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Michel Mok papers, bulk (1953-1955).

Title
Michel Mok papers, ca. 1947-ca. 1959, bulk (1953-1955).
Author
Mok, Michel, 1889?-1961.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Michel Mok (1889?-1961) was a theatrical press agent and journalist.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2029
Author
Mok, Michel, 1889?-1961.
Title
Michel Mok papers, ca. 1947-ca. 1959, bulk (1953-1955).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, business files, typescripts of writings and translations, photographs, and printed matter. Business files include biographical sketches of actors and actresses, programs and press releases.
Biography
Michel Mok (1889?-1961) was a theatrical press agent and journalist. Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada and later to the U.S. where he worked as a reporter for the New York Post. In the mid-1940s he associated himself with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II for whom he handled publicity, public relations and scheduling of major productions. He also translated The Works of Anne Frank for Doubleday.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Press agents.
Translators.
Added Author
Halliday, Richard, 1905-1973.
Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2029
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