Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy Papers 1885-2007 (bulk 1935-2000)

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Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy Papers, 1885-2007, (bulk 1935-2000)

Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy Papers 1885-2007 (bulk 1935-2000)

Actor, producer, and director Hume Cronyn and actress Jessica Tandy. Family papers, correspondence, annual file, productions and projects file, and scrapbooks documenting Cronyn and Tandy's stage, screen, and television performances and Cronyn's activities as a director, producer, and writer.

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