Found 8 collections related to Women dramatists

Spence, Eulalie, 1894-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 552
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Eulalie Spence was born in Nevis, West Indies on June 11, 1884. She and her family moved to New York in 1902. Ms. Spence was among the pioneer playwrights during the Harlem Renaissance and wrote fourteen plays, five of which were published. She... more
Zunser, Miriam Shomer
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3424
.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Miriam Shomer Zunser (born Manya Shaikevitsch) was a playwright for the Yiddish and English language theater. She was born in Odessa, Russia and emigrated to the United States with her family in 1890. She began her literary career writing for the... more
Ryerson, Florence, 1892-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-102
5.4 linear feet (2 boxes, 6 volumes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) and Colin Clements (1894-1948) were a married American writing team who created plays, novels, and short stories. The Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements papers date from 1909 to 1965 and contain scrapbooks,... more
Nichols, Anne, 1891-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-012
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
Anne Nichols (1891-1966) was an American playwright. The Anne Nichols papers, Additions date from 1925 to 1955 and predominantly document the resurgence of her play Abie's Irish Rose through clippings, photographs, and a few programs. The... more
Sherman, Mildred
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-046
3.36 linear feet (8 boxes)
American dramatist and puppeteer, Mildred Sherman, was director of the Gellendré Theatre Studio in New York City from the 1940s to the mid-1960s. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, performance programs, press clippings, and... more
Strange, Michael, 1890-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-009
The Michael Strange papers consist primarily of 218 autographed letters, many more then 2 pages in length, from her second husband John Barrymore. These span the years 1917-1925 and coincide with the end of her marriage to Leonard Thomas, as well... more
Hamilton, Nancy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-006
19 linear feet (26 boxes)
Nancy Hamilton was an American actress, playwright, lyricist, director and producer. She worked in the New York theater from 1932-1954. This collection includes personal files, scripts, production materials, scores, photographs and scrapbooks.
Hobbes, John Oliver, 1867-1906
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-013
Correspondence to Ms. Craigie documenting the production of some of her plays, most notably The Ambassador. Included as well are personal correspondence and business correspondence dealing with the publication of her books as well as theatrical... more