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Identifier: MS 4
Overview The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1867) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge, known as Amanda Ira Aldridge (1866-1956) who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs and engravings, newspaper clippings, musical manuscripts and scores, personal and legal documents, articles, memorabilia, two portraits and a...
Abstract Laughtrack was an Evanston-based comedy group, comprised of Northwestern alumni, that performed from 1979-1981. The collection includes resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, contracts, and financial records.
Overview The Lawrence Pressman Papers contain 26 boxes encompassing biographic information from Pressman’s schooling at Northwestern University, scripts and related materials collected from his production binders (television, theatre, and film), reviews and publicity, and a selection of artifacts, including awards and a scrapbook of his college years.
Overview Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson (20 February 1887 – 9 April 1964) was a British actor, theatre director and writer. This collection of manuscripts consists of the holograph notebooks he kept for several of his biographies as well as some miscellaneous research notebooks.
Abstract The Tony Randall Papers fill four boxes and span the period 1937-2004. The bulk of the papers consists of clippings from newspapers and magazines concerning Randall's career, involvement in politics, social engagements, and biography. One folder contains Randall's handwritten class notes from courses he took as a student at Northwestern University (1937-1938). The notes are identified by course name and are decorated with occasional sketches of actors (notably...
Abstract This series is comprised of photographs pertaining mainly to Tony Randall's acting career.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract "Clara, Lu 'n' Em," one of the first radio soap operas (1930-1946), was created, written, and performed by three Northwestern University alumnae (Louise Starkey Mead, Isobel Carothers Berolzheimer, and Helen King Mitchell), who assumed the roles of small-town housewives exchanging gossip and opinions. Records include scripts, clippings, photographs, artifacts, and promotional materials.
- Subject: Actors X
- Northwestern University Archives 5
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 2
- Randall, Tony 2
- Aldridge, Ira Frederick, -1867 1
- Andrews, Cyril Bruyn, 1885- 1
- Berolzheimer, Isobel, 1900-1937 1
- Clara, Lu 'n' Em (Radio program) 1
- Dalrymple, Vivian 1
- Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977 1
- Kovačević, Mihailo, 1891-1961 1
- Laughtrack (Comedy group) 1
- Lindfors, Bernth 1
- Mead, Louise, 1905-1969 1
- Mitchell, Helen, 1904-1970 1
- Mortimer, Owen 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
- Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964 1
- Pressman, Lawrence 1
- Ring, Montague 1
- Scobie, Edward 1 ∧ less