Found 10 collections related to Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984

Schumer, Harry G
Music Division | JPB 92-70
6920 slides, col; 6920 slides, col; 132 transparencies, col, 10 x 6 cm; 132 transparencies, col, 10 x 6 cm; ca. 4000 negatives, film b&w, 9 x 6 cm. or smaller; ca. 4000 negatives, film b&w, 9 x 6 cm. or smaller
Harry G. Schumer (1893-1971) was Orchestra Librarian of the Metropolitan Opera from 1938 to 1968. Chiefly informal backstage photographs of artists in costume taken during opera productions between 1945 and 1965. Some sight-seeing slides taken on... more
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-19
362 sound recordings, analog; 362 sound recordings, analog
The collection contains commercial discs and noncommercial recordings; the latter containing interviews with Rodgers and his family and friends, performances of his music by contemporary performers, as well as radio and television programs that... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-01
ca; 760 cubic feet
The Toscanini Legacy collection of sound recordings forms a part of the Toscanini Legacy housed at The New York Public Library. The recordings collection consists of acetate discs, shellac discs, vinyl discs, reel tapes, Selenophone recordings,... more
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017
Music Division | JPB 07-6
84.67 linear feet (172 boxes)
The Roberta Peters Collection contains office files, photographs, programs, clippings, datebooks and diaries, scrapbooks, scores and audio/video recordings documenting every phase of her long career at the Metropolitan Opera and beyond.
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Music Division | JPB 95-6
99.5 linear feet (166 boxes)
Jan Peerce (1904-1984) was an American tenor whose career as an opera star and concert performer extended more than fifty years. The Jan Peerce Papers are a record of his life and career, documented through correspondence, scripts, writings,... more
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 95-03
The collection contains non-commercial recordings of live and recorded performances and interviews of Jan Peerce spanning the years 1938-1983. The collection also features performers such as: singers Zinka Milanov, Roberta Peters, Leonard Warren,... more
Voice of America
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-17
1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm; 1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm
Broadcasting organization of the United States government founded in 1941 as a division of the Office of War Information. The Voice of America recorded radio programs from commercial radio stations in the United States and rebroadcast them in... more

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Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-005
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of... more
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-38
The collection contains acetate and radio transcription disc recordings primarily of Taylor's spoken word radio programs dating from 1935 to 1954. Included are samples of his work on shows such as Information Please, Coronet, Swift's Studio Party,... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-33
1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.; 1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.
Weekly 30-minute NBC radio broadcasts, featuring classical and light classical music, which began on Apr. 29, 1940 and continued until 1958. In September, 1959, the Bell Telephone Hour made its television debut as a monthly musical special. It... more