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BOX 441, 624, 637, 596-601, 776-780, 782-786, 789 Honors, 1945-1987
Awards, certificates and honorary degrees, medals, plaques, and trophies presented to Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine. The bulk of the materials were presented to Kaye.
Arranged alphabetically by file unit: Awards, Certificates, Honorary Degrees, Medals, Plaques, and Trophies. Each file unit is also arranged alphabetically by presenting entity or honor title.
BOX-FOLDER 596/1 Actor's Fund of America, 1971, April 22
BOX-FOLDER 596/2 American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations/Murray Green Award, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 779/2 American Friends of Hebrew University/Scopus Award, 1977, May 18
Includes phonograph record.
BOX-FOLDER 599/1 American Theatre Wing/Antoinette Perry Award, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 596/3 Ben-Gurion University of Negev, 1976
BOX 785 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Lifetime Achievement Award, 1982, January 26
Middle Canaanite I period clay pot.
BOX-FOLDER 776/1 Boys' Towns of Italy/World of Entertainment Award, 1974, March 28
BOX-FOLDER 601/13 Brooklyn College Alumni Association/Alumni of the Year/Sylvia Fine Kaye, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 598/7 Brooklyn College Alumni Association/Los Angeles Southern California Chapter/Distinguished Alumni Award/Sylvia Fine Kaye, 1983, March 27
BOX-FOLDER 780/1 Children's Theatre Conference Monte Meacham Award, 1959
Inscribed silver martini pitcher with stirrer.
BOX-FOLDER 600/7 Deauville American Film Festival/Danny KayeAward, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 598/4 Film Advisory Board/Award of Excellence/Musical Comedy Tonight, 1979, October
BOX-FOLDER 601/7 General Maurice Rose Memorial Medal/Humanitarian Service, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 599/10 Grand Order of the Water Rats, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 776/4 Hadassah/Beverly Hills Chapter/Woman of Achievement Award/Sylvia Fine Kaye, 1983, November 19
BOX-FOLDER 601/16 Haganah Day of Valor Plaque/to Danny Kaye, 1967, July 4
BOX-FOLDER 596/4 International Center for the Disabled/Special Recognition Award, 1982
BOX-FOLDER 596/5, 598/3, 599/2 Israel/Prime Minister's Award, 1968, 1973
BOX 789 Israel/Silver Anniversary Cultural Medal, 1973, June 3
Decorative element depicts the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
BOX-FOLDER 596/6 Joint Defense Appeal of the American Jewish Committee Anti-Defamation League/Motion Picture Division/Human Relations Award, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 777/1 John F. Kennedy Center/Honor, 1984, December 2
BOX-FOLDER 596/7 Le Soir, 1955, September 30
BOX-FOLDER 601/8 National Conference of Christians and Jews/Brotherhood Award, 1953, February 19
BOX-FOLDER 596/ 8 National Conference of Christians and Jews/Mass Media Award, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 596/9 Parents' Magazine Medal, 1955, 1959
BOX 786 People of Israel, 1974, February 11
Middle Bronze age clay pot.
Given for support during the Yom Kippur War.
BOX-FOLDER 596/10 Schubert Foundation Award, 1970-1971
BOX-FOLDER 780/3 Schlesinger Organisation Award of Merit, 1954
Bronze African drummer sculpture.
BOX-FOLDER 780/2 Screen Actors Guild Annual Award, 1982
BOX-FOLDER 596/11 State of Israel Bonds/Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities Award, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 776/2 Thomas Jefferson High School/Alumni Association/Distinguished Alumni Award/Sylvia Fine Kaye, 1963, May 3
BOX-FOLDER 596/12 UNICEF/International Year of Children, 1979, June 23
BOX-FOLDER 596/13 University of Georgia/George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award/Secret Life of Danny Kaye, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 596/14 University of Georgia/George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award/Danny Kaye Show, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 596/15 University of Georgia/George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award/Musical Comedy Tonight, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 596/16 University of Georgia/George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award/Live at Lincoln Center and Skokie, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 596/17 USO/New York City Committee/Distinguished Service Award, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 596/18 Utah State University/Robins Award of America, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/19 Ville De Paris, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 596/20 Yale School of Music/Sanford Fellowship, 1976, April 24
A complete, alphabetical list of all of Kaye's certificates is located in Box 441/2.
BOX-FOLDER 441/1, 769/12 Fine, Sylvia, 1953, 1959, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 441/2-9, 442/1-10, 637/1-6, 769/13 Kaye, Danny, "A-Z" Miscellaneous, 1945-1985
Honorary Degrees
BOX-FOLDER 624/15, 769/14 Kaye, Danny, Miscellaneous, 1955, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 598/6 American College of Cardiology/Convocation Medal, 1981, March 18
BOX-FOLDER 596/21 Armed Forces Operation Entertainment, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/22 Denmark/Danmark's Turistrad, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/23 Boston Symphony Orchestra Medal, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/24 Denmark/Order of Dannebrog, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/25 France/Legion of Honor, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/26 France/Ordre des Artes et des Lettres, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/27 Hunter College/President's Medal, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/28 Israel/Jabotinsky Medal, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/29 National Institute of Social Sciences/Gold Medal, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 599/3 President of The United States of America/Medal of Freedom, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 596/30 Tutzinger Stern, undated
BOX-FOLDER 600/5 General Rose Memorial Hospital/Children's Division Dedication, 1961, December 2
BOX-FOLDER 779/1 South African Tour/African Consolidated Theatres, 1954, May
BOX-FOLDER 598/5 Town and Gown/University of Southern California/Sylvia Fine Kaye Scholarship, 1986, February 25
BOX-FOLDER 776/3 University of Southern California/Division of Drama/Outstanding Achievement/Sylvia Fine Kaye, 1985, November
BOX-FOLDER 600/3 U. S. Naval Forces Marianas - Crossroads of the Pacific, 1967, August
BOX-FOLDER 601/11 American Legion Auxiliary/Golden Mike Award/Best Variety Show, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 600/1 Boy Scouts of Brooklyn, undated
BOX 782 Brookhaven Country Club, Dallas, Tex., Service City Invitational and National Aviation Golf Championship, Flying Entertainer of the Year, 1966, May 23
BOX 783 Civic Unity Council and B'nai Brith, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1952, November 11
Totem pole.
BOX-FOLDER 601/9 Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association/Golden Globe/Me and the Colonel, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 601/10 Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association/Golden Globe/On the Riviera, 1951
BOX 784 Los Angeles Dodgers Danny Goodman Award, 1985, August 10
BOX-FOLDER 597/1 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/Emmy Award/Producer Look In at the Met, 1975-1976
BOX-FOLDER 597/2 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/Emmy Award/Best Performance in a Variety Show, 1963-1964
BOX-FOLDER 598/1 The Paramount Men/Sylvia Kaye The Champion Hostess, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 601/12 Screen Guide Award/Best Performance by a Comedian/Wonder Man, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 600/2 United Nations/Distinguished Service, 1977
BOX 596, 599-601, 778, 780-781, 788, 790, INSTR Realia, 1949-1984
Memorabilia and presentation items given to or saved by Danny Kaye.
Arranged alphabetically by item type or presenting organization.
BOX-FOLDER 596/31 Abruzza/Cigarette Case, 1978, September
Inscribed "25 anni con L'UNICEF" and "sempre piu mi piace questo Jacobowski."
BOX-FOLDER 601/2 Abruzza Medallion, undated
Inscribed "sempre piu mi piace questo Jacobowski."
BOX-FOLDER 778/3 Gadna Orchestra/International Tour, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 778/2 Golden Flyswatter/Syracuse Symphony, 1979, March 31
BOX-FOLDER 778/1 Inscribed to Danny Kaye from Jo Lombardi, undated
BOX-FOLDER 778/4 Inscribed to Danny Kaye from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1957, April
BOX-FOLDER 778/6 Katims, Milton and Seattle Symphony Women's Association, 1975
3 pieces; Toscanini baton from Katims' personal collection, baton in plexiglass tube inserted in stand.
BOX-FOLDER 778/5 Variety Club of Great Britain/Manchester Committee, 1974, May
2 pieces; brass baton, green agate stand
BOX-FOLDER 596/32 Brooklyn Police Badge, undated
BOX-FOLDER 599/8 Canadian National Exhibition/Mementos, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 596/33 City of New York/Presented by Robert F. Wagner, 1963, April 7
BOX-FOLDER 600/4 Clapboard (Polavision), 1978
BOX-FOLDER 596/34 Confrére de la Chaine de Rotisseurs, undated
BOX-FOLDER 596/35 Copenhagen/Seal, undated
INSTR Cornet in B-flat, 1950s
Selmer et Cie, Paris, serial number 1455
Note: Used by Danny Kaye in his role as cornetist Red Nichols in The Five Pennies
BOX-FOLDER 601/5 Far East Command/Lighter Case, 1951
Inscribed to Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 600/8 Flying Fickle Finger of Fate, undated
BOX-FOLDER 599/6 Israeli Bayonet, undated
Scabbard inscribed "To Yacobovski from an immigrant colonel."
BOX-FOLDER 780/4 Izod Bucket Hat, undated
BOX-FOLDER 601/15 Israeli Defense Forces/Flight Training School, 1976, April
BOX-FOLDER 601/14 Jerusalem Theatre/Special Benefit Performance Coin, 1976, May 4
Kaye, Danny – Bust, undated
Bronze mounted on wood.
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