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Abstract 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, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). 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...
Dates: 1806-2017; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1959
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Frances Peck Grover, whose career at the Chicago Tribune (1911-1945) was spent chiefly as movie critic (the first to write under the name "Mae Tinee"). This archive includes family correspondence and photographs, correspondence and pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and scrapbooks of newspaper columns.
Dates: 1895 - 1944
Abstract Collection consists of the papers of American actor and Class of 1978 Northwestern University alumnus Richard Bruce Kind (1956-), dating from 1956 to 2019, including his personal and professional correspondence, school records, photographs, audiovisual media, records of theater, TV, and film performances such as scripts, cue cards, playbills, and memorabilia, and news clippings and magazine coverage of his life and career, dating from 1956-2019.
Abstract Laughtrack Comedy Group was an Evanston-based troupe, comprised of Northwestern alumni, that performed from 1979 to 1981. Their records include resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, contracts, and financial records.
Dates: 1979-1981; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2014
Abstract 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 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.
Dates: 1936 - 2017
Abstract The papers of the stage, motion picture and television actor Tony Randall 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...
Abstract This series is comprised of photographs pertaining mainly to Tony Randall's acting career.
Dates: approximately 1920 - approximately 1985
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. The records include scripts, clippings, photographs, artifacts, and promotional materials.
Dates: 1923 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/03/2013
- Northwestern University Archives 6
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 3
- Actors 6
- African American actors 1
- Biographers 1
- College students--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Comedians 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Film criticism 1
- Journalists 1
- Motion picture actors and actresses 1
- Radio actors and actresses 1
- Radio authorship 1
- Radio scripts 1
- Theatrical producers and directors 1 ∧ less
- Randall, Tony 2
- Aldridge, Ira Frederick, 1807-1867 1
- Andrews, Cyril Bruyn, 1885-1948 1
- Berolzheimer, Isobel, 1900-1937 1
- Chicago tribune 1
- Clara, Lu 'n' Em (Radio program) 1
- Dalrymple, Vivian 1
- Grover, Frances Peck, 1886-1961 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
- Tinee, Mae 1 ∧ less