Elisabeth Fraser papers 1920-1999


Elisabeth Fraser papers 1920-1999

Elisabeth Fraser was a stage, screen and television actress. Her papers consist of correspondence, diaries and journals, scripts and ephemera documenting her career.


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Dawson, Jon

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Peck, Gregory, 1916-

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Morriss, Ann

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Gilmore, Stuart, 1913-1971

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Heller, Franklin

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American actor, director, and writer. From the description of Papers, 1936-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508105 ...

Brown, Reed, Jr., d. 1962

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Cope, Elisabeth

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Reeves, George, 1914-1959

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Roche, Eugene, 1928-

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Devries, Peter

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Jackson, Suzanne

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McMartin, John

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Henrikson, Bert, 1911-1997

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Douglas, Kirk, 1916-

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Austin, Lyn, 1922-

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Greenstreet, Sydney

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Stevens, Roger L.

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Gargan, William, 1905-1979

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Slate, Jack

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Lindermann, Mitch

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Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966

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McCarthy, Marie

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Franklin, Hugh

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Reynolds, William F.

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Beddoe, Don

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Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963

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Playwright; New York, N.Y. From the description of Clifford Odets sketches. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42743828 Clifford Odets was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1906. He left school at age fourteen and worked as an actor in local New York theater groups and traveling stock companies until 1930. That same year the Group Theatre was formed. As one of the founding members, Odets continued acting, but found new release for his creativity in writing pl...

Marshall, William

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Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000172 Epithet: of Add MS 38211 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x00018a William Marshall, (ca. 1740-1802); Scottish Associate Presbyterian missionary to Philadelphia; pastor at Deep Run in Bucks County, then Scots Presbyterian (Philadelphia, Pa.); Sta...

Leven, Boris

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Powell, Jack, Jr

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Merrill, Gary

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Tracey, Fay

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Knighton, Willis

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Fonda, Peter, 1939-

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Boyle, Edward G.

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Derk Jonker

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Clements, Dudley, 1889-1947

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Gibson, William, 1914-2008

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Pasternak, Joe, 1901-1991

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Motion picture producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Pasternak: oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343173 ...

Hecht, Harold, 1907-

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Slate, Henry

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Sherwood, Robert Emmet

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Murray, Peg

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Kelly, Claire

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Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958

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Jeweler and goldsmith. From the description of Slides of jewelry designed by Miye Matsukata, [ca. 1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227187166 ...

Gordon, Hayes, 1920-

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Ross, Anthony, 1906-1955

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Compton, Francis, 1885-1964

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Hughes, William, 1964-....

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Epithet: of Cheltenham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x00004b Epithet: judge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002e3 Epithet: apothecary, of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x00004a ...

Adler, Luther, 1903-1984

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Luther Adler, an actor, was born May 4, 1903 in New York City. He began his career at the age of five when he joined his parents, Jacob P. and Sarah Adler, stars of the Yiddish theater, and his brothers and sisters on stage. Mr. Adler performed on Broadway, in stock and on tour. He appeared in over twenty-five films and on television. He was a founding member of the Group Theatre. Luther Adler died December 8, 1984. From the guide to the Luther Adler papers, ...

Fraser, Elisabeth

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Elisabeth Fraser, actress of the stage, screen and television, was born Elisabeth Fraser Jonker in Brooklyn, NY in 1920. Miss Fraser attended school in Haiti, France and New York, graduating from Washington Irving High School. As a result of her various travels she learned to speak several languages. She also spent a number of summers in Vermont performing in summer stock companies. Elisabeth Fraser made her New York debut in 1940 in a production of Robert E. Sherwood's ...

Franz, Eduard, 1902-1983

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Eunson, Dale, 1904-

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Ashley, Edward, 1904-

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Raymond, Gene

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Elam, Jack, 1916-

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Polen, Nat, 1915-1981

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Patterson, Elizabeth, 1875-1966

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Holland, J. Talbot, 1928-

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Drama League of New York, Inc

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Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986

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Alan Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre both for the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors....

Widmark, Richard, 1914-

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Colbourne, Maurice, 1894-1965

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Pierpont, Laura, 1881-1972

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Helburn, Theresa, 1887-1959

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Theresa Helburn was born in New York City in 1887, graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1908, and had an early career as a writer of essays, poetry, and plays, and as a theatre critic for The Nation. In 1919, she joined the Theatre Guild in New York City as a play reader. Within a few years she was co-administrative director with Lawrence Langner. As a writer, critic, director, and administrator, Theresa Helburn was a major force in the development of twentieth-century American theatre. She was m...

Carruth, Richard

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Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959

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American playwright. From the description of Maxwell Anderson papers, 1930-1948. WorldCat record id: 26661097 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 25 October 1937, to Peggy Wood, 1937 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873947 American playwright Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Penn., on 15 December 1888. He worked as a journalist early in his writing career and then turned largely to drama. He was the author of over 20 ...

Frye, Gilbert

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Albert, Katherine

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Korff, Arnold

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Deering, Olive, 1918-1986

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Buttons, Red, 1919-

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Hanson, Arthur

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Walters, Charles, 1911-1982

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Weil, Robert

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Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971.

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Actor of stage, film, and television. From the description of Thomas Gomez papers, 1939-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 497927810 ...

Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962

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American movie actress. From the description of Check signed : New York, 1961 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914072 Epithet: film star British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00024b ...

Reed, Walter, 1851-1902

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Born in Gloucester County, Va., Walter Reed received an M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1869 and another M.D. from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1871. He joined the Army Medical Corps in 1876. Reed served in many areas throughout the country, including Fort Lowell, Az., and Baltimore, before becoming professor of bacteriology at the Army Medical School in 1893. During the Spanish-American War he sought a cure for typhoid fever in Cuba. After the war, he remained in Cuba with the Y...

Fury, Wayne

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MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-....

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Lipton, Bill

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Miles, Homer, d. 1955

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Niven, David, 1910-

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Minot, Anna

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Firestone, Eddie, 1920-2007

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Ewell, Tom, 1909-

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Ritt, Martin, 1920-

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Actor and director; d. 1990. From the description of Martin Ritt collection, 1938-1990; (bulk 1957-1990). (Margaret Herrick Library). WorldCat record id: 70938801 ...

Langley, Stuart, d. 1970

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Lennart, Isobel

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Lennart (1915-1971) started working as a screenwriter in the early 1940s and is best known for writing the book and motion picture biography of Fanny Brice, "Funny Girl" which later appeared on Broadway. From the description of Papers, 1942-1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30847104 ...

Samrock, Victor, d. 1995

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Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Ames, Leon, 1903-

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Bankhead, Tallulah

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Actress. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507628 Tallulah (Tallulah Brockman) Bankhead was born 1902 Jan. 31 to William B. and Ada Eugenia Sledge Bankhead in Huntsville, Madison Co., Ala. She attended primary school in Montomery, Ala., while living with her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Owen. She later attended Convent of the Sacred Heart (N.Y.), 1912-1913; Mary Baldwin Seminary (Va.), 1913; Convent of t...

Clift, Montgomery

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Montgomery Clift was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 17, 1920, hours after his twin sister Roberta (Ethel). He lived with his father William Brooks Clift, his mother Ethel "Sunny" Fogg Clift, and his older brother William Brooks, Jr. In the mid 1920s his family moved to Chicago and later, in the early 1930s the family settled in New York City. At the age of twelve, Montgomery Clift made his first stage appearance in an amateur production of As Husbands Go in Sarasota,...

Tumarin, Boris, 1910-

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Ansley, Charles

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Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976

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Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...

Wilson, John C., approximately 1899-1961

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Born in Trenton, New Jersey and educated at Phillips Academy and Yale University, John C. Wilson worked briefly for C. D. Barney & Co. on Wall Street before becoming a producer and director. From the early 1930s to mid 1950s Wilson served as Noel Coward's personal manager and, in 1934, with Coward, Lynn Fontanne, and Alfred Lunt, he established Transatlantic Productions, with exclusive production rights to Coward's plays in the United States. Wilson also served as co-director of the Westport...

Strong, Michael, ca. 1918-

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Guthrie, A. B., Jr. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991

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Alfred Bertram "A. B." Guthrie was born on January 13, 1901 in Choteau, Montana. He graduated from Montana State University (now the University of Montana) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1923. Starting in 1926 Guthrie worked for the Lexington Leader in Kentucky, and for the next twenty-one years was a reporter, city editor, editorial writer, and executive editor. Guthrie was also a successful novelist, mainly writing about the American West. The Big Sky was his first novel published in 1947. ...

Backus, Jim

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Carter, Jack, d. 1967

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Waller, Margaret, 1954-

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King, Phil

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Haydon, Julie, 1910-

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Valaire, Valerie

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Tyers, John

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