Title: Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1901; 1916; 1924-1938
Creator: Gerson, Theodore Perceval, 1872-1959?
Extent: 483 pieces plus clippings
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Purchased from N. A. Kovach, February, 1948.
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[Identification of item], Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
T. Perceval Gerson (1872-1959?), founder of the Hollywood Bowl, was a physician, the publisher of the Los Angeles Municipal
Newspaper, and patron for many community organizations. He was active in the Hollywood Bowl Association, the Theatre Arts
Alliance of Hollywood, the National Committee for Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
The personal and business correspondence of Dr. T. Perceval Gerson chiefly for the years 1934-37, which includes letters from
conductors, musicians, lecturers on liberal causes, etc. Also 2 sets of newspaper clippings covering the San Francisco Graft
Trial of 1907 and the William Dudley Haywood trial in Idaho in 1907.
Letters, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts.
Note: There are additional papers of Theodore Perceval Gerson in the U.C.L.A. Library