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Dorothy Willard papers, 1930-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1352
Bib ID 4079479 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Willard, Dorothy
Title Dorothy Willard papers, 1930-1970
Physical Description 5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

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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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dorothy Willard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.

Revision Description

April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McCormick, Cyrus, Jr Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television in education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Willard (maiden name, Dorothy D. Linn), wife of Cyrus McCormick, Jr., was one of the founders of the Actor's Studio, as well as the producer of a number of stage works.

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Dorothy Willard papers



Box 1 Correspondence and Accounts



Box 2 Egypt-- Notes



Box 3 Egypt-- Notes and Scripts.



Box 4 England-- Notes and Scripts



Box 5 England-- Notes and Scripts



Box 6 Family Documents and Genealogy



Box 7 International TV Playhouse Files



Box 8 Far East Notes



Box 9 Research Notebooks



Box 10 Sweden, Notes and Scripts Denmark and Norway



Box 11 Sweden Scripts



Flat Box 658 Pictures and Photostats: England, Italy, China, Japan, Crusaders, Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror, Krut son of Sven of Denmark, and misc. printed material