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Robert Lewis papers, correspondence

Special Collections and Archives

Robert Lewis papers, correspondence

Finding Aid for the Robert Lewis papers

Sub-series 3A: Correspondence: Chronological

Much of Robert Lewis' early correspondence relates to business. In later years, he combined both business and personal correspondence. Research note: See also Correspondence: Alphabetical.

Box 29

Folder -- Contents

  1. Correspondence: [1940s]
  2. Correspondence: 1950
  3. Correspondence: 1951
  4. Correspondence: 1953
  5. Correspondence: January-June, 1954
  6. Correspondence: July-December, 1954
  7. Correspondence: January-February, 1955
  8. Correspondence: March, 1955
  9. Correspondence: April, 1955
  10. Correspondence: May, 1955
  11. Correspondence: June, 1955
  12. Correspondence: July-December, 1955
  13. Correspondence: January-June, 1956
  14. Correspondence: July-August, 1956
  15. Correspondence: 1957
  16. Correspondence: 1958
  17. Correspondence: January-February, 1959
  18. Correspondence: March, 1959
  19. Correspondence: April-May, 1959
  20. Correspondence: June-December, 1959
  21. Correspondence: January-June, 1960
  22. Correspondence: July-December, 1960
  23. Correspondence: January-April, 1961
  24. Correspondence: May-December, 1961
  25. Correspondence: January-May, 1962
  26. Correspondence: June, 1962
  27. Correspondence: July-December, 1962
  28. Correspondence: January-August, 1963
  29. Correspondence: September-December, 1963
  30. Correspondence: 1964
  31. Correspondence: 1965
  32. Correspondence: 1966
  33. Correspondence: 1967
  34. Correspondence: January-June, 1968
  35. Correspondence: August-September, 1968
  36. Correspondence: 1969
  37. Correspondence: 1970
  38. Correspondence: 1971
  39. Correspondence: 1972
  40. Correspondence: 1973
  41. Correspondence: January-June, 1974
  42. Correspondence: July-December, 1974
  43. Correspondence: January-June, 1975
  44. Correspondence: July-December, 1975
  45. Correspondence: January-June, 1976
  46. Correspondence: July-December, 1976
  47. Correspondence: January-June, 1977
  48. Correspondence: July-December, 1977
  49. Correspondence: January-June, 1978
  50. Correspondence: July-December, 1978
  51. Correspondence: January-June, 1979
  52. Correspondence: July-December, 1979
  53. Correspondence: January-June, 1980
  54. Correspondence: July-September, 1980
  55. Correspondence: October-December, 1980
  56. Correspondence: January-April, 1981
  57. Correspondence: May-June, 1981
  58. Correspondence: July-December, 1981
  59. Correspondence: January-April, 1982
  60. Correspondence: May-July, 1982
  61. Correspondence: August-December, 1982
  62. Correspondence: January-June, 1983
  63. Correspondence: July-October, 1983
  64. Correspondence: November-December, 1983
  65. Correspondence: January-April, 1984
  66. Correspondence: May-October, 1984
  67. Correspondence: November-December, 1984
  68. Correspondence: January-March, 1985
  69. Correspondence: April-June, 1985
  70. Correspondence: July-December, 1985

Sub-series 3A: Correspondence: Chronological

Much of Robert Lewis' early correspondence relates to business. In later years, he combined both business and personal correspondence. Research note: See also Correspondence: Alphabetical.

Box 30

Folder -- Contents

  1. Correspondence: January-March, 1986
  2. Correspondence: April-June, 1986
  3. Correspondence: July-October, 1986
  4. Correspondence: November-December, 1986
  5. Correspondence: January-June, 1987
  6. Correspondence: July-October, 1987
  7. Correspondence: November-December, 1987
  8. Correspondence: January-March, 1988
  9. Correspondence: April-June, 1988
  10. Correspondence: July-September, 1988
  11. Correspondence: October-December, 1988
  12. Correspondence: January-April, 1989
  13. Correspondence: May-June, 1989
  14. Correspondence: July-October, 1989
  15. Correspondence: November-December, 1989
  16. Correspondence: January-June, 1990
  17. Correspondence: July-October, 1990
  18. Correspondence: November-December, 1990
  19. Correspondence: January-March, 1991
  20. Correspondence: April-June, 1991
  21. Correspondence: July-September, 1991
  22. Correspondence: October-December, 1991
  23. Correspondence: January-March, 1992
  24. Correspondence: April-June, 1992
  25. Correspondence: July-September, 1992
  26. Correspondence: October-December, 1992
  27. Correspondence: Christmas and New Years cards: Folder 1 of 2: 1992
  28. Correspondence: Christmas and New Years cards: Folder 2 of 2: 1992
  29. Correspondence: January-March, 1993
  30. Correspondence: April-June, 1993
  31. Correspondence: July-December, 1993
  32. Correspondence: January-March, 1994
  33. Correspondence: April-September, 1994
  34. Correspondence: October-December,1994
  35. Correspondence: January-February, 1995
  36. Correspondence: March-April, 1995
  37. Correspondence: May-August, 1995
  38. Correspondence: September-December, 1995
  39. Correspondence: Christmas and New Years cards: Folder 1 of 2: 1995
  40. Correspondence: 1996
  41. Correspondence: 1997
  42. Correspondence: Folder 1 of 3: [no dates]
  43. Correspondence: Folder 2 of 3: [no dates]
  44. Correspondence: Folder 3 of 3: [no dates]
  45. Correspondence: Postcards: [no dates]

Sub-series 3A: Correspondence: Chronological

Research note: See also Correspondence: Alphabetical.

Box 31

Folder -- Contents

  1. Postcard album: Postcards collected by or sent to Lewis: 1951-1972

Sub-series 3B: Correspondence: Alphabetical

Robert Lewis separated much of his correspondence with famous people, friends and family from his chronological correspondence. Lewis' corresponded with many well-known people including actors, playwrights, singers, dancers and composers. Material is organized alphabetically by the individual's last name. When the full name could not be determined, the correspondence has been filed under the first letter of the last name. Date Range: 1927-[1990s] Research note: See also Correspondence: Chronological.

Box 32

Folder -- Contents

  1. As (miscellaneous)
  2. Adler, Ellen
  3. Adler Rosenfeld, Lulla
  4. Adler, Pearl
  5. Adler, Stella
  6. Albee, Edward
  7. Albert, Eddie
  8. Amram, David and Lora Lee
  9. Anderson, Max
  10. Andrews, Herb
  11. Anthony, Mary
  12. Arlen, Harold
  13. Aronson, Boris, Lisa and Marc
  14. Ashcroft, Peggy
  15. Atkinson, Brooks
  16. Aumont, Jean Pierre
  17. Bs (miscellaneous)
  18. Bachardy, Don
  19. Baker, Charles Adams
  20. Baldridge, Harold
  21. Ball, June
  22. Ballard, Kay
  23. Bancroft, Anne
  24. Barker, Margaret
  25. Barnard, Henry
  26. Barrymore, John and Elaine
  27. Baxley, Barbara
  28. Beaton, Cecil
  29. Beaumont, Hugh
  30. Bell, Marion
  31. Bentley, Eric
  32. Bermel, Albert
  33. Berstein, Aline
  34. Berstein, Leonard
  35. Bey, Turhan
  36. Bing, Rudolf
  37. Blau, Herbert
  38. Blitzenstein, Marc
  39. Bloom, Leo (humorous correspondence signed "Ronald Nehru" but "Leo Bloom," written by Lewis)
  40. Bovasso, Julie
  41. Braff, Maria, Natasha and Nila
  42. Brando, Marlon (including playbills for The Men, A Streecar Named Desire and Viva Zapata)
  43. Brenman-Gibson, Margaret
  44. Brooks, Mel
  45. Brown, John Mason
  46. Brustein, Robert
  47. Buchholz, Horst
  48. Burke, Eddie (Robert Lewis' assistant)
  49. Cs (miscellaneous)
  50. Caldwell, Robert
  51. Campbell, Sandy
  52. Capote, Truman
  53. Carnovsky, Morris
  54. Cavett, Dick and Carrie Nye
  55. Chan, Jacqui
  56. Chapin, Schuyler
  57. Chaplin, Charles and Oona
  58. Chase, Mary
  59. Chinoy, Helen Krich
  60. Clift, Montgomery
  61. Clurman, Harold
  62. Coen, Fabio
  63. Cole, Jack
  64. Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle
  65. Conners, Edward
  66. Copland, Aaron
  67. Corey, Jeff (?)
  68. Corman, Roger
  69. Coward, Noel
  70. Craig, David
  71. Crawford, Cheryl
  72. Crawford, Joan
  73. Crosby, Bing
  74. Cronyn, Hume
  75. Cunard, Nancy
  76. Cusick, Edla
  77. Ds (miscellaneous)
  78. Dache, Lilly
  79. Darvis, Lili
  80. Dassin, Jules
  81. Dauphin, Claude,
  82. Davidson, Gordon
  83. De Lavallade, Carmen
  84. De Mille, Agnes Prude
  85. d'Erlanger, Catherine
  86. Diamond, David
  87. Dietrich, Marlene
  88. Dodson, Owen
  89. Driberg, Tom
  90. Ducrocq, Gabrielle
  91. Dufour, Val
  92. Durang, Christopher
  93. Edwards, Christine
  94. Ellis (?), Robert
  95. Engel, Lehman
  96. Epstein, Alvin
  97. Evans, Maurice
  98. Fs (miscellaneous)
  99. Feigay, Paul
  100. Feingold, Michael
  101. Ferber, Edna
  102. Ferrer, Mel
  103. Field, Sally
  104. Fishbein, Freida
  105. Fiske, Dwight
  106. Fitelson, William H.
  107. Flanner, Janet
  108. Fleming, Robert
  109. Ford, Ruth
  110. Gs (miscellaneous)
  111. Gabor, Eva
  112. Gardiner, James Ware
  113. Garfield, John and Julie
  114. Garrett, Betty
  115. Gassner, John
  116. Gaynor Gregory, Janet
  117. Gehry, Frank
  118. Guildgud, John
  119. Gingold, Hermione
  120. Glenville, P[eter]
  121. Goldman, Milton
  122. Gordon, Dennie
  123. Gordon, Ruth
  124. Gorelik, Mordecai "Max"
  125. Graham, Martha
  126. Grant, Cary
  127. Grant, David Marshall
  128. Green, Gerald
  129. Green, Paul
  130. Guare, John
  131. Guiness, Qileen
  132. Gutherie, Tyrone
  133. Hs (miscellaneous)
  134. Hageman, Larry
  135. Haigh (?), Kenneth
  136. Hansen, William
  137. Harburg, Edgar "Yip"
  138. Harris, Barbara and Arnold Weinstein
  139. Hayes, Helen
  140. Heinlein, Mary Virginia
  141. Helburn, Theresa
  142. Hellman, Lillian
  143. Hepburn, Katharine
  144. Hersey, John and Barbara
  145. Hessman, Howard and Caroline Ducrocq
  146. Hill, Lucienne
  147. Holder, Geoffrey
  148. Holman, Elizabeth ("Mrs. Ralph Holmes")
  149. Horne, Lena
  150. Howard, Ken and Margo
  151. Howe, Tina
  152. Howland, Beth
  153. Hughes, Elinor
  154. Hunt, Linda
  155. Hunter Wolf, Mary
  156. Hunter, Ross
  157. Hyman, Earle
  158. Ilyin, Eugene
  159. Inge, William
  160. Isaacs, Susan
  161. Jackson, Anne and Eli
  162. Jeanmarie, Zizi
  163. Jeffrey, Howard
  164. Johnson, Van
  165. Jones, TC and Connie
  166. Jones, Robert Edmond
  167. Kanin, Garson
  168. Katz, Sydney M.
  169. Kauffman, Stanley and Laura
  170. Kaufman Schneider, Anne
  171. Kazan, Elia "Gadg"
  172. Kerr, Walter
  173. Kinsey, Alfred C.
  174. Knight, Easson
  175. Kneubuhl, John
  176. Kramer, Hilton
  177. Ls (miscellaneous)
  178. La Rosa, Julius
  179. Langtry, Lillie (not addressed to Lewis)
  180. Larson, Jack
  181. Lawrence, Jerome
  182. Laurents, Arthur
  183. Lavin, Linda
  184. Le Gallienne, Eva
  185. Lenya, Lotte
  186. Lerner, Alan J.
  187. Lewin, Albert
  188. Lewis, Benjamin and Sadie [Robert Lewis' parents]
  189. Lewis Cooper, Brenda
  190. Lewis, Frank [Robert Lewis' brother]
  191. [Lewis], Golda [Robert Lewis' sister] (including invitations to art exhibitions and Artnews, volume 74, number 2, February, 1975 featuring a Golda Lewis painting)
  192. Lewis, Robert (Christmas/New Year's card with Lewis' photograph, circa 1971)
  193. Lewis, Sinclair
  194. Levene, Sam
  195. Ley-Piscator, Marie
  196. Lloyd, George
  197. Loew, Arthur M.
  198. Logan, Joshua
  199. Long, Robert Emmet
  200. Loos, Anita
  201. Lortel, Lucille
  202. Luce, Claire
  203. Lumet, Gail "Mrs. Sydney"
  204. Lumet, Syndey
  205. Lunt, Alfred

Sub-series 3B: Correspondence: Alphabetical

Robert Lewis separated much of his correspondence with famous people, friends and family from his chronological correspondence. Lewis' corresponded with many well-known people including actors, playwrights, singers, dancers and composers. Material is organized alphabetically by the individual's last name. When the full name could not be determined, the correspondence has been filed under the first letter of the last name. Date Range: 1927-[1990s] Research note: See also Correspondence: Chronological.

Box 33

Folder -- Contents

  1. Ms (miscellaneous)
  2. MacMackin, David Alison
  3. MacMahon Stein, Aline
  4. MacRae, Sheila Stephens
  5. Malden, Karl
  6. Malina, Judith
  7. Mamet, David
  8. Manchester, Melissa
  9. Mann, Ted
  10. Manso, Peter
  11. Marowitz, Charles
  12. Martin, Mary
  13. Massee, Jordan
  14. Mathison, Holli
  15. Matthau, Walter and Carol
  16. McBride, Mary Margaret
  17. McClanahan, Rue
  18. McLendon, Rose
  19. McDowell, Roddy: Folder 1 of 2
  20. McDowell, Roddy: Folder 2 of 2
  21. McMullan, Fran
  22. Medlin, Rayford
  23. Meisner, Sandford
  24. Meredith, Burgess
  25. Merlo, Frank
  26. Merrick, David
  27. Messel, Olive
  28. Miller, Arthur
  29. Miles, Bernard
  30. Miller, Gilbert
  31. Miller, Rebecca
  32. Mills, John
  33. Mitchell, James
  34. Mooney, Ria
  35. Moore, Dick
  36. Morgan, Harry and Eileen
  37. Morgan, Harvey and Karen
  38. Morris, Mary
  39. Morrison, Hobe
  40. Mossman, Fred
  41. Mullen, Bill, Maralin, Robert and Stuart
  42. Murray, Natalia
  43. Nash, Richard
  44. Nathan, Robert
  45. Naya, Ramon
  46. Nelson, Ruth
  47. Newman, Paul
  48. Nicolesi, Lucie
  49. Nicoll, Allardyce (?)
  50. Noda, Mosao
  51. Norman, Itzhak
  52. Os (miscellaneous)
  53. O'Brien, Jack
  54. O'Casey, Sean and Eileen (including playbills for Cock-A-Doodle Dandy, periodical clippings and articles)
  55. O'Casey, Shivain (?)
  56. O'Conner Stern, Lindsay
  57. Olivier, Laurence
  58. Osato, Sono ("Sono Elmaleh" printed on the stationary)
  59. Ps (miscellaneous)
  60. Page, Geraldine
  61. Page (?), Tim
  62. Parks, Larry
  63. Patrick, John
  64. Peck, Gregory
  65. Peck, Seymour
  66. Perkins, Tony
  67. Petit, Roland
  68. Piel, Alice
  69. Pinter, Harold
  70. Piscator, Erwin
  71. Ponselle, Rosa
  72. [Porter], Katherine Anne
  73. Powell, Dawn
  74. Power, Tyrone
  75. Preston, Robert
  76. Prince, Harold
  77. Prince, William and Augusta
  78. Purdy, James
  79. Purl, Linda
  80. Randolph, John
  81. Rayfield, David
  82. Reed, Florence
  83. Reed, Joseph Verner
  84. Reisz, Betsy Blair
  85. Reisz, Karel
  86. Reynolds, Topper
  87. Ritt, Martin
  88. Rivers Rosenberg, Joan and Edgar Rosenberg
  89. Robbins, Jerome
  90. Robinson, Earl
  91. Rodgers, Richard
  92. Rogoff, Gordon
  93. Rorem, Ned
  94. Rose, Billy
  95. Ross-Jones, Arthur
  96. Rosso (?), Athos
  97. Rostova, Mira (including an oral history transcript regarding her friendship with Montgomery Clift)
  98. Roulet, William
  99. Rukeyser, Muriel
  100. Rule, Janice
  101. Ss (miscellaneous)
  102. Sanburg, Carl
  103. Sardi, Vincent
  104. Saroyan, William
  105. Sebastiani, Guido
  106. Seldes, Marion
  107. Shalala, Donna
  108. Shalet, Diane
  109. Shayne, Alan
  110. Sheen, Martin
  111. Sheldon, Sidney
  112. Sherman, Hiram "Chubby"
  113. Sidney, Sylvia
  114. Smith, Boyd
  115. Smith, Oliver
  116. Sokolow, Anna
  117. Solntsev, Nicholai (including booklet The Stanislavsky Museum)
  118. Sondheim, Stephen
  119. Spender, Stephen
  120. Stanley, Kim
  121. Stapleton, Jean
  122. Stapleton, Maureen and David
  123. Steengurgen, Mary
  124. Steiner, Ralph
  125. Sten, Anna
  126. Stern, Isaac
  127. Stern, Stewart
  128. Stevens, Roger
  129. Steiglitz, [Alfred]
  130. Straight, Beatrice
  131. Strasberg, Anna
  132. Strasberg, Lee and Paula
  133. Strasberg, Susan
  134. Strauss, Theodore
  135. Stone, Ezra
  136. Storch, Arthur
  137. Streep, Meryl (including flyer for The Pheonix Theatre)
  138. Styler, Trudie ("Mrs. Sting")
  139. Ts (miscellaneous)
  140. Taylor, Elizabeth
  141. Taylor, Laurette
  142. Thomson, Virgil
  143. Tighe, Kevin
  144. Toklas, Alice
  145. Tourel, Jennie
  146. Tynan, Elaine
  147. Vaccarino, Paolo
  148. Van Vechten, Carl
  149. Vanderbilt, Gloria
  150. Vidal, G[ore]
  151. Viertel, Berthold
  152. Viertel, Peter
  153. Von Italie, Jean-Claude
  154. Walker Craig, Nancy and David
  155. Wallach, Eli and Anne
  156. Wanamaker, Sam
  157. Watts, Richard
  158. Wayne, David
  159. Weatherby, William J.
  160. Weaver, Sigourney
  161. Webster, Margaret "Peggy"
  162. Weill, Kurt
  163. Welles, Orson [transcript of letter]
  164. Whitehead, Robert
  165. Wilder, Gene and Gilda Radner
  166. Wilder, Isabel
  167. Williams, Tennessee
  168. Windham, Donald
  169. Winkler, Henry
  170. Winters, Shelley
  171. Wolfson, John
  172. Wood, Peggy
  173. Woodard, Alfre
  174. Woodward, Joanne
  175. Worth, Irene