Scope and arrangement
The Charlotte Stevenson collection of Judy Garland Scrapbooks contains thirteen scrapbooks documenting Judy Garland's life and career. The bulk of the scrapbook content consists of original and reproduced press clippings, most of which are from major American newspaper and magazine publications. Also included are postcards, pamphlets, programs, photographs and typewritten copies of articles from magazines and newspapers.
Stevenson's scrapbooks span decades, filled with material from 1939 through 1969. The scrapbooks are arranged and titled chronologically. Each scrapbook is filled with Garland-related clippings and ephemera published and collected during the period of time listed. The scrapbooks have been disassembled because of their poor condition.
Notable items in the collection are the well preserved photographs of Garland's children in Scrapbook III, 1955-1960. The photographs capture Liza, Lorna and Joey posing and playing. Notations on the verso of the photographs indicate they were taken in July 1956.
This collection is arranged chronologically by scrapbook.