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Allied Arts Corp. (Chicago, Ill.). : Allied Arts Records, 1913-1997

Clippings, artist correspondence, box office records, concert programs, and photographs of the Allied Arts Corporation. Allied Arts Corporation management was taken over by Harry and Sarah Zelzer in 1948 and became the premier agency for bringing performing artists to Chicago. Important artists and groups include the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Glenn Gould, and singers Tito Schipa and Judy Garland. Collection also includes original photographs taken in venues in Chicago and New York from the late 1930s to the early 1940s.
Extent: 27.3 linear feet - (54 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 12 volumes)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Dance, Music, Photographs
Call Number: Midwest MS Allied Arts
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The Allied Arts Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).