Edmond Pauker papers 1923-1959


Edmond Pauker papers 1923-1959

Edmond Pauker (ca. 1880-1962) was a Hungarian-born literary agent and play broker in New York who represented European, especially Hungarian, playwrights, as well as some American authors. Collection consists of Pauker's personal and business papers. Personal papers contain correspondence, 1926-1959; legal and financial documents; telephone books and calendar notes; and papers of Honora and Yolan Pauker (Edmund Pauker's sister and his wife.) Business papers include correspondence, 1926-1959, of Edmond Pauker Inc.; correspondence, 1923-1946, with prominent authors, playwrights, movie studios, theatre organizations, and agents. Also, correspondence regarding plays and scripts, advertising, copyright, and related topics; legal and financial documents including cash books, ledgers and journals; writings by authors; printed matter, such as programs and playbills; and photographs of playwrights and play.

42 linear feet (44 boxes)

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