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Helen Hayes papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00075

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a small amount of published material, photographs and memorabilia pertaining mostly to Hayes' 1935 role as Queen Victoria in Victoria Regina. There are also clippings about her career later in life.

Dates of Materials

  • 1897-1967

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Born Washington D.C., (Helen Hayes Brown), debut at age 5 as Prince Charles in The Royal Family; to NYC 1909, Broadway debut. Graduated Sacred Heart Convent 1917, long career on stage, Married Charles MacArthur, National Arts Council 1966-; Academy Award, 1970, Airport; Autobiography, A Gift of Joy, 1965.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (2 containers)

Abstract

Actress. The collection includes a small amount of published material, photographs and memorabilia pertaining mostly to Hayes' 1935 role as Queen Victoria in Victoria Regina. There are also clippings about her career later in life.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Creator

Title
Helen Hayes papers
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:14-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-03-26: Added contents of box 1 and re-published FA.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Contact:
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