Correspondence, publicity material, scrapbooks, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, drafts of books, lists, surveys, reports, printed matter, photographs and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society. Includes material on Bernay's work for the radio broadcasting industry.
Primarily entertainment programs of the 1930s and 1940s with a few news programs and documentaries. Programs include: Adventures of Ellery Queen, Brave New World, City Hospital, Doorway to Life, Haunted House, Lux Summer Theater, Open Hearing, Pursuit of Happiness, Report to the Nation and Showboat.
Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations career and his role in developing educational radio and television programs for CBS. Includes material on Department X, a committee organized by Bryson at the request of CBS president William S. Paley to examine issues relating to global changes in politics, economics, science, technology, public opinion and social and government policy in the future.
Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II.
Contains some 250,000 play scripts, including many little known radio scripts, some of which are being microfilmed. Scripts that have been retained in paper form include: The Goldbergs, Lone Ranger, Marx Brothers, Tarzan, Five Star Theatre, Amos 'n' Andy (1940s) and others.
Scripts span the years 1932-1949 and include: The Adventures of the Thin Man, 1944-1945, The Adventures of Topper, 1945, As the Twig Is Bent, 1941-1942, Don Winslow, 1941-1942, House of Mystery, September 1945-March 1949, July-August 1949, Juvenile Jury 1947-1949, Kate Hopkins, Angel of Mercy, October, 1940-January, 1942, February, 1942, Maxwell House Show Boat, October, 1932-January, 1935, May, 1935-September, 1937, Portia Faces Life, 1940-1944, The Raymond Scott Show, n.d., The Second Mrs. Burton, 1941-1942, We Love and Learn, 1944, When A Girl Marries, 1941-1942, A Woman of America, 1944, and Young Dr. Malone, December, 1939-October,1940, February, 1941-March, 1942. Scripts include commericals and occasionally production records, including cast lists, plot synopses, sound effects, music clearances, rehearsal sheets and the script editing circuit.
Papers relating to the symposium Is Radio a Blessing or a Menace? Contributors include George Ade, Brooks Atkinson, M. H. Aylesworth, Gutzon Borglum, Ellis Parker Butler, James Branch Cabell, Sen. Arthur Capper, Irvin S. Cobb, Walter Damrosch, Benjamin De Casseres, Lee DeForest, Clarence C. Dill, W. N. Doak, James Montgomery Flagg, Daniel Frohman, Fannie Hurst, Joseph Jastrow, H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, Eugene O'Neill, Gov. Gifford Pinchot, Charles Edward Russell, Upton Sinclair, Harry B. Smith, Sigmund Spaeth, Ernest Milmore Stires, Booth Tarkington, Samuel Untermyer, Carolyn Wells, William Allen White, Brand Whitlock, Owen Wister and Adolph Zukor.
Autographed draft and corrected typescripts of Corwin's 1941 broadcast We Hold These Truths. Also includes An American in England, a series of plays given over the CBS network from New York City in December 1942.
Correspondence, writings, scripts, contracts, clippings and guest lists relating particularly to Information Please produced by Golenpaul for radio and television and to his subsequent publication, "Information Please Almanac."
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, financial records, research notes, awards, printed matter and photographs documenting Denny's career. Part II of the collection documents Denny's role as moderator, 1935-1952, of America's Town Meeting of the Air.
Chiefly material relating to Meet the Press, including letters, 1957-1968, from viewers, radio and television scripts, 1945-1970, newspaper clippings, 1945-1973, and lists of program broadcasts, 1945-1969. See listing in Recorded Sound section for audio recordings of the programs.
Correspondence, autobiographical memoir, speeches and writings, business papers, clippings and scrapbooks relating primarily to Kobak's work with McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, NBC and MBS, the early years of radio and television broadcasting and to his expertise in the field of public relations and communications.
Correspondence, diary, biographical material, writings, drafts of various articles, notes, speeches and radio broadcasts, newspaper clippings and printed matter relating mainly to Eliot's career as a contributor to magazines.