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Business Papers, 1938-1992 (continued)
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
BOX-FOLDER 551/27 1959 Australia Legal Materials, 1959, Jume-August
BOX-FOLDER 551/28 1959 London/Palladium, 1959, October 26
Program only.
BOX-FOLDER 551/29, 623/3 1960 Las Vegas/Desert Inn, 1960, July
BOX-FOLDER 552/1, 769/2 1961 Waikiki/Waikiki Shell/50th State Fair, 1961, June 30-July 4
BOX-FOLDER 552/2 1961 Washington, DC/Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 1961, July 17-31
Correspondents include Abraham Ribicoff and Senators Joseph F. Clark, Jacob Javits, and Stuart Symington.
BOX-FOLDER 552/3 1961 Framingham, Mass./Carousel Theatre, 1961, July 31-August 6
BOX-FOLDER 552/4 1961 Warwick, R.I./Warwick Musical Theatre, 1961, August 7-13
BOX-FOLDER 552/5 1961 Wallingford, Conn./Oakdale Musical Theatre, 1961, August 14-20
BOX-FOLDER 552/6 1961 Las Vegas/Desert Inn, 1961, October-November
BOX-FOLDER 552/7 1961 Summer Theatre Contracts, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 552/8, 769/3 1962 Tahoe, Nev./Harrah's, 1962, May
BOX-FOLDER 552/9 1962 Los Angeles/Greek Theatre, July 23-August 4
BOX-FOLDER 552/10 1963 Spring Contracts, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 552/11 1963 Toronto/O'Keefe Centre, 1963, March 25-30
BOX-FOLDER 552/12-17, 635/5 1963 New York/Ziegfeld Theatre, 1963, April 10May 11
BOX-FOLDER 552/18 1963 Las Vegas/Desert Inn, 1963, May
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 552/19 1964 Appearance Requests, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 552/20 1964 Las Vegas/Desert Inn, 1964 May
BOX-FOLDER 552/21-22 1965, 1967 Appearance Requests, 1965, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 552/23 1967 Las Vegas/Desert Inn, 1967, June 6-July 4
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 552/25-28 1968 Appearances, 1968
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 553/1-3 1968 General Information, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 553/4 1968 Phoenix, Ariz./Phoenix Star Theatre, 1968, January 22-28
BOX-FOLDER 553/5 1968 San Carlos, Calif./Circle Star Theatre, 1968, March
BOX-FOLDER 553/6 1968 Montreal/Place des Arts, 1968, June 3-15
BOX-FOLDER 553/7 1968 Toronto/O'Keefe Centre, 1968, June 17-22
BOX-FOLDER 553/8 1968 Seattle/Opera House, 1968, June 24-29
BOX-FOLDER 553/9 1968 Portland, Oreg./Civic Auditorium, 1968, July 1-6
BOX-FOLDER 553/10 1968 Buffalo, N. Y./Melody Fair, 1968, July 15-20
BOX-FOLDER 553/11 1968 Washington, DC/Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 1968, July 22-28
BOX-FOLDER 553/12 1968, Framingham, Mass./Carousel Theatre, 1968, July 29-August 3
BOX-FOLDER 553/13 1968 Warwick, R.I./Warwick Musical Theatre, 1968, August 5-11
BOX-FOLDER 553/14 1968 Wallingford, Conn./Oakdale Musical Theatre 1968
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 553/15 1968 Lake Tahoe/Sahara-Tahoe Hotel, 1968, August 24-September 16
BOX-FOLDER 553/16 1969 Lake Tahoe/Sahara-Tahoe Hotel, 1969, November 10-December 7
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 553/17 1969 Las Vegas/International Hotel, 1969, November 10-December7
BOX-FOLDER 553/18 1980 London/Palladium, 1980, November 7
Conducting Appearances, 1954-1986
Correspondence, clippings, notes, invitations, programs, schedules, travel arrangements, photographs, and fan mail, especially from friends and colleagues.
Arranged chronologically by event date.
BOX-FOLDER 553/19 1954 Philadelphia/Philadelphia Orchestra, 1954, March
Correspondents include Eugene Ormandy.
BOX-FOLDER 553/20 1954 Los Angeles/Hollywood Bowl, 1954, August 5
Correspondents include José Ferrar.
BOX-FOLDER 553/21 1957 Philadelphia/Philadelphia Orchestra, 1957, January 26
Correspondents include Eugene Ormandy.
BOX-FOLDER 553/22 1957 Hollywood Bowl/Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1957, August 3
Correspondents include Norman Bel Geddes, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Nedda and Joshua Logan, Laurence Olivier, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bayard Swope.
BOX-FOLDER 553/23 1958 Carnegie Hall/New York Philharmonic, 1958, March 10
BOX-FOLDER 553/24 1959 London Palladium/London Philharmonic, 1959, October 26
BOX-FOLDER 553/25 1960 Requests, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 553/26 1961 Detroit/Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1961, October 13
Includes transcript of an interview with Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 553/27 1962 Oklahoma City/Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra, 1962, January 26
BOX-FOLDER 553/28 1962 Philharmonic Auditorium/Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1962, April 3
BOX-FOLDER 553/29 1962 Washington, DC/DAR Constitution Hall/National Symphony Orchestra, 1962, October 19
BOX-FOLDER 553/30 1962 Requests, 1962
Correspondents include Eugene Ormandy.
BOX-FOLDER 553/31 1963, Buffalo, N.Y./Buffalo Philharmonic, 1963, April 5
BOX-FOLDER 553/32-33 1963-1964 Requests, 1963-1964
Correspondents include Richard J. Daley, Henry J. Kaiser, Irv Kupcinet, and George Smathers.
BOX-FOLDER 553/34 1964 Philadelphia Orchestra Correspondence, 1964-1965
Correspondents include Eugene Ormandy.
BOX-FOLDER 553/35 1965 New York Philharmonic/Lincoln Center, 1965, March 29
BOX-FOLDER 554/1 1965 St. Louis/St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, 1965, April 12
Correspondents include August A. Busch, Jr., Morton D. May, and Stuart Symington.
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 554/2 1965 San Francisco Symphony/War Memorial Opera House, 1965, December 5
Correspondents include Jack Benny and Sylvia Fine.
BOX-FOLDER 554/3 1965 Boston Symphony Orchestra Correspondence, 1968
Correspondents include Rosario Mazzeo.
BOX-FOLDER 554/4 1965 Requests, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 554/5 1966 London Philharmonic Orchestra/Royal Albert Hall, 1966, February 15
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