American theater archivistDied when: 98 years 295 days (1185 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Betty L.Corwin (November 19, 1920 – September 10, 2019) was an American theater archivist, known for her creation in 1970 of what would become the Theater on Film and Tape Archive of the New York Library for the Performing Arts.
Corwin proposed the idea of the archive to the library, volunteering her services for the first four years.She would go on to direct the archive for 31 years, retiring from the position in 2000.
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