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Kitty Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS841

Scope and Content

This collection contains many theater playbills from around the country, with the majority being from New York, New York, and Atlanta, Georgia. Also included in the collection is business, financial, and personal correspondence regarding various organizations with which she was involved. In addition, there are newspaper clippings and schedules of performances of artists in Atlanta (opera, violin, etc.) from 1918 to 1921.

Dates

  • 1918-1967, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Kitty Anderson was born in Hastings, England. She was a member of the Hastings Operatic and Dramatic Society for several years. She also played in dramatic groups formed with U.S. Army personnel with whom she worked in France and Germany. While living in Atlanta, Ms. Anderson was active in both the business and performance aspects of the theater. Serving with the Atlanta Civic Theater, as secretary, treasurer, vice president, and president during the late 1940s and 1950s, Ms. Anderson also performed in plays such as Great Expectations, Uncle Harry, Gigi, and Cry Havoc. During the 1950s and early 1960s, Ms. Anderson was involved with Theater Atlanta, as well as Community Playhouse.

Extent

1.2 linear ft. (3 document cases)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.
Title
Kitty Anderson papers
Author
Josh Hogan
Date
October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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