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Actors -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Bryan Collection

 Collection — Box B-70
Identifier: WHC-M-2563
Scope and Contents


Collector. Correspondence (1889-1891) between U.S. Supreme Court justice Joseph P. Bradley and Calvin W. Bradley; news clippings and magazine articles (1915-1973) concerning World War II, the movie "Gone with the wind", Martha Graham, Anna Pavlova, Will Rogers, and Wiley Post; discharge and pension papers (1864, 1908) of Civil War veteran Benjamin Ittner; a notebook (n.d.) pertaining to the Bertolt Brecht's play "Mother Courage and her children"; a notebook (1983) concerning stage actresses. Five notebooks (n.d.) for directors and set designers containing notes about 19th-century fashions, glass, jewelry, furniture, and interior design; and five publications (1936-1938) produced by the National Play Bureau of the Federal Theatre Project.

Dates: 1864-1983

Van Heflin Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2562
Scope and Contents


Actor. Business and personal correspondence (1937–1971); contracts (1961–1969); financial statements (1959–1969); greeting cards and records of legal cases (1963–1969); newspaper clippings (1936–1968); playbills (1934–1963); records of stock transactions (1964–1969); and telegrams (1932–1938) from the life and career of Van Heflin. The collection also contains materials related to his family members, including Frances Heflin and Vana O'Brien, among others.

Dates: 1929-1971