Research Catalog

Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera

Title
Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera, 1930-1973.
Author
Donehue, Vincent J., 1915-1966.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Items in the Library & Off-site


About 1 Item.
Still Loading More items...

StatusFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1999-007Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

Details

Description
.41 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects
Note
  • Photographs were separated to the Library's Photographs and Programs Files.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Charles Apfelbaum
Biography (note)
  • Theatrical director, Vincent J. Donehue, worked primarily for the New York stage and television in the 1950s and 1960s.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed and cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 1999-007
Author
Donehue, Vincent J., 1915-1966.
Title
Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera, 1930-1973.
Summary
The Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera includes letters, written primarily by Vincent Donehue to Helen Fay and Eleanor Foote, bookstore owners and friends from Albany, New York, whom he met while attending school at SUNY Albany. The collection appears to have belonged to Helen Fay, since it contains materials primarily addressed to her. Some of the letters include book orders placed by Donehue for Christmas and birthday gifts to friends and professional contacts. Other materials in the collection include cards, newsclippings of plays, movies and television programs involving Donehue and some personal photographs.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Theatrical director, Vincent J. Donehue, worked primarily for the New York stage and television in the 1950s and 1960s. He directed the Broadway musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1959) and the television production of PETER PAN (1960), both with Mary Martin, as well as the play THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (1953) with Lillian Gish, the movie, LONELYHEARTS (1959), and both the play and the movie, SUNRISE AT CAMPOBELLO (1958 and 1960). He also directed numerous plays and serials for television, primarily on NBC-TV in the 1950s.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Connect to:
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1999-007
View in Legacy Catalog