Ivan Black papers 1887-1979 1937-1978

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Ivan Black papers, 1887-1979, 1937-1978

Ivan Black papers 1887-1979 1937-1978

The Ivan Black Papers document Black’s work as a publicity agent on behalf of nightclubs, musicians and entertainers in New York from the 1940s to the 1970s. They include press releases, clippings, correspondence, photographs, promotional material and published music scores.

22.8 linear feet; 55 boxes

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