Paul and Kitty Baker Papers 1911-1999 (bulk 1942-1976)


Paul and Kitty Baker Papers 1911-1999 (bulk 1942-1976)

Correspondence, scrapbooks, video cassettes, sound recordings, scripts, clippings, ephemera, photographs, books and periodicals, 1911 to 1999 (bulk 1942-1976), created and maintained by Paul and Kitty Baker, document the Bakers’ life long involvement in theater and education, as well as their personal relationship and family life.



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Noted theater director and educator Paul Baker was born in 1911 in the West Texas town of Hereford to Retta Chapman Baker and William Morgan Baker. He was the son and grandson of Presbyterian ministers, and the youngest of five children. When Baker was eight years old, his father moved the family to Waxahachie, Texas where Baker and his older siblings would eventually attend Trinity University, then located in Waxahachie. In 1932, Paul Baker earned a bachelor’s degree in...

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Actress, director, and designer Mary Sue Birkhead Fridge Jones was born on August 24, 1930 in Carthage, Missouri. She entered Baylor University in 1948 as an art student but eventually found her way to the Theater Department under Paul Baker. She received a Master's in Drama in 1955 from Baylor. Mary Sue began student teaching in 1954 and became an integral part of the Paul Baker teaching team. She taught acting and design at Baylor and later followed Baker in his move to Trinity Un...

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Paul Baker, noted theater director and educator, has greatly impacted drama in the Southwest through his creative and experimental approach to theater, and his affiliations with Baylor University, The Dallas Theater Center and Trinity University. His wife, Kitty Baker, a college math professor, children's drama teacher and artist in her own right, also played a significant role in Paul Baker's career as a constant source of new ideas, encouragement and support. From the description o...

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