Women's Studies Collections -- Drama, Film, and Television Subject Guide
Jane Alexander (1939- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, film, video, and audio recordings, scrapbooks, and much more from the acclaimed actress of stage, cinema, and television, including many items regarding her term as chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Annabella (1909-1996). Correspondence, photographs, video and audio recordings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia from the celebrated French actress.
Charlotte Armstrong (1905-1969). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material personal memorabilia, notebooks, and other materials from the prolific American writer.
Adele Astaire (1896-1981). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, programs, notebooks, audio recordings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and more from the lauded actress, singer, dancer, and sister of Fred Astaire.
Mary Astor (1906-1987). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items regarding the recognized film actress, novelist, and memoirist.
Lauren Bacall (1924-2014). A large collection of manuscripts, letters, photographs, scrapbooks, and much more, from the legendary stage and screen actress and winner of Academy, Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards.
Barbara Barondess (1907-2000). Photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, posters, and other material for the American actress and society figure, the daughter of Russian Jewish emigrants.
Mary Hayley Bell (1911-2005). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and audio recordings from the notable author.
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (1948- ). Manuscripts and other items from the award-winning and influential writer and television producer, including several original scripts for her popular TV series Designing Women.
Claire Bloom (1931- ). Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, printed material, audio recordings, video recordings, personal memorabilia, and other items from the notable actress.
Phoebe Brand (1907-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, programs, and other items from the once-blacklisted American stage actress and co-founder of the legendary Group Theater. The Gotlieb Center also houses the papers of Brand's husband, Morris Carnovsky.
Betty Buckley (1947- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings, and much more from the award-winning American theatre, film, and television actress.
Billie Burke (1884-1970). Correspondence and photographs from the noted American screen actress, best known for her role as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the film The Wizard of Oz.
Madeleine Carroll (1906-1987). Photographs and printed material from this notable actress.
Pat Carroll (1927- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, video and audio recordings, photographs, memorabilia, diaries, programs, and many other items from the popular and award-winning American actress of stage, screen and television.
Ina Claire (1893-1985). Manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and other items from the noted comic actress.
Marian B. Cockrell (1909-1999). Manuscripts and other material from the notable author.
Joan Collins (1933- ). Manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and other items from the English author and star actress.
Marguerite Cullman (1908-1999). Manuscripts and other items from the American author, memoirist, philanthropist, and theatrical investor.
Tyne Daly (1946- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, video recordings, costumes, memorabilia, and many other items from the acclaimed American actress.
Bette Davis (1908-1989). An extensive collection of scrapbooks, juvenilia, correspondence, manuscripts, journals, diaries, photographs, artwork, memorabilia, and audio and video recordings, from the incomparable American film star.
Maya Deren (1917-1961). An important collection of journals and diaries, manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, professional material, financial material, photographs, audiovisual material, and other items from the pioneering and influential dancer, choreographer, and experimental filmmaker, including numerous photographs and recordings regarding her groundbreaking examination of voudon in Haiti.
Christine Ebersole (1953- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the popular American actress and singer.
Joan Fontaine (1917-2013). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, video recordings, and other items from the acclaimed actress, best known for her work with Alfred Hitchcock.
Elizabeth Franz (1941-). Manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, professional material, personal memorabilia, video, and other items from the award-winning actress of stage, screen and television.
Benedict Freedman (1919-) and Nancy (1920-) Manuscripts, printed material, and professional material from the co-author of Mrs. Mike, which went on to inspire a film adaptation. In the Benedict and Nancy Freedman collection.
Rosemary Gatenby (1918-2007). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the recognized American mystery novelist.
Janet Gaynor (1906-1984). Photographs, scrapbooks and other items from the acclaimed American actress.
Mildred (1912-1979) and Gordon Gordon (1912-2002) Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and more material from the novelist and her husband who together wrote many crime fiction novels, some of which became films.
Tammy Grimes (1934-2016). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, diaries, journals, and other items from the celebrated American actress and singer.
Sonya Hamlin (1923-). A large collection of audio and video recordings, correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, and more from the pioneering television producer, talk show host, documentary filmmaker, media analyst, and founder of the field of “courtroom communication.”
Julie Harris (1925-2013). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and much more from the acclaimed American stage screen and television actress and winner of five Tony Awards, three Emmy Awards and Grammy Award.
June Havoc (1912-2010). Video recordings and other items from the acclaimed American actress.
Jill Ireland (1926-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, audio recordings, and other material from the British cinema and television actress.
Glenda Jackson (1936-). Correspondence and other items from the notable actress and politician.
Frances Klamt (1907-2008). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from a tutor to the great child stars of Hollywood, including Shirley Temple and Roddy McDowall.
Angela Lansbury (1925-). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings, and many other items from the celebrated English star of stage, screen, and television, including the long-running TV series Murder, She Wrote.
Andrea [ACAF] Leeds (1913-1984). Scrapbooks from the award-winning American actress.
Eugenie Leontovich (1900-1993). Scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and manuscripts from the notable actress.
Suzanne Lilar (1901-1992). Various published writings and other printed items from the noted Belgian novelist, critic and playwright.
Beatrice Lillie (1894-1989). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the popular Canadian actress, singer, and comedienne, known for her work with Noël Coward and Cole Porter.
Viveca Lindfors (1920-1995). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, notebooks, diaries, video and audio recordings, and much more from the acclaimed Swedish-American stage and film actress.
Anita Loos (1888-1981). Manuscripts and other items from the eminent American screenwriter, playwright, novelist, and author of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Gigi.
Myrna Loy (1905-1993). Manuscripts, photographs, posters, scrapbooks, video recordings, and other items from this star of Hollywood’s golden age.
Shirley MacLaine (1934-). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, video and audio recordings, memorabilia, and much more, from the legendary film actress and political activist.
Mary Manning (1905-1999). Manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the groundbreaking Irish playwright, novelist, and collaborator with Samuel Beckett.
Julia Marlowe (1866-1950). Photographs, correspondence, and other items from the legendary American actress, known for her interpretations of Shakespeare’s women.
Rosemary Murphy (1927-2014). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the veteran American actress of stage, film, and television.
Helen Nielsen (1918-2002). Manuscripts and correspondence from the noted mystery novelist and writer for television programs such as Perry Mason and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
Marjorie Osterman (1917-2010). Manuscripts and other material from the American playwright and theatre producer.
Rochelle Owens (1936-). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the trailblazing and influential avant-garde playwright, poet, and short story writer.
Mary-Louise Parker (1964-). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, personal items, and other material from this acclaimed star of stage and screen.
Suzanne Pleshette (1937-2008). Manuscripts, photographs, research, correspondence, memorabilia, and other items from the noted television actress.
Luise Rainer (1910-2014). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, personal items, and other material from the two-time Oscar-winning actress.
Eugenia Rawls (1913-2000). Photographs, correspondence and other items from the noted American actress.
Anne Revere (1903-1999). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other items from the Academy Award-winning, blacklisted actress.
William Roos (1911-1987) and Audrey Kelly (1912-1982) [Kelly Roos]. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the celebrated mystery novelists and co-writers of the Jeff and Haila Troy detective series.
Karen Schmeer (1970-2010). Notebooks, correspondence, video recordings, and other items from the acclaimed American film editor.
John H. (1919-1975) and Helen Jean Secondari (1928-1998) Scripts, research, film and video from the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television and documentary film producer.
Irene Mayer Selznick (1907-1990). Correspondence, professional material, manuscripts, and other material from the groundbreaking and influential theatrical producer.
Doris Singleton (1919-2012). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the popular american actress, best-known as Lucy Ricardo's nemesis in I Love Lucy.
Martha Sleeper (1907-1983). Scrapbooks, film reels, photographs, and other items from the prominent comedic actress.
Kate Smith (1907-1986). Scrapbooks, photographs, kinescope reels, audio, and other material from the pioneering and popular singer, actress, and radio and television show host.
Alice H. Spaulding (1878-1969). Correspondence to the noted American drama teacher and author.
Bonnie Timmermann. Photographs, video recordings, and other items from the veteran American casting director and producer, known for her work on Heat (1995), Armageddon (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001), and numerous other productions.
Betsy von Furstenburg (1931-2015). Correspondence, photographs, and other material from the American actress.
Zoe Wanamaker (1949-). Photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, and much more, from the popular and acclaimed British actress.
Irene Worth (1916-2002). Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, artwork, audio and video recordings, and other items from the legendary American actress of stage and screen, known for her work with Samuel Beckett, Peter Brook, Edward Albee, and Neil Simon.
Francesca Zambello (1956-). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, artwork, set and costume designs, audio and video recordings, and other items from the internationally recognized American opera and theatre director.