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Edwin T. Luckey, class of 1931, photographs and sheet music

 Collection — Box: Multi 04
Identifier: MS-0094

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains seven photographs from the RKO production department showing models and sets for various films and a portrait photograph of Edward. There is also sheet music for “On the Good Old Eastern Shore” written by Luckey and Al Herman, a childhood friend. Both were fond of music, banjo in particular, and dances.


  • circa 1935-1950

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical Information

Edwin Theodore Luckey (1907-2001) was born February 3rd in Baltimore, Maryland to Joshua R. Luckey, Sr. (1885-1958) and Teresa Kampman Luckey (1886-1971). In 1927, two years after graduating from Baltimore Polytechnic, he took a trip to the Eastern Shore with his friend Al Herman, there he saw and attended Washington College. He graduated in 1931, at the time RKO president Col. Hiram S. Brown was serving on the Board of Visitors & Governors and offered a job to any graduate that wrote him for one. Luckey wrote and began his career in Hollywood, starting in the production department and film editing he eventually became a sound editor. He retired in 1972. His daughter Suzanne “Susan” Dolores Luckey (1938-2012) became an actress, her most famous roles were in Carousel and The Music Man. Edwin died September 9, 2001 in Los Angeles.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Finding Aid to the Edwin T. Luckey, Class of 1931, Photographs and Sheet Music
L. Sheldon
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

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