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HAYWORTH MSS.

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Correspondence, 1943

  • Oct. 22. OW to RH. Las Vegas. Telegram and envelope
  • [Oct. 23] OW to RH. Ambassador East, Chicago. 4 p. in pencil. Date from accompanying envelope
  • Oct. 24. OW to RH. 2 p. in black ink
  • [Oct. 26] OW to RH. The Gotham, New York City. 4 p. in black ink with double heart sketch in red water color. Date from accompanying envelope
  • [Oct. 26] OW to RH. The Gotham, New York City. 4 p. in black ink. Includes enclosure: "affidavit" by Leonard Lyons, Oct. 25, 1943. 1 p. in pencil. Witnessed by Walter Winchell
  • Oct. 30. Vernon [Cansino] to RH. Nashville, Tenn. 6 p. in pencil. Includes enclosure and accompanying envelope
  • Oct. 30. [OW] to Mrs. Orson Welles. Telegram, unsigned
  • [Oct. 31] OW to RH. The Gotham, New York City. 3 p. in black ink with water color sketch: "Another self-portrait of self-pity." Date from accompanying envelope
  • [Oct.] Hortense [Hill] to RH. 6 p. in black pen.
  • [Nov. 1] OW to RH. 2 p. in pencil. Date from accompanying envelope
  • [Nov. 1] OW to RH. The Gotham, New York City. 6 p. in black pen. Date from accompanying envelope
  • [Nov. 1] "This is the Devil of Black Despair..." Ink and watercolor sketch. 1 p. Date from accompanying envelope
  • Nov. 1. [OW] to RH. Columbia Pictures. Telegram, unsigned
  • Nov. 3. Mercedes Jimenez to RH. 1 p. Spanish, in black pen

Undated

  • Jackson and Lolita Leighter to RH. "Rita dearest... Gift tag for flowers with envelope
  • Bill Stern to RH. Telegram [before Nov. 5]
  • OW to RH. "Dearest love of my life...Your Boy." 2 p.
  • OW to RH. "For my dearest little Mrs. Orson Welles from her Baby." Gift tag with envelope
  • OW to RH. "Gloom!" Ink and wash sketch. 1 p.
  • OW to RH. "I love you." Gift tag for flowers with envelope
  • OW to RH. "I love you Baby." Gift tag for flowers with envelope
  • "Mrs. R. Welles." Envelope only.

Miscellaneous Items

  • National Automobile Club membership card - RH
  • Notepad with 2 p. of notes concerning a card game?
  • Inscribed photograph of OW

Makeup Case

  • Brown suede case cover; brass plaque with Hayworth's name on top of case. "John Frederic's Made to Order" tag in upper level, left panel
Lower Section:
  • 3 monogrammed makeup jars (2 small, 1 large)
  • 2 monogrammed perfume bottles
  • 1 small monogrammed lid
  • 1 Midol tin (taped shut)
  • 9 hair pins (in right pocket)
  • 1 green velvet zippered pouch
Upper Section, with two side panels that lift horizontally and center panel that lifts vertically:
  • 1 mirror, detached from main cover panel
  • 1 yellow plastic comb
  • 1 pink and white fiber lanyard, knotted to hold three keys and one lapel pin with the motto "We Maintain"

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