Found 6 collections related to Vaudeville -- United States -- 20th century

Sedgwick, Edna, 1915-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-004
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Edna Sedgwick (1915-2002) was a dancer, vaudeville performer, and actress. She appeared on film in You're a Sweetheart (1937), Red Barry (1938), and Swing, Sister,... more
Snyder, Bert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-008
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bert Snyder was a vaudeville actor, comedian, and master of ceremonies. Snyder toured the United States with various vaudeville and burlesque troupes throughout the 1930s. The Bert Snyder scrapbook dates from the 1930s to the 1950s and contains... more
Nash, Mary, 1885-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-003
8.32 linear feet (15 boxes, 16 volumes)
Mary Nash (1884-1976) was an American stage and film actress most famous for playing Katharine Hepburn's mother in The Philadelphia Story (1940). Her sister Florence Nash (1888-1950) was an American actress, comedienne, and writer. The Mary and... more
Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-036
1.38 linear feet (4 boxes)
Frank McHugh (1898-1981) was an American stage and film actor, most noted for playing supporting roles at Warner Brothers in the 1930s and 1940s, often supporting stars James Cagney and Pat O'Brian. The Frank McHugh papers document McHugh's film... more
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... more