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Guide to the Actors' Fund of America Records WAG.036

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630
tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Craig Savino, 2006-2008 and Adrien Hilton, 2009; Series XI added by Giana Ricci and Rachel Schimke.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 16, 2018
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The archived website was migrated from the California Digital Library's Web Archiving Service to the Internet Archive's Archive-It Service in November 2015. The link to California Digital Library was removed in October 2017.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by the Actors' Fund of America was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Actors' Fund of America Records; WAG 036; Box number; Folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Actors' Fund Photographs (PHOTOS 240)
Actors' Equity Association Records (WAG 11)
Associated Actors and Artistes of America Records (WAG 110)
Theater Authority Records (WAG 183)

Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures

Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers. Materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu, (212) 998-2630 with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Due to the fragile nature of the fifteen scrapbooks covering the years 1900-1961, researchers must use the microfilmed version; microfilm call number is Film R-7822.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was intially donated by the Actors' Fund in 1985. The accession number associated with this gift is 1985.019. Several more donations followed beween 1985 and 2007.

An additional donation of the materials that comprise Series XI was made by David Engelman on behalf of the Actors' Fund in 2014. The accession number associated with this donation is 2014.014. Materials relating to Fundraising Updates from 2002 were found in repository in May 2014. The accession number associated with this material is 2014.059. An additional donation of materials was made by Mr. Engelman on behalf of the Actors' fund in November 2014. The accession number associated with this donation is 2014.176. Tamiment received an additional donation of board minutes and other documents related to the Actors' Home and fund raising campaigns in 2015. The accession number associated with this gift is 2015.024.

Processing Information

The materials that comprise Series XI were added in 2014. The materials were treated for mold and rehoused in archival quality boxes and folders. Also in 2014, the archived websites were added as Series XII. In 2015, additional board minutes were added to Series I: Minutes, and documents related to the Actors' Home and fundraising campaign materials were added to Series III: General.

Appraisal

Books from the 2014 donation already held by the Tamiment Library were not retained.