Beatrice Straight Papers,[ca. 1925]-1990

Collection Number: 4496

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Beatrice Straight papers, [ca. 1925]-1990.
Collection Number:
4496
Creator:
Beatrice. Straight
Quantity:
c. 16 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Reviews, playbills, letters, scripts, press releases, photographs, and scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Reviews, playbills, letters, scripts, press releases, various photographs, and scrapbooks relating to her life and her acting career.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Actress.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Reviews, playbills, letters, scripts, press releases, various photographs, and scrapbooks relating to her life and her acting career.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Straight, Beatrice.

Subjects:
Actresses.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Beatrice Straight papers, #4496. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

Alphabetical.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Biographical Materials
Series II. Correspondence
General Correspondence
Celebrity correspondence
Family correspondence
Series III. Professional Papers
Background and reference materials
Publicity materials [(B)=Beatrice participated, (P)=Peter Cookson participated]
Scripts [(B) indicates performance/production in which B. Straight took part)]
Proposals
Series IV. Awards/Honors
Series V. Business Materials
Business miscellany
Personal miscellany
Peter Cookson materials
Series VI. Visual Images
Photographs
Drawings
Films
Series VII. Sound Recordings
Audio Taps
78's
Series VIII. Personal Materials
Appointment Books
Miscellaneous personal

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Beatrice Straight
1977-1981
Box 1 Folder 2
Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst
1969
Box 1 Folder 3
Straight-Elmhirst family tree
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 4
Whitney and Straight families
1980-1983
Box 1 Folder 4
Peter Cookson obituaries
1990
General Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 6
A - Academy of American Poets
1966-1974
Box 1 Folder 7
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1977-1989
Box 1 Folder 8
The Acting Company, Actors' Enclave - The Actors' Equity Association
1974-1990
Box 1 Folder 9
The Actors' Fund
1971-1983
Box 1 Folder 10
Adelphi University - Advocates for the Arts; Agency for the Performing Arts, Inc., (APA); APA Repertory Company; Air Time International Inc. - American College Theatre Festival; American National Theatre
1973-1990
Box 1 Folder 11
American Place Theatre; American Theatre Wing; Association of American Women Playwrights - Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.; Austin
1971-1991
Box 1 Folder 12
B - Berkshire-Litchfield Environmental Conservancy Council, Inc. (BLECC)
1966-1991
Box 1 Folder 13
Berkshire Theatre Festival
1979-1991
Box 1 Folder 14
Bern - Bombay Cinemas - Boz
1971-1991
Box 1 Folder 15
Br - Peter Brook, International Theatre Institute of the United States, Inc. - Curtis Brown Ltd. - Bu
1973-1991
Box 1 Folder 16
Ca - California Shakespeare Festival - Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, Chase
1966-1989
Box 1 Folder 17
Chekhov Studios
1989-1990
Box 1 Folder 18
The Children's Aid Society; Children's Center for Creative Arts - Circle Repertory Company; City Center; City of New York - Classical Theatre Foundation - Cogan Management - College at Purchase - CBS; Columbia University in the City of New York; The Columbus Dispatch - Connecticut Commission on the Arts Awards; Connecticut Theatre Foundation, Inc.; Conner
1971-1988
Box 1 Folder 19-20
Condolences re Peter Cookson
1990
Box 1 Folder 21
Cookson - CORD (Congress on Research in Dance) - The Corinthian Theatre
1978-1979
Box 1 Folder 22
Cornell University
1976-1990
Box 1 Folder 23
Corsair & Co. - Creative Arts Rehabilitation Center, Inc. - Criswell Predicts - Richard Curland, October Productions - Cu
1975-1990
Box 1 Folder 24
D - De
1974-1990
Box 1 Folder 25
Do - Drama Desk - Dramatic Risks - Du Brock, Studio Arena Theatre; Du Prey; Duffy
1973-1990
Box 1 Folder 26
East Mid-Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Inc. - Educational Solutions - Ely, Library and Museum of the Performing Arts - Encore - Equity-League Pension Fund; Equity Library Theatre; Equity News; Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation
1972-1991
Box 1 Folder 27
Faerie Tale Theatre - Family Weekly - The Feminist Press - Films in Review- Fort Worth Art Center; Foster Parents Plan - Harold Freedman Brandt & Brandt; Stanley Friedman - Fryer, 20th Century Fox; Fund for New Priorities in America
1972-1991
Box 1 Folder 28
G - nf Geria III Filmgesellschaft mbH; Phil Gersh Agency; GeVa On Stage - Karolyn Gould - Group One Television, Inc. - Guardians Theatre Company - Gurian-Sholder Productions, Inc.
1966-1990
Box 1 Folder 29
H - Hambleton, Phoenix Theatre - Walter Hampden-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library - Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc. - Hickman, Porterville Area Shakespearean Guild - High
1968-1988
Box 1 Folder 30
Hill - Historical Society of the Westburys - Housatonic Valley Association, Inc. - Hu
1938-1990
Box 1 Folder 31
IASTA (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Theatre Arts); Institute of International Education; The Interchange; International Theatre Institute of the United States, Inc. - Is
1966-1991
Box 1 Folder 32
J - Jeffcoat, Manhattan Theatre Club, Inc.; John Jay College Drama Forum - Junior League Magazine
1969-1991
Box 1 Folder 33
K - Khokar - Kohner-Levy Agency
1967-1991
Box 1 Folder 34
L - Lagerfelt - The Lambs - Langdon
1971-1990
Box 1 Folder 35
Langton
1972-1990
Box 1 Folder 36
Larson - League of Theatre Artists, Inc. - Leukemia Society of America, Inc. - Robert Lewis Acting Company; Lexington Conservatory Theatre - Lion Theatre Company - Little
1971-1988
Box 1 Folder 37
Littler
1963-1965
Box 1 Folder 38
Live - Lynn
1966-1990
Box 1 Folder 39
M - Mahon
1977-1988
Box 1 Folder 40
Mal - Manhattan State Citizens' Group, Inc. - Charles Marowitz - Maslansky/Koenigsberg; Mason & Cumming Productions - Mayfair House
1971-1990
Box 1 Folder 41
McCabe - McGraw-Hill Book Company - The Mental Health Association of New York and Bronx Counties
1977-1988
Box 1 Folder 42
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - The Met - Midwest Playwrights Laboratory; Millay Colony for the Arts, Inc. - Miller Outdoor Theatre
1975-1990
Box 2 Folder 1
Mir - Richard Morse Mime Theatre - Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Mitchell - Museum of the City of New York
1973-1990
Box 2 Folder 2
National Broadcasting Company; National Endowment for the Arts; National Film Preserve Ltd.; National Repertory Theatre; National Telefilm Associates, Inc.; National Theatre of the Deaf; Navajo Community College
1959-1979
Box 2 Folder 3
NET (National Educational Television); "Network" (Simcha Productions, Inc.) - The New Dramatists, Inc.; The New Globe Theatre, Inc.; New School for Social Research; New York Philharmonic - The New York Public Library; The New York Quarterly; New York Shakespeare Festival; New York Theatre Review; New Yorkers for Koch
1971-1990
Box 2 Folder 4
Night of 100 Stars - Northwood Institute - Liz Nygaard, the Lynne Gordon show
1977-1990
Box 2 Folder 5
O - O'Neill Theatre Center; the Open Eye - Outer Critics Circle; Owen
1966-1977
Box 2 Folder 6
Pa - Wm. Packard; Palace Players, Inc. - Performing Arts Group - Pinto, Winokur & Pagano - Pittsburgh Public Theater; Players for the Globe - Poor Murderer Company
1966-1990
Box 2 Folder 7
Pr - Princeton University Press; property; Public Broadcasting Service; Putnam
1977-1990
Box 2 Folder 8
Ra - Readers Repertory Company - The Rehabilitation Institute - Res
1966-1991
Box 2 Folder 9
Ri - Rolling Rep; Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Fund, Inc. - Steve Ross, CBS - Ryan
1971-1990
Box 2 Folder 10
Sa - Saint Clement's - Saint John's University - The Shakespeare Globe Center (North America) Inc. - George Shdanoff - Sherman, E.
1973-1990
Box 2 Folder 11
Harold Sherman
1975-1989
Box 2 Folder 12
Shir - Simon Studios; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture - Sotheby's; Southbury Training School; The Friends of George Spelvin - Starlight International; State of New York Department of Agriculture and Markets; State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation - Stau
1971-1989
Box 2 Folder 13
The Rudolf Steiner School; STE Representation Ltd. - Studio Arena Theatre - Jean Sullivan - Sun Day in New York
1966-1991
Box 2 Folder 14
Arnold Sundgaard
1973-1988
Box 2 Folder 15
Sup - Ingo Swann - Robert Swann, Institute for Community Economics, Inc - Sz
1973-1990
Box 2 Folder 16
T - Theatre Communications Group, Inc.; Theatre Development Fund; Theatre Hall of Fame; Theatre in the Street; Theatre in a Trunk, Inc.; Theatre Institute at Storm King; The Theatre Museum, Boothbay, Maine; Friends of the Theatre and Museum Collection, The Museum of the City of New York; Theatre Network of Houston; Theatreworks USA - Town Hill School - Twelfth Night Club
1970-1990
Box 2 Folder 17
U - University of Chicago; University of Wyoming
1971-1985
Box 2 Folder 18
V - the Village Voice - Vogt
1972-1990
Box 2 Folder 19
W - Kelly Ann Whalen, Creative Arts Rehabilitation Center, Inc. - William C. Whitney Foundation; Whitney Museum of American Art - Who's Who in the Theatre - The Williamstown Theatre; Williamstown Theatre Festival
1972-1990
Box 2 Folder 20
Yale University; Nicholas Yanni - Young World Foundation
1971-1980
Box 2 Folder 21
Z
1966-1979
Box 2 Folder 22
No surname: A - K
1939-1991
Box 2 Folder 23
No surname: L - V
1966-1989
Box 2 Folder 24
Illegible and unidentified correspondents
1966-1990
Celebrity correspondence
Box 2 Folder 25
Abraham D. Beame, Theodore Bikel, Jimmy Carter, Greer Garson, Lillian Gish, Alec Guinness, Hal Holbrook, Angela Lansbury, Shirley MacLaine, Laurence Olivier, Peter Sellers, Artie Shaw, Elizabeth Taylor and Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
1960-1989
Family correspondence
Box 2 Folder 26
Bowater family
1972-1979
Box 2 Folder 27
Nellie (Nello) Von Volkenberg Browne
1971-1974
Box 2 Folder 28
Beatrice Straight Cookson
1978
Box 2 Folder 29
Gary Cookson
1977-1988
Box 2 Folder 30
Gary Straight Cookson baby book
1950
Box 2 Folder 31
Maurine Cookson to Gary Cookson
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 32
Peter Cookson
1974, n. d.
Box 2 Folder 33
Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
1974, 1981
Box 2 Folder 34
Tony Cookson family
1979, n. d.
Box 2 Folder 35
Brooksie Cookson Copland
1971-1987
Box 2 Folder 36
Sue Elmhirst
1974-1975
Box 2 Folder 37
Jessica Padillo
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 38
Lady Daphne Straight
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 39
Michael Straight
1971-1979, n. d.
Box 2 Folder 40
Whitney Straight
1951-1977, n. d.
Box 2 Folder 41
Unidentified
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 42
Blank cards and postcards
n. d.
Background and reference materials
Box 2 Folder 43
"Acting for Life," by Felicity Mason with Michael B. Ellner. R.H.
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 44
Actors' Enclave
1987-1988
Box 2 Folder 45
The Actors' Equity Association
1978-1980
Box 2 Folder 46
The Actors' Fund of America
1977-1979
Box 2 Folder 47
Edward Albee
1990
Box 2 Folder 48
Alley Theatre
1990
Box 2 Folder 49
American College Theatre Festival
1973
Box 2 Folder 50
AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists)
1976-1988
Box 2 Folder 51
Tallulah Bankhead
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 52
Seymour Barab
n. d.
Box 2 Folder 53
Sherie Berk
1987
Box 2 Folder 54
Berkshire Public Theatre
1990-1991
Box 2 Folder 55
Berkshire Theatre Festival
1967-1988
Box 2 Folder 56
Brain/Mind Bulletin
1978
Box 2 Folder 57
California Shakespeare Festival
1978
Box 2 Folder 58
Martin Casella
1988
Box 2 Folder 59
Anton Chekhov
1990, b. d.
Box 2 Folder 60
Michael Chekhov
1971-1988
Box 3 Folder 1
"A Portrait of Misha: The Life and Artistic Accomplishments of Mikhail Alexandrovich Chekhov," by Lendley C. Black
1984
Box 12
"Letters of Anton Chekhov," translated by Michael Henry Heim in collaboration with Simon Karlinsky; Selection, Commentary & Introduction by Simon Karlinsky (volume)
1973
Box 3 Folder 2
Chekhov Studio and Centre
x
Box 3 Folder 3
Children's theatre
1989
Box 3 Folder 4
Children's World
1987
Box 3 Folder 5
Circle Rep
1978
Box 3 Folder 6
Clippings featuring or about Beatrice Straight
1969-1989
Box 3 Folder 7
Miscellaneous clippings
1967-1987
Box 3 Folder 8
"A World of Theater: Martha Coigney
1988
Box 3 Folder 9
Connecticut Arts Awards
1988
Box 3 Folder 10
The Conservancy
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 11
Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
[1978]
Box 3 Folder 12
Cornell University
1977, 1989
Box 3 Folder 13
Cornish School of Allied Arts
1975, 1978
Box 3 Folder 14
Dartington College of the Arts I: educational philosophy
1967-1989, n. d.
Box 3 Folder 15
Dartington College of the Arts II: publications
1975-1989
Box 3 Folder 16
Dartington College of the Arts III: brief sketches of individuals
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 3
Dartington: play review (play not named)
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 17
Death: A Concept Reborn
1978
Box 3 Folder 18
Democratic Party
1984
Box 3 Folder 19
East Indies Farm
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 20
Eastside Playhouse
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 21
Elmhirst, Dorothy (Whitney Straight), and Michael Chekhov
1939, 1969
Box 3 Folder 22
Elmhirst, Dorothy, talk at Dartington
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 23
Emmy Awards
[1978]
Box 3 Folder 24
Ensemble Studio Theatre
1988/1989
Box 3 Folder 25
Equity-League Welfare Trust Fund
[1976]
Box 3 Folder 26
Family Weekly
1978
Box 3 Folder 27
Fashion/Decorating
1970-1982
Box 3 Folder 28
Folie Douce
1972
Box 3 Folder 29
Golden Bough Theatre
1971
Box 3 Folder 30
HB Playwrights Foundation
1979
Box 3 Folder 31
George Ray Hill
1989-1990
Box 3 Folder 32
Hoboken Theater Company, Inc.
1989-1990
Box 3 Folder 33
Inner City Cultural Center: Neworld
1978
Box 3 Folder 34
Institute for Advanced Studies in Theatre Arts (IASTA)
1977, n. d.
Box 3 Folder 35
International Theatre Institute of the United States, Inc.
1977-1989
Box 3 Folder 36
"Journey to Ka Mountain," by Basil Langton
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 37
Franklyn Lenthall
1986
Box 3 Folder 38
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 39
Love Theatre
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 40
Manhattan Theatre Club
1979
Box 3 Folder 41
Media Center for Children
1988
Box 3 Folder 42
Richard Morse Mime Theatre
1976-1979
Box 3 Folder 43
Musicals of the 1930s
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 44
National Repertory Theatre
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 45
The New Dramatists
1977, 1990, n. d.
Box 3 Folder 46
New Manufactory
1977
Box 3 Folder 47
New Marlborough Historical Society
1979
Box 3 Folder 48
The New School
1989
Box 3 Folder 49
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
1978
Box 3 Folder 50
Northwood Institute
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 51
Jay O'Callahan
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 52
Old Vic
1946
Box 3 Folder 53
Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center, Inc.
1981, 1988
Box 3 Folder 54
Oscars
1978
Box 3 Folder 55
"'Our Town' Remembered," Thomas Coley
1982
Box 3 Folder 56
Antoinette Perry Awards
1972
Box 3 Folder 57
Poetic Philosophy
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 58
Poetry: clippings
1987
Box 3 Folder 59
Poetry: Elizabeth B. and Robert Browning
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 60
Poetry: T. S. Eliot
[post-1951]
Box 3 Folder 61
Poetry: Thomas Hardy
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 62
Poetry: Edna St. Vincent Millay
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 63
Poetry: selected poets
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 4-5
Poetry: selected poets
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 64
Poetry: Victorian poets
1984
Box 3 Folder 65
"Poets as Prophets: Living at the Edge of Consciousness"
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 66
"Press Cuttings" and "The Musical Cure"
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 67
Dory Previn
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 68
Reader's Repertory Company
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 69
Roundabout Theatre
1974
Box 3 Folder 70
"Saturday Theatre for Children"
1990
Box 3 Folder 71
Shakespeare & Company
1978
Box 3 Folder 72
Shakespeare's Globe
1990
Box 3 Folder 73
Ravi Shankar
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 74
Uday Shankar [see also correspondence Mohan Khokar]
1977, 1983
Box 3 Folder 75
Sharon Playhouse
1974
Box 3 Folder 76
Stanislavsky
1964, n. d.
Box 3 Folder 77
Arnold Sundgaard
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 78
"Eve" [Symington]
1973
Box 3 Folder 79
Theatre clippings
1990
Box 3 Folder 80
Theatre Communications Group
1989-90
Box 3 Folder 81
Theatre Hall of Fame
1972
Box 3 Folder 82
Theatre Institute at Storm King
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 83
Theatre of the Open Eye
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 84
Theatreworks I
1986-1989
Box 3 Folder 85
Theatreworks II
1990
Box 3 Folder 86
Theatreworks III
1990-1991
Box 3 Folder 87
"A Visit From St. Nicholas," Clement Moore [facsimile]
[1849]
Box 3 Folder 88
Edith Wharton and the Mount
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 89
Joan White English Theatre School
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 90
Getrude Vanderbilt Whitney
n. d.
Box 3 Folder 91
William C. Whitney Foundation
1970-1977
Box 3 Folder 92
Whitney Award
1978
Box 4 Folder 1
Women in Foundations
1971
Box 4 Folder 2
Michael Young
n. d.
Publicity materials [(B)=Beatrice participated, (P)=Peter Cookson participated
Box 4 Folder 3
"All My Sons," by Arthur Miller: clippings, programs, reviews (B)
1974
Box 4 Folder 4
"Andros Targets": clipping (B)
[1977]
Box 4 Folder 5
"Beacon Hill": clippings, review, Irish dialect instructions (B)
1975-1978
Box 4 Folder 6
"Bicentennial Minutes": press release (B)
1976
Box 4 Folder 7
"Bloodline": shooting schedule, cast list, unit list, reviews, clippings (B)
1978-1979
Box 4 Folder 8
"Can Can": program, clippings, reviews (P)
1953
Box 4 Folder 9
"Checkout": program, clipping
1988
Box 4 Folder 10
"The Crucible": clipping (B)
[1971]
Box 4 Folder 11
"Dain Curse": call sheets, clippings, reviews (B)
1977-1978
Box 4 Folder 12
"Don't Ride the Clutch": broadside
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 13
"Eastward in Eden": clipping (B)
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 14
"Endless Love": clipping (B)
[1981]
Box 4 Folder 15
An Evening With Beatrice Straight (Houston, Texas): clipping, press release (B)
1988
Box 4 Folder 16
"Everything in the Garden": program (B)
[1967]
Box 4 Folder 17
"Faces of Woman in Opera": program (B)
1988
Box 4 Folder 18
"Festival Thirteen": full-page advertisement
1979
Box 4 Folder 19
"The Formula": full-page advertisement, review, clippings (B)
1980
Box 8 Folder 3
"The Formula": broadside
[1980]
Box 4 Folder 20
"Four Winds": publicity pamphlet, clippings, reviews (P)
1957
Box 4 Folder 21
"Frozen Man," J. D. Feigelson (B)
1957
Box 4 Folder 22
"The Garden Party": press release (B)
1985
Box 4 Folder 23
"Ghosts": press release, program, program notes, clippings, leaflet, reviews, "Ghost Story," by Rabindranath Tagore (B)
1973
Box 4 Folder 24
"Gideon": program
1962
Box 4 Folder 25
"The Girl of the Golden West": clippings, reviews (P)
1957
Box 4 Folder 26
"The Glass Menagerie": clippings, 2 programs (B)
1980
Box 4 Folder 27
"The Grand Tour": clippings (B)
1951
Box 4 Folder 28
"Hamlet": program, clipping (B)
1979
Box 4 Folder 29
"The Heiress": program (B)
[1948]
Box 4 Folder 30
"Henry V": program
1976
Box 4 Folder 31
"Ichabod": broadside
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 32
"The Innocents": programs, clippings, reviews (B)
1950
Box 4 Folder 33
"Killer on Board": press release, clipping (B)
1977
Box 4 Folder 34
"King Lear": clipping (B)
1953
Box 4 Folder 35
"King's Crossing": clippings (B)
1981-1982
Box 4 Folder 36
"Lend Me a Tenor": program
1989
Box 4 Folder 37
"Light Up The Sky": program, clipping (B)
1968
Box 4 Folder 38
"Lila's Island": story
1986
Box 4 Folder 39
"The Lion in Winter": programs, review, clipping (B)
1966, 1977
Mapcase Folder 4
"The Lion in Winter": broadside (B)
[1976]
Box 4 Folder 40
"A Little Night Music": program
1990
Box 4 Folder 41
"MacBeth": sleep walking speech (B)
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 42
Maine Theatre Arts Festival: program (B)
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 43
March of Dimes Gala: clippings (B)
1986
Mapcase Folder 4
Marie R: broadside (B)
1972
Box 4 Folder 44
"Mary Stuart": program
1979
Box 4 Folder 45
"Message for Margaret": clippings (P)
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 46
Metropolitan Museum of Art: clippings re answering machine message recorded by B. Straight (B)
1978
Box 4 Folder 47
"Network": clippings, reviews, press release, academy award notices (B)
1977
Box 4 Folder 48
"Night of 100 Stars": full-page advertisement (B)
1977
Box 4 Folder 49
"Old Times": contact sheet for theatre, program, clippings, reviews (B)
1977
Box 8 Folder 4
"Old Times": broadside (B)
[1977]
Box 4 Folder 50
"The Palace at 4 A. M.": program, clippings, reviews (B)
1972
Box 4 Folder 51
"Patterns": reviews, clippings (B)
1955-1956
Box 4 Folder 52
"People Like Us": staff and crew lists, reviews (B)
1990
Box 4 Folder 53
"Phèdre": show cards, programs, notes, clippings, reviews (B)
1965-1966
Box 4 Folder 54
"Playboy of the Western World": clipping, Theatre Arts, 9/1946 (2 copies) (B)
1946
Box 7 Folder 7
"Playboy of the Western World": clipping (B)
1946
Box 4 Folder 55
"Poltergeist": program, clippings, reviews (B)
1982
Box 7 Folder 6
"Poor Bitos": clippings, reviews
1982
Box 4 Folder 56
"Private Eye": clipping (B)
1977
Box 4 Folder 57
"The Promise": cast list, staff list, list of contact people, mailing lists, board of directors list, production notes, clippings, reviews (B)
1977-1979
Box 4 Folder 58
"The Right Honourable Gentleman": list of actors, programs, clippings, reviews, broadsides, box office statements (B)
1966, 1971
Mapcase Folder 2
"The Right Honourable Gentleman": set plans, broadside, sheet musicc (B)
[1971]
Box 4 Folder 59
"Robert Kennedy and His Times": printed sheets from CBS, call sheets, production notes and schedules (B)
1983-1984
Box 4 Folder 60
Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Fund Benefit: invitation, portrait of E. R.
1987
Box 4 Folder 61
"Second Chance": call sheets, notes from cast and staff, printed images, production schedules (B)
1983
Box 4 Folder 62
"Shadows Tremble" (Playhouse 90): press releases (B)
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 63
"Sing Me No Lullaby": program (B)
1954
Box 4 Folder 64
"Stanley,": clipping (B)
1970
Box 4 Folder 65
"A Streetcar Named Desire": press releases, clippings, programs, reviews (B)
1967-1970
Box 7 Folder 8
"A Streetcar Named Desire": clippings album (B)
1967-1970
Box 4 Folder 66
"A Sunday With Beatrice Straight": invitation, program (B)
1978
Box 4 Folder 67
"The Tennis Game": clipping (B. helped get started, did not act in this production)
1978
Box 4 Folder 68
"This Wooden O": clipping (B)
1982
Box 4 Folder 69
"Timbuktu!": clippings (B)
1978
Box 4 Folder 70
"Tobacco Road": program
1977
Box 4 Folder 71
"Tom Stoppard's Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's MacBeth": programs
1979
Box 4 Folder 72
"Trial of Poznan": clipping (P)
1957
Box 4 Folder 73
"Twelfth Night": clipping (B)
1940
Box 4 Folder 74
"The Underground Reporter": clipping (B)
1943
Box 4 Folder 75
"Waltz of the Toreadors": reviews (B)
1959
Box 4 Folder 76
"Who Am I?": program, clippings (production of Young World Foundation [one of B.'s projects])
1972
Box 8 Folder 6
"Who Am I?": broadsides
[1972]
Box 4 Folder 77
"The Winter's Tale": program
1990
Box 4 Folder 78
"Wonder Woman": clippings (B)
1977-1978
Box 4 Folder 79
"The World of Darkness": clipping (B)
1977
Scripts [(B) indicates performance/production in which B. Straight took part)]
Box 4 Folder 80
"An Act of Love," by Willis Cooke (Peter W. Cookson)
1985
Box 4 Folder 81
"The Actor," by Peter Cookson
1971
Box 4 Folder 82
"An Actor's Dream," by Peter Cookson
1987
Box 4 Folder 83
"The American," dramatized by Ellen Van Volkenburg from the romance by Henry James
n. d.
Box 4 Folder 84
"Ay and What Then?" P. W. Ceigh (Peter W. Cookson)
1989
Box 4 Folder 85
"Bedroom Farce," Gary Anthony (Peter W. Cookson)
1968
Box 5 Folder 1
"Bedroom Farce," Gary Anthony (Peter W. Cookson)
1968
Box 5 Folder 2
"A Bit of Fluff," Peter Cookson
1985
Box 9 Folder 1-3
"The Borrowers": clippings, scripts (B)
1974
Box 5 Folder 3
"Both Our Houses," Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 4
"Contradictions," P. W. Ceigh
1988
Box 5 Folder 5
"Coo," Peter Cookson
1987
Box 5 Folder 6
"Dr. D & the 10 Speed Bicycle," Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 7
"Eastward in Eden: The Love Story of Emily Dickinson," by Dorothy Gardner (B)
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 8
"Epic That Never Was" (B)
1978
Box 5 Folder 9
"Expecting Max" Peter Cookson
1983
Box 5 Folder 10
"A Fair Exchange" Peter Cookson
1984
Box 5 Folder 11
"For Love or Money" Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 12
"Frozen Man," J. D. Feigelson (B)
1984
Box 5 Folder 13
"Ghosts"
[1973]
Box 5 Folder 14
"The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams (B)
1975
Box 5 Folder 15
"Grace at Table Six," Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 16
"The Hallucinations of Paul Tremaine," Peter Cookson
1984
Box 5 Folder 17
"Henderson's Head," by Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 18
"Ibsen's Life and Times"
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 19
"The Magic Pilot"
1944
Box 5 Folder 20
"Mania!" P. W. Cookson
n. d.
Box 5 Folder 21
"Maniac!" P. W. Cookson
1980
Box 5 Folder 22
"Memories of Midnight," Sidney Shelton (B)
1991
Box 5 Folder 23
"The Palace at 4 A. M." Howard Moss (B)
1967
Box 5 Folder 24
"Palomino," Danielle Steele (B)
1991
Box 5 Folder 25
"Phèdre," by Jean Racine (B)
1965
Box 5 Folder 26
"Pigeons," Peter Cookson
1986
Box 5 Folder 27
"Poltergeist," Steven Spielberg (B)
1981
Box 5 Folder 28
"The Right honourable Gentleman," M. Bradley-Dyne (prompt script) (B)
1964
Box 6 Folder 1
"The Right Honourable Gentleman" (revised version) (B)
1965
Box 6 Folder 2
"Robert Kennedy and His Times" (B)
1983
Box 6 Folder 3
"Second Chance" (B)
1983
Box 6 Folder 4
"Stanley," Gary Anthony (Peter W. Cookson) [2 versions] (B)
[1970]
Box 6 Folder 5
"A Streetcar Named Desire," Tennessee Williams (2 acting editions) (B)
[1967-1970]
Box 6 Folder 6
"Tell Me Later," Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 7
"Three Million Rosebuds," Peter Cookson (1st draft)
1978
Box 6 Folder 8
"Three Million Rosebuds," Peter Cookson (completed copy)
1978
Box 6 Folder 9
"Two Acts of Murder," Willis Cooke (Peter Cookson)
1985
Box 6 Folder 10
"Two Acts of Murder" (second copy)
1986
Box 6 Folder 11
"Unique Species," Peter Cookson
1984
Box 6 Folder 12
"Used people," Todd Graff (B)
1990
Box 6 Folder 13
"Where Evil Dwells," Robert A. Suhosky and Peter W. Cookson (second revised rewrite)
1979
Box 6 Folder 14
"Where Evil Dwells," R. A. S. and P. W. C. (third revised rewrite)
1979
Box 6 Folder 15
"Who's Who in Connecticut," P. W. Cookson
1987
Proposals
Box 6 Folder 16
"The Bride, the Swans and the Mountain Lion," Michael Straight
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 17
"Once Upon a Castle," Beatrice Straight and Brian Froud
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 18
"The Saving Circle," Ingo Swann
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 19
Academy Awards
1977
Box 6 Folder 20
American Biographical Institute
1989
Box 6 Folder 21
American Biographical Institute (small medal)
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 22
American Biographical Institute (large medal)
1989
Box 6 Folder 23
"Distinguished Women of Northwood Institute"
1978
Box 6 Folder 24
The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library medal
n. d.
Box 6 Folder 25
Screen Actors Guild
1987
Box 6 Folder 26
"Stars of the New York Stage, 1870-1970"
1970
Box 6 Folder 27
Tony Awards (1977 clipping)
1953
Box 6 Folder 28
U. S. Presidential inauguration invitation
1965
Box 6 Folder 29
"Who's Who in the East"
1983/1984
Box 6 Folder 29
"Who's Who in the East"
1986/1987
Box 6 Folder 29
"Who's Who in the East"
1991/1992
Box 6 Folder 30
"Who's Who in the Theatre" (bound volume)
1952
Box 6 Folder 31
"Who's Who in the World"
1984/1985
Box 6 Folder 32
"Who's Who of American women"
1977/1978
Box 6 Folder 32
"Who's Who of American women"
1979-1980
Box 6 Folder 32
"Who's Who of American women"
1981/1982
Box 6 Folder 32
"Who's Who of American women"
1983/1984
Business miscellany
Box 9 Folder 4
Contracts/Agreements
1971-1989
Box 9 Folder 5
Receipts/Invoices
1973, 1977
Box 9 Folder 6
Business Miscellaneous
1973, 1986-1989
Personal miscellany
Box 9 Folder 7
Beatrice Cruise: performance of "Deadly Voyage"
1977
Box 9 Folder 8
Beatrice Miscellaneous: astrological chart, horoscope, miscellany
1978-1989, n. d.
Peter Cookson materials
Box 9 Folder 9
"And Never Asking Why," Peter Cookson ("words for music")
1975
Box 9 Folder 10-14
"Book," Peter Cookson: draft
n. d.
Box 9 Folder 15
"Henderson's Head," Peter Cookson: miscellaneous correspondence and material
1971-1974
Box 9 Folder 16
"Henderson's Head": uncorrected proofs (2)
1973
Box 9 Folder 17
Peter Cookson on Berkshire Theatre Fund
n. d.
Box 9 Folder 18
Peter Cookson reminiscences
1973
Photographs
Box 11 Folder 1
Beatrice in India
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 2
Beatrice: portraits
n. d., 1977
Box 11 Folder 3
"All My Sons" (B)
1974
Box 11 Folder 4
Lewis Allen, Beatrice, ?
[1975?]
Box 11 Folder 5
Alley Theatre event, Houston, Texas (B)
1990
Box 11 Folder 6
"Andros Targets": Beatrice, Richard Kiley (B)
1977
Box 11 Folder 7
"Barretts of Wimpole Street" (B)
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 9
"Barretts of Wimpole Street" (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 8
"Beacon Hill" (B)
[1975-1978]
Box 11 Folder 9
"Book of Hours" (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 10
Michael Chekhov
1940, n. d.
Box 11 Folder 11
Chekhov Group; Ridgefield, Connecticut
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 12
Chekhov Studio
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 13
Beatrice and Peter Cookson
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 14
Peter Cookson and Arlene Francis, Wendy Hiller, and Gail Storm
1945, n. d.
Box 11 Folder 15
Dartington Hall and Chekhov Theatre (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 16
Dartington Hall campus
1935
Box 11 Folder 17
Deadly Voyage
1977
Box 11 Folder 18
"Eastward in Eden" with Onslow Stevens, Beatrice Marley, Edwin Perone (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 19
Mother (Dorothy W. S. Elmhirst), Deidre, Mishe (Michael Chekhov), Xzania at Dartington
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 20
"Ghosts" (B)
[1973]
Box 11 Folder 21
"The Glass Menagerie" (B)
[1980]
Box 11 Folder 22
Globe Theatre tour in England with Sam Wanamaker (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 23
"Hamlet" (B)
[1979]
Box 11 Folder 24
"Heartbreak House," by G. B. Shaw with Larry Gates, Mary Lou Taylor, Peter Cookson (B)
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 10
"Heartbreak House" with Larry Gates (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 25
"The Heiress" with Wendy Hiller, Peter Cookson, Basil Rathbone (B)
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 11
"The Heiress" with Basil Rathbone (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 26
"The Innocents" with Iris Mann, David Cole, Isabel Elson (B)
[1950]
Box 7 Folder 12
The Innocents" (B)
[1950]
Box 11 Folder 27
"King Lear" with Yul Bryner, Hurd Hatfield, Ford Rainy, Mary Lou Taylor, John Flynn, Grael Regan (B)
[1953]
Box 11 Folder 28
"Kings Crossing" with Bradford Dillman, Mary Frann, Linda Hamilton, Dorothy Meyer, Marilyn Jones, Daniel Zippi, Doreen Clark (B)
[1981-1982]
Box 11 Folder 29
"Land of Fame" with Albert Bell, Norman Rose (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 30
"Long Way Home" with James Daly, Frances Heflin (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 31
"MacBeth" with Michael Redgrave (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 32
"Network" with William Holden (B)
1976
Box 11 Folder 33
"Network" Academy Award photos with Sylvester Stallone, Muhammed Ali, Sidney Lumet (B)
1977
Box 11 Folder 34
N. Y. S. Department of Agriculture presentation to Mayor Koch (B)
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 3
Night of 100 Stars (2 photographs)
1982
Box 11 Folder 35
"Nun's Story" with Audrey Hepburn, Colleen Dewhurst (B)
[1951]
Box 11 Folder 36
"Old Times" with Raúl Julia and Irene Worth (B)
[1977]
Box 7 Folder 13
"Old Times" with Raúl Julia and Irene Worth (B)
[1977]
Box 11 Folder 37
Old Vic stars with Gertrude Lawrence
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 38
"Patterns" with Van Heflin (B)
[1955-]1956
Box 7 Folder 13
Gregory Peck on the beach
1946
Box 11 Folder 39
"Phèdre" (B)
1965-1966
Box 7 Folder 15
"Phèdre (B)
[1965-1966]
Box 11 Folder 40
Phoenix production, N. Y. C. (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 41
"Phone call from a Stranger" with James Mason, Eli Wallach(?), Wendy Hiller (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 42
"Playboy of the Western World" with Gregory Peck (B)
1946
Box 11 Folder 43
"Poltergeist" (B)
1982
Box 11 Folder 44
"The Possessed" with John Flynn, Woodrow Chambliss (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 45
Tony Randall, Eli Wallach, Beatrice
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 46
"The Right Honourable Gentleman" with Henderson Forsythe, Sarah Badel, Marie Wallace, Francis Bethencourt; Edward Mulhare, Carolyn Lagerfelt (B)
[1971]
Box 11 Folder 47
"Robert Kennedy and His Times" (B)
1983-1984
Box 11 Folder 48
Edward G. Robinson (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 49
"Second Chance" with John Travolta (B)
1983
Box 11 Folder 50
Uday Shankar
1935-1936
Box 11 Folder 51
"Silken Affair" with David Niven, Geraldine Page, [Terry Thomas] (B)
[1956]
Box 11 Folder 52
Skowhegan Dinner with Gerda Vanderbilt, Beatrice, Michael Valenti
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 53
"Streetcar Named Desire" (B)
[1967-1970]
Box 11 Folder 54
"Two of a Kind" with Charles Durning, Oliver Reed (B)
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 55
Beatrice and Michael Valenti
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 56
Theatreworks/USA (B)
1986
Box 11 Folder 57
"Who Am I?" (B)
[1972]
Box 7 Folder 15
Beatrice: portrait
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 58
Unidentified roles (B)/set
n. d.
Box 7 Folder 16
Beatrice unidentified role
n. d.
Box 11 Folder 59
Family and friends: Dorothy [W. S. E.], Flora, Willard Straight, Beatrice, unidentified
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 4
Two interiors: "picture from bedroom front/east wall
n. d.
Drawings
Box 8 Folder 1-3
Sketches: costumes
n. d.
Box 8 Folder 7
Sketches: horses, artist unidentified
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 1
Dartington Hall theatre plans
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 2
Sketches: "Right Honourable Gentleman"
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 3
Two chalk drawings [Hans Schaukar(sp?)]
[1929]
Mapcase Folder 4
Sketch: Beatrice Straight Cookson
n. d.
Mapcase Folder 4
Sketch: unidentified man [Michael Chekhov?]
1929
Mapcase Folder 4
Sketch: set at Dartington Hall theatre
n. d.
Films
F-1055
"Nevada 1949"
1949
Box 13 F-1056
"The Garden Party"
n. d.
Box 13 F-1057
"Bali Reel 1 Dup"
n. d.
Box 13 F-1058
Greece?: very few shots of Bea - mostly landscape
n. d.
Box 13 F-1059
Bea's trip to Russia (she is not seen on film)
n. d.
Box 13 F-1060
Children at the Chalet
n. d.
Box 13 F-1061-1062
2 films, unclear which is which:
n. d.
-India - to be spliced
-Uday Shankar (to be spliced)
Box 13 F-1063
India: Bea, Deidre Duprey, very little of Bea - landscape
n. d.
Box 13 F-1064-1067
4 films, unclear which is which:
n. d.
-Children at Dartington Hall
-England, Chalet, Dartington Hall
-Not identified [travel: U. S. or India possibly Old Parsonage Farm]
-[Travel:] Malabar, Cochin fisherman, Bombay, Udaipur (No. 2)
Box 13 F-1068
Eloise
n. d.
Box 13 F-1069
No identification
n. d.
Box 13 F-1070
Not identified
n. d.
↓ 3 films below deteriorating ↓
Box 14 F-1052
[Travel: India:] Fate pur, Sikri, Ellora, Ajanta, Almora (No. 4)
n. d.
Box 14 F-1053
Uday Shankar - original and duplicates
1934
Box 14 F-1054
[Travel:] Gibraltar, Cairo, Board Ship, Cawn Anir
n. d.
Audio tapes
Box 12
Accompaniments: 260 End of Caro Meo Ben, 265 Begin Ney Ver De Sehn, 2/35 Amarillo
n. d.
Box 12
Beatrice Straight
n. d.
Box 12
Lady MacBeth "Sleepwalking Scene"
n. d.
Box 12
No Dialogue, need slate
n. d.
Box 12
"Right Honourable Gentleman" tape B
[1971]
Box 12
"Stanley" (2 reels)
n. d.
Box 12
"Who Am I?"
n. d.
Box 12
Not identified
n. d.
Box 12
Amor Ti Vieta
1955
Box 12
Barry Heard
n. d.
78's
SR-1
Music from "The Promise" (B)
1979
SR-2
Peter Cookson, London, "demo"
1955
SR-3-6
Peter Cookson
1955
Appointment books
Box 10 Folder 1-15
Spiral notebooks and date books (15)
1971-1989
Miscellaneous personal
Box 7 Folder 1
Certificate from flight on Concorde
1978
Box 8 Folder 1-3
Sketches: costuming ideas
n. d.
MU-1086, MU-1087
2 wicker suitcases