Found 64 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.
Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-053
14 linear feet (18 boxes)
Vivian Blaine was a singer in concerts and nightclubs and an actress in film, television and theater from the late 1930s through the mid 1980s. She is best remembered for having originated the role of Miss Adelaide in Guys and... more
Lawrence, Gertrude
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-007
The Gertrude Lawrence Papers contain photocopies of personal and business correspondence, as well as other material related to her career. Of note are diaries of her 1946 PYGMALION tour and her recollections of George Bernard Shaw.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-026
29 linear feet (42 boxes)
The Helen Hayes papers span the years 1817–1963 and consist of correspondence, the majority from friends and colleagues; speeches and writings, including drafts and handwritten index cards of speeches; clippings from her earliest days in theater... more
Burt, Laura, -1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-004
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Laura Burt Papers document portions of both her personal and professional life as an actress in the U.S. and England from the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century.
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.
Anglin, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-004
The Florence Anglin Papers document her career on stage, television, film and radio, primarily as a character actor.
Johann, Zita, 1904-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-008
2.31 linear feet (6 boxes)
Zita Johann was a stage and film actress best known for her role in the 1932 film The Mummy with Boris Karloff. Johann debuted on Broadway in 1924 and made her first film appearance in 1931. After making seven films, Johann left Hollywood and... more
Gibson, Robert J
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-025
Robert J. Gibson collected this material on Lillian and Dorothy Russell. This is a small collection notable mainly for the unpublished biography of Lillian and her daughter Dorothy Russell and letters written by Lillian Russell to her daughter and... more
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
99 boxes
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
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
Hill, Holly
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-008
The Holly Hill-St. Joan reseach files consist of correspondence, articles, resumes and programs from the research done on her book, Playing Joan: Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's St. Joan. Correspondence is from notable American and British... more
Hayward, Brooke, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-021
12.7 linear feet (13 boxes)
Brooke Hayward is the oldest child born to stage and screen actress Margaret Sullavan and super-agent and producer, Leland Hayward. She is a writer, having authored the book Haywire in1977. Her early career choices were actress and model. Hayward... more
Morgan, Ralph, 1883-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-002
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Claudia & Ralph Morgan Papers contain the certificates, contracts, correspondence, scripts, telegrams and miscellaneous material relating to the acting careers on stage, in motion pictures and with professional organizations (e.g. Screen... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-005
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of... 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