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Joan Crawford awards

Identifier: 11-MWalB02685

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the awards that were presented to Joan Crawford for her acting talents, contributions to the community, and business achievements. Awards for acting comprise the majority of the collection. Of particular interest is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences certificate of nomination to Crawford for Best Actress for her role in the movie Sudden Fear, dated 1952.


  • 1948-1965, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


24.00 Items (2 boxes, 4 folders)


Arranged in three series: 1. Theater Awards, 1948-1963, undated; 2. Community Awards, 1952-1965, undated; 3. Business Awards, 1963-1965.

For more information  about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listings.

Other Descriptive Information

Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

Processing Information

Processed by Stephanie Farkas in 2008.  Archon finding aid created and updated by Craig Bruce Smith in 2010, and further revised by Anne Marie Reardon in 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections