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Collection TitleMC 54 Ruth Collin CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDaniel Weaver, Rachel Dworkin
Date Completed:May 24, 2007
Date Updated:September 2016
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Ruth Collin Strong in 1985.

The Ruth Collin Collection contains youth magazines, and film fan material including magazines, photographs, and a scrapbook.

Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1922-1931

This collection contains youth magazines and film fan material.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Magazine - St. Nicholas, monthly youth literary magazine: July, August, September, November, December 1922.MagazineA0101
Magazine - St. Nicholas, monthly youth literary magazine: January, March, April 1923.MagazineA0201
Booklet - East Lynne: Complete story illustrated with actual scenes from the photoplay, 1931.BookletA0301
Booklet - Wings: The Filming of an Epic Motion Picture, 1927.BookletA0302
Booklet - The New Movie Album: Lives and Pictures of the Stars, 1930.BookletA0303
Booklet - Screen Romances: Life Stories of the Stars, 1930.BookletA0304
Magazine - Screen Secrets, March 1930.MagazineA0401
Magazine - The Modern Screen Magazine, June 1931.MagazineA0402
Magazine - Silver Screen, November 1931.MagazineA0403
Magazine - Movie Mirror, December 1931. MagazineA0404
Magazine - The New Movie Magazine: April, October, November 1930; December 1931.MagazineA0501
Signed photographs of the following 1930s movie stars: Laura La Planter; Joan Crawford; Delores Del Rio; John Barrymore; William Haines; Douglas Fairbanks; Mary Pickford; Billie Dove; Charles Rogers; Colleen Moore; Barbara Kent; Betty Bronson; Clara Bow; Camilla Horn; Doris Dawson; Bebe Daniels; Gilbert Roland; Esther Ralston; Conrad Nagel; Mary Astor; Ramon Novarro.PhotographsB0101
Ruth Collin movie scrapbook featuring advertisements and newspaper reviews of films, 1926-1928.ScrapbookB0201

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