Wertheim, Arthur Frank, 1935-....

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Arthur Frank Wertheim was born December 22, 1935, in New York, N.Y. Son of Albert (a stockbroker) and Ruth (Weisberg) Wertheim. He married Carol J. Youngberg, February 4, 1972; they have one son, Jason Albert.

Arthur Frank Werthheim received his B.A. in 1957 from Yale University. He then went to New York University where he got his M.A. in 1967 and his Ph.D. in 1970. From 1971-78 he was an assistant professor of American Studies at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Arthur then went to the University of Indonesia, Jakarta where he was a Fulbright professor of American studies for one year, 1978-79.

He has written several books on 20th Century American culture, including The New York Little Renaissance and Radio Comedy. He has also co-edited with Barbara Bair three volumes of the Papers of Will Rogers and edited Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies and American Popular Culture. He was a former professor of American History at the University of Southern California and other universities, as well as an administrator at the University of California, Los Angeles. His awards include a Fulbright grant to teach at the University of Indonesia.

From the guide to the Arthur Frank Wertheim Papers, (bulk 1895-1929), 1862-2005, (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections)

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associatedWith Actors' Equity Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Albee, Edward, 1928- person
associatedWith Associated Actors and Artists of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Beck, Martin, 1868? -1940 person
associatedWith Considine, John W., 1863-1943 person
associatedWith Fox, William, 1879-1952 person
associatedWith Golden, George Fuller, 1868-1912 person
associatedWith Hammerstein, Oscar, 1846-1919 person
associatedWith Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960 person
associatedWith Hammerstein, William. person
associatedWith Keith, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1846-1914 person
associatedWith Leavitt, M. B. (Michael B.), 1843-1935 person
associatedWith Loew, Marcus, 1870-1927 person
associatedWith Miner, Henry Clay, 1865 or 6-1950. person
associatedWith Morris, William, 1873-1932 person
associatedWith Pantages, Alexander, 1876-1936 person
associatedWith Pastor, Tony. person
associatedWith Poli, Sylvester Z. person
associatedWith Proctor, F. F., (Frederick Freeman), 1851-1929 person
associatedWith Radio-Keith-Orpheum Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Sullivan, Timothy D., 1863-1913 person
associatedWith United Booking Offices of America (Organization). corporateBody
associatedWith Variety (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Percy G., 1857-1923 person
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Actors--Labor Unions--United States


Birth 1935


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