By Mary A. Sego
Primary Creator: Sobel, Bernard (1887-1964)
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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.
Preferred Citation: MSF 354, Bernard Sobel papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries