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Finding Aid for the Vanessa Brown Papers, ca. 1950-1988
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Cassette tapes [oversize box]

Box 2

Cassette tapes of classes [further unidentified].

Physical Description: Oversize box.


Box 1, Folder 1

Cosmopolitan, March 1953. Vanessa Brown, Her Brains Didn't Get In Her Way.


Published references to Vanessa Brown

Box 1, Folder 3

Photocopies of published biographical references to Vanessa Brown.


Motion Pictures, Etc.


Sinatra, Frank

Box 1

Kelley, Kitty. His Way: The Unauthorized Biography Of Frank Sinatra. Toronto: Bantam Books, 1986.

Physical Description: Reference to Vanessa Brown, p.215.

Political Interests, Etc.



Box 1, Folder 2

Political correspondence.


Murrow, Edward R.

Box 1

Sperber, A.M. Murrow: His Life And Times. New York: Freundlich Books, 1986.

Physical Description: Inscribed: To Vanessa Brown, a wonderful friend - with thanks and affection - all the best, [illegible] ('A.M. Sperber') September 16, 1986.

Stevenson, Adlai

Box 1

Johnson, Walter, ed. The Papers Of Adlai E. Stevenson. vol.6. Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, c. 1976.

Physical Description: Prints letter to Vanessa Brown, p.38.

Radio appearances


Quiz Kids

Box 1

Feldman, Ruth Duskin. Whatever Happened To The Quiz Kids? Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1982.

Physical Description: Inscribed: To Vanessa With appreciation and affection and hope for a renewed friendship - Ruth Duskin Feldman. Has chapter on Vanessa Brown

Theater Appearances


Memorabilia [Oversize Box]

Box 3

Scrapbooks, ca. 1949-1950.

Physical Description: Oversize box.
Box 4

Scrapbook, ca. 1959-1951.

Physical Description: Oversize box.
Box 5

Scrapbook, ca. 1952-1953.

Physical Description: Oversize box.
Box 6

Scrapbook ca. 1955-1959.

Physical Description: Oversize box.

Seven Year Itch

Box 1

Nathan, George Jean. The Theatre In The Fifties. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.

Physical Description: Reference to Vannessa Brown, p.77.

Seven Year Itch, Etc.

Box 1

Goldberg, Hyman. Her Brains Didn't Get In Her Way In: Cosmopolitan, March 1953, p.24.


Vanessa Brown Productions



Box 3

What To Be--medley of six programs [video tape].