Scope and arrangement
The Carroll McComas Papers are predominately photographs. Childhood, vaudeville years and other stage appearances including The Jolly Rogerand Night Hawkare represented by portraits and publicity photographs,
The Carroll McComas papers are arranged in two series:
- 1914-1962 and n.d.3 folders
This series consists of correspondence, clippings and McComas' passport
(1931). Correspondence includes letters about McComas as an ANTA guest artist in the Augustana College production of The Glass Menagerieand a note from Jamaica Rundirector Lewis Foster. The clippings include biographical articles and McComas' obituary.
- 1920-1952 and n.d.1 box and 4 folders
Includes baby pictures and early photos of McComas' vaudeville days. Productions represented are The Jolly Roger, Night Hawkand the motion picture Jamaica Run. Theatrical portraits and publicity shots are arranged by photographer. A few snapshots, unidentified production shots and photos of friends complete the series.