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Samuel and Bella Spewack papers, 1920-1980

Series XIII: Financial Information

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Subseries XIII.1: Productions

Box 104 Royalties for productions received, 1930's-1960's, 6 folders,

Box 105 Royalties for productions received, 1960's -1970's, 4 folders,

Subseries XXIII.2: New York Girls' Scholarship Fund

Box 106 Correspondence 1937-1955 and 1971 (24 folders): -- --Letters from recipients after graduation (1942-1943) -- --Letters r.e. Brightside Day Nursery (1946-1948) -- --Letters r.e. Bella's studenthood at Washington Irving, includes 2 creative pieces from that time (1952) -- --Thank-you letters from recipients (1971) -- Information about girls--correspondence, photos, transcripts of meetings--1939-1941 (3 folders)

Box 107: Information about girls--correspondence, photos, transcripts of meetings--1942-1956 (15 folders) -- Information about girls post high school, not dated

Box 108: Financial information, 1937-1941, 7 folders,

Box 109: Financial information, 1942-1951, 10 folders,

Box 110: Financial information 1952-1955 (5 folders) -- Other--high school graduation programs -- Printed Material: Newspaper clippings from Washington Irving High School and Wadleigh High School; Yearbooks--Central High School 1960 and Washinton Irving High School 1960; Literary Magazines--Washington Irving Sketchbook, Spring 1948; Winter 1949; Spring 1949; Spring 1950; Spring 1951; 1952 (includes pieces by alumni, including one by Bella); 1954

Subseries XXIII.3: Palestine Endowment Fund (PEF) Sports Club

Box 111 Correspondence, 1938-1975, 22 folders,

[Includes personal correspondence from Esther and Rueven Rubin]

Box 112: Financial information, 1957-1974, 17 folders,

[Includes receipts, etc. for Cole Porter's contributions]

Box 113: Photos--include some of Bella and Sam in Israel -- Clippings -- Other: Honorary dinner; Spewacks' award; General information; Sports information; Speech transcripts; My Three Angels production--correspondence, playbills; Maps; Press releases on Wheelchair Basketball; Other--letter from tourist dept., gift to Bella

Box 114: Printed Material: Pamphlets and Booklets

Box 115 Financial books, 1956-1961, 6 books

Box 116 Financial books, 1962-1968, 6 books

Box 117 Financial correspondence -- Cancelled checks -- Records and Documents: General; r.e. Dramatist's Play Service stock

Subseries XXIII.4: Personal financial information

Box 118: Cancelled checks for family members: Danny Lang (Bella's brother); Fanny Lang (Bella's mother); Noel Spewack (Sam's father) -- Insurance -- Charities -- Lot purchases -- Travel -- Karen Norwood's trust account (2 folders) -- Spewack vs. Bachman ($900.00 settlement--over what?) -- Auto repair

Subseries XXIII.5: Household financial information

Box 119: Farm at New Hope, PA (4 folders) -- Apartment at 930 5th Ave. (2 folders) -- General

Box 120 Tax records, 1931-1976, 27 folders,