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BOX 1-3 Family Papers, 1837-1969
Family and genealogical records, clippings, diaries, diary notes, memoirs, writings, and correspondence, primarily between Dame May Whitty and Ben Webster and between Margaret and her parents.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 1 Correspondence, circa 1876-1969
Whitty, Dame May, and Ben Webster (parents)
Between Whitty and Webster, 1886-1926
(13 folders)
With others, circa 1876-1942 Correspondents include
Duff, Janet
George, Anne
Hale, Louise Closser
Howard, Clare Eames
Le Gallienne, Eva
Van Druten, John
Webster, Margaret
To parents
1918-1923 (Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire, England)
1923 (Paris, France)
(2 folders)
1926 (Macdona tour)
(4 folders)
BOX 2 1932
1934 (Scotland)
1936 (Germany)
(13 folders)
From parents
1928-1929 (South Africa)
1937 (Hollywood, Calif.)
(2 folders)
With others, 1943-1969
General, 1943-1969, undated Correspondents include
Russell, Rudyard
On Ben Webster's death, 1947 Correspondents include
Brough, Jean Webster
St. John Christopher
On Dame May Whitty's death, 1948 Correspondents include
McDowell, Roddy
Thorndike, Dame Sybil
BOX 3 Diaries and memoirs, 1885-1938, undated
Dame May Whitty diary, childhood memories, 1885-1938, undated
Recollections of Ben Webster and Dame May Whitty, circa 1886-1931, dictated 1937
Genealogy, 1837-1954, undated
Webster family births, deaths, marriages, 1937-1954
Whitty family notes, clippings, Order of British Empire, and miscellany, 1871-1918, undated
Whitty, Michael James, press clippings, 1868-1873
Whitty-Webster notes and miscellany, undated
Miscellany, 1886-1967
Awards, honorary degrees, 1937-1967
Birth and baptismal papers, 1907-circa 1965
Notes, correspondence concerning school and school reports, 1910-1923 Correspondents include
Moore, Kathleen E.
Notes concerning correspondence to and from parents, 1911-1948
Notes concerning Dame May Whitty and Ben Webster correspondence, 1886-1929
Press, publicity (Dame May Whitty and Ben Webster), 1886-1948
Programs (Dame May Whitty and Ben Webster), 1885-1906, undated
Speeches, writings (Dame May Whitty and Ben Webster) on acting women, suffrage, and related topics, 1922-1942, undated
BOX 4-16 Professional File, 1917-1971
Correspondence, memoranda, clippings, printed matter, scripts, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, accounts, schedules, technical plots, setting and staging diagrams, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material, title, or subject, and chronologically therein.
BOX 4 Actors Equity, 1941-1951 See also same Container, Blacklisting (regarding Brooks Atkinson)
Actors Equity Association Council, television merger, 1949-1952
American National Theater and Academy, 1960
Ann Arbor, Mich., repertory project
Ball, William G.
Guthrie, Tyrone
American Repertory Theater, 1946-1948
Articles, critics, 1946-1947 Correspondents include
Atkinson, Brooks
Correspondence, 1946-1947 Correspondents include
Brando, Marlon
Choate, Edward
Crawford, Cheryl
Rockefeller, John D., Jr.
History, reports, schedules, miscellany, 1946-1948
Letters of appreciation, 1946-1947 Correspondents include
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Kucyniak, James
Stratton, Henry
Unions, circa 1946-1948
Australia tour, 1968
Authors Guild, printed matter, 1969
Biographical material, 1944-1950, undated
Blacklisting, 1945-1961
Actors Equity and others, 1947-1961
Notes for book, 1945-1955
Budgets, accounts, 1937-1971
Clippings, miscellaneous, 1938-1966
Correspondence, A-Z, 1930-1972 Correspondents include
Anderson, Dame Judith
Bing, Rudolf
Bookman, Judith
Brown, John Mason
Carnovsky, Morris
Christians, Mady
Claire, Ina
Cowl, Jane
Crawford, Cheryl
Gordon, Ruth
Greene, Graham
Guinness, Alec
Hedberg, Steve
Hewitt, Alan
Howard, Clare Eames
Johnson, Edward
Löhr, Marie
Lunt, Lynn and Alfred
Reed, Joseph Verner
Shaw, George Bernard
Slezak, Walter
Staples, Leslie
Stevenson, Janet Marshall
Thorndike, Dame Sybil
Van Cleve, Edith
White, A. Moresby
Williams, Evelyn M.
Wolfit, Donald
Woolcott, Alexander
Critics' controversy, 1942-1954
Atkinson, Brooks
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