Found 833 collections related to Photographs

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
En Garde Arts, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30500
.5 linear feet (1 box)
En Garde Arts, Inc., was a New York-based theater company that specialized in "site specific" productions, staging both classics and new works in specially designated, nontraditional architectural or outdoor spaces. Founded in 1985 by former... 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
Kearns, Nancy T.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-006
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Athol Fugard is a South African playwright. The Nancy T. Kearns collection of Athol Fugard materials dates from 1983 to 1996. Some of the items in the collection are copies of material that was originally created in the 1970s. The collection... more
Aschentrupp Toledo, Roberto
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6722
1 box (ca. 77 photographs)
Roberto Aschentrupp Toledo studied Mexican cinema at Universidad Nacional Autonoma and has also written on the subject. He lives in mexico City. Approximately 77 color photos documenting traditional dances of Mexico. The photos were taken by... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-168
6.5 linear feet (24 binders)
Parsons-Meares Ltd. is a New York City-based costume shop that builds costumes for professional theater, dance, and opera. The Parsons-Meares costume bibles includes sketches and renderings (primarily reprographic), color photographs, fitting and... 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
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
Grabowski, Anthony
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-016
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Anthony Grabowski (born 1932), a New York City-based playwright, was active in the mid-20th century. The Anthony Grabowski papers date from 1962 to 1969 and document his work on two plays, With Ah! Bright Wings and 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
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
Boucher, Bob
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-032
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Allan ("Bob") Boucher was an American conductor and musical director. From approximately 1946 to 1960, he was employed as Musical Director and Master of Ceremonies at the Roxy Theatre in New York City, where he rehearsed and conducted stage... 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
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
Gable, Robert Burns
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 02-935
11 boxes (5.5 linear feet), some col, 63 x 52 cm or smaller
Robert Burns Gable was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania in 1918. A lifelong dance enthusiast, he studied tap dancing and while a student at art school, performed as a clown and traveled with the Cole Brothers Circus. He graduated from the... more
Greyson, Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-027
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Ann Greyson scrapbook contains programs, photographs, clippings, fliers, and financial receipts documenting some theater productions of producer and stage manager Ann Greyson.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 30,503
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Nuyorican Poets Cafe was founded by Miguel Algarín in 1974. The original "cafe" was located in Algarín's own apartment, but by the late 1970s he had found a space on East 6th Street between Avenues B and C for poetry readings, music, live... more
Wooster Group
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30512
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Wooster Group was formed in the mid-1970s by members of the Performance Group, a New York-based theatrical troupe devoted to experimental work. The Performance Group was founded by Richard Schechner in 1967 and counted among its members... more
Sharp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18091
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Sharpe-Stevens family papers include genealogical research notes and family papers on the ancestors of Rosa Sharpe Stevens and, to a lesser extent, her husband Yale Stevens. Families include the Sharpes of Pennsylvania and the related Alden,... more
Wilson, Malcolm Sands, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18234
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Sands family of Block Island, Rhode Island, trace their lineage to James Sands, born in 1622 in Staffordshire, England. The collection consists of a genealogical research and personal papers relating to the Sands family. Personal papers... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Eisenhower, Dwight D., (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6393
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. The papers... more
Johnston, Esther
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4470
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, photographs,an interview transcript, and other material by or about Esther Johnston, a librarian who began her career with the New York Public Library in 1916, and who retired as Chief of the Circulation Department in 1951. Letters are... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18772
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, memorial cards, and reproductions of photographs of or belonging to Spencer Beach and Barry Leach, a Gay couple from New York City, reflecting the early years of the AIDS crisis
29th Street Repertory Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30511
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The 29th Street Repertory Theater was founded in 1988 by Tim Corcoran, David Mogentale, and a core group of actors and directors including Leo Farley and Paula Ewin. The company's best known productions include Tracy Letts' KILLER JOE and Bill... more
Harrison, Helen A. (Helen Amy)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17851
A History of the Parachute Jump, Coney Island, New York prepared by Helen A. Harrison (Historical Consultant, Hardesty & Hanover, Consulting Engineers) in Spring 1983 for the City of New York. Photocopied typescript with black and white... more