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Mary Wickes Papers (WUA00062)

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Stage Career

Film Career

Television Career

Photographs and Scrapbooks

Washington University

University of California, Los Angeles Material

Professional Correspondence

Personal and Professional Material

Genealogical

Personal Effects

Personal Library

Audio-visual Material

Oversized Material



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Mary Wickes Papers (WUA00062), 1908-1996 | WUA University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Mary Wickes Papers (WUA00062), 1908-1996Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1930-1996

ID: WUA/04/wua00062

Primary Creator: Wickes, Mary (1910-1995)

Extent: 47.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

This collection is divided into twelve series as follows:

Series 1: Stage Career

Series 2: Film Career

Series 3: Television Career

Series 4: Photographs and Scrapbooks

Series 5: Washington University

Series 6: University of California, Los Angeles Material

Series 7: Professional Correspondence

Series 8: Personal and Professional Material

Series 9: Genealogical

Series 10: Personal Effects

Series 11: Personal Library

Series 12: Audio-visual Material

Series 13: Oversized Material

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The material in this collection is both personal and professional material that covers much of Mary Wickes’ life from her family life to school days through her long and active acting career.  Much of the material was kept it its original groupings and arrangement, thus some material pertaining to certain subjects may appear in two or more series.

Here you can find the transcript of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton's speech given April 16, 1998 at the dedication of the Isabella and Frank Wickenhauser Memorial Library Fund for Television, Film, and Theater Arts.

Here you can find "In the Draft of an Open Mind," Mary Wickes' Inaugural Adele Chomeau Starbird Memorial Lecture Graham Chapel, Washington University, given April 12, 1988.

Collection Historical Note

Mary Wickes was born Mary Isabella Wickenhauser in St. Louis, Missouri on June 13, 1910.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1930.  She received the Distinguished Alumni Citation from Washington University in 1955.  Later she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree from Washington University in 1969.  Wickes was an actress who had a long career on stage, in film, and on television in performances including Oklahoma!, Sister Act, and The Father Dowling Mysteries.  She died in Los Angeles, California on October 22, 1995.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: Accruals are interfiled within the collection.

Access Restrictions:

Personal correspondence of Mary Wickes is closed until 2027 by request of the Trustee of the Mary Wickes Estate.

The production stills in the Mary Wickes Papers are copyrighted works. The copyrights are held by the original creators and their successor agencies, not the estate  of Mary Wickes or Washington University. We will do everything we can to make photographs from the collection accessible to researchers while observing the copyright laws pertaining to photographs in the collection.

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to the University Archives by the Estate of Mary Wickes in 1997. Additional material was donated in 2018 by M. Gregory Richards.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Archives Staff in 1997. Updated by Sonya Rooney in 2009. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in January 2019.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in January 2019.


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[Series 7: Professional Correspondence],
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[Series 9: Genealogical],
[Series 10: Personal Effects],
[Series 11: Personal Library],
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Series 1: Stage CareerAdd to your cart.
Includes scripts, photographs, programs, news clippings, and reviews.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by name of play. Multiple productions of the same play are organized by city in which the play appeared.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theater) - miscellanousAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Adventures of a Black Girl in Her Search for God, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Antigone, 1962Add to your cart.
UCLA
Folder 4: Anything Goes, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Apple of His Eye, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Arsenic and Old Lace, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Berkshire Playhouse, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Berkshire Playhouse, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Berkshire Playhouse, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Berkshire Playhouse, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Berkshire Playhouse, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Berkshire Playhouse, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Berkshire Playhouse, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Berkshire Playhouse, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Berkshire Playhouse, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Berkshire Playhouse, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Berkshire Theatre Festival, 50th Anniversary Season, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Berkshire Theatre Festiveal, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Blocking notes for various playsAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Bloomer Girl, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Christmas Memory, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Christmas Triptych, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: The Crucible (A.C.T.), 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Damn Yankees, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Dandy Dick, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Dark at the Top of the Stairs, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Dark Hammock, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Detective Story, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Dorothy Parker (various scripts) n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Dorothy Parker (Denver Script) / The Singular Dorothy Parker (one woman show), 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Drums of Father Ned O'Casey, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Farmer Takes a Wife, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Foreigner, 1987Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Henry IV, Part I, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Heyday, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 3: High Spirits (Houston), 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 4: High Spirits (Los Angeles), 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5: High Spirits (theatre unknown), 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Hitch Your Wagon, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Hollywood Pinafore, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: House of Blue Leaves (A.C.T.), 1972 - 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: I Gave It Six Months, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Importance of Being Earnest, 1981Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 11: Importance of Being Earnest (William & Mary), 1981Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 12: Jackpot, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Juno and the Peacock, 1974Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 14: Juno and the Peacock, 1974Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 15: Late Christopher Bean, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Light Up The Sky, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 18: [Lists of agents based in New York, n.d.]Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Little Night Music, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Little Women Follies, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Man Who Came to Dinner, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Meet Me in St. Louis, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Meet Me in St. Louis, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Music Man, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Music Man, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Mystery Cycle (A.C.T.), 1972 - 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 27: [Monologues, n.d.]Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Naughty Marietta, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 29: New Moon, 1949Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Oklahoma!, 1978Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: Oklahoma!, 1978Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 3: Oklahoma!, 1979Add to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 4: Oklahoma!, 1979Add to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 5: Oklahoma!, 1979 - 1980Add to your cart.
(folder 5)
Folder 6: Oklahoma!, 1979 - 1980Add to your cart.
(folder 6)
Folder 7: Oklahoma!, n.d.Add to your cart.
(folder 7)
Folder 8: Oklahoma!, n.d.Add to your cart.
(folder 8)
Folder 9: On Approval, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Open Window, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Park Avenue, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Pleasure of His Company, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Prompt scripts for "Hands Across the Sea" and Ways and Means"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Ring Around the Moon, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Scenes - various plays, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Scenes - Anatol's Wedding Morning, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Scenes - Apple of His Eye, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Scenes - Barefoot in the Park, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Scenes - Blithe Spirit, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Scenes - The Boor, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Scenes - Fam & Yam, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Scenes - Fumed Oak, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Scenes - George Washington Slept Here, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Scenes - Glass Menagerie, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Scenes - Hands Across the Sea, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Scenes - Having Wonderful Time, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Scenes - Importance of Being Earnest, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Scenes - Ludlow Fair, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Scenes - Male Animal, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Scenes - Man Who Came to Dinner, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Scenes - Merton of the Movies, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Scenes - My Sister Eileen, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Scenes - Pygmalion, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Scenes - Red Peppers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Scenes - Ring Round the Moon, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Scenes - Royal Family, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Scenes - Scenes from ShakespeareAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Scenes - Ways and Means, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Scenes - The Women, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Scenes - You Can't Take It With YouAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Showboat (Anaheim, California), 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Showboat (St. Louis), 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Songs and Dances, n.d.Add to your cart.
(sheet music for several songs, including Down By the Old Mill Stream, Shine On Harvest Moon, Sonny Boy, and La ci darem la mano)
Folder 45: Spring Dance, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Spring Meeting, 1949Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: St. Louis Municipal Opera, n.d.Add to your cart.
(various productions, unidentified)
Folder 2: Stage Door, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Stars in Your Eyes, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Student Prince, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Student Prince, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Torchbearers, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Town House, 1948Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 8: Town House, 1948Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 9: Visit, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Wizard of Oz, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Wonderful Town, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 12: You Can't Take It With You (A.C.T.), 1972 - 1973Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Costume from Oklahoma!, 1979Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Costume, n.d.Add to your cart.
[from Music Man?]
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Costume, n.d.Add to your cart.
[shoes]
Series 2: Film CareerAdd to your cart.
Includes scripts, photographs, programs, news clippings, and reviews. Some films in which Mary Wickes appeared are not represented.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by title of the film.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 101 DalmatiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Anna Lucasta, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 3: By the Light of the Silvery  Moon, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Cimarron, 1959 - 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Decision of Christopher Blake, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Destry, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Grumpier Old Men, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Higher and Higher, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 10: I'll See You In My Dreams, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Jane From Maine, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 12: June Bride, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Little Women, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Man Who Came To Dinner, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Marvin's Room, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Music Man, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 17: My Kingdom For A Cook, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Now Voyager, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: On Moonlight Bay, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Postcards From The Edge, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Private Buckaroo, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 23: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 24: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 25: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 26: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 5)
Folder 27: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 6)
Folder 28: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 7)
Folder 29: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 8)
Folder 30: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 9)
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 10)
Folder 2: Sister Act - Reviews, 1992Add to your cart.
(folder 11)
Folder 3: Sister Act - production stills, news clippings, etc., 1991Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 4: Sister Act - production stills, news clippings, etc., 1991Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 5: Sister Act - production stills, news clippings, etc., 1991Add to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 6: Sister Act 2, 1993Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 7: Sister Act 2, 1993Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 8: Tom Sawyer, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Trouble With Angels, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 11: White Christmas, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Who Done It?, 1942Add to your cart.
Series 3: Television CareerAdd to your cart.
Includes scripts, photographs, news clippings, and reviews. Many television shows in which Mary Wickes appeared are not represented.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by name of the television show.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Almost Partners, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Annette, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bonino, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Canterville Ghost, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Catbird Seat, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Cindy's Fella, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Danny Thomas Show, 1951-1957Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 8: Danny Thomas Show, 1951-1958Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 9: Doc, 1975 - 1976Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 10: Doc, 1975 - 1976Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 11: Don Rickles Show, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Emmy Award nomination, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Father Dowling Mysteries, 1989 - 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Halls of Ivy, 1953 - 1955Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 15: Halls of Ivy, 1953 - 1955Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 16: Hitchock Presents - The Baby Sitter, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Inside USA, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Life with Louie, Thank You Note, #523-026 Director's Draft #1 script, July 24, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Lucille Ball Special, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Lucy Show, 1965 - 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Ma and Pa, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Man Who Came to Dinner, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Mary Poppins, 1949Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 24: Mary Poppins, 1949Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 25: Mary Poppins, 1949Add to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 26: Miscellaneous skits, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Miss Hargreaves, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Mrs. G. Goes to College, 1961 - 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 29: My Three Sons, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Schwartz-Metterklume Method, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Sesame Street, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Shirley Temple TV ("The Princess and the Goblins" / "Little Men"), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, 1973 - 1975Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 34: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, 1973 - 1975Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 35: Thin Man, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Weldon Pond, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Wickes Works, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Willa, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 39: [New television series ideas, n.d.]Add to your cart.
Series 4: Photographs and ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
These photographs are mostly publicity shots of Wickes.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 3: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 4: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 5: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 5)
Folder 6: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 6)
Folder 7: Publicity PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 7)
Folder 8: Heads and Full Length (taken by Bruno), 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Head Shots - Pierlow PortraitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Head Shots - Cris Alexander, June 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Head Shots - Blechman, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Head Shots - EngsteadAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 13: Head Shots - EngsteadAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 14: Head Shots - EngsteadAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 15: Head Shots - ColorAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Head Shots - MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Head Shots - AssortedAdd to your cart.
(negatives)
Folder 18: Houston, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Airport in ST. Louis, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 20: CBS, Berg ShowAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Composite - Nursing RolesAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: New York Foundling HomeAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: TV Academy - PalldiumAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Celebrity FriendsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Miscellaneous ComedyAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Unidentified miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 28: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbook - Student YearsAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook)
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbook - Washington UniversityAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook)
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbook - Historical TheatreAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook)
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbooks - Stage EffectsAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook: Early childhood- 1934/WU, Little Theatre)
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbook - Opening Nights and TelegramsAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook)
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
(3 scrapbooks)
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
(2 scrapbooks: 1928-1940, 1943-1945)
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
(2 scrapbooks: 1924-1936, 1934-1946)
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
(1 scrapbook: 1946-1950)
Series 5: Washington UniversityAdd to your cart.
Includes material from Mary Wickes' years as an undergraduate, her Distinguished Alumni Citation and honorary degree, and material related to her teaching at the University.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Adele Chomeau Starbird Memorial Award, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Adele Chomeau Starbird Memorial Lecture, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bulletin of Washington University: Catalogue of The College of Liberal Arts, February 20 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Class of 1930, 50th Year Reunion, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Commencement, 1930Add to your cart.
(graduation from W.U.)
Folder 6: Commencement, 1969Add to your cart.
(folder 1) (honorary Doctor of Arts degree)
Folder 7: Commencement, 1969Add to your cart.
(folder 2) (honorary Doctor of Arts degree)
Folder 8: Commencement, 1969Add to your cart.
(folder 3) (honorary Doctor of Arts degree)
Folder 9: Directory of Faculty and Students, 1929-1930Add to your cart.
Washington University
Folder 10: Distinguished Alumni Awards, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Loie Fuller poster - appraisal, 1973Add to your cart.
(hangs in Mallinckrodt Center, entrance to Edison Theatre)
Folder 12: Glass Menagerie, 1968Add to your cart.
(Artist in Residence, in the Performing Arts Dept.)
Folder 13: Homecoming Grand Marshal, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Mallinckrodt Center Dedication, 1973Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 15: Mallinckrodt Center Dedication, 1973Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 16: Performing Arts Department - Acting Seminar (Drama 441),1977Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 17: Performing Arts Department - Acting Seminar (Drama 441),1977Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 18: Photo of MW as a W.U. student, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Rose of ArizonaAdd to your cart.
[n.d. but this is a production MW took part in while a student]
Folder 20: Scripts from time as student at WU, 1926-1930Add to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 21: Scripts from time as student at WU, 1926-1930Add to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 22: Southern California Alumni Banquet, 1955Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: WU Hatchet Yearbook, 1929Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Academic robes worn by Mary Wickes at the 1969 Commencement ceremony, when she received her honorary degree.Add to your cart.
Series 6: University of California, Los Angeles MaterialAdd to your cart.
Includes notes for Wickes' master
Sub-Series 1: UCLA Graduate WorkAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: NewsclippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: UCLA Volunteer Lunch Skit, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Washington University and St. Louis Symphony ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 6: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 7: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 8: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 9: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 5)
Folder 10: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 6)
Folder 11: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
(folder 7)
Folder 12: Thesis Audio reel-to-reelAdd to your cart.
(reel 1)
Folder 13: Thesis Audio reel-to-reelAdd to your cart.
(reel 2)
Folder 14: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 8, 1971Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Master's DegreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: UCLA Class Notes and PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Master's ThesisAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: UCLA ExtensionAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Master's Thesis ResearchAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: UCLA Class Notes and Papers, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: UCLA One Act, 1972Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: UCLA Volunteer WorkAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Volunteer Material - HospitalAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Volunteer Work - UCLA Publications and Auxiliary MagazineAdd to your cart.
Series 7: Professional CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, A-BAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, C-DAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, E-FAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, G-HAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, I-JAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, K-LAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, M-NAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, O-PAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, Q-RAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, S-TAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, U-VAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, WAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, X-Y-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence,Letters to Mary Wickes from Famous PeopleAdd to your cart.
(Mary Wickes kept this file separate from the above correspondence files, and we have maintained her original arrangement, rather than interfiling)
Series 8: Personal and Professional MaterialAdd to your cart.
Includes biographical material, publicity, speeches, contracts, sheet music, correspondence, awards, and posters.
Sub-Series 1: Biographical AccountsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: BiographicalAdd to your cart.
Includes additional items than those listed below.
Item 1: Newsclipping L.A. Times, October 25, 1995, page A20, "Obituaries: Mary Wickes, Veteran Comedic Actress"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Program: The Liturgy of Christian Burial in Loving Memory of Mary Wickes, All Saints' Parish, The Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills, October 28, 1995, 3:00pmAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Homily in memory of Mary Wickes by The Rev. M. Gregory Richards, October 28, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 2: BiographyAdd to your cart.
(Washington University Magazine and Others)
Folder 3: Biography and List of JobsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: General Publicity StoriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Mary Wickes - Theatre CreditsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Mary Wickes - Mentioned in PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Original Writings - Ideas for TV Pilots, Poetry, All Saints Show, Muny Opera Program Article, etc.Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Publicity ClippingsAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: Publicity ClippingsAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 3: Publicity ClippingsAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 4: Publicity ClippingsAdd to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 5: Publicity ClippingsAdd to your cart.
(folder 5)
Sub-Series 3: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 3: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 4: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
(folder 4)
Sub-Series 4: ContractsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Old ContractsAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: Old ContractsAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Sub-Series 5: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 2: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 3: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 3)
Folder 4: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 4)
Folder 5: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 5)
Folder 6: Sheet MusicAdd to your cart.
(folder 6)
Sub-Series 6: Miscellaneous Ephemeral Items and CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Newsclippings - "Trouble with Angels"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Note from St. Mary's Home SistersAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Typewriter SongAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Los Angeles 188th Birthday FiestaAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings - LA County Museum of ArtAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Miscellaneous Publicity ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: All Saints Church MaterialAdd to your cart.
(folder 1)
Folder 10: All Saints Church MaterialAdd to your cart.
(folder 2)
Folder 11: Theatre Review ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: 80th Anniversary of MercantileAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: NewsclippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: NewsclippingsAdd to your cart.
(possible duplicates)
Folder 15: Various NewsclippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Phi Mu MaterialAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Washington University ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Speeches and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence, War Ration Books, Organization Material, Family Memorabilia, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Organization MaterialAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Correspondence, Family Memorabilia, Award Certificates, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Correspondence, Award Certificates, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence, Clippings, Washington University Material, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Stationery, Name Cards, Signature PlateAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Postcards, Business cards, TicketsAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Slides and PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences card for Mary Wickes, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Typed letter from Mary Wickes to WU Chancellor Danforth regarding monetary donation for Theatre Arts resources in the library and typed letter from Mary Wickes to Richard Palmer WU Performing Arts Area regarding monetary donation for student tuitionAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: AwardsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AwardsAdd to your cart.
(stored in large box at end of collection)
Sub-Series 8: Awards and PostersAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Awards and PostersAdd to your cart.
(stored in large box at end of collection)
Series 9: GenealogicalAdd to your cart.
Includes correspondence and documents concerning Wickes' ancestors; also includes Wickes family photos, including childhood photos of Mary Wickes. Publicity photos from Mary Wickes' acting career are found in Series 4.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: John R. Thomas (MW grandfather)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: John R. Thomas (MW grandfather) - discharge papers, Masonic lodge reinstatmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: John R. Thomas Family GenealogyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: August WickenhauserAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Frank Wickenhauser (MW father)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Isabella Wickenhauser (MW mother)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Isabella Wickenhauser (MW mother), Christmas 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Margaret Shannon ("Aunt Hes")Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mary Wickenhauser - baby bookAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Mary Wickenhauser - Beaumont High School Class of 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mary Wickenhauser - childhood portraitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Mary Wickes - passportsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Photographs, unidentifiedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: 6830 Pershing Purchase, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 6830 Pershing Sale 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Bride Book, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Childhood MemorabiliaAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Estate of Belle Rentchler, 1932 - 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Estate of John R. Thomas, 1920 - 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Graduation Program - Harrison School, June 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Guardianship of Jerard Brooks Atkins, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Scottish Rite Woman's Club - Roster, 1938 - 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Shiloh Cemetery and Family DataAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Three Centuries of WickenhausersAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family Photographs and MemorabiliaAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Girl Graduate: Her Own BookAdd to your cart.
(Graduation from Harrison School, June 14, 1922)
Folder 2: Yeatman Life, January, 1925Add to your cart.
(Yearbook, Yeatman High School St. Louis, Missouri)
Folder 3: Yeatman Life, June, 1925Add to your cart.
(Yearbook, Yeatman High School St. Louis, Missouri)
Folder 4: Yeatman Life, January, 1926Add to your cart.
(Yearbook, Yeatman High School St. Louis, Missouri)
Folder 5: Caduceus, June, 1926Add to your cart.
(Yearbook, Beaumont High School St. Louis, Missouri)
Series 10: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Includes jewelry, phone and address books, memorabilia, awards, and more.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Includes additional items than those listed below.
Item 1: Personal Trust Plan Prepared for Mary Isabelle Wickenhauser aka Mary Wickes, No dateAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Certified Birth Record for Mary Isabella Wickenhauser, June 13, 1910Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal EffectsAdd to your cart.
Series 11: Personal LibraryAdd to your cart.
The Personal Library includes book featuring Wickes, signed by or to Wickes, books from her grade school, high school, and college, stage copies, and other books.
Series 12: Audio-visual MaterialAdd to your cart.
Videotapes of programs in which Mary Wickes appeared; audio tapes of radio interviews; audio tapes of vocal coaching sessions; films; albums.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: FilmsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: FilmAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Video RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Hyperion "Life with Louie" #2/A Fish Called PepperAdd to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Item 2: Hyperion "Life with Louie" #2/A Fish Called Pepper (Rough Copy 12/30/94)Add to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Item 3: Hyperion "Life with Louie" #7/Alive!Add to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Item 4: Hyperion "Life with Louie" #11/When Cedar Knoll FreezesAdd to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Item 5: Hyperion "Life with Louie" #13/The 4th Thursday in NovemberAdd to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Item 6: Hyperion "Life with Louie" A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. StillmanAdd to your cart.
VHS: Mary was the Grandma in 5 episodes
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Video RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reel-to-Reel RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box says badly damaged
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reel-to-Reel RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Audio CassettesAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Audio CassettesAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AlbumsAdd to your cart.
Series 13: Oversized MaterialAdd to your cart.
Includes photographs, film stills, posters, costume templates, as well as materials related to Mary Wickes' family.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Theater PostersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Oklahoma, 1979, 17 x 24 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: St. Louis Municipal Opera Season, 1964, 13 x 20 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 3: San Francisco American Conservatory Theatre Season 1972-1973, 16 x 24 inches Detective Story, 1984, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 4: DAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Wonderful Town, 1975, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Theater PostersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: On Approval, 1949, 14 x 22 inches (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Juno and the Paycock, 1974-1975, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Dancing in the Streets, 1943, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 4: The Great Sebastians, 1957, 13.5 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Skylark, 1939-1940, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 6: The Late Christopher Bean, 1949, 14 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Radio News, 14.5 x 23 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Lobby CardsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Private Buckaroo Lobby Card, 1942, 11 x 14 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Rhythm of the Islands Lobby Card, 1943, 11 x 14 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Mary Wickes Costume TemplateAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1 costume template, 16 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: 1 costume template with explanation, instructions for use, 12 x 22 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Mary Wickes PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Mounted set of 3 pictures of Mary Wickes in a policemanAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: PosterAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Painted Poster (Unidentifiable), (torn) 16 x 20 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Drawing - Blake WhiteAdd to your cart.
Item 1: (Ink Drawing by Blake White, 11.5 x 15 inches)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mary Wickes PhotographAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph of Mary Wickes, 13 x 17 inchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Alumni Citation and Honorary Degree, includes:Add to your cart.
Item 1: Honorary Degree Diploma of Mary Wickes, June 9, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: Alumni Citation of Mary Wickes, February 19, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photo of Mary Wickes receiving her honorary degreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Autographs, include:Add to your cart.
Item 1: Oklahoma Poster with the signatures of Agnes de Mille, William Hammerstein, and one unknownAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Bette Davis signed posterAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Lucille Ball signed posterAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hunchback of Notre Dame ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Item 1: (4 sketches of gargoyles from the Disney film)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: PhotographAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Matted Photo of Group (unidentified)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Wickes Costume Template Instructions, includes:Add to your cart.
Item 1: Copy of template, June 1, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 2: Aunt Eller Costume Design, Poster of the costume design of Aunt Eller (as played by Mary Wickes) in the musical OklahomaAdd to your cart.
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man Who Came to DinnerAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Father MalachyAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Circle of the Day and  Gabbler the Nun, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 4: Mary Poppins, 1949 (6 items)Add to your cart.
Item 5: St. Louis Little Theater (4 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: ScriptAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Mystery CycleAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Wickes headshot (3 items)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Autographed (2 items)Add to your cart.
Item 3: Unidentified castAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: CertificatesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Acknowledgment to Wickes by National Academy of Television Arts and SciencesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Grade School certificates for father (Frank August Wickenhauser) and mother (Mary Isabella Shannon)Add to your cart.
Item 3: Marriage certificate for grandparents (James G. Shannon and Mollie M. Thomas), 1883Add to your cart.
Folder 8: NewspaperAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1910 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspaper [fragile condition]Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Framed PhotographAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Framed photograph of poster exhibit by Jules ChAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Script / Shop DrawingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: One World at a Time, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Production Stills (4 items)Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Postcards from the Edge jacketAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Father Dowling sweatshirtAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sister Act 2 backpackAdd to your cart.
Box DR 01.12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Civil War Muster Rolls, Company "J" of the 117 Regiment, Illinois Infantry Volunteers, John R. Thomas, Captain, April 1864Add to your cart.
Box DR 01.13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Wooden Cutouts (5 items)Add to your cart.

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