Found 70 collections related to Correspondence

Cox, Louise Osborne, 1885-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23871
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Poultney Bigelow (1855-1954) was a journalist and author. This collection consists primarily of his letters to his friend Louise Osborne Cox, who lived in Watertown, New York, and had a summer home on Grindstone Island. Bigelow's letters date from... more
Kaland, William J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-030
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
William J. Kaland (1915-1983) was a writer and producer of programs for radio and television, mostly for the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company where he was an executive producer. He created a number of public affairs and history programs including... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 471
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert Kovich (1950-1991) was a dancer and choreographer. He danced with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for eight years before leaving to work on his own choreography. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance in New York... more
Berry family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 483
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Berry family collection consists of seven pieces of correspondence, apparently written by members of the Berry family, dating from 1863-1918, and spanning three states and Europe. There is also one typescript entitled "My Bit in the World War... more
Goin, Edward F. (Edward Franklin), 1873-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 558
.3 linear feet (3 folders)
The Goin Family collection is a miscellaneous collection of documents related to Reverend Edward F. Goin, pastor of the Dixwell Avenue Congregational Church in New Haven, Connecticut (1901-1943), his daughter, Viola Goin Palmer, his son, Edward M.... more
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 461
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ralph Bunche was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat. The Ralph Bunche letters contain correspondence between Bunche and Conyers Read, a friend and organizer of the British Empire division in the Research and Analysis branch of... more
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
Saddler, Donald
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 293
37.69 linear feet (93 boxes)
Donald Saddler was a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. The Donald Saddler papers contain materials from 1920 to 2010 that document Saddler's professional life, including correspondence,... more
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... more
Green family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 584
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Green family letters comprise correspondence of the Green family, namely between Charlotte Green and her husband Frisby Green, who worked as a waiter, coachman and valet and moved around either with his employer or on his own while Charlotte... more
Casey, Mamie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 675
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Mamie Casey letters consist primarily of letters written by William Dye Smith to his cousin, Mamie Casey, during the period he served in the army. The letters principally discuss his romantic relationship with Casey. As there are no letters... more
Rummonds, Richard-Gabriel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2645
86.1 linear feet (178 boxes, 2 volumes); >77.8 Megabytes (2 computer files)
Richard-Gabriel Rummonds (1931- ), is a noted hand-press printer and the founder, printer, and publisher of the Plain Wrapper Press and Ex Ophidia Press which published fine art limited editions of poetry and prose by contemporary authors. He has... more
Fisher Family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 312
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Fisher family papers touch on five members of the Fisher family: the siblings Rudolph (1897-1934), Pearl, and Joseph, and their father, John Wesley, and mother, Glendora Williamson. Rudolph Fisher was a Harlem Renaissance author best known for... more
Hirschfeld, Al
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-108
49.12 linear feet (108 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 10.5 mb (7 computer files)
Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was an American caricaturist known for his distinctive black and white line drawings. The Al Hirschfeld papers (1905-2006) hold thousands of photographs documenting twentieth-century theater, film, and television; they... more
Leary, Rosemary Woodruff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23932
11.15 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume); 11.75 mb (48 computer files)
Rosemary Woodruff Leary (1935-2002), (also known as "Ro" and Sarah Woodruff), sought to educate people about the psychedelic experience. Woodruff lived for over twenty years as a fugitive for her role in assisting her husband, Dr. Timothy Leary,... more
Clark, Nathan M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 464
8.01 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 volume)
Nathan Middleton Clark (1916 – 2011), was a British shoe manufacturer for C. & J. Clark International, Ltd., his family's company. During the 1960s, Clark decided to move to New York City where he became a friend and financial supporter for the... more
Other Countries
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 627
11.5 linear feet (29 boxes); 329.6 kb (15 computer files)
Other Countries is a not-for-profit organization formed by a collective of black gay male writers in New York City, organized with the purpose to develop, promote, communicate and cultivate literary, cultural, and social endeavors and pursuits... more
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 573
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation is a Black Jewish congregation in New York City. It was founded in 1983 by Chief Rabbi Levi Ben Levy, Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy, and the Levy family. Religious instruction is provided by a Sabbath School for Children... more
Brown, Earl, 1903-1980
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 254
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Earl Brown was an African-American journalist and Harlem politician. The Earl Brown papers date from 1934 to the 1970s and document aspects of Earl Brown's journalistic and political careers, and include correspondence (1934-1960), drafts of his... more
Murray, Joan, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 847
37.59 linear feet (84 boxes)
Joan Murray (1937- ) was the first African American female television news reporter in the United States, as well as an entrepreneur, small plane pilot, and writer. The Joan Murray papers detail her career in media and marketing; her personal... more
Hewitt, Vivian D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 602
25.95 linear feet (63 boxes)
Vivian Hewitt is a former librarian and collector of Haitian and African American art. Her papers date from 1929 to 2015, and primarily document her social and family life, volunteer work, and art collection. Hewitt's papers also include materials... 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
Capalbo, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-018
4.53 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Carmen Capalbo papers (1936-1991) consist mainly of professional files of American director and producer, Carmen Capalbo (1925-2010), but also include a small amount of personal material. The bulk of this collection is composed of production... more
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... more
Grauer, Rhoda
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 443
10.22 linear feet (26 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Rhoda Grauer (born in 1944) is a pioneering producer of dance on television. She is widely known for her 1993 documentary series DANCING, which explored the meaning of dance in world culture. Her papers date from 1965 to... more
Gitelman, Claudia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 444
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Claudia Gitelman (1926-2012), was a dancer, choreographer, author, and assistant professor at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Her artistic collaborators for productions include Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, and Hanya Holm.... more
Musser, Tharon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-020
37.5 linear feet (90 boxes, 1 tube); 143.36 kb (4 computer files)
Tharon Musser was a prominent 20th-century American lighting designer, working on theatre, dance, opera, special events, and industrial shows. The Tharon Musser lighting designs and papers contain materials collected and created by Musser over the... more
Black, John Baxter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23785
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
John Baxter Black (1924-2014) was a writer and historian who wrote daily diary entries from 1936 to 2014. His diaries chronicle his life in Mansfield, Ohio; London; New York; at boarding school and university; and in the army. This collection... more
Biddle, Geoffrey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23870
2.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Geoffrey Biddle is a photographer whose book Alphabet City (published 1992) documented the Puerto Rican community on New York City's Lower East Side in the late 1970s. This collection contains photographs taken in the... more