Papers, 1947-1964

Perl, Arnold, 1914-1971

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms; Sound Recordings; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
    • 32 disc recordings
    • 11 tape recordings
    • 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), and
    • photographs and posters
  • Finding Aids
    • Register


  • Papers of a producer and playwright primarily concerning two plays, " The World of Sholom Aleichem" (1953) and "Tevya and His Daughters" (1959), which Perl adapted from the stories of Sholom Aleichem and produced with Howard Da Silva. Documentation includes production correspondence, script drafts, financial records, photographs, recordings, microfilmed clippings, and publicity. Four other productions are less thoroughly represented. Also in the collection are some miscellaneous papers relating to Banner Productions, Perl's production company.


  • Portions of this collection are available only in microfilm.
  • Presented by Arnold Perl, New York, N.Y., 1964.
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