Papers, 1920-1974.

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Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974. Papers, 1920-1974.

Papers, 1920-1974.

Papers of Ed Sullivan (1901-1974), a newspaper columnist and television host-producer. Writings include miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles; copies of his "Little Old New York" column, 1941-1974, for the New York Daily News; and an unpublished biography of Lee Shubert. General subject files contain awards, certificates, correspondence, clippings, legal records, scrapbooks, and speeches. Among the prominent correspondents are Steve Allen, Rudolf Bing, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Duke Ellington, J. Edgar Hoover, Lady Bird Johnson, Edward M. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Louis Nizer, Ronald Reagan, Don Rickles, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Richard Rodgers, Robert E. Sherwood, Francis Cardinal Spellman, Frank Stanton, and Adlai E. Stevenson. The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.

9.0 c.f. (18 archives boxes, 1 flat box, 1 record center carton)1 reel of microfilm (35 mm.), and.26 films; plus.additions of 2.0 c.f. and.23.0 c.f. of film.

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Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967

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Prominent prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Appointed Archbishop of New York in 1939 and the College of Cardinals in 1946. From the description of Letters, 1946-1967. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 53982752 Spellman was at this time the Catholic archbishop of New York. Werfel and Spellman appear to have had a relationship of mutual respect and admiration. Werfel sought Spellman's responses to his novels Embezzled Heaven and The Song of...

Durante, Jimmy

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Rickles, Don A.

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Stanton, Frank, 1908-2006

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Broadcast executive. From the description of Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006 (bulk 1926-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 726696065 Broadcasting executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Stanton : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158389 From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Stanton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 1...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

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

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997

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General manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Rudolf Bing letter to Hubert Pryor, 1951 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998562 Bing was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera from 1950 to 1972. From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862944 Epithet: KBE, impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Perso...

Shubert, Lee, 1873?-1953

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American theatrical producer and manager. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 15 March 1946, to Miss Katherine [sic] Cornell, 1946 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874529 Prominent theatrical manager and producer. Lee Shubert and brothers Jacob J. and Sam S. Shubert established Shubert theatrical properties. From the description of Papers, 1903-1954, 1930-1945 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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American singer. From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Harry Ruby, 1964 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080707 From the description of Bing Crosby autograph letter to Joe Roddy, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080729 From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Look magazine, 1944 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080749 Although Bing Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, he was more interested in playi...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1966

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Allen, Steve, 1921-2000

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A radio and television performer, actor, composer, pianist, and singer. From the description of [Papers] / Steve Allen. 1956-1973. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 14228108 Renowned American comedian, composer, lyricist, musician, television pioneer, performer, and author. From the description of Steve Allen papers, 1951-2000. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49244609 Steve Allen (1921-2000), comedian, co...

Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994

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Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005

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Television personality. Full name: John William Carson. From the description of Johnny Carson papers, 1970-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983824 Biographical Note 1925, Oct. 23 Born, Corning, Iowa 1942 1945 Served in the U.S. Navy abo...

Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974

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Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Nizer, Louis, 1902-1994

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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974

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Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

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Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas on December 22, 1912. He parents were Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Pattillo Taylor, and she had two older brothers, Tommy and Tony. Her mother died when she was only five years old, and her Aunt Effie Pattillo moved to Karnack to look after her. At an early age, a nursemaid said she was "as purty as a lady bird," and thereafter she became known to her family and friends as Lady Bird. She graduated from Marshall High ...

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...