Iva Kitchell papers, 1926-1984, bulk 1926-1958.


Iva Kitchell papers, 1926-1984, bulk 1926-1958.

Collection consists of six large scrapbooks and some loose materials which chronicle the career of Iva Kitchell from 1926 to 1958, from Chicago to international venues.

2 cubic ft. (3 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7008631

Newberry Library

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Newberry Library

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The Newberry was founded on July 1, 1887 and opened for business on September 6 of that year. The Newberry’s establishment came about because of a contingent provision in the will of Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry (1804-68), which left what later amounted to approximately $2.2 million for the foundation of a “free, public” library on the north side of the Chicago River, if his two children died without issue. After the deaths of Mr. Newberry’s daughters and then, in 1885, of his widow, t...

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Kitchell, Iva, 1908-1983

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American concert dancer and dance satirist. Iva Kitchell achieved fame as a dance mime and comedienne with a natural bent for parody. Born in 1908 in Junction City, Kansas, as Emma Baugh, at age three she was adopted by the Robert W. Kitchells, and after early years of hardship and amateur dance recitals, she achieved her goal of joining the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet. Because she was too small to be a prima ballerina, as a member of the ballet corps she began amusing he...

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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.)

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