- Bronson, Owen, Mrs.
- Call number
- *T-Mss 1995-030
- Physical description
- .25 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Mrs. Owen Bronson scrapbook, Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library
- Billy Rose Theatre Division
- Access to materials
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Scriptwriter for silent films, Nell B. Bronson published under the name Mrs. Owen Bronson. Born in Menlo Park, California, the former Nell Booth Poole was an assistant post office employee before having 40 "photo plays" accepted in 1914. Titles include LOVE'S SUNSET, THE HIDDEN SCAR, THE WILES OF A SIREN and THEY WERE ON THEIR HONEYMOON. Scrapbook consists mostly of clippings but also contains photographs and a few letters, including two from Norma Talmadge.
Source of acquisitionScrapbook: Gift, Jean Williamson, Bronson's niece, 11/30/95
Using the collection
LocationBilly Rose Theatre Division
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-7498