Scope and Content
Title: Vanessa Brown Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1988
Collection number: 1552
Creator: Brown, Vanessa, 1928-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
5 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Vanessa Brown (1928- ) was born in Vienna, Austria. She appeared in Broadway plays and films. In 1962, she became a writer-coordinator
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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of 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.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house
consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
- Public Services Division
- UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
- Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
- Box 951575
- Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Vanessa Brown, 1988-90.
[Identification of item], Vanessa Brown Papers (Collection 1552). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection contains bibliographical reference works and other books in which Vanessa Brown is mentioned. Also includes interviews
with Brown, correspondence, scrapbooks, and cassette tapes of classes taught by Brown.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brown, Vanessa, 1928- --Archives.
Actors--United States--Archival resources.
Motion picture actors and actresses--California--Los Angeles--Arc
Women radio writers--United States--Archival resources.