A Guide to the Mia Farrow Collection, 2002-2011

A Guide to the Mia Farrow Collection

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Mia Farrow Collection
Creator
Farrow, Mia, 1945-
Inclusive Dates
2002-2011
Extent
3.5 Linear feet
Call Number
2010.0060
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Valerie Love (June 2011)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Mia Farrow Collection.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The Mia Farrow Collection was donated by Ms. Farrow in 2010. Additions to the collection were received in 2011 and 2012.

Access Restrictions

Researchers must sign a statement of confidentiality to not identify the names or email addresses contained in this collection. Materials containing personal email addresses have been redacted. Records in electronic form are not available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Mia Farrow Collection.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Photographs
  • Speeches

Personal Name(s)

  • Farrow, Mia, 1945-

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Biography

Mia Farrow is an internationally acclaimed actress and humanitarian activist. Farrow was born  Mia de Lourdes Villiers Farrow on February 9, 1945, in  Los Angeles, California, to Australian film director  John Farrow, and Irish actress  Maureen O'Sullivan. Farrow has appeared in over 40 feature films and television shows, as well as numerous documentaries. One of seven children, Farrow survived polio at age nine, and was appointed a  UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in September 2000. Farrow has worked tirelessly to raise funds and awareness for children whose lives have been affected by violence in countries such as  Angola,  Chad, the  Central African Republic, the  Democratic Republic of the Congo,  Haiti and  Nigeria. Farrow has lectured extensively at colleges and universities around the  United States and  Canada on the genocide in  Darfur and the plight of refugees in neighboring countries, and also contributes regular op-ed pieces to the  Wall Street Journal and other newspapers, as well as maintaining her own blog at http://miafarrow.org.

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Scope and Content

The Mia Farrow Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, writings, and speeches pertaining to Ms. Farrow's activism and advocacy in  Africa, particularly regarding  Darfur, Sudan. There are also materials relating to  Chad, the  Central African Republic, and the  Democratic Republic of the Congo. The collection does not contain information on Ms. Farrow's career as an actor or her personal life.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

The Darfur Archives Dodd DVD 135

Darfur Archives Raw Footage. (20 disks) Dodd DVD 147-166

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Travel and Advocacy Documents, 2002-2010 

BoxFolder

UNICEF Publications,  Sudan, 2003 

1:1

Maps of Sudan and  Darfur, 2004 

1:2

Notes from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 

1:3

Printed Materials from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 

1:4

Travel Documents from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 

1:5

Travel itineraries from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 

1:6

Articles and Clippings, 2004-2006 

1:7
Oversize

Maps of Darfur and Sudan, undated 

OS
BoxFolder

Maps of Darfur and  Sudan, 2005-2006 

1:8

Reports of children in Darfur, 2005-2006 

1:9

Photographs, 2006 

1:10

Articles about Mia Farrow, 2006-2010 

1:11

Correspondence with Kofi Anan, 2006 

1:12

Refugee camp profiles, 2006 

1:13

Reports, 2006 

1:14

Travel to Darfur with  Ronan Farrow, 2006 June 

1:15

Itineraries for Travel to Darfur with  Ronan Farrow, 2006 June 

1:16

Background Articles for Travel to Darfur with  Ronan Farrow, 2006 June 

1:17

Darfur Peace Agreement, 2006 

1:18

Darfur Documents, 2006 

1:19

Central African Republic, 2007 

1:20

Report: Genocide in Slow Motion, 2007 

1:21

Report: Sudan and Oil, 2007 

1:22

Interivews with Mia Farrow, 2007-2010 

1:23

Interviews with John Prendergast, 2008 

1:24

Articles about travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 

1:25

Background articles for travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 

1:26

Maps, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 

1:27

Reports: Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 

1:28

Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 

1:29

Invitations, 2008 

1:30

Olympics, 2008 

1:31

Children's drawings from refugee camps in Chad, 2009 

1:32

Voices from the Refugee Camps, undated 

1:33

Children's drawings from Djabal refugee camp 2007   70 items

552

Child's Math Notebook - Goz Amir refugee camp 2007   1 bound notebook containing blood splatters, 1 handwritten context note by Mia

553

Exhibit Darfur 2008   1 postcard

554

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Series II: Speeches and Writings, 2006-2011 

BoxFolder

Speeches and writings by others, 2002-2010 

1:34

Blog Entries, 2007-2010 

1:35

Senate Hearings Testimony, 2008 June 

1:36

Statement to the UN Security Council, 2008 

1:37

Speeches, 2006 

2:38

Speeches, 2007 

2:39

Speeches, 2008 

2:40

Speeches, 2008 

2:41

Speeches, 2009 

2:42

Speeches, 2010-2011 

2:43

Writings, 2006 

2:44

Writings, 2007 

2:45

Writings by Ronan Farrow, 2006-2008 

2:46

Writings by Mia Farrow and  Eric Reeves, 2008 

2:47

Writings, 2008 

2:48

Writings, 2009 

2:49

Writings, 2010-2011 

2:50

Writings, undated 

2:51
Box

Travel Notebooks, 2007-2009 

3
BoxFolder

Speeches and Writings by others - Gen. Mohamdo 2008   Several ink jet pages and photocopies with English and Arabic text and signatures, 1 handwritten contextual note by Mia.

555

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Series III: Audiovisual Materials, 2006-2011 

Box

Digital Photographs on CD, 2006-2011 

4

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