Found 65 collections related to Actresses

Hutchison, Muriel, 1915-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-299
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Muriel Hutchison (1915-1975) was an American stage actor active in the 1930s and 1940s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1937 to 1938. The scrapbook contains clippings, letters, congratulatory telegrams, programs, contracts, excerpts of... 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
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, Marguerite, 1916-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-033
2 boxes and 2 reels of microfilm
The collection is mostly scrapbooks of photographs and clippings documenting the acting careers of the two Shaws. The scrapbooks also contain correspondence, programs and ephemera. The collection also has Marguerite's annotated actor's side for... more
Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 27582 + Cage
.3 linear feet, (1 box)
Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the... more
Lothar, Minda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-032
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Minda Lothar, author of RAGE OF JOY: THE DIVINE SARAH BERNHARDT (1968), a novel based on the life of actress Sarah Bernhardt, also wrote a paper analyzing what she termed the Avante-garde Woman personality type, primarily drawing upon women... more
Mitchell, Maggie, 1837-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4552
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists predominantly of letters written between 1854 and 1890 to American actress Maggie Mitchell and her husband and manager, Henry T. Paddock from family, friends, and fans. Letters discuss a voyage to Hong Kong and Japan; personal... more
Worth, Irene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NCOF+ 99-3447
1 portfolio
American actress. Notes, draft and typescript with handwritten revisions by Irene Worth are for her talk on the English actress Ellen Terry given at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in December... more
Ward, Fannie, d. 1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-033
1 linear foot (6 volumes)
American actress on stage and film, Fannie Ward was probably most famous for her apparently successful efforts to appear forever young. Born circa 1868, she made her stage debut in 1890, was in Hollywood films 1915-1919, and called the perennial... more
Hamilton, Margaret, 1902-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-040
.25 linear feet (1 box)
American character actress best known as the Wicked Witch of the West in THE WIZARD OF OZ, Margaret Hamilton played many roles on stage, film and television. Her first New York appearance was in 1932 in ANOTHER LANGUAGE. Collection contains... more
Roberts, Joan, 1917-2012
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-012
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Actress and singer, Joan Roberts, the original Laurey in OKLAHOMA (1943) was born in New York City and began her career on the stage as a child. She appeared in over 25 musicals on Broadway and on tour (1941-1950), was seen on television in the... more
Saunders, Nicholas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-035
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Nicholas Saunders and Gedda Petry papers contain contracts, programs, correspondence, scripts, and one photograph documenting the careers of performers Nicholas Saunders and his wife, Gedda Petry.
Walker, Charlotte, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-191
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Charlotte Walker papers contain photographs, a script, two clippings and two letters documenting the career of actress Charlotte Walker.
Gee, Amanda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-017
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Amanda Gee collection of Liza Minnelli and Judy Garland ephemera contains photographs, periodicals, clippings, and printed material about the two American entertainers.
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 210
1.5 linear feet
The Urban Arts Corps records consists of the production records for plays produced by UAC from 1967-1983 (bulk dates 1972-1979), and a separate body of material relating to Vinnette Carroll. The material has been divided into two series:... more
Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-004
2.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Child actress, best known for playing the title roles in the original LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1888-1889) and THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, Elsie Leslie returned to the stage as a young adult to star in THE RIVALS (1898) and other plays. Born Elsie... more
Kalich, Bertha, 1874-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-005
8 linear feet (23 boxes)
This collection comprises the papers of the Polish singer and actress Bertha Kalich who immigrated to the United States in 1895. Once in the United States, she became a celebrated star of the Yiddish theater, with active roles in theater as well... more
Luce, Claire
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-015
17.01 linear feet (46 boxes)
Claire Luce (1903 -1989) was an American stage and screen actress and dancer. The Claire Luce papers hold correspondence, theater and film files, scripts, photographs, writings, art, scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting the actress's career in... more
Nolan, Doris, 1916-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-069
.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Doris Nolan (1916-1998) was a theater and film actor. She made her Broadway debut in 1935 in the play Night of January 16. She continued to be active on Broadway and in American film through the 1940s. The Doris Nolan papers (1930-1944) document... more
Morrow, Doretta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-019
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Doretta Morrow was an American actress and singer, best known for creating roles in the classic musicals The King and I and Kismet. The Doretta Morrow papers contain photographs, programs, telegrams, clippings, reviews, a diploma, and two... 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.
Marinoff, Fania
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-018
1.9 linear feet (1 box, 7 volumes)
The Fania Marinoff papers date from 1900 to 1959 and document the career and interests of American actress Fania Marinoff.
Johnstone, Georgia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-039
2.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
Georgia Johnstone Papers regarding Agnes Moorehead consist primarily of correspondence between actress, Moorehead and Johnstone, her personal secretary. The letters by Moorehead are rich in the details of her life and her acting career. Letters... more
Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-015
7.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 32 volumes)
Cornelia Otis Skinner was a distinguished writer, monologist, and actress. Skinner began her acting career in 1921 on the stage, alongside her father, Otis Skinner. Throughout her career, Skinner toured the country performing one-woman monologues,... more
Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-067
6.72 linear feet (16 boxes)
Viveca Lindfors was a Swedish-American theater and film actor. The Viveca Lindfors papers date from 1945 to 1990 and contain scripts, writings, correspondence, programs, promotional material, clippings, and other materials documenting Lindfors'... more
Straight, Beatrice
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-113
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes)
Beatrice Straight was an American actor who worked in theater, film, and television. The Beatrice Straight papers (1922-1987) document Straight's personal and professional life through correspondence, clippings, publications, legal records,... 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
Tarlow, Florence, 1922-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-030
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Florence Tarlow professional files (1949-1985) document her stage career, particularly her Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway work during the 1960s. The collection contains scripts, scores, photographs, programs, and other printed matter.
Stritch, Elaine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-172
4.61 linear feet (10 boxes)
Elaine Stritch was an actress and singer in film, television, and the theatre whose show business career spanned nearly seventy years. The Elaine Stritch papers date from 1925 to 2012 (bulk dates 1943-2011), and contain correspondence,... more
Nelson, Portia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-039
5.53 linear feet (13 boxes)
Portia Nelson (1920-2001) was an American singer, actress, songwriter and author. Her performing career was primarily in cabaret and recordings, but she also appeared in film and stage musicals. She also wrote songs, musicals, poems, and the... more