Found 16 collections related to Biographers

Clémens, Cyril 1902-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4207
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, newsletters, articles, and ephemera relating to the Mark Twain Memorial Association, the International Mark Twain Society, the Mark Twain Journal, and Mark Twain Quarterly, and their management and operation by Cyril Clemens, a... more
Boswell, James, 1740-1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4049
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Boswell (1740-1795) was a Scottish lawyer, diarist, and author. He is best known for his biography of his friend and contemporary, Samuel Johnson. The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by Boswell between 1766 and... more
Gettleman, Marvin E.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1147
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Marvin E. Gettleman (1933- ) is a professor of history at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He has written books about Vietnam, El Salvador and U.S. history. Collection consists of Gettleman's research notes and other items he acquired during... more
Frank, Gerold, 1907-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1067
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 58 sound recordings)
Collection consists of materials relating to Frank's biographies (both published and unpublished). Papers include correspondence, typescripts, galley proofs, drafts, notes, source materials, and phonodiscs and tapes of interviews. Also, press... more
Karsner, David, 1889-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1618
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
David Fulton Karsner (1889-1941) was an American journalist and biographer. After working on newspapers in Chicago, Philadelphia and New York City, he became managing editor of the socialist newspaper The New York Call. He wrote books about his... more
Maisel, Edward
Music Division | JPB 14-22
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edward Maisel (b. 1917) was the author of Charles T. Griffes: The Life of an American Composer. The Edward Maisel research files on Charles T. Griffes, dating from 1904 to 1985, primarily hold correspondence between Maisel and individuals who knew... more
Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1007
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Louis Fischer (1896-1970) was an American teacher, lecturer, foreign correspondent, and writer. An expert on the Soviet Union, he wrote a biography of Lenin as well as one of Mahatama Gandhi. Collection consists of papers related to Fischer's... more
Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane
Music Division | JPB 13-17
22.7 linear feet (51 boxes)
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz (1926-2013) was an American scholar and writer, noted for her many articles on opera and her biographies of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini, as well as her translations of opera libretti for the Metropolitan... more
Chapin, Theodore S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-001
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes); 80.32 Megabytes (1 computer file)
Ted Chapin (1950-) is an American arts administrator, director and musical director, who has been at the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization since 1981, serving as president and executive director since 1983. In 1971 he was a production assistant... more
Mosel, Tad
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-006
7.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
The papers document the career of Tad Mosel, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, performer, biographer, and writer for television and film.
Silverman, Stephen M.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-042
12.13 linear feet (31 boxes); 104.448 kb (9 computer files)
Stephen M. Silverman (1951-) is an American biographer, journalist, editor, and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. This collection includes research materials and drafts of books,... more
Jahr, Cliff
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-013
16.17 linear feet (39 boxes)
Cliff Jahr (1937-1991) was an American journalist and writer. This collection consists of research files for celebrity profiles and other articles about the entertainment industry published between 1972 and 1991, and files on the 1988 book more
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... more
Bosworth, Patricia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | -Mss 2006-009
7 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Patricia Bosworth Papers consist largely of her manuscripts and research files for Montgomery Clift: A Biography (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978), but also contains material relating to other writings and... more
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-026
0.84 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Philip Sterling Research Materials on Bert Williams primarily contain clippings, correspondence, notes, and other research materials compiled by Philip Sterling, a writer and public relations executive for CBS, mainly between the years,... more
Starr, S. Frederick
Music Division | JPB 06-61
15 linear feet (30 boxes)
The S. Frederick Starr Papers are the materials for the S. Frederick Starr book Bamboula! The Life and Times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (Oxford University Press, 1995) and include chapters of the book, photographs of... more