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Biographical Materials, 1925-1992 (continued)
Personal Financial Documents, 1942-1986
Ledgers, account books, and correspondence.
Arranged alphabetically by record title and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 543/40 Audit, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 543/41 Audit, Tax – Christmas, 1971-1972
BOX-FOLDER 543/42 Charitable Contributions, 1946-1960, 1966
Correspondents include E. J. Flanagan, Samuel Goldwyn, Oscar Hammerstein II, Fulton J. Sheen, Robert E. Sherwood, J. Francis A. McIntyre, Francis Cardinal Spellman, Thomas J. Toolin, and Grace Tully.
BOX-FOLDER 543/43 Charitable Contributions, 1985-1986
BOX-FOLDER 543/44 Financial Statement, 1962-1963
BOX-FOLDER 544/1-13, 631/1, 771/1 Ledgers, 1942-1959
BOX-FOLDER 544/14 Real Estate, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 544/15 Stocks, 1958, 1983
Writings, 1930-1992
Drafts and printed versions of articles written by or ghost written on behalf of Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine, correspondence, speeches, and eulogies.
Arranged in two file units, "Writings About" and "Writings By." Within each unit, writings pertaining to Kaye precede those for Fine. Articles are arranged alphabetically by author and alphabetically by title, respectively.
BOX-FOLDER 544/16 Article Requests – Kaye, Danny and Fine, Sylvia, 1950-1958, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 544/17, 545/1-2, 439/1-3, 769/1 Articles About – Kaye, Danny, 1949-1992
BOX-FOLDER 545/3 Articles About – Fine, Sylvia, 1960, 1967, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/4-5, 457/4 Articles By – Kaye, Danny, 1957-1985, undated
BOX-FOLDER 635/1-4 Articles By – Fine, Sylvia - Brooklyn College Spotlight, 1930-1933
BOX-FOLDER 545/6, 439/4 Articles By – Fine, Sylvia, 1942-1978, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/7 Eulogies and Memorials By Kaye, Danny, 1950-1972
Includes photograph of Danny Kaye and Garson Kanin.
BOX-FOLDER 545/8 Speeches – Kaye, Danny, 1946, 1949, 1967, 1978, 1985, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/9 Speeches – Fine, Sylvia, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/10 Stage Performance Souvenir Programs, undated
Danny Kaye Hobby Files, 1951-1987
Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and ephemera.
Arranged alphabetically in file units by hobby, then alphabetically therein.
Aviation
BOX-FOLDER 545/11 Correspondence, 1961-1968, 1974-1976
BOX-FOLDER 545/12 Film Narration, 1966, 1969, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 545/13 Instrument Rating Event, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 545/14-16 Lear Jet Corporation, 1965-1968
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 545/17 Logbooks, Kaye, Danny, 1959-1963
BOX-FOLDER 545/18 McDonnell Douglas, 1971-1976
BOX-FOLDER 545/19 Medical Certificate, Kaye, Danny, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 545/20 Slides, undated
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 545/21 Tools, 1966
Baseball
BOX-FOLDER 545/22 Los Angeles Dodgers, 1966, 1985-1986
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 545/23 Baseball - Miscellaneous, 1973, 1983, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/24 O'Malley, Peter, 1982-1987
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 545/25 Seattle Mariners, 1976-1977, undated
Cooking
BOX-FOLDER 545/26 American Institute of Wine and Food, 1981-1985
BOX-FOLDER 545/27 Clippings, 1972, 1975, 1983, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/28 Correspondence, 1975-1986
BOX-FOLDER 545/29 The Danny Kaye Show Recipe Fan Mail, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 545/30 Equipment, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/31 Italy Tour, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 545/32, 439/6 Menus From Events For Kaye, Danny, 1975-1980, undated
BOX-FOLDER 545/33 Miscellaneous, 1974, 1982, undated
BOX-FOLDER 546/1 Miscellaneous, Wine, 1972-1974, 1983-1985
BOX-FOLDER 546/2, 439/7 Recipes, 1966-1975, undated
BOX-FOLDER 546/3 Schools, 1981-1983, undated
BOX-FOLDER 546/4 Woks Sent by Danny Kaye, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 546/5 Ying's Thing, 1964, undated
BOX-FOLDER 546/6 Golf – Correspondence, 1951-1957, 1959
Medicine
BOX-FOLDER 546/7 Cancer, 1952-1957
BOX-FOLDER 546/8 Miscellaneous, 1955, 1966, 1971, 1979, 1982, undated
BOX-FOLDER 546/9 University of Washington, Cardiology, 1981
Personal Administrative Materials, 1947-1991
Christmas lists, telephone lists and telephone call sheets, calendars and schedules, and address books.
Arranged in file units by material type. Christmas lists, telephone lists, and calendars are arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 546/10-34, 547/1-15 Christmas Lists, 1951-1990
BOX-FOLDER 547/16-27 Telephone Lists, 1954, October-1966, March 14, undated
BOX-FOLDER 548/1-18, 549/1-9 Telephone Calls, 1968, February 1-1987, October 20
BOX-FOLDER 549/10-19, 550/1-13, 771-773 Calendars/Schedules, 1951-1957, 1962-1991
BOX-FOLDER 550/14-19 Address Book 1-7, undated
BOX-FOLDER 550/20 Address Book – Kaye, Danny, undated
BOX-FOLDER 501/1 Address Book – Fine, Sylvia, undated
BOX 439-440, 533-535, 551-591, 623-624, 635, 768-769, 774-775 MAPCASE 3 Business Papers, 1938-1992
Materials documenting Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine's professional activities as performer (Kaye) and teacher, composer, and producer (Fine), as well as their humanitarian and charitable activities.
Correspondence, including invitations and fan mail; business papers, including accounts and distribution reports, box office statements, budgets, contracts, financial reports, invoices, and paid bills; music management materials, including contracts, copyright assignments and registrations and recording licenses; performance and production materials, including cast information, license agreements, music clearance sheets, scripts, programs, set lists and timing, schedules, show rundowns, rehearsal schedules, shooting schedules, staff lists, theater seating charts and layouts, and travel arrangements; and publicity materials, including clippings, photographs, and posters. Also included are lecture notes and transcripts; notes and research material, including slides, program treatments, and proposals; and student files and papers.
Arranged in four subseries: Danny Kaye Performance Files, Kaye/Fine Productions, Danny Kaye Productions, and Sylvia Fine Files.
Danny Kaye Performance Files, 1938-1989
Materials documenting Kaye's public activities as a performer on screen and television and his humanitarian activities on behalf of children, members of the military, and performing arts organizations. Includes correspondence, programs, schedules, photographs, clippings, set lists, theater seating charts and layouts, cast information, publicity material, posters, contracts, and scripts.
Arranged in six sub-subseries: Stage Appearances, Conducting Appearances, Films, Public Service, Television Appearances, and Theatrical Productions.
Stage Appearances, 1946-1980
Correspondence, box office statements, contracts, clippings, notes, invitations, programs, set lists and timing, cast information, schedules, theater seating charts and layouts, travel arrangements, and photographs documenting Kaye's stage appearances.
Arranged chronologically by event date.
BOX-FOLDER 551/1 Contracts, 1946-1955
BOX-FOLDER 551/2 1934 Japan/Greater Marcus Show, 1934
Program only.
BOX-FOLDER 551/3 1946 Chicago/Chicago Theatre, 1946, October
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 551/4 1948 Germany, 1948, May-March
BOX-FOLDER 551/5 1948 London/Palladium, 1948, October-November
Correspondents include Jack Benny, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Vi Marriott.
BOX-FOLDER 551/6 1949 London/Palladium, 1949, June
Includes fan-created typescript of Kaye performance.
BOX-FOLDER 551/7 1951 London/Palladium, 1951, May-June
Correspondents include Vivian Leigh and Laurence Olivier.
BOX-FOLDER 551/8 1952 San Francisco/Curran Theatre, 1952, September
Correspondents include Jack Benny and Billy Eckstine.
Includes drawing of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 551/9 1953 New York City/RKO Palace Theatre, 1953, January-April
Correspondents include Irene Selznick.
BOX-FOLDER 551/10 1954 Philadelphia/Schubert Theatre, 1954, February-March
BOX-FOLDER 551/11 1954 South Africa, 1954, May-June
BOX-FOLDER 551/12 1955 London/Palladium, 1955, May-July
BOX-FOLDER 551/13 1956 Washington DC/Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 1956, August
Correspondents include George V. Allen, Frances Bolton, Felix Frankfurter, William Fulbright, Philip Graham, Hubert H. Humphrey, John Sparkman, and Stuart Symington.
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 551/14 1956 Chicago/Shubert Theatre, 1956, September
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 551/15 1956 Chicago/Shubert Theatre, Correspondence - Sumski, Dulcie, October 1956-January 1957
BOX-FOLDER 551/16-17 1957 Boston/Colonial Theatre, 1957, March-April
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 551/18 1957 Boston/Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1957, April 3
Correspondents include Sylvia Fine, Eddie Fisher, Dena Kaye, Bruce Rabb, and Daniel Selznick.
BOX-FOLDER 551/19 1958 Los Angeles/Greek Theatre, 1958, July-August
Correspondents include Al Campanis and Joan Scully.
BOX-FOLDER 551/20 1956 Toronto, Canada/Canadian National Exposition, 1958, August-September
Correspondents include Samuel Shopsowitz.
BOX-FOLDER 551/21-22 1959 San Francisco/Curran Theatre, 1959, March
Correspondents include Carol Channing and Dena Kaye.
Includes children's drawings of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 551/23-24 1959 Sydney, Australia/Empress Theatre, 1959, June 18-July 18
BOX-FOLDER 551/25-26 1959 Melbourne, Australia/Princess Theatre, 1959, July 20-August 15
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