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Bernard Sobel papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 37, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 354

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one folder which contains articles and publications by Bernard Sobel.


  • 1916 - 1953
  • 1916 - 1953


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright use information

Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Bernard Sobel was born in Attica, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 1911, with a B.S in English. He received his Ph.B. from the University of Chicago and his M.S. from Wisconsin University. He was Assistant Professor of English at Purdue University, first editor of the Purdue Alumnus in 1912, and he established the publicity bureau at Purdue. He was later a lecturer on Modern Drama at Indiana University. Some of his other achievements include an American playwright, a drama critic for the New York Mirror, an author of a number of books on theatre history, and a publicist. Among his clients were Florenz Ziegfeld, Charles Dillingham, A.L. Erlanger and Lee, Sam and Jacob Shubert.


1.00 folders

1 folder other_unmapped

1.00 folders

0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Arrangement Note

Bernard Sobel papers
In Progress
Mary A. Sego and Keertana Marella
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Edition statement
Second Edition. Collection description was first completed 2010-09-04.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-06: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States