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Guide to the Actors' Fund of America Records WAG.036

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Craig Savino, 2006-2008 and Adrien Hilton, 2009; Series XI added by Giana Ricci and Rachel Schimke.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 21, 2016
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to update administrative information and by Erika Gottfried to reflect addition of materials in December 2014. Edited by Heather Mulliner to include 2015 donation  , Nov 2015

Container List

Series III: General Files, 1881-2013

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Abbott, George: 100th Birthday Celebration
1987
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Actor Participation in Performances, Lists of
undated , 1946 , 1950
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Actors’ Equity Association
1963 , 1966 , 1976
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Actors’ Equity Association
1988
Box: 32 Folder : 9 Actors' Fund Appreciation Month
1988-1989
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Actors’ Fund Art Gallery
undated , 1984
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Actors’ Fund Home
1925-1972
Box: 53 Folder : 9 Actors' Fund Home: Board Correspondence
1980-1986
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Actors’ Fund Home: Christmas Party
1984
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Actors’ Fund Home: Clippings
undated , 1912-1949
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Actors’ Fund Home: Clippings
1951-1959
Box: 7 Folder : 10 Actors’ Fund Home: Clippings
1961-1969
Box: 7 Folder : 11 Actors’ Fund Home: Clippings
1970-1983 , 1996-1997
Box: 53 Folder : 8 Actors' Fund Home: Clippings
1980-1984
Box: 7 Folder : 12 Actors’ Fund Home: Edwin Forrest Day
1991
Box: 7 Folder : 13 Actors’ Fund Home: Edwin Forrest Day
1993
Box: 7 Folder : 14 Actors’ Fund Home: Edwin Forrest Home
1885 , 1931
Box: 7 Folder : 15 Actors’ Fund Home: Extended Care Facility
1987
Box: 7 Folder : 16 Actors’ Fund Home: Financial Ledger
1959-1962
Box: 7 Folder : 17 Actors’ Fund Home: Groundbreaking Ceremony
1984
Box: 7 Folder : 18 Actors’ Fund Home: Guests
1936 , 1967 , 1981-1985
Box: 7 Folder : 19 Actors’ Fund Home: Plaques
1991
Box: 7 Folder : 20 Actors’ Fund Home: Press
undated , 1972 , 1985
Box: 7 Folder : 21 Actors’ Fund Home: The Spotlight (newsletter)
1992-1993
Box: 7 Folder : 22 AIDS Project Volunteer Program
1989
Box: 7 Folder : 23 AIDS Quilt
1992
Box: 7 Folder : 24 AIDS Training and Education Project (ATEP)
2004
Box: 7 Folder : 25 American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
1986-1987
Box: 7 Folder : 26 Anniversaries
1957 , 1963 , 1972
Box: 7 Folder : 27 Anniversaries: 100th, Articles for
undated , 1981
Box: 7 Folder : 28 Anniversaries: Clippings
1972
Box: 7 Folder : 29 Annual and Annual Associate Member Dues Book
1965-1982
Box: 7 Folder : 30 Annual Meeting: Clippings and Flyers
1930-1931 , 1949 , 1950
Box: 7 Folder : 31 Avis
1987-1988
Box: 7 Folder : 32 Awards and Certificates
1989, 1992-1999
Box: 7 Folder : 33 Award of Merit
1952-1965
Box: 7 Folder : 34 Blood Banks
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 35 Blood Drive
1970-1982
Box: 7 Folder : 36 Broadway Cares
1988-1990
Box: 7 Folder : 37 Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
1991
Box: 7 Folder : 38 Brochure
1988
Box: 7 Folder : 38a Buck, George: Portrait
1941
Box: 7 Folder : 39 By-Laws
1912, 1955
Box: 7 Folder : 40 By-Laws: Amendments
1991
Box: 53 Folder : 9 Campaign Materials: "Responding to to Essential and Evloving Needs"
April 2010
Box: 7 Folder : 41 Career Transition for Dancers Program
1987
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Cobb, Irvin S.: “The Deadheads of the Lord”
1933
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Commemorative Stamp Campaign
1978-1981
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Commonwealth Fund
1996
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Cooley, Hollis E: Clippings, Membership Cards, and Memorabilia
1917-1919
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Cooley, Hollis E.: Telegram Recommendations for Panama-Pacific International Exposition
1913-1914
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Correspondence
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1899 , 1928-1937
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1940-1949
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1950-1979
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Curtain Call (Actors’ Fund Documentary)
2001
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Dewhurst, Colleen
1991
Box: 8 Folder : 12 Dillon, Tom: Memorial
2005
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Donor Lists and Box Number Confirmations
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 14 Edison, Thomas: Note to Actors’ Fund
1919
Box: 8 Folder : 15 Edwin Forrest Society: Scripts
1997-2004
Box: 8 Folder : 16 Episcopal Actors’ Guild of America
1953 , 1989
Box: 8 Folder : 17 Equity Fights AIDS
1991
Box: 8 Folder : 18 Equity News: Press Releases and Correspondence
1979
Box: 8 Folder : 19 Equity, “Official Organ of the Actors’ Equity Association and Chorus Equity Association”
1928
Box: 8 Folder : 20 Evergreens Cemetery, Actors’ Fund Plot Books (3 separate volumes)
1885-1965
Box: 8 Folder : 21 Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey
1987
Box: 8 Folder : 22 Father’s Day Brunch (Harrigan Award to Lloyd Bridges)
Jun 1989
Box: 8 Folder : 23 Fendi
1987
Box: 8 Folder : 24 Finances
1962
Box: 8 Folder : 25 Finances
1963
Box: 8 Folder : 26 Finances
1964
Box: 8 Folder : 27 Finances
1965
Box: 8 Folder : 28 Finances
1966
Box: 8 Folder : 29 Finances
1967
Box: 8 Folder : 30 Finances
1968
Box: 8 Folder : 31 Finances
1969
Box: 8 Folder : 32 Finances
1970
Box: 8 Folder : 33 Finances
1971
Box: 8 Folder : 34 Finances
1972
Box: 8 Folder : 35 Finances
1973
Box: 8 Folder : 36 Finances
1974
Box: 8 Folder : 37 Finances
1975
Box: 8 Folder : 38 Finances
1976
Box: 8 Folder : 39 Finances: Advertising
undated , 1935-1941
Box: 8 Folder : 40 Finances: Application for Charity Rate in Advertising and Tax Status
1942-1948
Box: 8 Folder : 41 Finances: Benefit Department: Statements
1931-1944
Box: 8 Folder : 42 Finances: Chemical Bank Ledger and Checks (incoming and outgoing)
1887-1897
Box: 8 Folder : 43 Finances: Equity Members Aided
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 44 Finances: Fundraising
undated , 1928 , 1933-1938
Box: 8 Folder : 45 Finances: Fundraising
1939-1951
Box: 8 Folder : 46 Finances: History
1970, 1981-1982, 1991
Box: 8 Folder : 47 Finances: Ledgers
1884-1891
Box: 8 Folder : 48 Finances: Receipts
1934-1950
Box: 8 Folder : 49 Founder’s Day Picnic
1989
Box: 8 Folder : 50 Frohman, Daniel
1920-1940
Box: 8 Folder : 51 FUNDamentally Yours (Actors’ Fund newsletter)
1956
Box: 8 Folder : 52 Guest Books
1961 , 1978 , 1986
Box: 8 Folder : 53 Guiterman, Arthur: “A Health to All Players” (Poem Written for Actors’ Fund)
1937
Box: 8 Folder : 54 Harris, Henry B. (Casualty of the Titanic)
1912
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Hayes, Helen
1976 , 1980
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Hayes, Helen: Dorothy Patten “Love of Chattanooga Awards”
1986
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Hayes, Helen: National Artist Awards, Gala Program
1976
Box: 9 Folder : 4 (Mixed materials (31142042190424)) Health Fair
1986
Box: 32 Folder : 10 (Mixed materials (31142042186752))
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Edwin Forrest Collection
1988
Box: 9 Folder : 6 History (Actors’ Fund): Effrat, John, “Broadway Angels”
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 7 History (Actors’ Fund): General
undated , 1923-1940 , 1977
Box: 9 Folder : 8 History (Actors’ Fund): Hewitt, Alan, “Places, Please, for the Next 100 Years”
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 9 History (Actors’ Fund): Simon, Louis, A History of the Actors’ Fund of America: Correspondence
1968-1975 , 1981
Box: 9 Folder : 10 History (Actors’ Fund): Simon, Louis, A History of the Actors’ Fund of America: Publicity and Reviews
1972-1973
Box: 9 Folder : 11 Hughes, Bernard: Tribute
2002
Box: 9 Folder : 11a Hundley, John Walker: Poem for Warren P. Munsell
1974
Box: 9 Folder : 12 Lester, Edwin
1944 , 1958 , 1963-1964
Box: 9 Folder : 13 Licenses for Sunday Performance
1935-1972
Box: 9 Folder : 14 Life Members
1968 , 1978
Box: 9 Folder : 15 Logan, Nedda Harrington
1989
Box: 9 Folder : 16 Luncheons
undated , 1955-1971 , 1981
Box: 9 Folder : 17 Lyceum Theatre
1973
Box: 9 Folder : 18 Manhattan Plaza Apartment Program
1988
Box: 9 Folder : 19 Marquee (newsletter)
1996-1998
Box: 9 Folder : 20 Marquee (newsletter)
1999-2004
Box: 52 Folder : 14 Marquee (newsletter)
2003-2009
Box: 52 Folder : 15 Marquee (newsletter)
2010-2013
Box: 9 Folder : 21 McGlinn, Frank (Trustee)
1979-1997
Box: 9 Folder : 22 Membership Advertisement
1975-1976
Box: 9 Folder : 23 Membership Advertisement
1982,1991, 2000
Box: 9 Folder : 24 “Milton on the Actors”: Poem
1937
Box: 9 Folder : 25 Monument, Kensico Cemetery
1940-1941
Box: 9 Folder : 26 Mostel, Zero
1978
Box: 9 Folder : 27 Munsell, Warren P.
1956-1980
Box: 9 Folder : 28 National Executive Service Corps: Report on the Actors’ Fund
1991
Box: 9 Folder : 29 New Jersey, Works Progress Administration: Theatre Project
1937-1937
Box: 9 Folder : 30 New York City Opera: Costume Donation
1991
Box: 9 Folder : 31 Officers
undated , 1905
Box: 9 Folder : 32 Officers and Staff: Clippings
1912-1982
Box: 9 Folder : 33 Palmer, A. M.
undated , 1903
Box: 9 Folder : 34 Pamphlets and Flyers
undated , 1926-1967
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Playbills (souvenir)
1939 , 1942 , 1945
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Playbills (souvenir)
1955-1959 , 1984-1989
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Playbills (souvenir, signed)
1988
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Press Releases
undated , 1933-1968
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Press Releases
1970
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Press Releases
1971
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Press Releases
1972
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Press Releases
1973
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Press Releases
1974
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Press Releases
1975
Box: 10 Folder : 11 Press Releases
1976
Box: 10 Folder : 12 Press Releases
1979
Box: 10 Folder : 13 Press Releases
1989
Box: 10 Folder : 14 Program Inserts
undated , 1959-1979
Box: 10 Folder : 15 Programs (souvenir)
undated , 1893-1922
Box: 10 Folder : 16 Programs (souvenir)
1923-1941
Box: 10 Folder : 17 Programs (souvenir), Belasco Theater, The Accused
1925
Box: 10 Folder : 18 Programs (souvenir), Century Theater, Shakespeare’s Plays
1921
Box: 10 Folder : 19 Publicity
1980 , 1983
Box: 10 Folder : 20 Publicity: Clippings
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 21 Publicity: Clippings
1881
Box: 10 Folder : 22 Publicity: Clippings
1912-1919
Box: 10 Folder : 23 Publicity: Clippings
1920-1929
Box: 10 Folder : 24 Publicity: Clippings
1930-1939
Box: 10 Folder : 25 Publicity: Clippings
1940-1949
Box: 10 Folder : 26 Publicity: Clippings
1950-1959
Box: 10 Folder : 27 Publicity: Clippings
1960-1969
Box: 10 Folder : 28 Publicity: Clippings
1970-1979
Box: 10 Folder : 29 Publicity: Clippings
1980-1988
Box: 10 Folder : 30 Publicity: Clippings
1989
Box: 10 Folder : 31 Radio City Music Hall
1985
Box: 10 Folder : 32 RAI Corporation (Radiotelevisione Italiana)
1986
Box: 10 Folder : 33 Requests
1981-1984
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Roosevelt, President Franklin D.: Telegram from
1941
Box: 11 Folder : 2 San Quentin Drama Group
1961
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Shaw, Rosette
undated , 1961 , 1975
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Sponder, Wanda
1933-1947 , 2001
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Survival Jobs Program: Reception
1989
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Swayd, Lester
1929-1946
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Theatre Development Fund
1989
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Theatre Historical Society
1976
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Theatre in America
1986
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Tomkins, Don
1926-1949 , 1963-1968
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Tomkins, Don: Clippings
1920-1969
Box: 11 Folder : 12 Tomkins, Don: Programs
1930-1949 , 1960-1969
Box: 11 Folder : 13 Tomkins, Don: Wildcat Scrapbook: Correspondence (from Joan Crawford and others)
1960-1977
Box: 11 Folder : 13a Tomkins, Don: Wildcat Scrapbook: Programs and Printed Material
undated , 1960-1961
Box: 11 Folder : 14 Treasurers Club of America
1940
Box: 11 Folder : 15 United Way
1991
Box: 11 Folder : 16 Wasowski, Andy: “On Next to Closing”
1981
Box: 11 Folder : 17 Weekly Relief List: Non-Actors
1968
Box: 11 Folder : 18 Western Council
1984-1985
Box: 11 Folder : 19 Western Council
1986-1988
Box: 11 Folder : 20 Western Council
1989
Box: 11 Folder : 21 Western Council: Committee Meetings
1984-1985 , 1989
Box: 11 Folder : 22 Western Council: Committee Members
1984-1986
Box: 11 Folder : 23 Western Council: Dissolution and Re-Appointment
1985-1986
Box: 11 Folder : 24 Williams, Percy
1978 , 1985
Box: 11 Folder : 25 Wolfington, Iggie
1977-1980

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