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BOX 176-178; 249/1-13 Biographical Materials, 1908-2002
Articles, bios, certificates, obituaries, personal financial records, and vital records.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 176/1-36; 247/4; 261/3 Articles about Berle, 1939-1958, 1981, 1988-1997, undated
BOX-FOLDER 176/37 Berle Family, Miscellaneous 1932, 1935, 1945-1948, undated
BOX-FOLDER 176/38 Berle/Cosgrove Wedding, 1953 December
Berle, Milton
BOX-FOLDER 176/39 Awards/Certificates, 1942-1958, 1995, undated
BOX-FOLDER 176/40 Death: Burial/Memorials, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 176/41 Death: Obituaries, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 176/42 House, 1989-1990
BOX-FOLDER 176/43 X-rays, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 177/1 Berle, Milton and Ruth - Vital Records, 1908, 1941, 1989
Berle, Ruth Rosenthal Cosgrove
BOX-FOLDER 177/2 Burial, 1989-1990
BOX-FOLDER 177/3-4 Death, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 177/5 Eulogies, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 177/6 WAAC Records, 1942-1947, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 177/7 Berle, Victoria, undated
BOX-FOLDER 177/8 Berle, William, Adoption, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 177/9 Berle, William, Miscellaneous, 1975, undated
BOX-FOLDER 177/10 Biographies: Berle, Milton, 1930s-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 177/11 Cemeteries, 1938, 1955, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 177/12 Christmas Lists, 1953-1955
BOX-FOLDER 177/13 Contacts, undated
BOX-FOLDER 177/14 Leases, 1933-1938
BOX-FOLDER 177/15 Milinaire, Gilles J., 1961-1962
BOX-FOLDER 177/16 Milton Berle in Uncle Milty King of Klownes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 177/17 Milton Berle: Mr. Television, The Museum of Broadcasting, 1985
BOX-FOLDER 177/18 Miscellaneous, 1930-1938, 1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 177/19 Pay Packets, 1940
BOX-FOLDER 177/20 Personal Loans, 1935-1939, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 177/21 Radio and Television Program Inventories, undated
BOX-FOLDER 178/1 Stage and Television Projects, undated
BOX-FOLDER 178/2 Stationery, undated
BOX-FOLDER 178/3-4 Summary - Milton Berle in Television, 1949-1958
Bound volumes
Testamonials
BOX-FOLDER 249/14 Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 178/5 Friars Honor Milton Berle, 1963, April 17
BOX-FOLDER 178/6 Friars Honor Milton Berle, 1985, April 20
BOX-FOLDER 178/7 Jewish Theatrical Guild Testimonial Dinner Honoring Milton Berle, 1952, May 8
BOX-FOLDER 178/8 Leon-Arthur Boys Testimonial Dinner Tendered to Milton Berle, 1931, April 18
BOX-FOLDER 178/9 New York Alumni Night of Nostalgia Honoring Milton Berle, 1990, October 10
BOX 253-261; 272-273 MAPCASE 6 Scrapbooks, 1921-1963
Bound volumes and loose pages containing clippings, photographs, and handwritten summaries.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 254/1-2 Fragments, 1921-1941
BOX-FOLDER 272/1 Untitled, 1936-1937
Too fragile to page
BOX-FOLDER 273/1 Untitled, 1938
Too fragile to page
BOX-FOLDER 253/1 Milton Berle, circa 1940s
Includes "The Berling Point"
BOX-FOLDER 255/1 Milton Berle, 1941-1945
BOX-FOLDER 261/2 The Berling Point, 1945 February-September, 1945 August-1946 August, 1948, July 30
BOX-FOLDER 253/2 Milton Berle, 1949
Created by "Mel"
BOX-FOLDER 256-259/2 Milton Berle, 1949-1953 April
Created by Ruth E. Clarke
BOX-FOLDER 253/3 Memories of Milton Berle's Career, 1951-1955
Created by Juanitia Scheuer
Includes photographs and handwritten televison program summaries with commentary and essays
BOX-FOLDER 253/4 Fragment, 1960s
Clippings loose, removed from pages
BOX-FOLDER 253/5 Milton Berle, 1961
Clippings detached from pages
Created by Florence Duray
BOX-FOLDER 259/3 The Life of Milton Berle, 1963, February 19
BOX 179; 249 MAPCASE 6 Promotional Materials, 1931-1983
Advertising campaign materials, clippings, press releases, correspondence, and press kits.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 179/1 Buick-Berle Show, 1953, undated
BOX-FOLDER 179/2 Campbell Soups Show, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 179/3 Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer Fund, 1943 April
BOX-FOLDER 249/15 Endorsements, 1945, undated
BOX-FOLDER 179/4 Family Business, 1982-1983
Films
BOX-FOLDER 179/5 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 179/6 Whispering Ghosts, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 179/7 Goodnight Grandpa, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 179/8 Lowell Showboat, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 179/9; 249/16 MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/5 Miscellaneous, 1932, 1946, 1950, 1967, undated
Includes Hockey & Green advertisement promoting association with Kennedy & Berle
BOX-FOLDER 185/8 NBC Contract press Releases, 1951-1956
BOX-FOLDER 179/10 Texaco Star Theatre, undated
Includes mock-up of Your Texaco Dealer Presents the Milton Berle Comics
BOX 179-180; 249 Programs, 1919-1975
Booklets and broadsides from Berle's stage performances.
Arranged alphabetically by event type, then chronologically or alphabetically therein, as appropriate.
BOX-FOLDER 179/11 Dance, 1919
BOX-FOLDER 179/12 Miscellaneous, 1931, 1939, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 179/13 Stage Appearances: Miscellaneous, 1932, 1940, 1963, 1966, undated
Theatrical Appearances
BOX-FOLDER 179/14 Earl Carroll's Vanities, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 179/15 Floradora, 1920 August-September, undated
BOX-FOLDER 179/16 Last of the Red Hot Lovers, 1972, undated
BOX-FOLDER 179/17; 249/17 Miscellaneous, 1934, 1939-1946, 1963, 1973-1975, undated
Includes:
  • The Best of Everybody
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Norman, Is That You?
  • Saluta
  • See My Lawyer
  • Spring in Brazil
  • Top Banana
  • I'll Take the High Road (249/16)
  • Two By Two (249/16)
BOX-FOLDER 179/18 Ziegfeld Follies, 1943, 1944
Vaudeville Appearances
BOX-FOLDER 179/19 Berle as Master of Ceremonies, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 180/1 Kennedy and Berle - "Broadway Bound," 1921-1923
Includes script and promotional material
BOX-FOLDER 1802/ Miscellaneous, 1923, 1925, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 180/3 This Week In ..., 1922, 1930-1936
BOX-FOLDER 180/4 The Wayward Youth, 1925, 1928, undated
BOX 249; 261 MAPCASE 6 Posters, 1920s-1979
Broadsides, lobby cards, and posters.
Arranged alphabetically by format.
BOX-FOLDER 261/4 Broadsides - Miscellaneous 1940, undated
BOX-FOLDER 249/18 Lobby Cards, 1937-1967
Contents:
  • Always Leave Them Laughing
  • A Gentleman At Heart
  • It Pays To Be Funny
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • New Faces of 1937
  • Over My Dead Body
  • Radio City Revels
  • Sun City serenade
  • Whispering Ghosts
  • Who's Minding the Mint?
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/5 Posters: Films, 1949, 1963-1968, 1979
Contents:
  • Always Leave Them Laughing
  • It's A Mad, Mad, mad, Mad World (2 copies - 1 inscribed by Jesse White)
  • The Loved One
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Where Angels Go Trouble Follows
  • Who's Minding the Mint
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/5 Posters: Vaudeville, 1920s-1930s
Contents:
  • Palace - Milton Berle in The Wayward Youth
  • Orpheum Vancouver - Kennedy & Berle in Broadway Bound
  • Henderson's Theatre Coney Island - Kennedy & Berle (2 copies)
  • Irving - Milton Berle & Company Memories of Milton
  • Solly Square Olympia Publix Stage Show Featuring Milton Berle
BOX 181-185 MAPCASE 6 Clippings, 1920-2000
Biographical articles, publicity squibs, and reviews.
Arranged chronologically by year.
BOX-FOLDER 181/1 1920s
BOX-FOLDER 181/2 MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/5 1932
BOX-FOLDER 181/3 Miscellaneous, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 181/4 See My Lawyer, 1939-1940
BOX-FOLDER 181/5 Stop Me If You've Heard This One, 1939-1940
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