Scope and arrangement
The Edmond Pauker’s papers consist of correspondence, scripts, box office statements and professional papers. The correspondence document Pauker’s career as U.S. representative for a number of agencies in Germany, Hungary, and Austria. There are scripts, outlines and summaries received by Edmond Pauker’s office written in English, German and Hungarian languages. There are also box office statements for a several productions, clippings, photographs, Edmond Pauker’s notebook, programs, postcards and two scrapbooks of clippings.
The Edmond Pauker papers are arranged in four series:
This series of professional correspondence includes both incoming and outgoing letters of Edmond Pauker’s friends, colleagues, play writers, magazines and newspapers and theatrical organizations from 1915 to1957. Topics include proposed plays, letters of introduction, financial and legal matters. Correspondence include George Abbott, Zoe Akins, Winthrop Ames, Hans Bartsch, Baum Vicki, Norman Bel Geddes, Gustav Blum, William A. Brady, Edward Chodorov, Jose Ferrer, Nandor Fodor, Vinton Freedley, John Golden, Samuel Goldwyn, Oscar Hammerstein, Jed Harris, Sam H. Harris, Leland Hayward, Geza Herczeg, Alexander Ince, Sam Jaffee, Emmerich Kalman, George Kaufman, Sidney Kingsley, Lawrence Langner, Laszlo, Miklos, Melchior Lengyel, Howard Lindsay, Ernest Lubitsch, Bela Lugosi, Gummo Marx, Guthrie McClintic, Gilbert Miller, Ferenc Molnar, Paul Muni, Clifford Odets, Brock Pemberton, Maria and Erwin Piscator, Joseph Pollack, Channing Pollock, Otto Preminger, Claude Rains, Samson Raphelson, Gottfried Reinhardt, Max Reinhardt, Elmer Rice, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Billy Rose, Dore Schary, Joseph Schildkraut, Oscar Serlin, Walter Slezak, Oscar Straus, Michael Todd, Erns vajda, Charles Vidor, P. G. Wodehouse and A. H. Woods
- 1910-1955, undated
This series contains scripts, outlines and summaries received by Edmond Pauker’s office. The scripts are written in English, German and Hungarian languages.
This series contain box office statements for Carousel, Decision, My Sister Eileen, Soliloquy and Wonderful Town
- 1925-1950, undated
This series include clippings, photographs, Edmond Pauker’s notebook, programs, postcards and two scrapbooks of clippings in a very fragile condition