Phillip and Lillian Gerard papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3793
Scope and Contents
Collection of folders with scripts, programs, and various other theatre related materials. Also includes various photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and videocassettes. Materials from and information concerning the Paris Theatre and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City is also included.
- Gerard, Lillian (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English and French.
Conditions Governing Access
Preliminarily processed; Access with permission from the curator of the Arts and Communications Archive 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 Phillip and Lillian Gerard papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Lillian and Philip Gerard were owners of the Paris Theatre in New York City and which became involved in the famous 1952 Supreme Court case Burstyn v. Wilson, which resulted in a reversal of the motion picture censorship laws.
10 boxes (15 linear ft.)
These materials were donated to L. Tom Special Collections.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Gerard, Philip, and Lillian Gerard; 1985.
Arts and Communications.
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Gerard, Lillian
- Gerard, Philip R., 1913-
- Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
- Music halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
- New York (N.Y.)
- Performing Arts
- Scripts (Documents)
- Register of Phillip and Lillian Gerard papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 May 3
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.