Henry Wilcoxon papers

Henry Wilcoxon papers

Dates: 1968-1984

Photographs taken by Henry Wilcoxon; audiocassettes of Wilcoxon's oral history; scrapbook of Samson and Deliah (1949) publicity assembled by Wilcoxon's wife, Joan Woodbury. All material used by donor in writing Wilcoxon's biography. Also includes various manuscripts and diaries.

  • Extent: 3 oversize box (9.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Wilcoxon, Henry, 1905-1984
  • Call Number: MSS 3751
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the curator of the Arts & Communications Archives of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Henry Wilcoxon papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 3751; Henry Wilcoxon papers; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations:MSS 3751, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials gathered by Katherine Orrison in conjunction with the writing of Wilcoxon's autobiography.
Acquisition Information
Gathered; Katherine Orrison.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Dominica; Motion picture actors and actresses--Great Britain; Performing Arts
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Manuscripts; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; February 2007.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Wilcoxon (Henry) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:12-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Henry Wilcoxon was born on September 8, 1905 in Dominica, British West Indies. He was an actor, with his most famous role being that of Mark Antony in the 1934 production of Cleopatra by Cecil DeMille. He died on March 6, 1984.

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Curator - Arts & Communications Archives