Papers, 1913-1954.


Rockwell, George L., 1890-1978. Papers, 1913-1954.

Papers, 1913-1954.

Collection contains miscellaneous biographical information; correspondence with Fred Allen, J.J. Shubert and RKO Corporation; the script for "The Singing Marine"; scripts for the radio programs "The Fred Allen Show," "Texaco Star Theater, " "Dr. Rockwell's Brain Trust, " and "Jack Oakie's College"; 14 scrapbooks with theater programs, newspaper clippings, photographs and correspondence; 5 speeches; and miscellaneous other materials.

4.38 cubic ft. (5 boxes)

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