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BOX 50-52 Miscellany, 1945-2019
A small Miscellany series contains additional material documenting Orben's life and career including press clippings about or mentioning him and photographs depicting his work with President Gerald R. Ford. A scrapbook contains Orben's earliest published writings, most of which relate to magic.
Material types include card files, calendars, photographs, press clippings, lists, passports, a scrapbook, and video files from an award ceremony.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or name. The file structure of the digital content maintained as received.
BOX OV 15 - OV 16 Address file
BOX OV 15 A-L, undated See Oversize
BOX OV 16 M-Y, undated See Oversize
BOX 50 Biographical information, circa 1970s, 1990, circa 2007, 2015
BOX 50 Calendars, 1976-1977
BOX 50 Christmas cards, 2007, undated
BOX 50 Drawing of Orben, 1987
BOX 50 Honors and awards, 1975-1979, 1992, 2013
DF Honors and awards, video file, 2013
Digital ID: mss86325_201_005
BOX 50 Lists, 1969-2013
(2 folders)
BOX 50 Orben, Jean
BOX 50 Notes, 1995-2016, undated
BOX 50 Passports, 1964-1985
BOX 51 Passports, 1964-1985
BOX 51 Photographs
BOX 51 Portraits, 1950s-1980s
(2 folders)
BOX 51 Various events, 1973-1986, 2004, undated
BOX 51 White House, 1974-1976 See also Oversize
(4 folders)
BOX 52 Press clippings, 1954-1957, 1963-2019
(3 folders)
BOX 52 Printed matter, 1972-2016
BOX OV 17 Scrapbook, 1945-1947 See Oversize
BOX OV 1-OV 17 Oversize, 1945-1977
Card files of jokes, card files of addresses, photographs, a proclamation, and a scrapbook.
Listed and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the material was separated. The items are physically grouped and arranged by size.
Alphabetical File
BOX OV 1 Bicentennial proclamation and photo collage, 1976
(Container 13, White House memorabilia)
Speeches and Writings
BOX OV 2 Card file, material written for Dick Gregory's books, circa 1962
BOX OV 3 Card file, "Hot Lines" column material, circa 1968
BOX OV 4 Card file, miscellaneous jokes, undated
BOX OV 5 Card file, miscellaneous jokes, undated
Orben's Current Comedy
BOX OV 6 Card file, material by contributors, undated
BOX OV 7 Card file, unpublished, new material, undated
BOX OV 8 Card file, unpublished, new material, undated
BOX OV 9 Card file, unpublished, new material, undated
BOX OV 10 Card file, unpublished, new material, undated
Red Skelton Hour
BOX OV 11 Card file, miscellaneous material, 1964-1968, 1977
BOX OV 12 Card file, "Skelton Stockpile" topical file, circa 1964-1969
BOX OV 13 Card file, "Skelton Stockpile" topical file, circa 1964-1969
BOX OV 14 Card file, "Skelton Stockpile" topical file, circa 1964-1969
BOX OV 15 Card file, address file, A-L, undated
BOX OV 16 Card file, address file, M-Y, undated
BOX OV 1 Photographs, White House, 1974-1976
(Container 51, same heading)
BOX OV 17 Scrapbook, clippings by and about Robert Orben and Jean Orben, 1945-1947

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