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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 533

Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers,

Collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers.

Dates

  • 1920-1979.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 collection (2 linear feet (4 boxes))

A collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, most with signed autograph manuscript inscriptions. The photographer is listed if known. Some folders include letters from celebrities to Paul R. Palmer, a librarian at Columbia University.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Robinson Koch is a collector of rare materials and a graduate of Harvard College, A.B. 1955.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of subject depicted in portrait.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Gift of Frederick R. Koch, A.B. 1955; received: 1986 February 6.

Related Materials

See HOLLIS, OASIS, and the Houghton Public Services staff for a complete listing of all materials held by the Houghton Library, donated by Frederick R. Koch.

Processing Information

Processed by: Monique Duhaime, with the assistance of Melanie Wisner and Bonnie B. Salt

Part of the MS Storage project, 2008-2009.
Link to catalog
Title
Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, circa 1920-1979: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02003

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

Contact:
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