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.
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