Paula Stone papers, 1920-1981

Overview of the Collection

Stone, Paula.
Paula Stone papers
1920-1981 (inclusive)
2.8 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

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Additional Information

Finding aid available in repository.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Paula Stone Sloan (1916- ), the daughter of actor Fred Stone, began her film acting career in juvenile roles and later appeared in Westerns including "Hopalong Cassidy" and in "B" movies. She became a radio personality in the 1940s and in 1945 began a career as a Broadway producer with a revival of "Red Mill," which starred her sister Dorothy Stone. Professionally, Sloan used the name Paula Stone.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains 2 audiotapes of Stone's radio interviews of 10 producers and actors including Cecil B. De Mille, Walt Disney, and Ronald Reagan; 6 scrapbooks of photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia of her acting and producing careers; photographs, including several of Phil Silvers in the play "Top Banana," which was produced by Stone; 3 bound volumes of sheet music by various composers; certificates; and a 16 mm home movie.

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Copyright Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Preservation Note

System Requirements

Radio interviews -- Audiocassette tapes.

Home movie -- Film -- 16 mm.

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Paula Stone at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Motion pictures.
  • Radio broadcasting.
  • Theater -- Production and direction.

Personal Names

  • Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985.
  • Stone, Dorothy.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Audiotapes.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Sheet music.


  • Motion picture actors and actresses.
  • Radio broadcasters.
  • Theatrical producers and directors.

Titles within the Collection

  • Hopalong Cassidy (Motion picture)
  • Red mill.
  • Top banana.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Astaire, Fred -- Interview.
    • Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954 -- Interview.
    • Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964 -- Interview.
    • DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 -- Interview.
    • Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 -- Interview.
    • Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 -- Interview.
    • Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971 -- Interview.
    • Reagan, Ronald -- Interview.
    • Stone, Fred, 1873-1959 -- Interview.
    • Wynn, Ed, 1886-1966 -- Interview.