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Finding aid for the Lichtig & Englander letters

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2014 March

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Lichtig & Englander (Firm).
Title
Lichtig & Englander letters
Collection no.
6051
Date [inclusive]
1923-1951
Extent
0.42 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
Letters to the Hollywood agency Lichtig & Englander, many addressed directly to Harry Lichtig, from novelists, screenwriters, editors, actors and actresses. Some of the letters have notes inscribed by the firm regarding action taken. The letters describe the routine business activities of Hollywood agents during the period 1920s-1950s, particularly in regard to the buying and selling of scripts.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Lichtig & Englander letters, Collection no. 6051, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

Letters to the Hollywood agency Lichtig & Englander, many addressed directly to Harry Lichtig, from novelists, screenwriters, editors, actors and actresses. Some of the letters have notes inscribed by the firm regarding action taken. The letters describe the routine business activities of Hollywood agents during the period 1920s-1950s, particularly in regard to the buying and selling of scripts.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2014 March
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Lichtig & Englander (Firm). -- Correspondence

Genre(s)

  • Letters

Geographic Name(s)

  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources

Subject(s)

  • Commercial agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Screenwriters--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Ade, George 1936 September 1 

1 1

 Atherton, Gertrude 1934 May 24 

1 2

 Ayres, Ruby M. 1947 November 1 

1 3

 Bacheller, Irving 1942 April 30 

1 4

 Bailey, Temple 1935 February 6 

1 5

 Baldwin, Faith 1940 April 5 

1 6

 Banning, Margaret Culkin 1935 July 6, 1950 February 15 

1 7

 Barrymore, John and Elaine 1938 August 5 

1 8

 Bellah, James Warner 1947 December 9 

1 9

 Bellamann, Henry 1932, 1935 

1 10

 Blanding, Don 1943 July 10 

1 11

 Biggers, Earl D. 1933 February 25 

1 12

 Bodeen, DeWitt 1951 September 20 

1 13

 Bower, B.M. 1928 September 26, 1929 July 28 

1 14

 Brennan, Frederick Hazlitt 1931, 1936 

1 15

 Bromfield, Louis 1938 September 21 

1 16

 Brown, Beth 1951, undated 

1 17

 Brown, Joe E. 1939 March 17 

1 18

 Brown, Porter E. undated 

1 19

 Buck, Charles Neville 1936, 1950, 1951 

1 20

 Buck, Frank 1935 January 22 

1 21

 Burroughs, Edgar Rice 1928 May 10 

1 22

 Burt, Struthers 1933 June 22 

1 23

 Bush, Christopher 1950 February 1 

1 24

 Cadman, Charles Wakefield undated 

1 25

 Caldwell, Erskine 1938 September 

1 26

 Cam [?], Mildred 1951 November 

1 27

 Cameron, Anne 1935, undated 

1 28

 Clarke, Donald Henderson 1933 January 4 

1 29

 Coburn, Walter 1936-1951 

1 30

 Cotton, John 1938 June 2 

1 31

 Comandini, Adele 1951 November 12 

1 32

 Comfort, Will Levington 1931 August 27 

1 33

 Comstock, Harriet T. 1933 September 22, 24 

1 34

 Cooper, Courtney Ryley 1938 February 22 

1 35

 Crawford, Joan 1948 July 8 

1 36

 Crosby, Percy L. 1935 October 25 

1 37

 Croy, Homer undated 

1 38

 Cunningham, Eugene 1949 July 22 

1 39

 Davis, Owen 1935, 1936 

1 40

 DeLaney, Paul 1934 

1 41

 Drago, Harry S. 1951 August 3 

1 42

 Durling, E.V. undated 

1 43

 Edeson, Robert undated 

1 44

 Elston, Allan V. 1951 September 12 

1 45

 Fischer, Jo 1950, 1951 

1 46

 Fleming, Berry 1932-1934 

1 47

 Forbes, James 1931, 1935 

1 48

 Ford, Sewell undated 

1 49

 Forman, Henry James 1934-1937 

1 50

 Franklin, George Cory 1951 

1 51

 Friel, Arthur O. 1951 May 22 

1 52

 Gardner, Edward W. 1950 March 14 

1 53

 Gates, Eleanor undated 

1 54

 Green, Abel 1951 April 9 

1 55

 Harman, Fred 1940 July 15 

1 56

 Hart, William S. 1939 

1 57

 Hichens, Robert 1932, 1935 

1 58

 Hodgkinson, H.D. 1948 June 19 

1 59

 Jackson, Joseph Henry 1950 September 18 

1 60

 Kay, Kathryn 1946 September 26 

1 61

 King, Henry 1929 February 20 

1 62

 King, Rufus 1949 June 3 

1 63

 Korda, Alexander 1935 March 11 

1 64

 Kyne, Peter B. 1951 September 4 

1 65

 Laemmle, Carl 1932 February 20 

1 66

 Leussler, Harrison 1951 January 24 

1 67

 Lockhart, Gene 1951 January 15 

1 68

 Lofting, Hugh 1940 

1 69

 McBride, Clifford 1935 

1 70

 MacGrath, Harold 1925 July 28 

1 71

 McNamara, Tom 1947, 1951, undated 

1 72

 McWilliams, Carey 1948 May 7 

1 73

 Martin, Charles M. 1951 November 28 

1 74

 Meik, Vivian 1933 

1 75

 Miller, Alice D.G. 1951 October 4 

1 76

 Morris, Gouverneur 1934, 1944 

1 77

 Murray, Mae undated 

1 78

 Neumann, Alfred 1950 December 19 

1 79

 Norris, Kathleen 1926 August 

1 80

 Parker, Charles Addison undated 

1 81

 Patric, John 1947 January 13 

1 82

 Phillpots, Eden 1933, 1935, 1940, 1941 

1 83

 Pickford, Mary 1946 February 21 

1 84

 Raine, William McLeod 1925-1951 

1 85

 Renaldo, Duncan 1951 July 15 

1 86

 Rhodes, Eugene Menlove 1931-1933 

1 87

 Roche, Arthur Somers 1934 November 30 

1 88

 Rouverol, Aurania 1950 June 19 

1 89

 Russell, John 1949-1951 

1 90

 Ryerson, Florence 1929, undated 

1 91

 Sennett, Mack 1938 May 19 

1 92

 Shepard, Eliza London 1930 March 

1 93

 Shippey, Lee 1951 December 3 

1 94

 Smith, Harry B. 1928 September 13 

1 95

 Smith, Paul Gerard 1948 April 23 

1 96

 Tibbett, Lawrence 1940 February 13 

1 97

 Tully, Jim 1934, 1942 

1 98

 Sinclair, Upton 1942 January 9 

1 99

 Tuttle, W.C. 1946-1951 

1 100

 Vance, Louis Joseph 1923 November 5 

1 101

 Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Jr. 1931 January 20 

1 102

 Walsh, George 1951 October 21 

1 103

 Warner, Harry M. 1949 October 21 

1 104

 Weber, Joe 1932, 1939 

1 105

 Wentworth-James, G. de S. 1933 January 12 

1 106

 White, William Allen 1938 March 11 

1 107

 Wiley, Hugh 1949 December 24 

1 108

 Williams, Ben Ames 1935, 1940, 1941 

1 109

 Winslow, Thyra Samter 1950 October 9 

1 110

 Wise, John B. 1940 September 25 

1 111

 Woon, Basil 1951 

1 112

 Wright, Harold Bell 1934 

1 113

 Young, Robert 1948 October 6 

1 114

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