Found 85 collections related to Sound recordings

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Chapman, Gilbert W.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-36
17 sound discs, analog; 17 sound discs, analog; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.
Gilbert W. Chapman was a business executive in New York City who served as Director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The collection consists of noncommercial sound... more
Barton, James, 1902-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 97-05
270 sound recordings, analog; 270 sound recordings, analog; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 9, analog acetate, 9 in.; 9,
James Barton was a character actor and veteran of burlesque and Broadway. Collection includes sound recordings of many radio and television programs that Barton performed in, as well as private recordings of interviews, songs, and theatrical... more
Ross, Lanny, 1906-1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-34
325 sound discs, analog; 325 sound discs, analog; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.
Lanny Ross was a composer and singer of popular songs, known in particular for his performances on radio. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on Jan. 19, 1906. His career on radio began in 1928 and continued for more than thirty years. Collection... more
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley), 1923-2007
Music Division | JPB 09-5
29 linear feet (71 boxes)
H. Wiley Hitchcock, an American musicologist, was influential in advancing the study of American music in the United States. He was a noted scholar of Charles Ives and Henry Cowell, and the founder and longtime director of the Institute for the... more
Standish, Burt L., 1866-1945
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 98-15
101 sound discs, analog mono., 16 in.; 101 sound discs, analog mono., 16 in.
The collection consists of fifty one episodes from the 1946-1947 season. Most items are off-air recordings from WEAF or WNBC, New York. Episode titles are unknown unless specified.
Boultenhouse, Charles, 1926-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 349
The Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler Papers (1927-1994) consist of correspondence; published and unpublished manuscripts and typescripts of each man's writings; photographs; personal files and mementos; subject files; films; sound recordings;... more
McGuinn, Richard
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-13
583 sound tape reels, analog; 583 sound tape reels, analog; 505; 78
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings primarily of opera performances from 1936 to 1981 by major American and European houses, collected and in many cases recorded by Richard McGuinn. Opera houses represented include the Bayreuth... more
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-67
The collection contains Tuckers' appearances on radio programs, interviews, live night club performances, and various unissued studio recordings. Some of the radio programs represented in the collection are: Blue Ribbon Town; Frank Sinatra Show;... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17775
241.35 linear feet (570 boxes)
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... 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
Esfandiary, F. M.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4846
24.5 linear feet (59 boxes)
The F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers document the professional career and personal life of the author, philosopher, designer, long-range planner, and lecturer. FM-2030 was born Fereidoun Esfandiary in Belgium in 1930. The dates of the papers span... more
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
79.16 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversized folders); 305 audio files, 4 dvds
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-16
These noncommercial acetate disc recordings were collected by Schillinger, and in many instances recorded by him as well. Works by Schillinger in the collection include many of his piano compositions and improvisations. Other composers prominently... more
Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2349
50.02 linear feet (114 boxes, 6 volumes, 4 oversized folders); 1.02 mb (34 computer files)
Raphael Patai (1910-1996) was a cultural anthropologist specializing in Jewish and Arab cultures. His papers, 1903-2011, document his career through extensive correspondence with colleagues, drafts and manuscripts of his many publications,... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Paskman, Dailey
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 91-01
30 sound discs, analog; 30 sound discs, analog
Playwright and lyricist. Contains radio broadcast recordings, studio acetates, and performance recordings collected by Paskman of his works. Included are transcription recordings of the radio program Paramount movie parade (1933-1934); two... more
Feist, Gene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-010
28.29 linear feet (72 boxes)
Gene Feist (1923-) is an American artistic director, playwright, producer, director and teacher. In 1965 he co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company, of which he served as Artistic Director until 1988. The Gene Feist Papers document the personal... more
Casselman, William A., 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6142
0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
The papers document William Casselman's (1903-1989) career as a newspaperman with the New York Daily News, including correspondence, news clippings, press-passes, programs, resumes and biographical materials, an... more
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-35
Eleven of the thirteen recordings in the collection were made by Williams in 1948 at a New Orleans carnival booth facility. These recordings primarily feature Williams reading his poems, including selections from In the Winter of Cities. Williams... more
Frank, Gerold, 1907-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1067
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 58 sound recordings)
Collection consists of materials relating to Frank's biographies (both published and unpublished). Papers include correspondence, typescripts, galley proofs, drafts, notes, source materials, and phonodiscs and tapes of interviews. Also, press... more
Strong, Lester Q
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2909
11 linear feet (21 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers include correspondence, writings, and audiovisual materials which reflect Lester Strong's personal life and his career as writer and documenter of gay culture. Included is a collection of his family's World War II papers
Popular Publications, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2456
53 linear feet (80 boxes)
Popular Publications, a publisher of popular detective, adventure, romance, and Western fiction, was founded in New York City in 1930 by Henry Steeger. During the 1930s his firm became the largest publisher of popular pulp fiction in America. In... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-50
The collection contains commercial and noncommercial sound recordings and noncommercial films and videos collected by Rosa Ponselle from 1926 to 1981, covering her career and retirement; recordings of memorial tributes to Ponselle were added to... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-33
These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17802
138.47 linear feet (344 boxes)
The New York Times Company Records: General files document many aspects of The New York Times Company, the newspapers it publishes (most significantly The New York Times but also The Chattanooga Times and other regional and international... more
Sulzberger, Iphigene Ochs
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17786
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger (1892-1990) helped shape the history of the New York Times throughout a long and active life. Sulzberger nurtured and bridged the generations of the family that controlled The... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Allworth, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3621
8.3 linear feet (21 boxes); 679 kb (11 computer files); 19 audio files
Edward A. Allworth is professor emeritus of Turco-Soviet Studies in the Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures Department of Columbia University. He began his career at Columbia in 1961, dedicating his writings and teaching to the study... more
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