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Nancy Dussault (1936- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/153
Abstract Nancy Dussault (1936- ), a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Music (1957), is a singer and actress. Her long career includes starring roles in many Broadway musicals and on television. Her collection spans the years 1936-2014 and contains mostly scripts, programs, and news clippings from performances, along with some personal and biographical materials and correspondence.

Ann Lee (1918-2003) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/182
Overview Ann Lee Harris, 1939 graduate of Northwestern University, was an actor and restauranteur. The Ann Lee papers consist largely of newspaper clippings documenting Lee’s life and career; photographs; and playbills from specific productions in which she appeared.

Allie Lowe Miles (1894-1967) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/144
Abstract The Papers of Allie Lowe Miles (1894-1977)-- a radio personality, advice columnist, writer, and actor--document Miles’ professional career and personal life, and include clippings, publications, correspondence, documents, radio ephemera and recordings, photographs, and artifacts.

Patricia Neal (1926-2010) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/108
Abstract The personal papers of stage, movie, and televison actress Patricia Neal fill 80 boxes and span the years 1926-2011. The papers comprehensively document both Neal’s professional career and personal life. Materials include clippings, correspondence, documents, theatre and movie ephemera, photographs, and artifacts.

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.

Elizabeth Robins Papers

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Identifier: MS105
Overview Elizabeth Robins was born on August 6, 1862 in Louisville, Kentucky, the eldest daughter of Charles Ephraim Robins (1832-1893) and his cousin and wife, Hannah Maria Crow Robins (1836-1901). This small collection consists primarily of correspondence between members of Elizabeth Robins’ family or from her friends (1876-1938); a few family photographs; correspondence regarding a lecture series at Bedford College for Women, University of London, in 1926; some autobiographical notes; and early...

Donald (1919-1994) and Vera (1922-2014) Ward Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/125
Overview Donald and Vera Ward were married graduates of Northwestern University with influential careers in midcentury Chicago-based radio, television, theatre, and the ministry. Donald’s successful and varied career spanned radio and television, Christian ministry, and higher education. Although her husband left the world of performing arts to become a Congregational pastor in 1959, the stage and screen remained Vera’s life’s work: she appeared in several acclaimed plays and television advertising...