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Barbara "Basia" McCoy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0002-08

Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials relating to the 1937 Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Production of “Senior Year”. The collection is comprised of is a single news article titled, “The Play’s the Thing”, by drama professor and director of the Pittsburgh Art Society, Harold Geoghegan, and a file of ballet photographs. The material within the collection is arranged chronologically.

Dates

  • 1937

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Carnegie Mellon University. Standard copyright rules apply.

Biography

Barbara "Basia" McCoy graduated from Carnegie Mellon and continued on to pursue an acting career. As a student, she starred in the 1937 ballet titled, “Senior Year”, by George Lloyd in which she played the role of George’s “state of mind”. Basia worked as a professional actress off-Broadway, and is most famous for her acting roles in the comedy film, Rude Awakening (1989), and television series, As the World Turns (1956).

Extent

0.1 Linear feet (2 Folders)

Language

English

Overview

The Barbara "Basia" McCoy Collection contains clippings and photographs pertaining to the School of Drama’s ballet production, “Senior Year” in 1937.

Immedeate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Basia McCoy for use in the 75th Anniversary School of Drama Exhibit. The Barbara "Basia" McCoy papers were originally maintained by the archives as part of the School of Drama records until the material was seperated in 2014 to form its own collection.

Related Archival Materials

Additional related material can be found in the School of Drama records.
Title
Barbara "Basia" McCoy Collection, 1937
Subtitle
0002.08
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Berrish
Date
December 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Carnegie Mellon University Archives Repository

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