Found 11 collections related to Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Cook, Charles Emerson
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 652
.42 linear feet (1 box)
These theatrical papers of Charles Emerson Cook consist of box office statements for various years from the Phidelah Rice Playhouse, the James F. Kernan Company, Vineyard Players, and the Court Square Theater, as well as a salary list for the... more
Wotherspoon, G. (George)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-024
(1 box + 2 portfolios)
George Wotherspoon was a theatrical and motion picture publicist, theatrical manager, stage critic, and journalist. George Wotherspoon began his theatrical career in 1889, when he managed the Australian and European tour of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
The Robinson Locke Collection consists of dramatic scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, and letters documenting American theater history.
Playwrights' Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-014
17.84 linear feet (54 boxes)
The Playwrights' Company was a New York City based theater production company that operated from 1938 until 1960. This collection contains material created by the company's publicity department, such as company history files, play files,... more
Ostrow, Stuart, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-001
22.02 linear feet (56 boxes, 1 volume); 21.29 mb (2272 computer files)
Stuart Ostrow-theatre producer, director, author and teacher-was a driving force behind many successful Broadway productions from the 1960s through the 1990s. The Stuart Ostrow papers contain material that chiefly document Ostrow's professional... more
Samrock, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-008
8.9 linear feet (16 boxes, 13 volumes)
Victor Samrock (1907-1995) was an American theatrical business manager, active in New York theatre from the mid-1930s to the mid-1980s. From 1938 to 1960 he was the general manager of the Playwrights' Company. The Victor Samrock professional files... more
Langner, Lawrence, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-009
The Lawrence Langner Papers include scripts by Langner and others, and speeches, articles and miscellaneous writings by Langner. The collection contains over 30 scripts by Langner, and several adaptations by him. Many of the scripts are annotated,... more
Connell, Gordon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-020
12.15 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube); 1 gb (344 computer files)
The Jane and Gordon Connell papers date from 1923-2015, and are comprised of correspondence, music scores, photographs, reviews, scripts, theatre programs, audio recordings, and videos showcasing the careers of the couple. The collection's focus... more
Anglin, Margaret, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-003
18.63 linear feet (32 boxes)
Margaret Anglin was a Canadian-born actress, director, and producer who was considered one of the finest actresses of her day. This collection extensively covers the professional career of Anglin, who performed primarily from 1889 to 1936.... more
Loudon, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-006
20 linear feet (75 boxes)
Dorothy Loudon (1925-2003) was a singer, comedienne and Tony Award-winning actress, who appeared in supper clubs, television shows, films, summer stock and on Broadway. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from 1940-2003. They... more
Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-011
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
Paul Osborn (1901-1988) was an American playwright and screenwriter. In 1930, Osborn achieved early success on Broadway with The Vinegar Tree. Other writings include screen adaptations of novels. In 1980, Osborn received a Tony Award for best... more