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Papers of Dorothy Willard. As a result of her travels throughout many parts of the world, particularly Scandinavia and the Far East, she became interested in world history before 1600 and organized television shows relating to the early historical periods, produced in the series "International Historical Television Program." The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, notes, drafts of the various television projects, and photographs.
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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dorothy Willard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Loftus, Nadia. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1971. Accession number--M-71.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.
April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Willard (born Dorothy D. Linn in Chicago, 1892), wife of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (married 1915, divorced 1931) was one of the founders of the Actor's Studio, as well as the producer of a number of stage works. She took Willard, a grandmother's last name, as her name after divorcing from McCormick.