Special Collections 
	and Archives

MARY BEST PAPERS


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Series 1

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Folder Title
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1
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Clippings
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1
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General, 1940, 1955, 1959, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1973, n.d.
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1
2
Reviews, 1927, 1936-1938, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1959-1960, 1962-1964, 1966-1968, 1970-1972,1974-1982, 1984
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1
3
Reviews, n.d.
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1
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Correspondence
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1
4
Family, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1966, 1969
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1
5
Family, 1970, 1975, n.d.
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1
6
General Correspondence, 1951, 1956, 1960-1962, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1982-1987, n.d.
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1
7
Miscellaneous, Personal
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1
8
Contracts, Financial documents, Funeral/Memorial card, 1970, 1977, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987
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1
9
Resumes, Sign Language Course Material, Handwriting Analysis, Manuscripts, n.d.
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1
10
Prayerbooks, Prayer cards, 1926, 1947
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1
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Photographs
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1
11
Family, 1950, 1961, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1980, 1985-1987, n.d.
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1
12
Family (some slides), n.d.


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Series 1

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Box
Folder
Folder Title
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2
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Photographs
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Production Photographs - Amateur
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1965, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1976,1977, 1980-1982, 1984,n.d.
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2
2
n.d.
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2
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Production Photographs - Professional.
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2
3
1930-1950s
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2
4
1960s
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2
5
1970s
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2
6
1980s
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2
7
n.d.
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2
8
n.d.
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2
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Studio Portraits
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2
9
Mary Best, [1955?], [1964?], 1974, 1977, 1980, n.d.
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2
10
Genevieve Best, 1974, n.d.
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2
11
Acting Associates, 1974, n.d.
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2
12
Mary Best - Negatives, 1980, n.d.
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2
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Playbills/Programs
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2
13
"Theatre in a Garden," 1955
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2
14
1937-1960


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Series 1

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Box
Folder
Folder Title
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3
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Playbills/Programs
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3
1
1961-1969
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3
2
1970-1973
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3
3
1974-1979
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3
4
1980-1982
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3
5
1983-1984
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3
6
n.d.


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Series 1

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Box
Folder
Folder Title
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4
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Scripts
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4
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Full, 1963, 1977, 1981-1983, n.d.
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4
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Partial, n.d.


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Series 1

Series
Box
Folder
Folder Title
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5 (oversize)
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Course Certificate from "Extension Universitaire de la Societe des Amis de L'Universite de Paris," 1961
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5 (oversize)
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Photographs, n.d.
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5 (oversize)
2
Scrapbook artwork, hand drawn, New York, Chicago, n.d.
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5 (oversize)
3
Scrapbook on trip to Europe for Course at "Extension Universitaire de la Societe des Amis de L'Universite de Paris," 1961
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5 (oversize)
4
Cassette Tapes "Something's Afoot," 3 tapes; tape 1 Act I, tape 2 Act II, tape 3, Act II, continued, n.d.
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5 (oversize)
5
Reel-to-Reel tape, [on box: Paragon Recording Studios, Inc. (Chicago), Mary Best, 1033 W. Loyola 7.5 IPS]