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Olympic Theatre, (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2294
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection contains two volumes of records for New York's Olympic Theatre. Volume one consists of the accounts of sales from September 5, 1864, to July 8, 1865, and volume two documents box office returns from August 31, 1868, to May 1, 1869.... more
Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 94
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Private diary kept by Winthrop Ames, 1909-1911 on the activities of the New Theatre. Includes list of companies and salaries paid each member for each season; playbills of plays presented; receipts; copies of agreements with playwrights and... more
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2806
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts; fragments of drafts; notes; and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing
Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1014
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Clyde Fitch (1865-1909) was an American playwright. Collection consists of Fitch's letters, written mostly from New York City to DeWitt Miller, relating to personal matters, and to literary and dramatic work. Also, manuscript of Fitch's play "The... more
Ryerson, Florence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2657
.9 linear feet (2 boxes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) was an American playwright and screenwriter. Collection consists of Ryerson's diaries, correspondence, notes, and memoranda. Work diaries kept by Ryerson, chiefly at her homes in Beverly Hills and Canoga Park,... more
Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... more
Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1471
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Hyde. Includes correspondence with French actors and dramatists, and correspondence while Hyde was in Paris acting as foreign agent for the New Theatre in New York City. Topics include the... more
Stage Women's War Relief
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2856
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan... more
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... more
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Harvier, Ernest, 1863-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1344
3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ernest Harvier (1863-1929) was an American editorial writer who specialized in political topics. He wrote for various New York City newspapers and was involved in local politics. His brother Leon was an actor and one of the original members of the... more
Mok, Michel, 1889?-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2029
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Michel Mok (1889?-1961) was a theatrical press agent and journalist. Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada and later to the U.S. where he worked as a reporter for the New York Post. In the mid-1940s he associated himself with Richard... more
Stebbins, Rowland, 1882-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2867
4.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Rowland Stebbins (1882-1948) was a New York theatrical producer who worked under the name Laurence Rivers, Inc. He began his professional life as a stockbroker, started producing plays during the 1920s, and in 1929 became a full-time theatrical... more
Loeb, Philip, 1894-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1797
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Philip Loeb (1894-1955) was an American stage and television actor. He worked at a number of theaters in New York as an actor, stage manager and casting director. He also taught at the Americ.an Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1930s he joined the... more
Major, Clare Tree
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1849
2.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) was an English-born actress, stage director and producer. She was founder and director of the Children's Theatre of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, photographs, and personal miscellany.... more
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 809
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players. He appeared on the stage and in more than fifty films. Collection consists of correspondence with prominent theatre people concerning... 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
Russell, Annie, 1869-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2646
Collection consists of letters to the noted American actress, 1874-1940, from theatrical and literary figures, family and friends, as well as writings and personal papers.
Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... more
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