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Found 16 collections related to Theatrical managers

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Skinner, Neil McFee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2770
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 package)
Neil McFee Skinner was a theater manager and producer. Collection consists of correspondence and financial records of Skinner and his wife, Edith Warman Skinner, relating to their activities at the Wharf Theatre in Provincetown, Mass., and the... more
Rogers, Charles B., 1911-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2608
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Charles B. Rogers was manager of the Opera House in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Collection consists of correspondence of Rogers relating to appearances at the Opera House.
Charash, Jacob, ca. 1880-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 520
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Jacob (Jack) Charash (ca. 1880-1949) was a press agent, theatrical manager, dramatist, and translator of plays from Yiddish and German. He was co-founder and co-director of the Anglo-Jewish Theatre, a unit of the WPA Federal Theatre Project.... more
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... more
Samrock, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-008
8.9 linear feet (16 boxes, 13 volumes)
Victor Samrock (1907-1995) was an American theatrical business manager, active in New York theatre from the mid-1930s to the mid-1980s. From 1938 to 1960 he was the general manager of the Playwrights' Company. The Victor Samrock professional files... more
Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3355
8 linear feet (13 boxes, 5 v.)
Frank Jenners Wilstach (1865-1933) was an American theatrical business manager, press agent, author, and compiler of A Dictionary of Similes. In addition to the dictionary, which was first published in 1916, he wrote a book and articles about Wild... more
Frank, Mary K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-010
12.85 linear feet (31 boxes)
Mary Frank (circa 1911-1988) was an American theatrical producer, investor, and the president of the New Dramatists Committee. The Mary Frank papers contain production files from plays produced or invested in by Frank; submitted scripts; reports... more
Bloomgarden, Kermit
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-118
2.1 linear feet (6 boxes)
Kermit Bloomgarden (1904-1976) was an American theatrical producer. The Kermit Bloomgarden professional files document his work as a general manager under Herman Shumlin and his involvement with the Committee of Theatrical Producers.
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.
Citizens for a Quieter City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 552
40 linear feet (41 boxes)
Citizens for a Quieter City, Inc. was founded in New York City in 1966 by Robert Alex Baron (1921-1980) as a non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to the reduction of urban noise. Its objective was to develop information about the injurious... more
Harris, William, 1884-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1331
Collection consists of approximately 13,000 vouchers, 1914-1934 concerning Harris' investments and theatrical expenses during his most active years in the theatre. Many of the vouchers have bills, accounts, or statements attached to them. There is... more
Young, Charles L.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
4 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Charles L. Young was a manager and entrepreneur. The Charles L. Young scrapbooks date from 1892 to 1918 and consist of scrapbooks and a publication that document Young's work managing performing artists and aviators, theater companies, concert... more
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1934-001
Correspondence and press releases of Frank J. Wilstach document his promotion of the acting careers of Sothern and Marlowe.
Burt, Laura, -1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-004
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Laura Burt Papers document portions of both her personal and professional life as an actress in the U.S. and England from the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century.
Tomars, Adolph S. (Adolph Siegfried), 1908-1985
Music Division | JPB 03-8
3 linear feet (6 boxes)
The papers consist mostly of clippings and notes on the career of Oscar Hammerstein I, compiled by Adolph S. Tomars.
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