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Guide to the Sylvia O'Brien Papers
||O'Brien, Sylvia, 1924-2006
||Sylvia O'Brien Papers
||Sylvia O’Brien (1924-2006) was a Dublin-born, New York-based actress who starred in
Broadway theater productions, as well as commercials and television programs. A member
of Actor’s Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation
of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), O’Brien appeared in numerous Broadway productions,
including a role as Mrs. Peace in the 20th anniversary production of
My Fair Lady. This collection consists of diaries, playbills, photographs, correspondence, memoranda,
newspaper clippings, original writings, and scripts for various performances. The
majority of the collection documents her professional career as an actress, including
contracts, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a large collection of
playbills, and files on individual productions she participated in. The collection
also documents her personal life, including diaries, correspondence, a large number
of personal photographs and photograph albums, and her original poetry and short stories.
||15.5 linear feet in 15 record cartons and 1 manuscript box
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||Materials are in English.