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MS Thr 600

Eisen, Max. Max Eisen papers, circa 1949-1997: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository, pf
Call No.: MS Thr 600
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Max Eisen papers,
Date(s): 1949-1997.
Quantity: 44 linear feet (45 boxes)
Quantity: 24.5 Gigabytes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for professional papers of American press agent Max Eisen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-2. Gift of Lee Kittay; received: 2010 August 13.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.
Most of this collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Conditions Governing Use:

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff (boxes 1-2).

Separated Materials

The Max Eisen Jewish Theater Collection is held by the Judaica Division of Widener Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Max Eisen (1918-2009) was a Broadway press agent.


Arrangement is a rough box list only and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change.

Scope and Contents

Collection chiefly of files for Broadway productions Eisen represented, as well as material from professional associations and particular theaters. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, periodicals, audiovisual material, playbills, and printed books and other printed material.


Most of this collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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