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Henry Wilcoxon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3751

Scope and Contents

Photographs taken by Henry Wilcoxon; audiocassettes of Wilcoxon's oral history; scrapbook of Samson and Deliah (1949) publicity assembled by Wilcoxon's wife, Joan Woodbury. All material used by donor in writing Wilcoxon's biography. Also includes various manuscripts and diaries.

Dates

  • 1968-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the curator of the Arts & Communications Archives of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Henry Wilcoxon papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Henry Wilcoxon was born on September 8, 1905 in Dominica, British West Indies. He was an actor, with his most famous role being that of Mark Antony in the 1934 production of Cleopatra by Cecil DeMille. He died on March 6, 1984.

Extent

3 oversize box ( (9.5 linear ft.))

Language

English

Abstract

Photographs taken by Henry Wilcoxon; audiocassettes of Wilcoxon's oral history; scrapbook of Samson and Deliah (1949) publicity assembled by Wilcoxon's wife, Joan Woodbury. All material used by donor in writing Wilcoxon's biography. Also includes various manuscripts and diaries.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Custodial History

Materials gathered by Katherine Orrison in conjunction with the writing of Wilcoxon's autobiography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gathered; Katherine Orrison.

Appraisal

Arts and Communications.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth West; February 2007.

Title
Register of the Henry Wilcoxon paper
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth West
Date
February 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States