- Existence: circa 1923- 2010 May 24 - 2010-05-24
Occupations: Professor, theater.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Faculty. Department of Sociology. Contains various documents relating to the career of Ely Chinoy at Smith College including correspondence, photographs, news clippings, published works, research, course materials, and programs.
Helen Krich Chinoy was one of the leading theatre historians in the United States and a pioneer in theatre education, teaaching in Smith's Theatre department from 1952 to 1986. Her papers include teaching materials, student theses, plays, manuscripts, photos, files on Women in Theatre and the Group Theatre project, and FBI HCUA files.
Professor, theater; Actor. Source material and correspondence relating to her book Women in American Theatre; also scripts, ephemera, periodicals, essays, clippings, and correspondence related to women's theatres around the world; and correspondence, printed material, and drafts for the Women in the Performing Arts newsletter.