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Irving Wallace, 1916-1990
Literary File, Photography Collection

98 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Irving Wallace Literary File consists of 98 photographs, the bulk of which are images of Wallace, members of his family, and various other people including Doris Day, John Decker, James Jones, Huey Long, Leni Riefenstahl, and Jerome Weidman. The majority are signed and/or inscribed by Wallace. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Wallace, I., Box.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1-P4Photographs of Wallace in Mexico and Central America, 1934.
P5-P6 Snapshots of Wallace in China (P5) and Japan (P6), 1940.
P7Portrait of Wallace in Amsterdam, 1946.
P8-P10Portraits of Wallace, 1955-1957.
P11-P22 Photographs of Wallace at home (P12) and in Sweden, Italy, and France, 1960-1961.
P23-P33Portraits of Wallace (P31-P33 in Washington, D.C.), 1962-1963.
P34-P46 Photographs of Wallace with his mother and sister (P34), his wife (P36), his children (P37-P39), and various other people including James Jones (P45), Martin Luther King (P46), and Jerome Weidman (P42), 1938-1961.
P47-P55 Photographs of Wallace's parents, in-laws, wife, and children, 1952-1962.
P56Photograph of Sylvia Wallace (Wallace's wife) with Doris Day.
P57 Photograph of Sylvia Wallace with Darryl F. Zanuck and Susan Haywood, 1952.
P58Photograph of Sylvia Wallace with various people including Loretta Young, circa 1953.
P59-P61Portraits of Pardon Knapp Webb (P59), Clarissa Amelia Webb (P60), and Clarissa Jane Lee Webb (P61).
P62Negative of Ann Eliza Young (Brigham Young's 19th wife).
P63Portrait of "Ethel," "Blythe," and "Becla" (Brigham Young's daughters?).
P64-P67Snapshots and corresponding negatives of the Overland Garage (P64-P65) and a residence (P66-P67), El Paso, Texas.
P68Color transparency of a house at 1121 E. Alameda, Denver, Colorado.
P69-P71 Snapshots and corresponding negatives of a house at 804 E. Missouri, El Paso, Texas.
P72View of a (19th century?) farm house with a large group of people gathered in front (Brigham Young's family?).
P73-P89Individual and group portraits of various people including John Barrymore (P81), John Decker (P81-P85, P87), Jack Dempsey (P78), Sadakichi Hartmann (P81-P83), Edmond Locard (P79-P80), Huey Long (P88), Kid McCoy (P77-P78), and Leni Riefenstahl (P89).
P90Portrait of Wallace.
P91Snapshot of the jacket sketch for Wallace's The Prize propped up on a table.


Index of Photographers

Behm, photographer--P34, P40
Cameron, Denis--P23-P29, P90
Cunard Steamship Company, Ltd.--P19
Express (Paris, France)--P20-P22
Gelmi, Gianni--P16
Harris & Ewing--P31-P33
Marschutz, Roger--P10
Moore, C. Bennette, 1879-1939--P88
RKO Radio Pictures, inc.--P85
Stern, Phil--P58
Wallace, Sylvia--P7, P12, P14-P15, P18, P45-P46
Wog (Berlin, Germany)--P89


Irving Wallace Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 27 June 2007)

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