Zero and Kate Mostel papers 1915-1986

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Zero and Kate Mostel papers 1915-1986

The papers, spanning the years 1915-1986, document the personal and professional lives of Zero and Kate Mostel: Zero as nightclub performer, actor, and artist and Kate as dancer, actress, and writer. The collection is arranged in two sub groups: the Zero Mostel Papers which include personal papers, correspondence, production files, some of Mostel's lectures and writings, scripts, photographs, his sketches and drawings, and clippings; and the Kate Mostel Papers which include personal papers, correspondence, production files, photographs, her hobby of Japanese flower arrangement and materials related to her book 170 Years of Show Business written with Madeline Gilford.

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