Found 103 collections related to Correspondence

Filtering on: x2001 - 2017
Proulx, Annie
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll Proulx MSS 1935-2010
178 linear feet (356 manuscript boxes), 3715 megabytes (2478 computer files)
Annie Proulx is a novelist, short fiction writer, historian, and essayist. She was born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1935, to Lois Nellie Gill Proulx, a painter and amateur naturalist, and George N. Proulx, the vice-president of a textile mill. Her... more
Bolender, Todd
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 149
1 box (10 folders)
Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to... more
Smith, Archie, 1939-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 874
2 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Archie Smith, Jr. was born on August 4, 1939, and lived most of his childhood in a mixed-race neighborhood in Seattle. He received Master's degrees in Divinity, Sacred Theology and Social Welfare; and a Ph.D. in Social Planning from Brandeis... more
Kantrowitz, Arnie, 1940-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1616
23.15 linear feet (54 boxes, 1 tube); 7 audio files, 12 video files, 1 vhs tape
Arnie Kantrowitz is a writer, educator, and gay activist who was integrally involved in several gay activist groups in the 1970s and 1980s including the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the Christopher... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
8.34 linear feet (8 boxes)
John Edward Heys is an actor/filmmaker/director/writer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam, Ethyl... more
New Music for Young Ensembles
Music Division | JPB 10-1
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
New Music for Young Ensembles (NYME), founded in 1974 by Claire Rosengarten, was an organization which fostered musical composition of ensemble music for intermediate level players. The organization's main activities centered around an annual... more
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 810
71.84 linear feet (48 boxes, 34 volumes)
Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) was a black economist, public administrator, educator, and author. The Robert C. Weaver papers, Additions II date from 1882 to 2008 (bulk dates 1950s-1980s) and primarily document Weaver's writing on urban... more
Banat, Gabriel
Music Division | JPB 12-16
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gabriel Banat is an American violinist who played for many years with the New York Philarmonic. He was born in Transylvania, Romania in 1926, eventually moving to Hungary. At the age of eight, he was discovered by Béla Bartók, who enabled him to... more
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more
Sisson, Richard, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-027
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sisson research materials (1921-2002) concern actors Evelyn Brent and Dwight Marfield. The bulk of the collection relates to Brent and her work in silent film. Materials about Brent include Sisson's research notes, his correspondence... more
Sheffer, Isaiah
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-186
27.9 linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 2 tubes); 483.9 mb (1943 computer files)
Isaiah Sheffer (1935-2012) was a creative force in the New York theatre scene for many years. He co-founded Symphony Space in New York City and served as the organization's artistic director until 2010 and founding artistic director thereafter.... more
Chesley, Robert, 1943-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-112
4.1 linear feet (11 boxes)
Robert Chesley (1943-1990) was a pioneering gay playwright who created homoerotic plays. The Robert Chesley papers date from 1978 to 2005 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s) and contain scripts, correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, posters,... more
Nicks, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 352
9.92 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Walter Nicks (1924-2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Walter Nicks papers date from 1899 to 2004 and document Walter Nicks' career as a choreographer, educator, and director of the Walter Nicks Dance Theatre Workshop.... more
Samples, M. David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-008
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
M. David Samples also known as David Samples (circa1924-) was a director, playwright and actor for Off-Broadway, regional theaters and abroad. Samples' career spanned over forty years, with over a hundred productions including William Inge's... more
Olmstead, Andrea
Music Division | JPB 15-68
14.48 linear feet (34 boxes, 1 volume); 739.36 mb (93 computer files)
Andrea Olmstead, a musicologist, is the leading authority on the American composer Roger Sessions. The Andrea Olmstead papers, dating from 1970 to 2013, mainly document the research and writing of Olmstead's books and articles on Sessions, as well... more
Bell, Larry, 1952-
Music Division | JPB 15-69
5.62 linear feet (15 boxes)
Larry Bell (born 1952) is an American composer and pianist. The Larry Bell papers, dating from 1965 to 2013, document the composer's career through published scores, sketches, programs, clippings, correspondence, subject files, writings, and... more
Fontaine, Edwina Seaver
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 447
1.76 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Edwina Seaver Fontaine (née Seaver, 1927-2014), was a Balanchine dancer, dance instructor, and teacher of Pilates. The Edwina Seaver Fontaine papers, dated 1927 to 2003, reflect Fontaine's career mostly through her correspondence and photographs.... more
Diether, Jack
Music Division | JPB 13-28
9.06 linear feet (23 boxes)
Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a journalist and musicologist best known for his expertise in and promotion of the music of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. The Jack Diether papers, dating from 1941 to 2006, hold correspondence, research files, and... more
La Vine, Marilyn J.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 323
15.94 linear feet (50 boxes)
Marilyn J. La Vine (1931-2009) was a dance enthusiast who dedicated her life to researching and promoting the legacy of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993). The Marilyn La Vine collection of Rudolf Nureyev materials (1939-2008) holds... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
6.7 linear feet (13 boxes, 2 tubes); 8.09 mb (131 computer files)
John Edward Heys is an actor, writer, and director who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam,... more
Johnson, Carole Y.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 313
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Carole Y. Johnson Aboriginal Dance portfolios hold documents relating to her work as an activist, art director, choreographer and dancer. Johnson, of African-American descent, developed Aboriginal Islanders dance programs through the Black... more
Jennings, Bernadine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 326
17.47 linear feet (42 boxes)
Bernadine Jennings was the founder and executive director of Dance Giant Steps, Inc. Founded in 1979, this not-for-profit organization promoted professional dance artists and companies. This was mostly through the organization's publication... more
Simon, John Ivan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-014
18.59 linear feet (45 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
John Simon is an American theater, film, and literary critic. The John Simon papers contain initial and final drafts of his criticism, dating from the 1960s to 2011, as well as correspondence and clippings documenting responses to his work from... more
Schelble, William, 1930-2012
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-017
1.9 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
William "Bill" Schelble (1930-2012) was a New York-based theater press agent. The William Schelble publicity files date from 1958 to 2003 and document many of the theatrical productions, individuals, and companies he publicized.
Chapin, Theodore S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-001
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes); 80.32 Megabytes (1 computer file)
Ted Chapin (1950-) is an American arts administrator, director and musical director, who has been at the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization since 1981, serving as president and executive director since 1983. In 1971 he was a production assistant... more
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013
Music Division | JPB 15-65
56.13 linear feet (48 boxes, 37 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 6 tubes); 368.3 mb (267 computer files)
Regina Resnik (1922-2013) was an American soprano and mezzo-soprano vocalist, as well as an opera director. The Regina Resnik papers, dating from 1934 to 2013, document Resnik's life and career through correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,... more
Edwards, Babette
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 809
16.2 linear feet (40 boxes)
Dr. E. Babette Edwards is a parent leader and advocate for school reform in New York City. The Babette Edwards Education Reform in Harlem collection dates from 1964 to 2006 (bulk 1966-1977), and consists of files documenting her work with the... more
Polk Horne, Gene-Ann, 1926-2015
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 796
26.1 linear feet (57 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Harlem Hospital Center (HHC) is a public, municipally-owned hospital that provides a wide range of services to the Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City. Gene-Ann Polk (1926-2015)... 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
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