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

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© 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 III. The Children of Lloyd Sherman Collection, 1945-1965 (bulk, undated). 4.83 Linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

The photographs in this series were a gift in July 2016 of the children of Lloyd Sherman, one of Editta Sherman's sons: Jason Sherman, Brendan Sherman, Caleb Sherman, Jessica Petraglia, and Justin Sherman. (Credit line: Gift of the children of Lloyd R. Sherman.)

8 x 10 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 3 Maurice Abravanel
Undated
Box: 3 [Stanley C. Allyn] National Cash Register (3 photos/3 poses)

Scope and Contents note

Also includes a photo of an unidentified person in the sleeve with the Allyn photos.

Undated
Box: 3 Don Ameche
Undated
Box: 3 Ray Bolger (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 3 John Carradine (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Patricia Collinge
Undated
Box: 3 Noel Coward (2 photos/2 poses, one signed)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes an acknowledgement from Coward regarding Sherman's support of the American Theater Wing.

1952, Undated
Box: 3 Clifford Curzon (7 photos/6 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Laraine Day

Scope and Contents note

Includes a second photo, of an unidentified Benton & Bowers executive, in the photo sleeve.

Undated
Box: 3 Robert (or Charles?) Evans (2 photos/2 poses)

Scope and Contents Note

The photos are noted as "Bob Evans" on the reverse, but the code assigned to them by the family indicates Charles (EvansC2320401 and 0501).

Undated
Box: 3 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Undated
Box: 3 Henry Fonda & Barbara Bel Geddes (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Henry Fonda & Susan Strasberg
Undated
Box: 3 Massimo Freccia (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Donald Harrington (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Fernando Lamas (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Captain Lane (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Al Lewis
Undated
Box: 3 Vincent Lopez (5 photos/4 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 3 Leopold Mannes
Undated
Box: 3 Neil McNeil
Undated
Box: 3 Kay Medford (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Melody
Undated
Box: 3 Robert Merrill
Undated
Box: 3 Arnold Moss
Undated
Box: 3 Lyn Murray (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Lord Boyd Orr
Undated
Box: 3 Princess Juanita [Cherokee Nation?] (4 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Rodger Pryor
Undated
Box: 3 Anthony Quinn
Undated
Box: 3 Chief Rising Sun / Rising Star, Cherokee Indian (2 photos/one pose, one signed)
Undated
Box: 3 Walter Bedell Smith (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 General Captain Smith
Undated
Box: 3 Tilda Swinton (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Deems Taylor
Undated
Box: 3 Rudy Vallee (2 photos/duplicate)
Undated
Box: 3 Diana Van der Vlis
Undated
Box: 3 Carl Van Doren (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 3 Herman Wouk (7 photos/7 poses, one inscribed)
Undated
Box: 3 Gig Young [and Elizabeth Montgomery]
Undated
Box: 3 Unidentified [man in a feather headdress / Cherokee Nation?]
Undates
Box: 3 Unidentified [man in a feather headdress / Cherokee Nation?]
Undated
Box: 3 Unidentified [man in a feather headdress / Cherokee Nation?]
Undated
Box: 3 Unidentified [boy in a feather headdress / Cherokee Nation?]
Undated
Box: 3 [Unidentified. Group of Four Men, Band?]

Scope and Contents note

Large format negative, color.

1960s?

11 x 14 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 6 Stanley C. Allyn
Undated
Box: 6 Don Ameche (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Lee Barker (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Ray Bolger
1950
Box: 6 John Carradine (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 June Carter Cash (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Clifford Curzon (15 photos/12 poses)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes portraits of Curzon, one of Curzon and a woman, and images of Curzon on stage at a piano, including with George Szell.

Undated
Box: 6 Laraine Day (3 photos/2 poses)
1952, Undated
Box: 6 Laraine Day & Leo Durocher (2 photos/2 poses)
1960, Undated
Box: 6 Leo Durocher (2 photos/2 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 6 J.H.S. Ellis

Scope and Contents Note

Includes ElliJ3940101.

Undated
Box: 6 Charles Evans (3 photos/3 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 6 Robert Evans (7 photos/7 poses)
1955, Undated
Box: 6 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Undated
Box: 6 Betty Fields
Undated
Box: 6 Henry Fonda (2 photos/one pose, one signed)
1945
Box: 6 Massimo Freccia (4 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Huntington Hartford (3 photos/2 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 6 Fernando Lamas (7 photos/7 poses, 4 signed)
1960, 1965, Undated
Box: 6 Captain Lane (2 photos/one pose, one signed)
1948
Box: 6 Richard Leacock (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Vincent Lopez (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 6 Neil McNeil (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Moondog (2 photos/2 poses, one signed)
Undated
Box: 6 Frank Morgan (3 photos/3 poses, one signed, one inscribed)
1945, Undated
Box: 6 LeRoy Neiman (3 photos/3 poses, two autographed, one signed)
Undated
Box: 6 Lord Boyd Orr (3 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Louis Persinger (4 photos/4 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Joseph Picone
Undated
Box: 6 Rodger Pryor (6 photos/6 poses)
Box: 6 Anthony Quinn (3 photos/2 poses)
1959
Box: 6 Red Wing Cherokee Tribe [woman with beads] (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 6 Walter Bedell Smith (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Deems Taylor
Undated
Box: 6 Rudy Vallee (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Diana Van der Vlis (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Carl Van Doren
Undated
Box: 6 Ruth Warrick (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 6 Herman Wouk and Family (12 photos/9 poses, one signed, one signed and autographed)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes portraits of Wouk, his wife Sarah, and their family.

Undated
Box: 6 Gig Young (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 6 Unidentified [man with ring]
Undated
Box: 6 Unidentified [man with a pencil]
Undated

16 x 20 Photographs

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 7 Maurice Abravanel
Undated
Box: 7 Edna Best
Undated
Box: 7 Ray Bolger
Undated
Box: 7 Leo Durocher
Undated
Box: 7 Clifford Curzon [and wife?]
Undated
Box: 7 Leo Durocher
Undated
Box: 7 Leo Durocher & Larine Day
Undated
Box: 7 J. H. S. Ellis
Undated
Box: 7 Robert Evans (3 photos/2 poses)

Scope and Contents Note

One photo is of Robert, though family coded it as of Charles Evans (EvanC2320102).

Undated
Box: 7 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Undated
Box: 7 Henry Fonda (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 7 Raymond Fosdick (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 7 Massimo Freccia (2 photos/2 poses)
Undated
Box: 7 Donald Harrington
Undated
Box: 7 Leopold Mannes (2 photos/one pose)
Undated
Box: 7 Ray Middleton
Undated
Box: 7 LeRoy Neiman (autographed)
Undated
Box: 7 Robert Paine
Undated
Box: 7 Rodger Pryor
Undated
Box: 7 Carlos Salzedo
Undated
Box: 7 Walter Bedell Smith
Undated
Box: 7 Walter B. Smith[?]
Undated
Box: 7 Tilda Swinton (3 photos/3 poses)
Undated
Box: 7 Deems Taylor
Undated
Box: 7 Mark Van Doren
Undated
Box: 7 Herman Wouk (autographed)
Undated
Box: 7 Gig Young & Elizabeth Montgomery
Undated

Matted & Other Oversize

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: FF3 Clifford Curzon (color, signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Laraine Day
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Henry Fonda & Susan Strasberg (color, signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Huntington Hartford
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Fernando Lamas
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Elizabeth Montgomery
Undated
Drawer: FF3 LeRoy Neiman (signed, autographed)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Rudy Vallee
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Verushka Von Lehndorff (signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Verushka von Lehndorff
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Verushka von Lehndorff (inscribed and signed, color)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Verushka von Lehndorff (signed)
Undated
Drawer: FF3 Herman Wouk & Family (color, signed, autographed)
Undated

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