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Harry Hershfield collection

Title
Harry Hershfield collection, 1896-1974 (bulk 1930s-1960s).
Author
Hershfield, Harry, 1885-1974.

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StatusVol/DateFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
Folder (oversize) 1Mixed materialBy appointment only *T-Mss 1979-004 Folder (oversize) 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Portrait oil painting of HershfieldMixed materialRestricted use *T-Mss 1979-004 Portrait oil painting of HershfieldPerforming Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Volume 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Volume 1Offsite
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 1Offsite
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 2Offsite
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 3Offsite
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 4Offsite
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 5Offsite
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 6Offsite
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 7Offsite
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 8Offsite
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 9Offsite
Box 10Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 10Offsite
Box 11Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 11Offsite
Box 12Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 12Offsite
Box 13Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 13Offsite
Box 14Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 14Offsite
Box 15Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 15Offsite
Box 16Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 16Offsite
Box 17Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1979-004 Box 17Offsite

Details

Additional Authors
Immerman, David, 1911-2003.
Description
7.13 linear feet (20 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder, and 1 painting)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Humorous stories.
  • Personal correspondence.
  • Certificates.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Photographs.
  • Programs (Publications)
  • Albums (books).
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying and photographs will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source (note)
  • Gift:
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Ohio State University, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1979-004
OCLC
919265953
Author
Hershfield, Harry, 1885-1974.
Title
Harry Hershfield collection, 1896-1974 (bulk 1930s-1960s).
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying and photographs will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
Harry Hershfield (1885-1974) was an American cartoonist, humorist, and radio personality. The Harry Hershfield collection dates from 1896 to 1974 (bulk dates 1930s-1960s) and contains photographs, writings, letters, programs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, and certificates. Also included is a large framed oil on canvas portrait painting by the artist David Immerman of Hershfield with a bust of Mark Twain. The painting is dated March 8, 1964, and bears a plaque reading "Harry Hershfield / contemplating the bust of Mark Twain / Presentation by the Honorable Robert F. Wagner / Mayor of the City of New York, May 6, 1965."
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Harry Hershfield Collection, 1900-1974; Ohio State University, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.
Source
Gift: Morris P. Arnoff, 1979.
Connect to:
Occupation
Cartoonists.
Humorists.
Masters of ceremonies.
Added Author
Immerman, David, 1911-2003.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1979-004
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