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Marvin Drager papers, circa 1948-2010

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1671
Bib ID 10389835 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Drager, Marvin
Title Marvin Drager papers, circa 1948-2010
Physical Description 20 linear feet (20 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 phonograph record box)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Material related to Drager and his work as a creative arts agent. Records include address books, business records, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and publicity records.

There are no records related to the publication of Drager's book, The Most Glorious Crown.

There is very little personal material in the papers.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marvin Drager Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2013-2014-M004: Source of acquisition--[source of acquisition]. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--7/2/2013.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Container list was created by Catherine C. Ricciardi in November 2021. Collection was minimally rehoused and largely remains in hanging files at this time.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Personal papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Dangerfield's Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drager, Marvin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gorme, Eydie Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawrence, Steve, 1935- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Marvin Drager (1920-2013) graduated from St. John's and received a Masters from Columbia University. After working for the Associated Press, he headed his own public relations firm for many years. He was also the author of "The Most Glorious Crown" a history of thoroughbred racing's triple crown.