Miles R. Vesich Papers

Accession Number:  MA 13:07
Location:  Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  circa 1976 – circa 2000
Size:  1 legal Hollinger
Creator/Collector:  Collected by Miles R. Vesich
Acquisition info:  Donated to SLPL Special Collections by Jessica Brown
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: The Miles R. Vesich Collection was donated by Jessica Brown, a producer and friend of Vesich. The collection was assembled over time by Vesich in two binders—one binder of photos and other of bio information, sketches, newspaper clippings, and copies of some of photos in the other binder. Vesich, a St. Louis native, was a set designer and art director for television, videos and theatrical productions. Set designs for the movie Escape from New York (1981) and The Sally Jessy Raphael Show were some of is his more nationally recognized works but most of his resume pertains to set designs for opera and theater houses in New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Kentucky, and Minnesota in addition to designing for St. Louis area television shows and theatrical productions.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, October 2013
Conservation notes:  All items placed into acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: The collection contains Miles R. Vesich’s set design plans, sketches, and photos. Biographical information, news clippings, letters, photos (copies) of actors/actresses and others who performed on Vesich’s sets are also included.
Arrangement:  Collection organized into folders by set design or subject type.
Restrictions:  Copyright.

Miles R. Vesich Papers
c. 1976 – c. 2000
1 legal Hollinger; 0.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2  Resume and Biography
 1/3  “Pantomime”, The New Theater (TNT), Peter Foster (director), 1991
 1/4  “Stinking Badges”, Black Rep (St. Louis), 1990
 1/5  “Laboratory Mice”, Little Weezer production, Video 9 studio (St. Louis), 1991
 1/6  “Urban Affairs”, KMOV TV-4, 1990
 1/7  “World News Report (WNR)”, HEC/network, 1991
 1/8  “Angel City”, The New Theater (TNT), Agnes Wilcox (director), 1991
 1/9  Edward Jones-Studio set, 1995
 1/10  St. Louis Children’s Hospital, 1991-1992
 1/11  Southwestern Bell Telephone (SWBT) /Television Communication, c. 1994
 1/12  “Viets Beat”, KMOV-TV, c. mid-1980s – 1990
 1/13  Continental Furs commercial, Filmcraft-44 Corporation (Chesterfield. MO) set
 1/14  Unidentified sets
 1/15  Awards – Emmy, 1984-1988
 1/16  Awards – Telly, 1998
 1/17  Clippings, c. 1976 – c. 2000
 1/18  Thank you letters, 1978-2008
 1/19  Personal letter from Elaine Viets
 1/20  Actors/Actresses and Television Personalities that worked with Vesich
 1/21  Southwestern Bell Telephone (SWBT)/Television Communication set photos, c. 1990s
 1/22  Edward Jones-Studio set, c. 1995
 1/23  St. Louis Children’s Hospital set photos, 1991
 1/24  “World News Report (WNR)”, HEC/network, c. 1991 photos
 1/25  “City Edition” with Kara Savio, STL TV, c. 1996-1999 photo
 1/26  “Viets Beat”, KMOV-TV photos, c. mid-1980s – 1990
 1/27  “Leadership Forum”, Southwestern Bell Telephone (SWBT) Missouri and Texas, 1991 photos
 1/28  Continental Furs commercial, Filmcraft-44 Corporation (Chesterfield. MO) photos
 1/29  Southwestern Bell Telephone (SWBT)/TV com set photos
 1/30  WZEB-TV set photos
 1/31  Sherlock Holmes’ Baker Street flat, R. J. Reynolds industry film photos
 1/32  “Pantomime” (?) photos
 1/33  “Zip Rzeppa Special” (?), KMOV-4 (?) photos
 1/34  Miles Vesich photos
 1/35  Dog, Cocker Spaniel photos
 1/36  [unidentified set photos]
 1/37  [unidentified set photos]
 1/38  [unidentified set photos]
 1/39  [unidentified set photos]
 1/40  [unidentified set photos]
 1/41  [unidentified set photos]
 1/42  [unidentified set photos]
 1/43  [unidentified set photos]
 1/44  [unidentified set photos]
 1/45  [unidentified set photos]
 1/46  [unidentified set photos]
 1/47  [unidentified set photos]
 1/48  [unidentified set photos]
 1/49  [unidentified set photos]
 1/50  Reproductions
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