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.
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The Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler Papers (1927-1994) consist of correspondence; published and unpublished manuscripts and typescripts of each man's writings; photographs; personal files and mementos; subject files; films; sound recordings;...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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sheffer, Isaiah
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-186
27.9 linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 2 tubes); 483.9 mb (1943 computer files)
Isaiah Sheffer (1935-2012) was a creative force in the New York theatre scene for many years. He co-founded Symphony Space in New York City and served as the organization's artistic director until 2010 and founding artistic director thereafter.... more
Griggs, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-035
1.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
John Griggs (circa 1941-1991) was a film researcher and an assistant to the film critic Judith Crist. The John Griggs research materials (1945-1984) document Griggs's research for his book The Films of Gregory Peck... more
Century Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18811
190 linear feet (456 boxes); 4,462 Kilobytes (63 computer files)
The Century Foundation, established in 1906 as the Cooperative League and renamed the Twentieth Century Fund in 1922, is a non-profit research institution that supports the study of political and economic issues in the United States. Since its... more
Vaughan, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-143
2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Gladys Vaughan (1924-1988) was an American theater director and the first woman to direct a play for the New York Shakespeare Festival. The collection dates from 1931 to 1988 and contains production files, professional files, programs, clippings,... more
Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-007
3.22 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Glenda Farrell (1904-1971) was an American stage and screen actress. The Glenda Farrell papers date from 1929 to 1972 (bulk dates 1930s-1940s) and contain scripts, sound recordings, photographs, scrapbooks, certificates, and letters.
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-32
75 sound tape reels, analog; 75 sound tape reels, analog; 73; 2
These tapes constitute a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Recordings originating from Norway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12, 1953, and fourteen tapes... more
Town Hall, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3013
234 linear feet (281 boxes)
Town Hall was founded in 1894 by six prominent suffragists under the name League for Political Education to continue the struggle for women's rights by raising political consciousness. Robert Ely was director of the League from 1907 to 1937. The... more
Morgan, Angela, ca. 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2057
31.3 linear feet (84 boxes)
Angela Morgan (ca. 1875-1957) was an American author, poet and journalist. Papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts and notes, articles and lectures, notebooks, photographs and sound recordings which document Angela Morgan's life and... more
Sayre, Nora
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4847
47 linear feet (109 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers document the personal life and literary career of Nora Sayre (1932-2001), author, critic and cultural historian, including correspondence, research notes, audiotapes (and transcripts) of her interviews, typescripts of her writings... more
Burden, Shirley
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 429
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Shirley Carter Burden (1908-1989), a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, was a prominent American photographer, best known for his pictorial essays exploring aspects of Catholic culture, racial intolerance, and architectural heritage. Burden... more
Connell, Gordon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-020
12.15 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube); 1 gb (344 computer files)
The Jane and Gordon Connell papers date from 1923-2015, and are comprised of correspondence, music scores, photographs, reviews, scripts, theatre programs, audio recordings, and videos showcasing the careers of the couple. The collection's focus... more
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 910
216 linear feet (216 boxes)
Clark Mell Eichelberger (1896-1980) was a lecturer on national and international affairs with the Radcliffe Chautauqua System from 1922 to 1928. He was appointed director of the mid-West office of the League of Nations Association in 1928 and... more
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