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Guide to the Editta Sherman Photographs
1940-1995 (bulk, undated)
 PR 322

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer and Anne Boissonnault

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on February 16, 2018 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series I. The Kenneth Sherman Collection, 1942-1995 (bulk, undated). 4.83 Linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

The photographs in this series were a gift in July 2016 of Kenneth Sherman, Editta Sherman's eldest son. (Credit line: Gift of Kenneth Sherman.)

8 x 10 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Bryan Ahern (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Fay Bainter (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Rudolf Bing (2 photos/2 poses)

Scope and Contents Note

Neither photograph explicitly identifies the subject as Bing. One of the photographs (used in the exhibition) is captioned on the reverse incorrectly as Louis Persinger.

Undated
Box: 1 Charles Boyer
Undated
Box: 1 Yul Brynner (7 photos/7 poses; one signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Pearl S. Buck (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 William F. Buckley (4 photos/4 poses/1 color)
Undated
Box: 1 Maurice Chevalier
1975
Box: 1 Norman Cousins (signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Joseph Cotton
Undated
Box: 1 Clara Damrosch (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Claude Dauphin (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Jimmy Dycks (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Nelson Eddy (3 photos/2 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Maurice (or Charles?) Evans (2 photos/2 poses)

Scope and Contents Note

The photos are noted as "Maurice Evans" on the reverse, but the code assigned to them by the family indicates Charles (EvansC2320501 and 0601).

Undated
Box: 1 Alice Faye (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Malcolm Forbes (2 photos/1 pose)
Undated
Box: 1 Lillian Gish (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Vladimir Golschmann (7 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Gayelord Hauser (2 photos/1 pose)
Undated
Box: 1 Lillian Hellman
Undated
Box: 1 Walter Huston (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Aldous Huxley (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Efrem Kurtz (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Corliss Lamont (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Charles Laughton (9 photos/7 poses)
1965, Undated
Box: 1 Gertrude Lawrence (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Canada Lee (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Joshua Lieberman (4 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 David Mannes (man with hand on chin) (2 photos/1 pose)
Undated
Box: 1 Marcel Marceau (5 photos/2 poses)
1977, Undated
Box: 1 Jackie Mason (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 David Merrick (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Sal Mineo (2 photos/1 pose)
Undated
Box: 1 Gene Nelson (4 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Hugh O'Brian (4 photos/4 poses, 1 inscribed)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes photo of O'Brian as Wyatt Earp (inscribed).

Undated
Box: 1 Enzio Pinza (3 photos/2 poses, one inscribed)
Undated
Box: 1 Christopher Plummer (2 photos/one pose)
1955
Box: 1 Franz Rupp (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Carl Sandburg (with guitar) (signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Carl Sandburg (10 photos/8 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Don Shirley
Undated
Box: 1 Walter Slezak
1955
Box: 1 Leopold Stokowski (10 photos/7 poses, 4 signed)
1962, undated
Box: 1 Carol Stone (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Norma Terris (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Walter Toscanini (3 photos/3 poses, 2 signed)
Undated
Box: 1 Amy Vanderbilt (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Felix Graf von Luckner (6 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 1 Peggy Wood (2 photos/1 pose)
Undated

11 x 14 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 4 Bryan Ahern (4 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Josef Astor (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 4 Charles Boyer (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Yul Brynner (5 photos/3 poses, 3 signed)
Undated
Box: 4 Oleg Cassini (5 photos/5 poses, 4 signed.
Undated
Box: 4 Maurice Chevalier (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Joseph Cotton (3 photos/3 poses)
1967, Undated
Box: 4 Norman Cousins (2 photos/1 pose)
1945, Undated
Box: 4 Bob Crosby (4 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Clara Damrosch (2 photos/one pose, one signed)
Undated
Box: 4 Claude Dauphin (7 photos/6 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Joe DiMaggio (3 photos/2 poses)
1952, 1955, Undated
Box: 4 Peter Duchin (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Nelson Eddy (4 photos/3 poses)
1952
Box: 4 Maurice Evans (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Keith Funston (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 John K. Galbraith (7 photos/7 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 E. Franko Goldman (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Elliot Gould (5 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Mike Gravel (7 photos/7 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Gayelord Hauser (5 photos/5 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Charlton Heston (3 photos/2 poses)
1945, Undated
Box: 4 Walter Huston
Undated
Box: 4 Aldous Huxley
Undated
Box: 4 Corliss Lamont [and family]
Undated
Box: 4 Frances Langford (5 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Charles Laughton
Undated
Box: 4 Gertrude Lawrence (6 photos/6 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 4 Joshua Lieberman (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 David Mannes (3 photos/one pose, one inscribed)
1942, 1944, Undated
Box: 4 David Merrick (2 photos/one pose)
1952
Box: 4 Edward Mulhare (6 photos/6 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Lloyd Nolan (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Hugh O'Brian (5 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Enzio Pinza (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 4 [Enzio Pinza?] [man in profile]
Undated
Box: 4 Buddy Rogers (5 photos/5 poses)
1952
Box: 4 Carl Sandburg (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Cornelia Otis Skinner
Undated
Box: 4 Carol Stone
Undated
Box: 4 Leopold Stowkowski (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 4 Norma Terris (4 photos/4 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 4 Walter Toscanini (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated

16 x 20 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 7 Josef Astor
Undated
Box: 7 Yul Brynner
Undated
Box: 7 Pearl Buck
Undated
Box: 7 Maurice Chevalier
Undated
Box: 7 Claude Dauphin
Undated
Box: 7 Joe DiMaggio (signed)
1952
Box: 7 Joe DiMaggio
Undated
Box: 7 Elliot Gould
Undated
Box: 7 Charlton Heston (signed)
Undated
Box: 7 Aldous Huxley
Undated
Box: 7 David Mannes (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 7 Marcel Marceau (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 7 Jackie Mason
Undated
Box: 7 Buddy Rodgers
Undated
Box: 7 Carl Sandburg
Undated
Box: 7 Carl Sandburg (color)
Undated
Box: 7 Leopold Stokowski (3 photos/2 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 7 Leopold Stokowski (signed)
Undated
Box: 7 Earl Wild (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated

Matted & Other Oversize

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: FF1 Rudolph Bing (or Louis Persinger?)

Scope and Contents Note

Persinger's name is written on the reverse, but the family coded the photo as Bing (BingR2070301).

Undated
Drawer: FF1 Denise Darcel (color)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Malcolm Forbes (signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Lillian Gish
Drawer: FF1 E. Franko Goldman
Undated
Drawer: FF1 E. Franko Goldman
Undated
Drawer: FF1 E. Franko Goldman (signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Mike Gravel (color, signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Joel Grey
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Joel Grey (signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Corliss Lamont (color)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 David Mannes
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Marcel Marceau (inscribed)
1995
Drawer: FF1 Christopher Plummer (inscribed & signed)
1956
Drawer: FF1 Leopold Stowkowski [Elderly man in blue shirt with document] (color)
Undated
Drawer: FF1 Norma Terris (color)
Undated

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