Kroll, Lucy

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Literary and talent agent.

From the description of Lucy Kroll papers, 1908-1998 (bulk 1950-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982679

Lucy Kroll was the owner of the Lucy Kroll Agency which was a theatrical management organization for stage and motion picture stars during the latter part of the 20th century. Lillian Gish was one of the many clients of the agency, as well as a friend of Lucy Kroll and her family.

From the guide to the Correspondence from Lillian Gish, 1962-1986, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Lucy Kroll, agent.

From the description of Correspondence from Lillian Gish, 1962-1986. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122640242

Biographical Note

  • 1909, July 3: Born, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1933: B.A., Hunter College, New York, N.Y.
  • 1935: M.A., School for the Stage, New York, N.Y. Cofounder, American Actors Company, New York, N.Y.
  • 1939: Married Nathan Kroll (divorced 1974)
  • 1940 - 1944 : Story analyst, Warner Brothers Studio Cofounder, Hollywood Theatre Alliance and Hollywood Music Alliance, Hollywood, Calif.
  • 1944: Instructor and faculty advisor, Hunter College, New York, N.Y.
  • 1945: Agent, Sam Jaffe Agency, New York, N.Y., branch
  • 1947: Established Lucy Kroll Agency, New York, N.Y.
  • 1985: Member, Hall of Fame, Hunter College, New York, N.Y.
  • 1993: Received Living Legacy Award, Women's International Center, San Diego, Calif.
  • 1994: Sold Lucy Kroll Agency to Barbara Hogenson
  • 1997, Mar. 14: Died, Glendale, Mass.

From the guide to the Lucy Kroll Papers, 1908-1998, (bulk 1950-1990), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Vincent J. Donehue papers, 1946-1965 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Correspondence from Lillian Gish, 1962-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Howard Teichmann Papers, 1857-2001, (bulk 1940-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers of Nan Robertson, 1920-2004 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Teichmann, Howard. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001 (bulk 1940-1987). Library of Congress
creatorOf Kroll, Lucy. Correspondence from Lillian Gish, 1962-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lucy Kroll Agency. Lucy Kroll Papers. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn The Harold Rome Papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Helen Hayes files, 1956-1975 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Kroll, Lucy. Lucy Kroll papers, 1908-1998 (bulk 1950-1990). Library of Congress
creatorOf Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Rome, Harold, 1908-1993. The Harold Rome papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Rome, Harold, 1908-1993. The Harold Rome papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Lucy Kroll Agency. Helen Hayes files, 1956-1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lucy Kroll Papers, 1908-1998, (bulk 1950-1990) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Braithwaite, E. R. (Edward Ricardo) person
associatedWith Davis, Ossie. person
associatedWith Davis, Ossie. person
associatedWith Dee, Ruby. person
associatedWith Dee, Ruby. person
associatedWith Donehue, Vincent J., d. 1966. person
associatedWith Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974. person
associatedWith Foote, Horton. person
associatedWith Gish, Dorothy, 1898-1968 person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1896- person
associatedWith Glass, Joanna M. person
associatedWith Glenville, Peter, 1913-1996. person
associatedWith Graham, Martha. person
associatedWith Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004. person
associatedWith Harold Rome person
associatedWith Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993. person
associatedWith Jones, James Earl. person
associatedWith Kroll family. family
associatedWith Kroll family. family
associatedWith Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth. person
associatedWith Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Lucy Kroll Agency. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nan Robertson person
associatedWith Petrie, Daniel. person
associatedWith Petrie, Dorothea G. person
associatedWith Rome, Harold, 1908-1993. person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Stanley, Kim. person
correspondedWith Teichmann, Howard. person
associatedWith Weaver, Fritz, 1926- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Theatrical agents
Literary agents
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Occupation
Literary agents
Talent agents
Activity

Person

Active 1962

Active 1986

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