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John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art collection.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. records, Additions... hold administrative files, company management and technical files, development files, and repertory files, as well as press materials, pr...
Lee Watson papers... date from 1941 to 1989 and document his career as a lighting educator and designer for theater, opera, and other live events, such as the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. The collectio...
Roy Somlyo papersThis collection consists of the professional papers of theatrical manager and producer Roy Somlyo, dating from 1959 to 2007. Production and ...
Documents relating to early printing in Peru
Jeff Kisseloff oral history interviewsThis collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles...