Scope and arrangement
The Nila Mack Papers consist of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks. The clippings and the scrapbook provide a complete overview of her life and career and span 1910 to her death.
The Nila Mack papers are arranged in five series:
- 1915-195312 folders
This series contains correspondence from family, relatives, friends, and colleagues. It documents her career in radio broadcasting and her personal relations with family and friends.
- 1914-19539 folders
This series contains press releases, programs, calling cards signed by various friends and colleagues, and poetry. It also includes a tribute by Howard Lindsay on the occasion of Nila Mack's death, radio scripts for the National Advisory Council on Radio in Education and The Adventures of Helen and Mary, lists of scripts for radio programming, and a handwritten play entitled Western Farmer and Hero Tramp dated 1914.
- 1916-19482 folders
This series contains miscellaneous photographs of Nila Mack, her husband Roy Briant, relatives, friends, and colleagues. Also included are photographic stills of the motion picture War Brides.
- 1932-19482 scrapbooks
This series contains two scrapbooks that document the career of Nila Mack between 1932-1948. The scrapbooks were photocopied for conservation purposes.
- 1910-19536 folders
This series contains clippings about the life and career of Nila Mack. The clippings were photocopied for conservation purposes.