Memorabilia and publicity

Title: Memorabilia and publicity
Dates of Material:
4 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of newspaper clippings and articles collected by Raymond Massey regarding his career and performances and his personal life.  Also includes copies of interviews, correspondence, promotional material and biographical information / drafts on biographies for Who's Who and other publications.   

Source of supplied title

   Title based on contents of the series.

General notes

Newspaper clippings are very fragile.   

Box 23

Consists of newspaper clippings.  

232Biography material1946-1964

Consists of a copy of Current Biography : Who's Who and Why, Vol. 7, no.2, February 1946 (Raymond Massey biography P.33-36), typescripts of biographies for Who's Who Canada and America, and a biography from Warner Bros.Studios

233Interview by Beth Twiggar[1942]

Typescript and letter from the author to Raymond Massey.   

234"Massey belies his dour image" Interview by Blaik Kirby1971

From The Globe and Mail, December 11, 1971.  Includes a letter from Raymond Massey to the author of the article.

235The year was 1856 [publicity material for Rand McNally and photo portrait of Abraham Lincoln]1956

Includes 1 photograph : b&w ; 31.5 cm x 24.5 cm  

236R.M. as "Abe Lincoln" in Robert Sherwood's play, "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," as conjectured by Norman Rockwell.[1940]

Consists of a page taken from a magazine? with the image of the portrait by Norman Rockwell on one side and an article about the play on the verso. Taped on is a note by Massey?  about his makeup in the role as Lincoln.   

237"Raymond Massey is the Kind of Actor Who Understands the Acting Craft" by Jeanne Stein1963

Article in on p. 389-402 of Films in Review, August-September 1963  


Telegrams to and from Charles Garside.  

239[Letter from C.D. Massey to Mr. George E. Vincent re: birth of Raymond Massey]1896

Letter is a photocopy of an original.   

2310Bluestem Coffee Shop menu and M.G.M Studios Luncheon menu1952-1957

The M.G.M. Studios Luncheon menu has an item called "The Raymond Massey Salad"