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Manuscripts Record

Mack, Jess
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Coll #: MS22
Date: 1916-1988
Extent: 5.5 linear feet (13 document boxes, 1 LP box)
Location: 1:7:6 - 1:8:1
This collection is comprised of material that documents the professional life of burlesque agent and comedy writer Jess Mack. In addition to contracts, correspondence, engagements, and newspaper articles, the collection contains five boxes of jokes, scripts and scenes used in various burlesque productions. Other material includes photographs of entertainers and burlesque stars, joke booklets, and issues of Macks magazine, Cavalcade of Burlesque, dating from 1951 to 1954.
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