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Guide to the Lodoen Purdy Cain Photograph Collection



PH Collection No.: 615
Creator: Cain, Lodoen Purdy , collector
Title: Lodoen Purdy Cain Photograph Collection
Date Span: ca. 1920s
Quantity: 11 negatives
10 contact prints
Location: HN1538 (negatives)
K0900 (contact prints)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Lionel Barrymore (1878-1954). Special Collections, UW Libraries, UW22186z

Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Scope and Content

This collection contains photographic negatives and copy negatives of early motion picture celebrities. Many of these film personalities began their careers during the silent film era. Some, such as Lionel Barrymore, successfully made the switch to talkies. Many of these negatives are signed by the celebrities and were probably used to make publicity photographs.

Digital Content

Contact prints are available for reference purposes.

Restrictions on Access

The negatives in this collection are not available for viewing.

Acquisition Info

Source: Lodoen Purdy Cain.

Processing Info

Processed by Amy Fields and Jocelyn Spicer, 2002.


Inventory

 
Folder Item
11Barrymore, Lionel (1878-1954)   View image
 
2Coogan, Jackie "The Kid" (1914-1984)   View image
 
3Dix, Richard (1894-1949)
 
4Jolson, Al (1886-1950)   View image
 
5Miller, Patsy Ruth (1905-1995)
 
6Minter, Mary Miles (1902-1984)
 
7Talmadge, Constance (1898-1973)   View image

Photographer: Spurr Photography, Hollywood
 
8Todd, Thelma (1905-1935)
 
9Warner, Henry Byron (1876-1958)   View image
 
10Actor

Photographer: Lujean, Los Angeles
 
11Actress

Subject Terms

Subjects:
Motion picture actors and actresses--Photographs.
Genre Headings:
Publicity photographs.
Last modified: June 14, 2006
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