Helen Hayes Victoriana collection
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
- Creation: 1897-1967
- Hayes, Helen (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
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.
1.646 linear feet (2 containers)
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
Donated by Helen Hayes, 1960.
- Helen Hayes Victoriana collection
- Finding Aid
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- 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.
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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