Papers, 1916-1982.

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Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1916-1982.

Papers, 1916-1982.

Correspondence, playscripts, screenplays, scenarios, short stories, and other manuscripts, drafts, photocopies, contracts and other documents, tearsheets, clippings, and other materials relating to his career as a screenwriter, playwright, and author of short stories.

19.5 linear ft (ca.7,400 items in 40 boxes).

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Macleish, Archibald

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Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960

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Kelly, Gene

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Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Jessel, George, 1898-1981

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Entertainer and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914791 ...

Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945

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