Ray Henderson papers 1904-1937

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Ray Henderson papers, 1904-1937

Ray Henderson papers 1904-1937

Ray Henderson, advance man and publicist, promoted many of the well-known actors of the early 20th century, among them George Arliss, Katharine Cornell and E. H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe. His papers document this relationship with these theatrical personalities through correspondence, press releases, clippings and tour materials.

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