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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.
Overview 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
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.
Dates: 1937-2003, n.d.
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.
Abstract The personal papers of stage, movie, and television 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.
Dates: 1926-2011; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011
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 in 1930-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/03/2013
Overview Daphne Maxwell Reid, a graduate of Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts and Science class in 1970, is a model, actress, fashion designer, photographer, and author. Her collection spans the years 1951-2018 and contains biographical materials, correspondence, modeling photos, acting scripts, original clothing from her fashion line, photography, and books.
Dates: 1951 - 2018
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...
Dates: 1876 - 1945
Overview Donald and Vera Ward were married graduates of Northwestern University with influential careers in the middle of the 20th century in 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...
- Subject: Actresses X
- Northwestern University Archives 7
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 2
- Berolzheimer, Isobel, 1900-1937 1
- Clara, Lu 'n' Em (Radio program) 1
- Dussault, Nancy 1
- Grover, Frances Peck, 1886-1961 1
- Harris, Ann Lee, 1918-2003 1
- Mead, Louise, 1905-1969 1
- Miles, Allie Lowe 1
- Mitchell, Helen, 1904-1970 1
- Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Communication--Students 1
- Reid, Daphne Maxwell 1
- Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952 1
- Tinee, Mae 1
- Ward, Donald B., 1919-1994 1
- Ward, Vera Bantz, 1922-2014 1 ∧ less