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Cecile Starr papers, 1925-2001

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Series I: Starr Family



Box 1 Folder 1 Alfred and Elizabeth Starr. Correspondence (Elizabeth) and clippings. [v.p.] [n.d.] 1952-1997 6 pages t.l.s. 3 p.c.s. 14 pages photocopies 6 pages, 1952-1997

(Newspaper and periodical clippings related to the career and death of Alfred Starr. Includes controversial public debate over subject of "pay T.V.")


Box 1 Folder 2 Starr, Carrie and Cecile Starr. Letter to Starr and Lightman families. New York 29 March 1997 3 pages t.l.s, March 1997

(Descriptive letter regarding funeral of Carrie Lightman Starr (mother) and Starr burial site in Nashville, TN.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Starr, Jacob. Copies of marriage and obituary clippings; copy of will. Nashville, TN [n.d.], 30 April 1932 1 page photocopy 2 page t.ms Note: Father of Cecile Starr., April 1932, (Poor quality copy of newspaper clippings.)


Box 1 Folder 4 Starr, Milton and Goldie "Zaro" Starr (Mrs. Milton). To: Cecile Starr [v.p.] [n.d.] 1934-1996 21 pages a.l.s. 1 page t.l.s. 1 p.c.s, 1934-1996

(Paternal uncle and aunt of Cecile Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 5 Starr, Milton. Obituary and memorial tributes by William R. MacKaye and Michael Wolf[v.p.] 1976 1 page photocopy 5 pages t.ms., 1976


Box 1 Folder 6 Freud, Sigmund. Biography by Ernest Jones The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, Vol III. Page 233. [n.p.] [n.d.] 1 page photocopy

(References to Milton Starr's financial support of psychoanalysis periodical "Imago.")


Box 1 Folder 7 Lowell, Robert. Robert Lowell: A Biography by Ian Hamilton. Pages 47, 66. [n.p.] [n.d.] 2 pages photocopies

(References to Milton Starr's financial support of the American poet.)


Box 1 Folder 8 Waters, Ethel. Excerpts from Waters autobiography His Eye is on the Sparrow. Pages 156, 160, 170-171. [n.p.] 1950 2 pages t.ms., 1950

(Excerpts typed onto separate sheets. Description of Milton Starr's support of African American artists)


Box 1 Folder 9 Bijou Amusement Company Partnership. To Cecile Starr. Stock certificates. [n.p.] 29 December 1960 3 pages t.l.s, December 1960

(See also "The Reluctant Capitalist"; file 74.)


Box 1 Folder 10 Starr, Mike. To Cecile Starr [n.p.] [n.d.] 3 pages a.l.s.


Box 1 Folder 11 Starr, Sarah Lusky. Clippings of obituaries. [n.p.] 4 December 1925 1 page photocopy, December 1925

(Paternal grandmother of Cecile Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 12 Starr, Bessie (Mrs. David). To Cecile Starr [n.p.] 23 Oct 1985 28 Jan 1986 1 p.c.s. 1 page t.l.s, 1985, 1986

(Paternal aunt of Cecile Starr. Includes letter from Jeanne Starr Loeb regarding death of Bessie Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 13. To Cecile Starr Tennessee 25 January 1980 1 p.c.s, January 1980

(From "Mary Jane" [Coleman] inquiring about relation to Afred Starr)


Box 1 Folder 14 Starr, Joseph (J.D.). To Cecile Starr. Includes correspondence between Cecile to J.D. Starr [v.p.] [n.d.] 1934-1998 1 p.c.s. 94 pages a. and t.l.s. 15 pages a. and t.l.s, 1934-1998

(Brother to Cecile Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 15 Starr Joseph (J.D). Miscellaneous personal items: birth certificate, confirmation program, business card, newspaper clippings; New Yorker article regarding "Pennies from Heaven"; funeral condolences. [v.p.] [n.d.] 1929-1999 3 items 5 pages photocopies 1 page periodical 3 a.l.s., 1929-1999


Box 1 Folder 16 Loeb, Jeanne Starr. Letters and newspaper clippings; paraphernalia [v.p.] [n.d.] 1985-2000 1 Folder 2 pages, 1985-2000

(Cousin to Cecile Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 17. Letters and paraphenalia regarding activity of children and grandchildren of Milton and Zaro Starr. [v.p.] [n.d.] 1972-2000 1 Folder, 1972-2000


Box 1 Folder 18. Letters and paraphenalia regarding children and grandchildren of Alfred Starr. [v.p.] [n.d.] 1 Folder


Box 1 Folder 19 Starr Carrie (Lightman). Memoir written by Carrie Starr with notes by Cecile Starr [n.p.] [n.d.] 55 t.ms. 26 a.ms. 1 Folder 2 note pages a.ms.s.

(Mother of Cecile Starr)


Box 1 Folder 20 Starr Carrie (Lightman). To Cecile Starr; letters from Cecile to Carrie Starr; funeral mementos. [n.p.] [n.d.] 1944-1984 1 Folder, 1944-1984

(Mother of Carrie Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 21 Correspondence to Cecile and Carrie from members of the Lightman family. [v.p.] 1937-1997 2 Folder inserts, 1937-1997

(Includes clippings and publicity items.)


Box 1 Folder 22 Lightman, Alan. Photocopies of correspondence with Cecile Starr [v.p.] 1984-1998 1 Folder, 1984-1998

(Cousin to Cecile Starr.)


Box 1 Folder 23 Lightman, Alan. Photocopies of book reviews by and of Alan Lightman; paraphernalia [v.p.] 1982-2001 1 Folder, 1982-2001