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Philip Loeb papers

Title
Philip Loeb papers, 1913-1955, bulk (1932-1955).
Author
Loeb, Philip, 1894-1955.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Description
.4 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Loeb, Philip - Estate
Biography (note)
  • Philip Loeb (1894-1955) was an American stage and television actor.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1797
Author
Loeb, Philip, 1894-1955.
Title
Philip Loeb papers, 1913-1955, bulk (1932-1955).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, Loeb's personal papers and printed matter. Correspondence, 1937-1955, includes letters concerning his alleged communist activities. Personal papers contain materials relating to his involvement with Actors' Equity, 1940-1954; House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1951; American Academy of Dramatic Arts, 1953; legal documents, 1913-1948; and financial records, 1932-1955. Also, file of newspaper clippings, 1947-1950.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-458
Biography
Philip Loeb (1894-1955) was an American stage and television actor. He worked at a number of theaters in New York as an actor, stage manager and casting director. He also taught at the Americ.an Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1930s he joined the Actors' Equity Association and was a member of its Executive Committee. He was accused of being a communist supporter and was blacklisted after being summoned by the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951.
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Occupation
Actors.
LCCN
ms 71001263
Research Call Number
MssCol 1797
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