Arthur Frank Wertheim Papers (bulk 1895-1929) 1862-2005


Arthur Frank Wertheim Papers, (bulk 1895-1929), 1862-2005

Arthur Frank Wertheim Papers (bulk 1895-1929) 1862-2005

Printed material and photographs, 1862-2005 (bulk 1895-1929). The bulk of the material is photocopies of printed materials, primarily newspaper and journal articles, collected by Wertheim while researching the writing of his book, Vaudeville Wars. The collection contains information on many aspects of Vaudeville including; performers, theater and circuit owners and managers, theater and circuit management and organization, professional associations and unions, theater buildings, legal activities, and the history of vaudeville as an industry. Photographs contain images of people, organizations and places associated with vaudeville.

14 linear feet


Related Entities

There are 25 Entities related to this resource.

Hammerstein, William (person)

Williams, Percy G., 1857-1923 (person)

Hammerstein, Oscar, 1846-1919 (person)

American impresario. From the description of Autograph document signed, dated : New York, 190? [190?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270957438 ...

Morris, William, 1873-1932 (person)

Variety show agent and manager. From the description of Collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455327 ...

Wertheim, Arthur Frank, 1935-.... (person)

Arthur Frank Wertheim was born December 22, 1935, in New York, N.Y. Son of Albert (a stockbroker) and Ruth (Weisberg) Wertheim. He married Carol J. Youngberg, February 4, 1972; they have one son, Jason Albert. Arthur Frank Werthheim received his B.A. in 1957 from Yale University. He then went to New York University where he got his M.A. in 1967 and his Ph.D. in 1970. From 1971-78 he was an assistant professor of American Studies at the University of Southern California, ...

Fox, William, 1879-1952 (person)

Actors' Equity Association (corporateBody)

The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. From the description of Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123489015 Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the union of professional legitimate stage actors and stage managers. AEA negotiates contracts and agreements that often affect...

Associated Actors and Artists of America. (corporateBody)

Considine, John W., 1863-1943 (person)

Leavitt, M. B. (Michael B.), 1843-1935 (person)

Pastor, Tony (person)

Poli, S. Z. (Silvestro Zefferino), 1858-1937 (person)

United Booking Offices of America (Organization) (corporateBody)

Pantages, Alexander, 1876-1936 (person)

Sullivan, Timothy Daniel, 1862-1913 (person)

Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000013 ...

Loew, Marcus, 1870-1927 (person)

Beck, Martin, 1868?-1940 (person)

Radio-Keith-Orpheum Corporation (corporateBody)

Proctor, F. F. (Frederick Freeman), 1851-1929 (person)

Albee, Edward, 1928-.... (person)

Playwright. Alan Schneider b. 1917, d. 1984. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Albee and Alan Schneider : oral history, [1960-1961?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147359 American author, director and producer, Edward Albee has won numerous awards for his plays. From the description of Edward Albee scripts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652505 Edward Albee, playwright. ...

Keith, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1846-1914 (person)

Miner, Henry Clay, 1865 or 1866-1950 (person)

Golden, George Fuller, 1868-1912 (person)

Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 (person)

Lyricist. From the description of Reminiscences of Oscar Hammerstein : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565446 Librettist, lyricist, producer, and publisher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Boston, to James J. Fuld, 1955 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923808 ...

Variety (New York, N.Y.). (corporateBody)