Alexander H. Cohen papers 1880-2003 1938-2003

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Alexander H. Cohen papers, 1880-2003, 1938-2003

Alexander H. Cohen papers 1880-2003 1938-2003

The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.

189.5 linear feet; 395 boxes

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Burton, Richard, 1925-1984

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Grudeff, Marian

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Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

Jessel, Raymond

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Parks, Hildy, 1926-

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Gielgud, John, 1904-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000

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Epithet: theatrical agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000308 Producer Alexander Henry Cohen was born on July 24, 1920 in New York City. He was the elder son of Alexander H. Cohen senior, a successful businessman, and Laura Tarantous Cohen. After his father's death, when Cohen was four, his mother married a banker and the family moved to Park Avenue. His younger brother Gerry committed ...

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre (Baltimore, Md.)

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G.H. Mumm et Co.

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American express company

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Locust Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Actors' Fund of America

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The Actors’ Fund of America was founded in 1882 largely through the efforts of Harrison Grey Fiske, the owner of a theater trade publication, the New York Dramatic Mirror. The Fund got off to a rousing start, fueled by Fiske’s enthusiasm; by the “instinctive generosity of show people” (Simon, p. 3); and – most important – by the backing of the nineteenth-century theatrical elite, the actor-managers who owned and operated the theaters and from whose ranks the Fund’s officers and trus...

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