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Actresses

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00106
Abstract

Clara Morris was an actress and journalist. Includes original manuscripts for Life on the Stage: My Personal Experiences and Recollections (1901), and several short stories; memorabilia; photographs; and 2 letters.

Dates of Materials: 1874 - 1901

Eva Le Gallienne papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00092
Abstract

Author; actress; theatrical director and producer. Papers include biographical material, clippings, photographs, correspondence, photographs, and her original manuscript of the second volume of her autobiography Plus Twenty

Dates of Materials: 1951-1962

Helen C. Bragdon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00218
Abstract

Actress; Playwright; Women's Army Corps, World War II. The Helen Bragdon Papers include letters to her family from her basic training in Florida, her stateside service in Texas and Georgia, and overseas tours of duty in Australia, New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, and the Philippines. Additional materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, and programs related to her theater activities.

Dates of Materials: 1937-1993

Helen Hayes Victoriana collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00075
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.

Dates of Materials: 1897-1967

Jane Fonda papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00477
Abstract Jane Fonda is an actor, activist, philanthropist and pop culture figure. Her family’s notoriety and her work on Broadway led her to pursue an acting career in film. Fonda gained positive and negative criticism due to her Vietnam War-era activism and anti-war stance. The collection documents Fonda’s personal and professional life, including her numerous philanthropic endeavors. It includes digitized clips of the 1974 documentary, Introduction to the Enemy,...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2019

Jane White papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00262
Abstract Actress. Papers include scripts, newspaper clippings, notes, publicity, correspondence, audiotapes, interviews, scrapbooks, and photographs. These materials, enhanced by White's eloquent self-reflections in interviews generated by her work on stage, document the career of a versatile performer. While the collection primarily documents White's professional career and the challenges she faced as an African American actress, her husband Alfredo Viazzi and her prominent parents, Walter and...
Dates of Materials: 1924-2001 (ongoing)

Katharine Cornell papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00042
Abstract

Actress; Theatrical producer. The Katharine Cornell Papers include manuscripts and correspondence related to "I Wanted to Be an Actress" and scripts from "Antony and Cleopatra" and "The Barretts of Wimpole Street."

Dates of Materials: 1938-1960

Ruth Chatterton typescript of As A Wren's Eye

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630029568]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00033
Abstract

This small collection consists of a single edited typescript of "As A Wren's Eye," published as Homeward Borne (1950) about Pax Lyttleton and her work with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, plus a biographical article and photograph.

Dates of Materials: 1950-

Theater collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00450
Abstract

The collection documents the work of women in the performing arts, especially American actresses, women playwrights, and dancers. There are biographical files on individuals; articles and dissertations; several contemporary plays by women; and printed material on women filmmakers and feminist theater.

Dates of Materials: 1843 - 1985

Woman's Collage Theater records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00329
Abstract

The collection contains financial records, memorabilia, photographs, publicity materials, workshop tapes, correspondence, and meeting notes pertaining to plays the Woman's Collage Theater produced.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 1981

World War I: Housing and recreation, New Jersey

 File — Box 1037: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387396], Folder: 10-11
Scope and Contents

Photographs of industrial housing and recreation programs at Players' House in Camp Dix, and the Industrial War Service Center in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Players' House provided housing and home-like accommodations for actresses. The Industrial War Service Center in Bloomfield served women employed in nearby industry during the war providing leisure and food service as part of their program.