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Eppes, William D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
William D. Eppes was a historian and writer whose research interests included Tallulah Bankhead and Gertrude Michael. His correspondence consists primarily of letters from Zora Ellis (d. 1991), an educator who had been friends with Bankhead since... more
Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nathan "Nate" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a highly successful show business enterprise that toured the United States, Europe, and elsewhere from the 1880s well into the 20th century, and featured... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio of letters)
Robert Edmond Jones (1887-1954), stage scenic designer, director, author, and motion picture production designer, collaborated on several stage productions with puppet designer and puppeteer Remo Bufano (d. 1948). After collaborating on a... more
Phillips, Cyril L
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-057
(1 portfolio)
The Birmingham Repertory Theatre of Birmingham, England, was founded on February 15, 1913, by Sir Barry Jackson (1879-1961), who was knighted in 1925 for services to theater. From the beginning, the Theatre's repertoire was extraordinarily wide,... more
New York Enthusiasts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-046
(1 portfolio)
The New York Enthusiasts was an organization active during the Post-World War Two period, made up of persons who, in the words of the club's newsletter, "like New York, want to learn more about New York, and want to do this in the company of... more
Eppes, William D
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-029
.21 linear feet. (1 box), 28 cm
Diana Forbes-Robertson (1915-1987), was the daughter of the actors Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson and Lady Gertrude Forbes-Robertson, as well as the niece of actress Maxine Elliot, about whom she wrote MY AUNT MAXINE. In 1935, Diana married the... more
Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1959-004
.21 linear feet (1 box of material), 28 cm
Ossip Dymow, playwright and screenwriter, was born in Russia. He wrote in Russian, German, and Yiddish in his early years, and became best known to English-speaking audiences for his play NJU, translated into English and staged in New York in... more
Dean, Tunis F., b. 1870
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-023
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tunis Ferdinand Dean was a theatrical manager, long associated with David Belasco. Born In Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1870, Tunis Dean moved to Baltimore, Md., as an adult, and managed Baltimore's Academy of Music for several years. Affiliated for... more
Crandall, Victoria
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-043
(1 portfolio)
Victoria Crandall (d. 1990) was a theatrical producer who packaged numerous touring stage shows for the summer theater trade. In addition to organizing productions that toured the Northeastern United States, she also served as co-producer and... more
De Me, Shirley
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-018
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Shirley De Me was an actress whose appearances included the role of "Mary" in the silent film BONDWOMEN (1915). Jeanne De Me was an actress whose stage appearances included LOOSE ANKLES (1926) and DIVIDED HONORS (1929). The Shirley De Me ephemera... more
Hyde, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1940-003
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio), 40 cm
Tommy Hyde (d. 1940) was a dancer and songwriter, and also managed a troupe of performers who toured in vaudeville under the name the Honey Boys. The Tommy Hyde papers span 1922-1940, and consist primarily of correspondence to Tommy Hyde,... more
Strudwick, Shepperd, 1907-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-003
6 linear feet, (15 boxes)
The Shepperd Strudwick Papers is composed of correspondence, newspaper clippings, programmes, memorabilia, scripts, and other material relating to the career of Shepperd Strudwick. The papers document in detail the rise of Strudwick's career from... more
Campbell, Sandy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1982-004
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Sandy M. Campbell, a professional actor from the mid-1940s through the end of the 1950s, knew and worked with a number of prominent stage and screen actors of the period, and corresponded with many of them. The Sandy M. Campbell correspondence... more
Allen, Martha-Bryan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-048
(1 portfolio)
Actors' Fund of America
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 2873
240 portfolios
Scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, programs, and other papers documenting the Actors' Fund of America.
Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-069
(1 portfolio)
In his early years, Julius Kahn was an actor who toured the country with Joseph Jefferson's troupe, as well as others. Later, Kahn became a lawyer, and represented California for more than twenty years in the House of Representatives as Republican... more
Alford, Walter, -2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 22,477-22,480
4 portfolios
Correspondence and press materials documenting the career of press agent Walter Alford.
Horner, Ralph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-059
(1 portfolio)
Ralph Horner was a conductor for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company of London from the late 1870s until the early 1890s. In addition to conducting the orchestra, Horner served as stage manager on the company's tours. He also wrote FOUR BY HONOURS, a... more
O'Neil, George, 1898-1940
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-024
(1 portfolio)
George O'Neil was a poet, playwright, and screenwriter. O'Neil's first play produced on Broadway, AMERICAN DREAM (1933), impressed critics and theater professionals though it was not a financial success. After one more Broadway production he went... more
Actor’s Workshop (San Francisco)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 26,440
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Promotional materials, programs, business records, reviews, and other ephemera from the Actor's Workshop, San Francisco.
Frank, Alexander, 1866-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1940-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Alexander Frank (1866-1939), was a stage actor, first in England and then, after 1900, in the United States, where he was also a motion picture actor and director. Born in Boston, England, Alexander Frank initially worked as a political secretary... more
Nichols, Anne, 1891-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-012
1.42 linear feet. (1 box + 1 oversized portfolio)
Anne Nichols was a playwright best known for the highly successful comedy ABIE'S IRISH ROSE, which opened on Broadway in 1922, ran for five years, and inspired two movies and a radio series. Born in Dales Mill, Georgia, in 1891, Anne Nichols... more
Reinold, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-070
(1 portfolio)
Bernard Adolph Reinold (1860-1940) was an actor and a soldier, a member of several theatrical social organizations, and an administrator of the Actors' Fund of America. The career of Bernard A. Reinhold, whose stage name was Adolph Bernard,... more
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-251
9 v, 28 cm; 9 v, 28 cm
Breuer, Bessie, b. 1893
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-042
(1 portfolio)
Bessie Breuer (1893-1975) was a journalist, novelist, short story writer and playwright whose only produced play, SUNDOWN BEACH (1948), was one of the first efforts of the Actors Studio. After an early career in journalism as reporter and editor,... more
Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located... more
Henkle, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-047
1 portfolio
Carl Henkle was the author of two plays produced on Broadway, DECISION (1929) and PAGE PYGMALION (1932). Henkle's play DECISION opened at the 49th Street Theatre on May 27, 1929, and ran for 64 performances. PAGE PYGMALION opened at the Bijou... more
Karras, Athan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-049
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Director, choreographer, dancer and actor Athan Karras was born in Greece, toured there in classical drama, then came to the United States where he was most active in theater during the 1950s and 1960s. Karras was perhaps best known in America for... more
Actor-Managers, Inc
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Actor-Managers, Inc., was a New York theatrical production organization which in February 1928 staged Simon Gantillon's French play MAYA (1924), in an English translation by Ernest Boyd, with Aline MacMahon in the lead role of a prostitute. City... more
Newberry Library.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-003
1 portfolio
The Newberry Library theatrical correspondence consists of letters written in the late 19th and early 20th centuries concerning theatrical matters. A majority of the correspondence consists of notes written between 1890 and 1896 to John Malone,... more