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Helen Keller EAD

Helen Keller Archives


Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1: General Correspondence
1878 - 1998
209 manuscript boxes

Subseries 4: Media and entertainment
1918 - 1984
This subseries contains correspondence, transcripts, and flyers describing the audiovisual work in which she appeared or was the subject. Subjects include: Films, Plays, Radio programs, Television, and Vaudeville. The films include Deliverance, made in 1918 - 1919, starring Keller, and the documentary Helen Keller in Her Story, made in 1954. Additional materials include correspondence regarding film and theater productions of The Miracle Worker, 1957 - 1984; radio programs by and about Keller, 1931 - 1965, and a transcript of Anne Sullivan Macy's and Keller's vaudeville performances, circa 1920 - 1921.

Box 90 Folder 1

Films: Deliverance (script)
1918


Box 90 Folder 2

Films: Deliverance (correspondence)
1918 - 1919


Box 90 Folder 3

Films: Deliverance (correspondence)
1920 - 1986


Box 90 Folder 4

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1950 - 1953


Box 90 Folder 5

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1953


Box 90 Folder 6

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1954


Box 90 Folder 7

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1955


Box 90 Folder 8

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1956


Box 90 Folder 9

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1957 - 1959


Box 91 Folder 1

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1960 - 1964


Box 91 Folder 2

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1965 - 1984


Box 91 Folder 3

Films: The Unconquered (also known as Helen Keller In Her Story)
1953 - 1956


Box 91 Folder 4

Films: Helen Keller and Her Teacher
1968 - 1979


Box 91 Folder 5

Films: Biography (Helen Keller)
1962 - 1979


Box 91 Folder 6

Films: Helen Keller in Japan
1976


Box 91 Folder 7

Films: The Mirace Worker, benefit premiere
1961 - 1962


Box 91 Folder 8

Films: The Miracle Worker, CBS production (comments)
1957


Box 91 Folder 9

Films: The Miracle Worker, CBS production (script)
1956


Box 91 Folder 10

Films: The Miracle Worker, CBS production
1956 - 1979


Box 92 Folder 1

Films: The Miracle Worker, NBC production
1978 - 1979


Box 92 Folder 2

Films: The Miracle Worker (general)
1960 - 1968


Box 92 Folder 3

Films: General
1932 - 1976


Box 92 Folder 4

Play: The Miracle Worker - Production - Carousel Theatre - Vancouver, Canada
1979


Box 92 Folder 5

Play: The Miracle Worker - Production - Little Theatre, Morrisville, New Zealand
1975


Box 92 Folder 6

Play: The Miracle Worker - Production - River Valley Community Theater, Wisconsin
1973 - 1975


Box 92 Folder 7

Play: The Miracle Worker - Production -The Great-American Children's Theater, Wisconsin
1984


Box 92 Folder 8

Play: The Miracle Worker - Production - Young Players, Norwood, New Jersey
1979


Box 92 Folder 9

Play: The Miracle Worker - Productions (A-H)
1960 - 1982


Box 92 Folder 10

Play: The Miracle Worker - Productions (J-R)
1960 - 1978


Box 92 Folder 11

Play: The Miracle Worker - Productions (S-Z)
1960 - 1967


Box 93 Folder 1

Play: The Miracle Worker - General
1957 - 1972


Box 93 Folder 2

Play: The Miracle Worker - Press clippings
1959


Box 93 Folder 3

Play: The Miracle Worker - Playbills and magazine articles
1959 - 1960


Box 93 Folder 4

Play: Toward the Light
1937


Box 93 Folder 5

Play: General
1959 - 1966


Box 93 Folder 6

Play: Monday after the Miracle - correspondence
1981 - 1984


Box 93 Folder 7

Play: Monday after the Miracle - Press clippings
1981 - 1983


Box 93 Folder 8

Play: Monday after the Miracle - Press clippings
1981 - 1983


Box 94 Folder 1

Radio Programs: General
1924 - 1965


Box 94 Folder 2

Radio Programs: Edwin Alger
1931


Box 94 Folder 3

Radio Programs: Better Vision Institute, WCBS, April 18, 1935
1935 - 1954


Box 94 Folder 4

Radio Programs: General
1947 - 1951


Box 94 Folder 5

Radio Programs: General
1952 - 1962


Box 94 Folder 6

Television: Wide Wide World
1956 - 1957


Box 94 Folder 7

Television: Wide Wide World
1957


Box 94 Folder 8

Television: Wide Wide World - A Woman's Story
1957


Box 94 Folder 9

Television: Wide Wide World - A Woman's Story
1957


Box 94 Folder 10

Television: The Miracle Worker - Playhouse 90
1956 - 1957


Box 95 Folder 1

Television: Reviews
1982


Box 95 Folder 2

Television: Reviews
1983


Box 95 Folder 3

Television: Reviews - "Helen Keller...The Miracle Continues"
1984


Box 95 Folder 4

Television: Reviews - "Helen Keller...The Miracle Continues"
1983 - 1984


Box 95 Folder 5

Television: Reviews - "Helen Keller...The Miracle Continues"
1984


Box 95 Folder 6

Television: Reviews - "Helen Keller...The Miracle Continues"
1984


Box 95 Folder 7

Television: Reviews - "Helen Keller...The Miracle Continues"
1984


Box 95 Folder 8

Television: General
1961 - 1980


Box 95 Folder 9

Vaudeville
1920 - 1985


Box 95 Folder 10

Vaudeville
1921 - 1922