Found 797 collections related to Photographs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Daykarhanova, Tamara, 1889-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-112
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Tamara Daykarhanova (1889-1980) was a Russian-born actress and acting teacher. She debuted with the Moscow Art Theatre (Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr) at age 18 and, following the Russian Revolution, went on to tour with the... more
Cohan, Georgette
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-036
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Georgette Cohan (1900-1988) was an American actor, and daughter of George M. Cohan and musical comedy performer Ethel Levey. Her photographs and memorabilia (1895-1978) include images of Cohan, her mother, her husband J. William Souther, other... more
Earle, Adrienne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-048
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Adrienne Earle was an American actor who was active in the 1920s and 1930s. She performed ingénue roles with stock companies including the Clyde Gordinier Players and the Frawley-Karle Players. Her photographs date from 1923 to 1932 and mostly... more
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... more
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Kazin archive
(95 linear feet); 191 manuscript boxes
Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) was an American literary and cultural critic, essayist and historian. He was one of the most influential of New York intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, and belonged to the circle of writers and... more
Roller, Olga, 1884-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-035
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Olga Roller (1884-1968) was a singer and actor who performed in musicals and comic operas, including several by Henry Blossom and Victor Herbert. The Olga Roller papers document her career from 1908 to 1926. The collection contains production... more
Sedgwick, Edna, 1915-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-004
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Edna Sedgwick (1915-2002) was a dancer, vaudeville performer, and actress. She appeared on film in You're a Sweetheart (1937), Red Barry (1938), and Swing, Sister,... more
Kaufman, S. Jay, 1886-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-133
.21 linear feet (1 box)
S. Jay Kaufman (1886-1957) was a writer, director, and producer for the American stage in the first half of the 20th century. The S. Jay Kaufman photographs and ephemera date from 1917 to 1947 and contain autographed headshots of theatre and music... more
Hume, Edward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-053
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Hume was an American actor who performed on Broadway and in touring theatre companies during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Edward Hume photographs and ephemera date from 1892 to 1909 and document Hume's performances in the... more
Douglass, Nancy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-010
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nancy Douglass (née Hasenwinkle) was a stage and radio actor. She began her career in the 1930s acting under the stage name Nancy Haswin, before changing her stage name to Douglass in 1938. She was married to Lawrence Hurdle and also performed for... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-013
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
Taylor, Robert, 1911-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-140
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Taylor (1911-1969) was an American film and television actor, known for his roles in Camille, Bataan, and Waterloo Bridge. The Robert Taylor clippings and... more
Robins, Adolf, 1886-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-044
.21 linear feet (1 box)
A. Robins (1886-1950) was a clown who performed in the United States and Europe from the 1900s until 1950. He was born Adolf Proper in Vienna, Austria. He took on the stage name A. Robins before coming to the United States in the early 1910s. In... more
Paone, Marion
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Marion Paone collection of Russian theater and ballet photographs contains promotional images of actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors, dating from about the 1900s to the 1950s. Most of the images are printed on postcards, and are... more
Backman, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-004
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The David Backman collection of Czechoslovak film and theater photographs contains promotional images of actors dating primarily to the 1930s. Many of the images were printed on postcards. Some are labeled with the actor's name or the production... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6414
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection of letters signed by Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), American writer, photographer and patron of the arts. Letters are chiefly to London publisher Grant Richards, 1923, regarding two of Van Vechten's works, Peter Whiffle and The Blind... more
Young, Roland, 1887-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-004
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stage, screen and television actor, Roland Young (1887-1953), was born in London and performed in England and the United States. One of his most notable films was Topper (1937). Young became a U.S. citizen in 1918; he died at home in his sleep in... more
Davies, Marion, 1897-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-110
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Davies (1897-1961) was an American stage and film actress. The Marion Davies papers date from 1915 to 1928 and document her early stage and film performances as well as her social activities with incoming correspondence, photographs, and... more
Fox, Kenneth, 1935-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Fox (born Kenneth Duvall Tooill, 1896-1979) was an actor who performed on Broadway and in stock theatre companies during the 1920s. The Kenneth Fox papers document Fox's career and his longtime interest in theatre with contracts, programs,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-056
4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached), b&w, 46 x 30 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached),
The Federal Theatre Project was created in 1935 as a Works Progress Administration project to fund live theatre and other live performing arts performances. Its purpose was also to give employment to unemployed theatre artists; the project brought... more
Wynne, Gladys, -1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-188
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Gladys Wynne (or Gwladys Wynne, d. 1964) was an English-American actor who was active on Broadway from 1908 through the 1910s. The collection contains a scrapbook Wynne created and two photographic portraits of her. The scrapbook contains images... more
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4619
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers chiefly concern the publication of George Bernard Shaw's "The War Indemnities" by the American Mercury. The story had originally been submitted to Pearson's Magazine, but was discarded after the departure of editor Frank Harris.... more
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... more
Kennedy, Robert C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1632
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Scrapbook compiled by Robert C. Kennedy documenting the Habsburg royal family in the 1930s, including several items related to Archduke Otto Habsburg. Included are clippings, memorabilia, photographic portraits, and a few letters addressed to Kennedy
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
Rosenbaum, Moritz
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17818
1 folder
Collection of certificates, including school diploma from Stanislawów, 1903; employment records as a civic employee, barber's helper, etc. health and medical service records, etc. Also, a few postcards, photographs, and notes.
Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Strathmore, Violet
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-030
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Violet Strathmore (whose name was sometimes spelled "Violette"), was a stage actress active in musical comedy, especially from the era of the First World War into the 1920s. The collection consists of clippings and photographs devoted to the... more
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more