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Mister Kelly's collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mister-Kellys

Scope and Contents

Books, periodicals, posters, photographs, artifacts, and some promotional and administrative material about Chicago nightclubs Mister Kelly's and London House, and the comedy club The Happy Medium all owned and run by George and Oscar Marienthal from the 1940s through the 1970s. Also includes more current material about the history of the clubs, and the promotion of the film, “Live at Mister Kelly’s.”

Dates

  • 1940s-2018

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to and display of the Materials is restricted to after the public release of the Company's documentary film and with the express permission of the donor. Permission to copy, quote from, or use any material, in whole or in part, is not allowed without the express written permission of the donor.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment. A preliminary inventory is available at the library.

Extent

12 Linear Feet (9 boxes and 5 oversize boxes)

Abstract

Books, periodicals, posters, photographs, artifacts, and some promotional and administrative material about Chicago nightclubs Mister Kelly's and London House, and the comedy club The Happy Medium all owned and run by George and Oscar Marienthal from the 1940s through the 1970s. Also includes more current material about the history of the clubs, and the promotion of the film, “Live at Mister Kelly’s.”

Location

1 42 7; 1 45 7

Source

Creator

Title
Mister Kelly's collection, 1940s-2018
Status
In Process
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States
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