Perelman, S.J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979

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American cartoonist, author, and screenwriter; d. 1979.

From the description of S.J. Perelman collection, 1942-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969554

Brown class of 1925. Humorist, screenwriter, dramatist, and cartoonist. Much of his work was in the form of short pieces for the New Yorker magazine.

From the description of Papers, 1914-1987. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122639378

S.J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone, screenwriters; Arthur Sheekmanm dialogue writer.

From the description of Monkey business : screenplay, 1931, April 11. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570530

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creatorOf Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. Music sources for Kurt Weill's One touch of Venus in the collection of the Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1942-[ongoing]. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Leah Salisbury Papers, 1925-1975. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Goetz, Ruth Goodman. Papers, 1916-1983. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. Lillian Hellman Papers, 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
referencedIn Weill-Lenya Research Center collection of performance history records of One touch of Venus, 1943-[ongoing]. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Papers, 1914-1987. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Goetz, Ruth. Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Bergman, Bernard Aaron, 1894-1980. Papers, 1933-1978. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Letter, 1945, February 1 : to Sherwood E. Bain. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Schanck, Francis R. With pilch : typescript and correspondence, 1980. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Henry Breitrose collection of screenplays and film materials, 1931-2003 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Salisbury, Leah Javne, 1893-1975. Papers, 1925-1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Ann Shanks papers, 1979-1996 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. The beauty part : carbon copy of typescript, [19--]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Philip Hamburger papers, 1924-2004, 1942-1991 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. Ogden Nash Collection, 1882-1969 (bulk 1928-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987. Collection of 28 autograph and typed letters from noted authors to Kyle Crichton, 1921-1960. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bryan, J. (Joseph), 1904-,. Collection of books, virtually all with presentation inscriptions from the author to Bryan 1935-1985. Princeton University Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Dept. of English. Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bryan, J. (Joseph), 1904-. J. Bryan papers, 1935-1985. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Monkey Business : motion picture script, 1931, August 14. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Sidney Joseph Perelman 1904-1979 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Weill-collaborators correspondence, 1925-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Shanks, Ann Zane, 1927-. Ann Shanks papers. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hamburger, Philip. Philip Hamburger papers, 1924-1999, bulk (1942-1991). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-. S.J. Perelman collection, 1942-1977. Boston University. School of Medicine
referencedIn King, Alexander, 1900-1965. Papers, 1953-1987 (bulk 1958-1965). Library of Congress
referencedIn De Mille, Agnes,. An oral history interview with Agnes de Mille / conducted by Peggy Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1991 Aug. 9 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985. E. B. White collection, 1899-1999. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kapstein, Israel James, 1903-1983. Papers, [ca. 1940-1983]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lillian Hellman Papers TXRC05-A10005., 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Two autograph postcards signed : Key West, Fla. and Hollywood, Calif., to Rebecca Tugel, 1957 Feb. 12 and Mar. 2. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Boys, Richard Charles, 1912-. Correspondence, 1949-1954. University of Michigan
referencedIn White, William, 1910-1995. Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn King, Alexander, 1900-1965. Papers of Alexander King, 1953-1987 (bulk 1958-1965). Library of Congress
referencedIn Alexander King Papers, 1953-1987, (bulk 1953-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Breitrose, Henry S.,. Henry S. Breitrose collection of screenplays and film materials, 1931-2003. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Monkey business : screenplay, 1931, April 11. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Abel, Dominick. person
associatedWith Adamson, David. person
associatedWith Bain, Sherwood E., person
associatedWith Beeston, Richard. person
associatedWith Bergman, Bernard Aaron, 1894-1980. person
associatedWith Blumenthal, John, 1929- . person
associatedWith Boston, Richard, 1938-2006. person
associatedWith Boswell, Pat. person
associatedWith Boys, Richard Charles, 1912- person
associatedWith Breitrose, Henry S., person
associatedWith Bryan, J. (Joseph), 1904-, person
associatedWith Burden, Carter, person
associatedWith Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971. person
associatedWith Clark. A. person
associatedWith Conrad, Peter, 1926-. person
associatedWith Crowther, Prudence. person
associatedWith Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. person
associatedWith De Mille, Agnes, person
associatedWith Driver, C. J. person
associatedWith Eaton, Lee. person
associatedWith Fraser, S. person
associatedWith Gikow, Ruth, 1915-1982. person
associatedWith Gillespie, C. Richard, 1930-. person
associatedWith Glynn, Prudence Loveday, 1935- . person
associatedWith Goetz, Ruth person
associatedWith Goetz, Ruth. person
associatedWith Goetz, Ruth Goodman. person
associatedWith Green, Benny, 1927- . person
associatedWith Hamburger, Philip person
associatedWith Hamburger, Philip. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Cosmo, 1872?-1942. person
associatedWith Hanna, Mark. person
associatedWith Heimer, Melvin Lytton, 1915-1971. person
associatedWith Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 person
associatedWith Herrmann, Dorothy, 1941- . person
associatedWith Hirschfeld, Alvin. person
associatedWith Holmes, Ken. person
associatedWith Hughes, Wendy. person
associatedWith Johnstone, Will B. person
associatedWith Kapstein, Israel James, 1904-1983. person
associatedWith King, Alexander, 1900-1965. person
associatedWith Landstone, Charles, 1891- . person
associatedWith Lederer, Peter O. person
associatedWith Lee, Sandra. person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte person
associatedWith Levine, Jack, 1915-2010. person
associatedWith Marx, Chico, 1887-1961. person
associatedWith Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977. person
associatedWith Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Marx, Zeppo, 1901-1979. person
associatedWith Maurer, David W., 1906- . person
associatedWith McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. person
associatedWith Miller, Henry. person
associatedWith Mitchell, Henry. person
associatedWith Modell, Frank. person
associatedWith Mortimer, Peter, 1943-. person
associatedWith Nash, Frederick Ogden, 1902-1971. person
associatedWith Nash, Isabel Jackson, 1934- . person
associatedWith Nash, Livell. person
associatedWith Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. person
associatedWith Ogden, Rial. person
associatedWith O'Neill, Charles. person
associatedWith Perelman, Abby, person
associatedWith Perelman, Adam, person
associatedWith Perelman, Laura, Mrs. S. J. person
associatedWith Putnam, Beverly. person
associatedWith Rogers, Deborah. person
associatedWith Salisbury, Leah Javne, 1893-1975. person
associatedWith Schanck, Francis R. person
associatedWith Scott, Vernon. person
associatedWith Searle, Ron. person
associatedWith Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. person
associatedWith Shanks, Ann Zane, 1927- person
associatedWith Shawn, William. person
associatedWith Sheekman, Arthur, d.1978. person
associatedWith Steinberg, Saul. person
associatedWith Theroux, Paul, 1922- . person
associatedWith Thompson, Ed. person
associatedWith Todd, B. person
associatedWith Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim. person
associatedWith Tugel, Rebecca. person
associatedWith University of Virginia. Dept. of English. corporateBody
associatedWith Vale, Adrian. person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. person
associatedWith Weinraub, Judith. person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. person
associatedWith West, Nathanael, 1903-1940. person
associatedWith White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985. person
associatedWith White, William, 1910-1995. person
associatedWith Willis, Delta W. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
United States
United States
Subject
Motion picture authorship
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons
Racism--Pictorial works
Humorists, American
Writing as a profession
Anti-racism
Humorists
American literature--20th century
Wit and humor
Motion picture plays
Authorship
Occupation
Screenwriters--United States
Authors, American
Function

Person

Birth 1904-02-01

Death 1979-10-17

Male

Americans

English

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