- Simms, Hilda, 1920-
- Call number
- Sc MG 539
- Physical description
- 39 linear feet (34 record cartons, 4 flat boxes, 3 archival boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Hilda Simms papers, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Restricted access.Restrictions apply
Hilda Simms (1920-1994), actress, was best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of "Anna Lucasta" which moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film, television and radio broadcasts. During the 1960s and 1970s, Simms worked for creative arts and drug treatment programs in New York. Papers consist of correspondence, printed matter, programs, play scripts, and clippings.
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801
Access to materialsRestricted access.
Collection closed until processed.