Collection Facts

7 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1980 - 2000
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish-American actress. She was married to the director John Farrow and had seven children with him (one of whom was actress Mia Farrow). After being widowed for twenty years, O’Sullivan was married to her second husband, James Cushing, a Niskayuna, NY businessman, from August 22, 1983 until her death in 1998.

Scope of Collection

Mr. Cushing was a member of the board of trustees for Maria College, Albany, NY. This collection represents personal correspondence written by O’Sullivan to Sister Laureen Fitzgerald, former President of Maria College, as well as the wedding announcement and photographs of O’Sullivan and Cushing related to Maria College events.