Exhibition Talk – Mary Wickes: How Washington University Launched an Actress of Character


Monday Nov. 18, 2013

4 p.m. Ginkgo Reading Room (Olin Library Level 1)

Steve Taravella, author of the new Mary Wickes biography Mary Wickes: I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before, will give a presentation in the same library space where the extensive Mary Wickes exhibition is on display. Taravella, a longtime journalist and award-winning writer based in Maryland, made extensive use of the Wickes collection in University Archives during his research for the book.

A reception and book signing will follow the talk.

For more information on the Mary Wickes Papers, see the online finding aid.

For more about Mary Wickes, see our Research Guide.

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