Bernard Sobel papers
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Brief Description: The collection consists of one folder which contains articles and publications by Bernard Sobel.
Held at:
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
504 W. State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-6414
Fax: 765-494-2810
Email: archives [at]
Created by: Sobel, Bernard (1887-1964)
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for Sobel, Bernard (1887-1964) :

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.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
PreferredCitation: MSF 354, Bernard Sobel papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries