Claudia Cassidy, papers ca. 1880-1996, bulk 1930-1985.


Cassidy, Claudia. Claudia Cassidy, papers ca. 1880-1996, bulk 1930-1985.

Claudia Cassidy, papers ca. 1880-1996, bulk 1930-1985.

Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago. Correspondents include Lotte Lehmann and Tennessee Williams. Also includes materials pertaining to Maria Callas, Ruth Ann Koesun, John Kriza and Edith Mason. Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and audio materials related to the life and career of Claudia Cassidy.

16 cubic ft. (41 boxes, 1 oversize box)

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