Found 26 collections related to Actors (performing artists)

LAWRENCE, Albert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-051
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Albert Lawrence papers contain clippings, programs, newsletters, photocopies of motion picture “dope sheets,” and ephemera documenting the career of actor Albert Lawrence.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-019
3.06 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Davenport (1866-1949) was a stage and film actor who appeared in films of the silent and sound eras. His second wife, Phyllis Rankin (1874-1934), was a stage and film actress who appeared in silent films. The Harry Davenport and Phyllis... more
O'Shaughnessy, John, 1907-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-130
3.3 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 volume)
John O'Shaughnessy (1907-1985) was an actor and director. The collection, dated 1927 to 1976, mostly focuses on his career as a director through correspondence, clippings, photographs, playbills and scripts.
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
Levy, Jesse W.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-001
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Jesse W. Levy (1918-1991) was a personal assistant to Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) the film and stage actor. The collection, dated from the 1930s to 1980s, contains material amassed by Levy about Bankhead. (Some of the files focus on Levy's... more
Jitney Players, 1923-1938
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-122
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Jitney Players were an American travelling theatre troupe founded in 1923 by Horace Bushnell Cheney (1899-1930) and his wife Alice Keating Cheney (1894-1981). The records, dated 1914 to 1977, mostly document the Jitney Players' theatrical... more
Selwart, Tonio
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-029
1.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Tonio Selwart papers consist of scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and programs documenting his career as an actor.
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-003
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Louise Allbritton (1920-1979) was an actress who appeared on stage, screen, and television. Her husband, Charles Collingwood (1917-1985), was an American broadcast journalist. The Louise Allbritton and Charles Collingwood papers (circa 1917-1960)... more
Draper, Stephen, approximately 1906-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-008
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Stephen Draper (circa 1906-1985) was a theatrical agent best known for his long-term representation of Geraldine Page and Richard Kiley. The Stephen Draper papers (1948-1985) document Draper's work on behalf of his clients, mainly Page. They hold... more
Young, Phillip J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-104
4.3 linear feet (17 boxes)
Phillip J. Young (born 1919) was a lifelong fan of Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968), the film and stage actor. The collection, dated 1921 to 1968, consists of scrapbooks created by Young dedicated to the career of Bankhead. Two of the scrapbooks... more
Mallen, Dave
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-020
1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Dave Mallen was a musical and comedic performer active in the first half of the 20th century. The Dave Mallen papers, dating from 1928 to 1945, document his career through scrapbooks, scripts, and sheet music.
Cooper, Marilyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-013
7.3 linear feet (19 boxes)
Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009) was a Tony Award winning American actress working primarily in theatre and television from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. The Marilyn Cooper papers document Cooper's professional life with scripts, photographs,... more
Shafer, Robert K., 1901-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-090
1.05 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Robert Shafer (1908-1981) was an American actor known mostly for his roles in regional musicals. One of his most successful roles was in Damn Yankees!, portraying the character Joe Boyd, a role he reprised for the movie.... more
Truex, Lizanne
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 435
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Lizanne Truex (née Elizabeth Ann Williams, 1931-2013), was known for her work in the movies, most recognizably Oklahoma. Early in her career, she joined the Agnes De Mille Dance Theatre. Truex also appeared in stage... more
Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-123
2.1 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maynard Morris served as secretary of the Edmund Kean Club that celebrated the career of the Shakespearean stage actor. The collection, dated 1813 to 1961, holds letters, graphics, posters, and printed matter.
Israel, Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-017
3.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Lee Israel research files on Vanessa Redgrave, dating from 1982 to 1987, consist of documentation compiled by Israel while researching Redgrave’s life and career.
Woods, Richard, 1923-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-045
5.7 linear feet (5 boxes, 18 volumes)
Richard Woods (1923-2001) was an actor who had a long career on stage, screen, and television. The Richard Woods papers, dating from 1948 to 1999, document his career through scrapbooks, datebooks, and annotated scripts. Eighteen scrapbooks... more
Price, Sherill, 1935-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-132
1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lois Holmes (1899-1986) and Sherill Price (1935- ) were actors who worked mostly on Broadway and Off-Broadway. The scripts, dated c. 1938 to 1978, mainly document Lois Holmes' career in the theatre.
Moore, Victor, 1876-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-003
8.1 linear feet (10 boxes, 21 volumes)
The Victor Moore papers, dating from 1864 to 1958, offer comprehensive coverage of the actor's stage and film career from 1894 onward, primarily through scrapbooks and photographs. They also hold letters, contracts, writings, awards, diaries,... more
New Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 930
5.47 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 volume); 624.1 mb (81 computer files)
The New Federal Theatre records document several decades of the New Federal Theatre founded by Woodie King Jr., mostly through production scripts.
New Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-016
2.26 linear feet (7 boxes)
The New Federal Theatre photographs document several decades of theatrical productions, mostly through photographs and to a lesser extent through playbills, posters, prompt books, and reviews.
Fletcher, Bramwell
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-006
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Bramwell Fletcher (1904-1988) was a British stage, film, and television actor best known for his work in plays by George Bernard Shaw, and for his one-man show, The Bernard Shaw Story. The Bramwell Fletcher papers (1934-1981) document his career... more
Smith, Queenie, 1902-1978
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-047
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Queenie Smith papers contain photographs, correspondence, programs, and scripts documenting the career of actress Queenie Smith.
Fennelly, Parker
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-011
6.2 linear feet (13 boxes, 6 volumes)
Parker Fennelly (1891-1988) was an actor and playwright who performed on stage, radio, film, and television. The Parker Fennelly papers, dating from 1911 to 1997, document his career through project files, photographs, letters, programs,... more
Mangano, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-021
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Mangano was a stage director, actor, writer, stage manager and theater administrator. The John Mangano papers, dating from around the 1940s to 1988, document Mangano's life and career through scripts, photographs, correspondence, art,... more