- Arden, Anita, 1916-
- Call number
- *T-Mss 2000-041
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Anita Arden scrapbooks, Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library
- Billy Rose Theatre Division
- Access to materials
- Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Anita Arden, burlesque actress, (born Feb. 1916), married British film star Guy Middleton on May 7, 1949. She appeared in musical revues and clubs mainly in New York City, but also toured Europe in the late 1930s, with the U.S.O. during World War II and with Gypsy Rose Lee and others after the war. Arden also appeared in the film MALAGA with her husband. Contains scrapbook pages of mostly mounted photographs with handwritten identifications reflecting Arden's stage career as well as travel and family. There are many portraits of Arden and also a few printed items including handwritten song lyrics and a curriculum vitae.
Source of acquisitionScrapbooks: gift, Liz Goldwyn, 11/02/2000
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