Mia Farrow Collection
2010.0060

Summary Information

Repository
Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
Creator
Farrow, Mia, 1945-.
Title
Mia Farrow Collection
ID
2010.0060
Date
2002-2011
Extent
3.5 Linear feet
Language of Materials
English

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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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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Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically in three series.

Series I: Travel and Advocacy Documents ( 2002-2010).

Series II: Speeches and Writings ( 2006-2011).

Series III: Audiovisual Materials ( 2006-2011).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries June 2011

University of Connecticut Libraries
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205
860.486.2524
archives@uconn.edu

Restrictions on Access

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.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Copyright in all digital image files in electronic records submission information packet 2010-0060_20120301_002 held by Reuters.

Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, writings, and speeches pertaining to Ms. Farrow's activism and advocacy in Africa, particularly regarding Darfur, Sudan and neighboring countries.

Acquisition Information

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

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Related Materials

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to human rights issues. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

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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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence.
  • Notes.
  • Photographs.
  • Speeches.

Personal Name(s)

  • Farrow, Mia, 1945-

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Travel and Advocacy Documents, 2002-2010 

UNICEF Publications,  Sudan, 2003 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 1

Maps of Sudan and  Darfur, 2004 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 2

Notes from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 3

Printed Materials from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 4

Travel Documents from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 5

Travel itineraries from trip to Sudan, 2004 November 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 6

Articles and Clippings, 2004-2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 7

Oversize

Maps of Darfur and Sudan, undated 

OS

Maps of Darfur and  Sudan, 2005-2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 8

Reports of children in Darfur, 2005-2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 9

Photographs, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 10

Articles about Mia Farrow, 2006-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 11

Correspondence with Kofi Anan, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 12

Refugee camp profiles, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 13

Reports, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 14

Travel to Darfur with  Ronan Farrow, 2006 June 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 15

Itineraries for Travel to Darfur with  Ronan Farrow, 2006 June 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 16

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


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 17

Darfur Peace Agreement, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 18

Darfur Documents, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 19

Central African Republic, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 20

Report: Genocide in Slow Motion, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 21

Report: Sudan and Oil, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 22

Interivews with Mia Farrow, 2007-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 23

Interviews with John Prendergast, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 24

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


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 25

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


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 26

Maps, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 27

Reports: Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 28

Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 29

Invitations, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 30

Olympics, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 31

Children's drawings from refugee camps in Chad, 2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 32

Voices from the Refugee Camps, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 33

Children's drawings from Djabal refugee camp 2007   70 items


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   5 52

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

Language of Materials

Arabic
    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5 53

Exhibit Darfur 2008   1 postcard


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5 54

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Series II: Speeches and Writings, 2006-2011 

Speeches and writings by others, 2002-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 34

Blog Entries, 2007-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 35

Senate Hearings Testimony, 2008 June 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 36

Statement to the UN Security Council, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 37

Speeches, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 38

Speeches, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 39

Speeches, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 40

Speeches, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 41

Speeches, 2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 42

Speeches, 2010-2011 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 43

Writings, 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 44

Writings, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 45

Writings by Ronan Farrow, 2006-2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 46

Writings by Mia Farrow and  Eric Reeves, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 47

Writings, 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 48

Writings, 2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 49

Writings, 2010-2011 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 50

Writings, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 51

Box

Travel Notebooks, 2007-2009 

3

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.

Language of Materials

Arabic
    Box Folder
Text   5 55

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Series III: Audiovisual Materials, 2006-2011 

Box

Digital Photographs on CD, 2006-2011 

4

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