Scope and Content
Title: Actors' Laboratory Records,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1949
Collection number: 1064
Creator: Actors' Laboratory, Inc.
15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood was a non-profit professional theater and school which existed from 1941-52. The collection
includes financial and legal records, material regarding curriculum, enrollment, policies, and scholarships, minutes from
executive board and committee meetings, memos, correspondence, a scrapbook with newsclippings, and notes on the history of
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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Delia Salvi, 1969.
[Identification of item], Actors' Laboratory Records (Collection 1064). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
The Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood was a non-profit professional theater and school which existed from 1941-52.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of business records and materials on productions of the Actors' Laboratory of Hollywood. Includes financial
and legal records, material regarding curriculum, enrollment, policies, and scholarships, minutes from executive board and
committee meetings, memos, correspondence, a scrapbook with newsclippings, and notes on the history of the Lab. Much of the
correspondence is with the Veteran's Administration. Also includes photographs and other materials of productions, including
The Inspector General,
The Wizard of Oz,
All My Sons,
A Bell for Adano,
Abe Lincoln in Illinois,
Trial By Jury,
Juno and the Paycock,
Peer Gynt (script and score), and
Volpone (technical notes on production).
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Actors' Laboratory, Inc.--Archives.
Theatrical companies--California--Los Angeles--Archival