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Michael Lewis Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRR
Date: 8 Mar 2006

Biographical History

Michael Lewis, son of journalist Dorothy Thompson and writer Sinclair Lewis. Stage and screen actor.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Michael Lewis Collection consists mainly of photographs -- head shots and photos of Lewis in various roles ranging from Don John the Bastard ("Much Ado About Nothing" to a role in "The Virginian." There is a single clipping, a photograph of his parents.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

See also the Dorothy Thompson Papers

Subject Headings


Lewis, Michael, 1930-
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951.
Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961.


Actors -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Michael Lewis Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Patricia Westerfield, 28 Feb 2006.

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