Found 32 collections related to Blueprints

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-154
8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; 8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45 x 62 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45
The USO (United Service Organizations, Inc.) was formed in 1941 by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, as the outgrowth of several organizations wishing to support the military troops as the U.S. entered World War II. During its initial years of... more
Michel, Carl
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZGV 14-6721
20 boxes (28 linear feet )
Costume and set designer Carl Michna Michel was born April 3, 1928. A former resident of Canyon, Texas, he was a graduate of Yale University School of Drama and also studied in Europe. Michel designed and executed costumes for theatre productions,... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-004
1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.; 1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of thirteen blueprints by Jo Mielziner for the original Broadway production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Also includes one photograph of the final scene.
Historic American Buildings Survey.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1403
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The Historic American Buildings Survey was conducted in the 1930s by the Office of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations, U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Collection consists of detailed blueprint plans of historic buildings in New York City and... more
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
99 boxes
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Tilden Trust
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2995
15.48 linear feet (14 boxes, 19 volumes, 1 other item)
The Tilden Trust was incorporated in 1887 after the death in 1886 of Samuel J. Tilden, attorney, governor of New York in 1874 and 1875, and U.S. presidential candidate in 1876. Tilden's will stipulated that the bulk of his estate was to make up... more
Cracraft, Tom Adrian, d.1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-055
3 boxes (60 drawings); 37 sketches; 17 blueprints; 2 ceramic tiles
Set designer Tom Adrian Cracraft designed settings for several Broadway plays in the 1930s and 1940s, and later for Hollywood, where he also served as head of the scenic art department at Columbia Pictures. Tom Adrian Cracraft died in Los Angeles... more
Norton, Henry Kittredge, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2263
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
Henry Kittredge Norton (1884-1965) was an American educator, journalist, author, and businessman. He was an advocate of aerial transit as a method of urban mass transportation. His positions included trustee and president of the New York,... more
Baum, Morton, 1905-1968
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *LPA Mss 1992-001
12.7 linear feet (32 boxes)
Morton Baum was the chair of City Center’s Finance Committee from 1943 to 1968. In the 1960s he became its managing director. City Center was responsible for presenting many of the most important dance, music, opera and drama companies in New York... more
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2993
42.78 linear feet (99 boxes, 13 volumes)
Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) served as Governor of New York, 1875-1876, and was the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1876. Tilden began his career as a corporate lawyer; he served as Corporate Counsel for the City of New York, as a member... more
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 902
46 linear feet (52 boxes, 47 v.)
Edward F. Caldwell & Co. of New York City, founded in 1894, designed and manufactured lighting fixtures and ornamental bronze and ironworks. In 1957 the company re-emerged after tax liquidation as the E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company. The president... more
Ayers, Lemuel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-040
1 box (21 drawings); 33 blueprints; 15 technical drawings
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers (1915-1955) had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including High button shoes and Oklahoma! He was born in New York City and received a... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-119
2.4 linear feet (7 boxes)
Richard Waslav Rychtarik (1894-1982) was a costume and set designer. This collection, dating from 1925 to the 1960s, contains blueprints, drawings and photographs.
American Place Theatre (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-025
124.55 linear feet (305 boxes)
The American Place Theatre is a not-for-profit theater founded in 1963 in New York City to aid in the advancement of learning in all aspects of the dramatic arts, including the development and advancement in writing, direction, and production of... more
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Agent for Carnegie Sites
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4934
Alanson T. Briggs (1871-1946) served as Agent for Carnegie Sites of The New York Public Library from 1901-1910. He assisted the Board of Trustees in selecting sites for branch libraries, appraised them in conjunction with the Board of Appraisors,... more
Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3325
115 linear feet (112 boxes)
William John Wilgus (1865-1949) was a civil engineer who worked for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. By 1899 he was the chief engineer for construction and maintenance of way and in 1903 became vice-president in charge of... more
Lawrence, A. F. R., 1922-1972
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 16-01
10.46 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 volume, 5 oversized folders)
Alton Forrest Raymond Lawrence (1922-1972) was a sound recording archivist, lawyer, and professional historian who established and organized the record library and company archive of Columbia Records, Inc. beginning in the early 1960s. The... more
Sprague, Frank J. (Frank Julian), b. 1857
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2850
100 linear feet (110 boxes, 164 v., 68 packages)
Papers document Sprague's career as an inventor and engineer in the field of rail transportation from his days as a U.S. Naval Academy cadet until his death in 1934. Papers consist chiefly of his correspondence and business records of his... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1863
13.8 linear feet (32 boxes, 8 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, legal documents, drawings, photographs, printed matter, and other Mansfield family papers. Papers are largely personal in nature with the bulk being Beatrice Cameron's papers. Other members of the... more
Juilliard School of Music
Music Division | JPB 89-66
7 boxes + 2 map case drawers
The collection includes photographs, original drawings for set and costume designs, and blueprints; as well as miscellaneous exhibition materials such as catalogs, labels, display case notes, programs, and periodicals containing material about the... more
American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 91
14 linear feet (14 cartons)
The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society was founded in 1895 to preserve scenic and historic sites. The records contain correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs and printed material documenting the Society's work, chiefly in New... more
Yellow Springs Institute for Contemporary Studies and the Arts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-007
21 linear feet (49 boxes)
The records consist primarily of administrative and financial papers, as well as photographs documenting the history and activities of Yellow Springs Institute, an international residency institute for artists and scholars, that was located in... more
Edelman, Harold, 1924-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17928
2.55 linear feet (3 boxes, 5 tubes)
Harold Edelman (1924-1999) was an architect and preservationist who worked to retain the character of sites in Greenwich Village and surrounding areas. The Harold Edelman collection on Greenwich Village (1957-1967) contain architectural drawings,... more
Sullivan, John Francis, 1878-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2923
16.1 linear feet (13 boxes, 5 other items)
John Francis Sullivan (1878- ) was an engineer who worked on New York City municipal improvement projects from the 1900s through the 1920s. In 1930 he was appointed City Planner. From 1918 to 1920, as an Army Reserve officer, Sullivan directed... more
Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-014
Papers documenting the life and career of Gypsy Rose Lee.
Held, Anna, 1877?-1918
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-010
The Anna Held Museum Papers consist of correspondence, photographs and manuscripts, which document the careers and personal lives of Anna Held, Florenz Ziegfeld, Billie Burke and Liane Carrera. Drafts of Anna Held's biography are among the papers.
Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-004
Cheryl Crawford, producer and director. Her papers include correspondence, production files, scripts, photographs, ephemera, ledgers, financial materials and scrapbooks documenting her career.
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