Anita Arden scrapbooks, 1920-1996

Collection Data

Description
Anita Arden, burlesque actress, (born Feb. 1916), married British film star Guy Middleton on May 7, 1949. She appeared in musical revues and clubs mainly in New York City, but also toured Europe in the late 1930s, with the U.S.O. during World War II and with Gypsy Rose Lee and others after the war. Arden also appeared in the film MALAGA with her husband. Contains scrapbook pages of mostly mounted photographs with handwritten identifications reflecting Arden's stage career as well as travel and family. There are many portraits of Arden and also a few printed items including handwritten song lyrics and a curriculum vitae.
Names
Arden, Anita, 1916- (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 - 1996
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 2000-041
Topics
Burlesque (Theater) -- United States
Arden, Anita, 1916-
Genres
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Notes
Biographical/historical: Anita Arden, burlesque actress, (born Feb. 1916), marriedBritish film star Guy Middleton on May 7, 1949. She appeared in musical revues and clubs mainly in New York City, but also toured Europe in the late 1930s, with the U.S.O. during World War II and with Gypsy Rose Lee and others after the war. Arden also appeared in the film MALAGA with her husband.
Acquisition: Scrapbooks: gift, Liz Goldwyn, 11/02/2000
Content: Contains scrapbook pages of mostly mounted photographs with handwritten identifications reflecting Arden's stage career as well as travel and family.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 lin. ft. (1 box)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16142914
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG05-A10143
Barcode: 33433057589966
MSS Unit ID: 21756
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b942c000-c616-012f-1776-58d385a7bc34
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