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Evelyn Fonda Kelley Collection

Identifier: MS-1707

This collection contains letters Kelley wrote home to her parents, notes taken from the letters she wrote her future husband, Florence S. Kelley, as well as pamphlets and leaves from her scrapbooks.


  • 1922-1924

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


1 Linear Feet (1 record box)


This collection contains letters and other material from the performing career of Evelyn Fonda Kelley.

Biographical/Historical Note

Evelyn Fonda Kelley was one of the lesser-known members of the Fonda acting family. In the early 1920's, she was an entertainer with the National Lyceum System. In four different acts for this company, she toured the country, performing in schools, churches, and auditoriums.


Collection consists of one box divided into three series: Correspondence; Notes from Letters; and Pamphlets and Scrapbook Leaves.

Acquisition Note

This collection was a gift made by Mrs. Evelyn Fonda Kelley through Dr. Allen Yoemans.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA