 1103). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233743 

Biography

Violet Schram was an actress of the stage, radio, and film; her silent film credits include Big happiness, The gray wolf's ghost, Out of the darkness, Riders of the Dawn, The walk-offs, White Lies, and The woman with the parakeets.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photographs (mostly film stills), newspaper clippings, ephemera, and a poster relating to Violet Schram's theatrical, radio, and movie career, especially with Universal Studios. Includes a World War I Liberty poster of Schram draped in a flag. Also includes stills and ephemera from the following silent films: Knighthood in Hollywood (1915), Two Rebels (1916), Soldiers of the Legion (1917), Toby's Bow (1919), The Big Happiness (1920), Riders of the Dawn (1920), and White Lies (1920).

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Schram, Violet, 1898- --Archives.
Actresses--United States--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Motion picture stills.
Photographs.


Container List

Box 1

Ephemera relating to Violet Schram's theatrical, radio, and movie career

Box 2, Folder 1

Knighthood in Hollywood. 1915.

Physical Description: Ephemera. 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Knighthood in Hollywood. 1915.

Physical Description: Stills, 13 photos.
Box 2, Folder 3

Two rebels. 1916.

Physical Description: Ephemera. 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 4

Two rebels. 1916.

Physical Description: Stills, 8 photos.
Box 2, Folder 5

Hell's border. 1917 (?).

Physical Description: Ephemera, 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 6

Hell's border. 1917 (?).

Physical Description: Stills, 13 photos.
Box 2, Folder 7

Hot applications. 1917.

Physical Description: Stills, 3 photos.
Box 2, Folder 8

Nearly a queen. 1917.

Physical Description: Stills, 1 photo.
Box 2, Folder 9

The spotted lily. 1917.

Physical Description: Stills, 2 photos.
Box 2, Folder 10

Soldiers of the Legion. 1917.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 11

Soldiers of the Legion. 1917.

Physical Description: Stills, 2 photos.
Box 2, Folder 12

The storm woman. 1917.

Physical Description: Stills, 6 photos.
Box 2, Folder 13

The hell cat (?). 1918.

Physical Description: Stills, 10 photos.
Box 2, Folder 14

Between the acts. 1919.

Physical Description: Stills, 5 photos.
Box 2, Folder 15

Marjua. 1919 (?).

Physical Description: Ephemera, 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 16

Toby's bow. 1919.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 4 items.
Box 2, Folder 17

Toby's bow. 1919.

Physical Description: Stills, 4 photos.
Box 2, Folder 18

The big happiness. 1920.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 6 items.
Box 2, Folder 19

The big happiness. 1920.

Physical Description: Stills, 7 photos.
Box 2, Folder 20

Can a woman forget. 1920.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 11 items.
Box 2, Folder 21

Riders of the dawn. 1920.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 22 items.
Box 2, Folder 22

Riders of the dawn. 1920.

Physical Description: Stills, 6 photos.
Box 2, Folder 23

White lies. 1920.

Physical Description: Ephemera, 5 items.
Box 2, Folder 24

White lies. 1920.

Physical Description: Stills, 21 photos.
Box 2, Folder 25

Unidentified movie, John Steppling, director. 1923.

Physical Description: Stills, 1 photo.
Box 2, Folder 26

Hall room boys. undated.

Physical Description: Stills, 4 photos.
Box 2, Folder 27

Unidentified movie starring Victor Potel. undated.

Physical Description: Stills, 7 photos.
Box 2, Folder 28

Unidentified movie, Millard Wilson, director. undated.

Physical Description: Stills, 7 photos.
Box 2, Folder 29

White Eagle (?). undated.

Physical Description: Stills, 15 photos.
Box 3

Photos of Violet Schram, motion picture stills, and presentation photographs to Violet Schram

Box 3, Folder 1

Violet Schram publicity stills. ca. 1914-1925.

Box 3, Folder 2

Unidentified movie stills featuring Violet Schram. undated.

Box 3, Folder 3

Publicity stills of various actors and actresses, many inscribed. ca. 1916-1921.

Box 3, Folder 4

Miscellaneous photos without Violet Schram. 1911, 1928 and undated.

Box 3, Folder 5

Violet Schram motion picture stills. 1917-1919.

Box 3, Folder 5

Republic Productions - Edgar Lyons photos. 16 items.

Box 3, Folder 7

Lombardi Ltd, Raymond Theatre, Pasadena - program. ca. 1925.

Box 3, Folder 8

Sunshine, Mission Theatre, Program. ca. 192_.

Box 3, Folder 9

Texas, motion picture ephemera. ca. 1923.

Box 3, Folder 10

Texas, motion picture photographs.

Box 3, Folder 11

White Eagle, motion picture photographs. 1922.

Box 3, Folder 12

Violet Schram radio career - publicity photos.

Box 3, Folder 13

Sunshine, Long Beach Theatre, photographs.

Box 3, Folder 14

Violet Schram - advertisement for Servel Refrigerator. Photo by Dick Whittington.

Box 3, Folder 15

War bond drive clippings.

Box 3, Folder 16

Clippings re Violet Schram's motion picture career.

Box 3, Folder 17

Theatre career correspondence. 1916, 1924, 1950.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from F.B. silverwood (14 Nov 1916), John s. McGroarty(22 May 1924) and Laurence Arguello (5 Dec 1950.
Box 3, Folder 18

California, Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description: 2 programs.
Box 3, Folder 19

Hell's Border.

Physical Description: press sheet.
Box 4

Violet Schram as Concepcion Arguello in La Golondrina by John Steven McGroarty.

Scope and Content Note

Tinted photo on wood by Edgar Lyons, A.S.C. [Lyons was Violet Schram's husband.]

Note

Box 4 is an oversize flat box.
Box 4

Photos of Violet Schram, 5 items and a World War I "Liberty" poster of Schram draped in a flag.

Note

Box 4 is an oversize flat box.