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MS Thr 436

Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), b. 1891. Herbert B. Ehrmann papers, 1915-1968: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 436
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), b. 1891.
Title: Herbert B. Ehrmann papers,
Date(s): 1915-1968, (bulk) 1938-1942.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 folder)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, scripts, and scrapbooks relating to the American dramatist and author Herbert Ehrmann.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-136. Gift of Mrs. Herbert B. Ehrmann; received: 1971 February 17.

Processing Information:

This finding aid describes a portion of the Ehrmann papers (2 boxes and 1 folder); an additional 2 boxes, which were transferred from the Harvard Law School in April 2004, have not yet been processed and cataloged.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Herbert B. Ehrmann Papers, 1915-1968 (MS Thr436). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ehrmann (1891-1970; A.B., 1912, LL.B., 1914) was an American dramatist and author.


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Scope and Contents

Contains scripts, scrapbooks, correspondence, contracts, box office statements, stories and poems relating primarily to Ehrmann's theatrical career. Includes correspondence between Ehrmann and the American dramatist and producer George S. Kaufman, pertaining to their lawsuit (1938-1942).

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