Found 12 collections related to American Theatre Wing

American theatre wing
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2369
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Established by the American Theatre Wing during World War II as part of their Stage Door Canteen program, the Merchant Seamen's Club provided services, food, and entertainment to merchant marines passing through the Port of New York. Most... more
Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
Mélançon, Louis, 1901-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-027
6.2 linear feet (15 boxes)
Louis Mélançon (1901-1974) was the in-house photographer for the Metropolitan Opera from 1947 to his death in 1974. The collection, dated 1937 to 1960s (bulk dates 1950s), consists primarily of photographic negatives representing images that... more
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
4.6 linear feet (11 boxes); 782.336 kb (2 computer files)
Alexander Henry Cohen (1920-2000) was a theater and television producer. The Alexander H. Cohen papers, Additions date from 1960 to 2000 and contain legal documents and case files that supported his successful arbitration against the American... more
Liandre, Lil, 1910-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 291
.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Lil Liandre (1910-2003) was a professional dancer, choreographer, director and teacher. An integral part of the burgeoning New York City dance scene, Liandre contributed to the transformation of American dance in the period between World Wars I... more
American Theatre Wing
Music Division | JPB 18-04
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Stage Door Canteen was a New York City venue run by the American Theatre Wing that offered food, socialization, and entertainment free of charge for U.S. military men during World War II. The original, New York City venue opened on March 2,... more
Somlyo, Roy A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-029
57.54 linear feet (137 boxes)
Roy Somlyo (1925-2009) was an American theater and television producer and manager. The Roy Somlyo papers contain production files for plays and musicals produced by Somlyo, as well as the Tony Awards, on which he worked from 1967 to 2003, and the... more
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Music Division | JPB 04-33
17 linear feet (33 flat boxes)
Jay Gorney was a composer, writing for the stage, screen, and television from the mid-1920s through the late 1960s, and a teacher and lecturer in musical comedy and theater. This collection consists of published scores from his earliest student... more
Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-016
The Emeline Roche Collection (1815-1988) consists of the Emeline Roche Papers (1815-1988) and the Jane Cowl Papers (1884-1949). The collection came in two installments: first after 1950 from Emeline Roche, the rest after her death from her... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
Buchman, Herman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-046
Herman Buchman was a makeup artist for stage and screen, as well as an educator. His papers document his career in these two fields as well as his two books on makeup.
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-050
The papers of Walter Abel consist primarily of correspondence, contracts, speeches, and clippings documenting his work as an actor. The professional correspondence is not extensive: the bulk is single letters received from a wide variety of... more