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Finding Aid for the Vanessa Brown Papers, ca. 1950-1988
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Description
Vanessa Brown (1928- ) was born in Vienna, Austria. She appeared in Broadway plays and films. In 1962, she became a writer-coordinator for the Voice of America. She worked as a correspondent with the Los Angeles Times Service (1970-74), and with the National Public Radio (1973-74). The collection contains interviews with Brown, correspondence, scrapbooks, and cassette tapes of classes taught by Brown.
Background
Brown was born on March 24, 1928 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in 1938; BA, UCLA, 1949; appeared in Broadway plays, As you Like it (1950) and The Seven Year Itch (1952-54); appeared in films, including Youth Runs Wild (1941), The Heiress (1948), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952); married Mark R. Sandrich, 1959; became writer-coordinator for Voice of America in 1962; correspondent with Los Angeles Times Service, 1970-74, and National Public Radio, 1973-74; writer, KTLA-TV, 1972-74; worked for presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson, 1956, and John F. Kennedy, 1960; artist with one-woman show at Edgardo Costa Gallery, Beverly Hills, California; founder, American Acting Company.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.