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John and Phyllis Collier Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: LAV000141
Collection consists of images collected by Phyllis Collier. Emphasis is on John Collier and his activities, such as his brief acting career, but also included are photographs of friends and family of both Phyllis and John. Photographic prints consist of snapshots and studio portraits. Clipping of motion picture film is from John's acting career.

Dates

  • 1911 - 1971
  • Majority of material found within 1920 - 1925

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.
Patrons must make an appointment with the AV Department prior to visiting.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.
For image reproduction, contact the AV Department.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 MB) : Color and black and white photographic prints; single frames from motion picture film.

Abstract

John Collier (1874-1947) was interested in various socialist, radical, liberal, and anarchist causes, and was a life-long student of philosophy, theology, mysticism, and psychic phenomena. Phyllis Feningston Collier was John Collier's secretary and life-long companion who was active in the labor movement. Collection consists of images collected by Phyllis Collier. Emphasis is on John Collier and his activities, such as his brief acting career, but also included are photographs of friends and family of both Phyllis and John.

History

John Collier (1874-1947) was interested in various socialist, radical, liberal, and anarchist causes, and was a life-long student of philosophy, theology, mysticism, and psychic phenomena. Phyllis Feningston Collier was John Collier's secretary and life-long companion who was active in the labor movement.

Acquisition

Donated by Phyllis Collier.

Related Materials

John and Phyllis Collier Papers

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Deborah Rice on March 21, 2017.
Title
Guide to the John and Phyllis Collier Photographs
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Deborah Rice.
Date
2017-03-20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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