Found 13 collections related to Handbills

Buchwald, Nathaniel, b. 1890
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1957-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Nathaniel Buchwald (1890-1956), drama critic, teacher, and authority on Yiddish theater, was also a co-founder of the Artef Players Collective, a Yiddish dramatic group, active in New York from the late 1920's to 1940. Born in the Ukraine,... more
Szendi, Lajos
Music Division | JOB 06-7
1 v, 19 cm; 1 v, 19 cm
The Lajos Szendi autograph album contains primarily autograph signatures of musicians. Some of the autographs have been written directly onto the leaves of the album, while others have been pasted in from scraps of paper, visiting cards, and other... more
Merlin Group, Ltd.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-056
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Merlin Group, Ltd. was a theatrical marketing and publicity company based in New York City. The Merlin Group records, dating from 1967 to 1979, document the publicity work performed by the company for six productions: Chicago, King of Hearts,... more
New York School of Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)* MGZMD 325
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New York School of Ballet (incorporated name: American Dance Foundation) and its touring troupe U.S. Terpsichore were founded by married dancers and teachers Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Fallis. The New York School of Ballet/U.S. Terpsichore... more
Halpert, Milton
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-105
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Milton Halpert (1910-2000), draftsman and stage hand was an advocate for the art of puppetry. The collection, dated 1930s to 1980s, is mostly material collected on puppetry in the United States. The collection holds correspondence, material from... more
Ullman, Bob
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-049
2.9 linear feet (7 boxes)
Bob Ullman (1923- ) was a publicist for over thirty years who promoted productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and for regional theatres, as well as individual performers. The collection, dated from the 1950s through the 1960s, holds biographical... more
Spencer, Eleanor, 1890-1973
Music Division | JPB 04-20
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Eleanor Spencer was an American concert pianist. A student of Theodor Leschetizky, she was most active in Europe and America from 1910 to 1938. She gradually went deaf in her 40s and retrained herself, resuming performances in 1947 after an... more
Patten, Grace Bigelow
Music Division | JPB 06-51
26.9 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Mrs. William Patten Papers are comprised mainly of unbound scrapbook leaves containing press clippings and other materials relating to musicians active during the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century. It is probable that the... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
170.97 linear feet (416 boxes, 4 other items)
Since its inception in 1954, the New York Shakespeare Festival/the Public Theater has been a highly acclaimed theater company, dedicated to achieving artistic excellence while developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all... more
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 898
73.43 linear feet (144 boxes, 18 volumes, 18 tubes, 7 oversized folders); 37.13 gigabytes (969 computer files)
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His papers, dating from the 1910s to 2015 (the bulk dates from the 1950s onward), document the musical, personal, and career development of one of... more
Wentzy, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22286
9.09 linear feet (21 boxes, 4 tubes); 437 video files
The James Wentzy papers date from 1987 to 2008 (bulk dates 1990s), and reflect the continuing work of AIDS activist James Wentzy to document ACT UP's advocacy on behalf of those individuals with HIV/AIDS through correspondence, clippings, flyers,... more
Wong, Jadin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-050
.25 linear feet. (1 box)
Jadin Wong (1913- ), Chinese-American performer who grew up in Califoria, began her career as a dancer, later becoming an actress, stand-up comic, and talent manager specializing in Asian artists. Born in Stockton, Calif., Jadin (sometimes spelled... more