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Guide to the Mary Beth Hurt papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1948-2008
Creator: Hurt, Mary Beth (1946-)
Extent: 11.50 linear feet.
Collection Number: IWA0785
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Award-winning actress of the stage and screen from Marshalltown, Iowa, who made her film debut in Woody Allen's Interior's.

Alternate Extent Statement: AUDIOVISUAL: 1 videocassettes [V434] ARTIFACTS: Boxes 22-25PHOTOGRAPHS: Boxes 1, 11-12, 15, 18-20, 22, 23-26

Access: The papers are open for research.

Use: Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The records were donated by Mary Beth Hurt (donor no. 1179)  in 2009.

Preferred Citation: Mary Beth Hurt papers, Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Browse by Series:
Series 1: BIOGRAPHICAL
Series 2: THEATER
Series 3: FILM
Series 4: TELEVISION
Series 5: PHOTOGRAPHS
Series 6: BOOKS
Series 7: ARTIFACTS

  • Series 1: BIOGRAPHICAL
  • Box 1:
  • General - 1964-1995
  • General - 1983-2003
  • Awards - 1976-1982
  • Awards - 1986
  • Awards - 2005
  • Calendar, diaries - 1985
  • Clippings- general - 2001
  • Diplomas - 1964, 1968
  • Education - 1968
  • Interview - 1982
  • Journal - 1962-1964
  • Notes, undated
  • Box 2:
  • Correspondence - 1974-1981
  • Correspondence, Holiday cards - 1999
  • Correspondence, Holiday cards - 2003
  • Greeting cards, undated
  • Series 2: THEATER
  • Box 3:
  • Arsenic and Old Lace, undated
  • Arts and Leisure - 1994
  • Benefactors - 1986
  • Boy Meets Girl - 1976
  • Bringing Out the Dead - 1998
  • A Change of Seasons - 1980
  • The Cherry Orchard - 1977
  • Comedy Script - 2003
  • Crimes of the Heart - 1981-1983
  • Crimes of the Heart - 1981-1983
  • Box 4:
  • Crimes of the Heart - 1981-1983
  • Crimes of the Heart - 1981-1983
  • The Day Room - 1986
  • The Day Room - 1986
  • A Delicate Balance - 1996
  • A Delicate Balance - 1996
  • Dusa, Fish, Stas & Vi - 1978
  • Father´s Day - 1979
  • The Glass Menagerie - 1966
  • Hekabe, Among Animals - 2004
  • High School plays, photographs
  • Box 5:
  • Humble Boy - 2002
  • The Iliad, The Odyssey - 2006
  • Ledges Playhouse, Grand Ledge, Michigan - 1960-1970
  • Love for Love - 1974
  • The Member of the Wedding - 1975
  • The Miracle Worker, undated
  • The Misanthrope - 1983
  • More Than You Deserve - 1974
  • Box 6:
  • My Son is a Splendid Driver - 2001
  • The Nest of the Wood Grouse - 1984
  • Oblivion Postponed - 1995
  • Oedipus - 2000
  • Old Money - 2000
  • Box 7:
  • One Shoe Off - 1992
  • Othello - 1991
  • Our Town - 2000
  • Porch - 1979
  • The Rainmaker, undated
  • Romeo and Juliet , undated
  • The Secret Rapture - 1989
  • Box 8:
  • Shakespeare Theater, New York - 1973-1974
  • Short Stories - 1997
  • The Skater, a story by Joy Williams, undated
  • Spirit awards - 2007
  • Top Girls - 2008
  • Box 9:
  • Trelawny of the Wells - 1975
  • The Vietnam Project, ca - 1970
  • Clippings - 1964-2000
  • Clippings - 1964-2000
  • Theater and Film Clippings - 1971-1996
  • Theater and Film Clippings - 1971-1996
  • Theater and Film Clippings - 1971-1996
  • Box 14:
  • Horizon Magazine mounted front page - 1986
  • Series 3: FILM
  • Box 10:
  • Affliction - 1997
  • Bringing Out the Dead - 1999
  • D.A.R.Y.L. - 1985
  • The Dead Girl - 2006
  • The Dead Girl - 2006
  • Interiors - 1978
  • Johnny Zombie - 1992
  • Box 11:
  • Lady in the Water - 2005
  • Life of Jean Seberg - 2005
  • Parents - 1987
  • Parents - 1987
  • Perception - 2005
  • Box 12:
  • Red Dragon - 2002
  • Six Degrees of Separation - 1993
  • Six Degrees of Separation - 1993
  • Slaves of New York - 1989
  • The World According to Garp - 1982
  • The World According to Garp, clippings and photographs - 1982
  • Box 13:
  • Defenceless - 1993
  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose - 2001
  • Untraceable - 2008
  • Box 14:
  • Strip Search - 2003
  • Clippings - 1987-1996
  • Radio script - 2002
  • Box 15:
  • The Age of Innocence - 1993
  • D.A.R.Y.L - 1985
  • Series 4: TELEVISION
  • Box 16:
  • After Amy - 2001
  • Baby Girl Scout - 1987
  • Chilly Scenes of Winter - 1979
  • Box 17:
  • The Five Forty Eight - 1979
  • Law and Oder - Greed - 2002
  • Lunch with Ginger - 1994
  • Working it Out - 1990
  • New Yorker magazine, TV Guide - 1974-1976
  • Series 5: PHOTOGRAPHS
  • Box 15:
  • High school/college Album - 1962-2004
  • Box 18:
  • General - 1966-1977
  • General - 1971-1982
  • General, undated
  • Age of Innocence - 1993
  • The Cherry Orchard - 1979
  • Head Over Heels - 1979
  • Head Over Heels - 1979
  • Head shots, undated
  • High School - 1963-1964
  • Box 19:
  • Interiors - 1978
  • Italian Vogue, ca - 1980
  • Kojak, undated
  • Ledges playhouse - 1969
  • Nicholas Meyer - undated
  • Sundance, undated
  • Trips - 1975-1978
  • Trips - 1975-1978
  • University of Iowa plays - 1966-1967
  • Wedding to William Hurt - 1971
  • Box 20:
  • The World According to Garp - 1983
  • Album, undated
  • Series 6: BOOKS
  • Box 21:
  • Masks - 1996
  • Portrait of the Theater - 1979
  • Profiles of the New American Actors - 1985
  • John Willis Screen World - 1979
  • John Willis Theatre World - 1980-1981
  • The Theater in America - 1980
  • Series 7: ARTIFACTS
  • Box 22:
  • Chappaqua binder
  • Badge with photographs
  • Playbill cards - 1985-1986
  • Bronze plaque for benefactors of Brooks Atkinson Theatre - 1985
  • Line drawing of Mary Beth Hurt - framed
  • Box 23:
  • New York University Mailing Tube for degree
  • TISCH school of the Arts Distinguished Alumni Award - 1985
  • Clarence Derwent Award - 1974-1975
  • The Callaway Award - 1991
  • Box 24:
  • Obie Award - 1981
  • Baby photograph - 1948
  • Drawing of the cast in A Delicate Balance
  • Box 25:
  • Obie Award w/frame - 1980-1981
  • Critics Award - 1978
  • Antonette Perry Award nomination - 1975-1976
  • Antonette Perry Award nomination - 1981-1982
  • Large photo of Mary Beth Hurt
  • Cartoon of Cast in A Delicate Balance
  • Box 26:
  • 4 boards of mounted photographs
  • Grand Ledge Playhouse portrait
  • Poster, A Delicate Balance
  • Poster, Crimes of the Heart
  • "Interview magazine", 1982
  • Framed portrait of Mary Beth Hurt

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.