Oscar Serlin papers, 1930-1958.


Serlin, Oscar, 1901-1971. Oscar Serlin papers, 1930-1958.

Oscar Serlin papers, 1930-1958.

Oscar Serlin (1901-1971) was an American theatrical producer in the first half of the 20th century, most famous for the long-running play Life with Father. This collection consists of his personal and professional papers.

25.15 linear feet (62 boxes)

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