Hayes, Helen, 1900-

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Makeup design sketch by Whutler for Helen Hayes' role as Queen Victoria in Victoria Regina, circa 1935

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.

From the guide to the Helen Hayes Papers MS 75., 1897-1967, (Sophia Smith Collection)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn The Radio Entertainers and Announcers Collection, 1937-1945 (Bulk 1942-1943) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Josephine Schain Papers MS 139., 1907 - 1960 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Papers, 1922-1987 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Romney Brent papers, 1934-1975 (bulk dates 1969-1975 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Crawford Theater collection, 1663-1992 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Helen Hayes Papers MS 75., 1897-1967 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Audrey Wood Papers TXRC01-A0., 1863, 1900-1984, n.d. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Elmer Rice letters from various correspondents, 1915-1967. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Edward Sheldon correspondence, 1899-1959. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Enit Kaufman, American Portraits, Papers, TXRC99-A1., 1914-1958 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Phyllis Merrill papers, 1933-1956 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Elaine Sterne Carrington papers, 1903-1959 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn The Cole Porter Collection, 1901-1992 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Brent, Romney, 1902-1975 person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Carrington, Elaine Sterne person
associatedWith Cole Porter person
associatedWith Crawford, Jack Randall, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Dorothy (Feiner) Rodgers, 1909- person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 person
associatedWith Kaufman, Enit, 1908? -1961 person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Merrill, Phyllis, 1908- person
correspondedWith Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967 person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
correspondedWith Schain, Josephine, 1886-1972 person
correspondedWith Sheldon, Edward, 1886-1946 person
associatedWith Wagner, Frederick, collector. person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 person
associatedWith Wood, Audrey, 1905-1985 person
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Birth 1900

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