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Aldridge Collection

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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...

Records of Laughtrack Comedy Group

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Identifier: 55/50
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.

Tony Randall (1920-2004) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/44/1
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...

Tony Randall (1920-2004) Photographs

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Identifier: 31/6/44
Abstract This series is comprised of photographs pertaining mainly to Tony Randall's acting career.

Records of "Clara, Lu 'n' Em"

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Identifier: 31/6/124
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.