Found 50 collections related to Theater -- United States -- 20th century

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
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
Martin, Fredric
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-048
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Fredric Martin (b. 1923) was active as a stage actor and producer between the 1940s and the 1960s. He was co-founder of the Down East Theatre Club. In 1958, he toured with Cyril Ritchard in productions of Visit to a Small... 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.
Clift, Montgomery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-006
6 linear feet (5 boxes, 4 volumes)
Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was an American stage and Academy Award-winning film actor. The additions to the Montgomery Clift papers include production files, correspondence, photographs and personal ephemera.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-019
3.06 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Davenport (1866-1949) was a stage and film actor who appeared in films of the silent and sound eras. His second wife, Phyllis Rankin (1874-1934), was a stage and film actress who appeared in silent films. The Harry Davenport and Phyllis... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 1880-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-001
4.9 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume)
Edmond Pauker (circa 1880-1962) was a literary agent for playwrights. The additions to the Edmond Pauker papers document Pauker's career through correspondence, photographs, programs, handbills, and publicity materials.
Weiner, Robert, 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-173
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Robert Weiner (circa 1935-1989) was a theatrical, film, and television producer, as well as a theatrical funder. The Robert Weiner papers, dating from 1951 to 1975, consist of his files for theatrical, film, and television projects. They contain... more
Simon, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-046
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Bernard Simon was a theatrical press representative and provider of theatrical management services. The Bernard Simon papers, dating from 1964 to 1974, document Simon's promotional and/or management work on behalf of 29 touring or original... more
Lauterer, M.R.
Billy Rose Theatre Division
7.8 linear feet (9 volumes)
The M.R. Lauterer collection of general reference theater scrapbooks date from 1876 to 1915 and contain nine volumes of clippings and programs.
Sosenko, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-017
2.93 linear feet (3 boxes, 8 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a producer, artist manager, collector, and composer. She was best known for launching and managing the career of the cabaret artist Hildegarde, as well as for producing tribute shows to actors and other theatrical... more
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
Cantor, Arthur, 1920-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-028
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Arthur Cantor papers (1955-1965) document the theater producer's work as a television and theatrical press agent in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection includes press releases and clippings, correspondence and memos regarding publicity... 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.
Miner, Jan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-015
2.23 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 volume)
Jan Miner (1917-2004) was an American actor who worked in theater, radio, television, and film. She appeared in the American Shakespeare Festival from 1966 to 1972 and was known for portraying the character of Madge in Palmolive dish soap... more
Aarons Family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-021
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Aarons Family papers (circa 1870-1979) mainly document the career of the producer Alfred E. Aarons, as well as his family life with the vocalist Leila Hughes and their children. A small amount of papers pertains to Alfred's children: Ruth... more
Kaye, Paula, d. 2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-002
1.1 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 volumes)
Paula Kaye (d. 2005), born Paula Lucille Kleinman, was a dancer in theater and revues. Her husband, Al Goldin, was a theater producer and general manager. They had a son, Joseph Goldin. The Paula Kaye and Al Goldin papers (1935-1980) primarily... more
Bryant, Mary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-005
43.51 linear feet (104 boxes)
Mary Bryant (1932-2004) was a theatrical press agent and representative, working primarily on Broadway. She was known for representing productions of the prominent director and producer Harold Prince. The Mary Bryant Papers document her career as... more
Barney, Jay B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-012
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jay Barney (1913-1985) was an actor, writer, and active Actor's Equity member. The Jay Barney papers hold correspondence, diaries, programs, and files relating to his military service and involvement with performers unions.
Brodenov, Boris, 1896 or 1897-1960
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-030
4.38 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Boris Brodenov (1895-1960) was an actor and radio announcer. The Boris Brodenov papers hold clippings, correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts, and scrapbooks documenting his career.
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-017
4.6 linear feet (14 boxes, 2 volumes)
Richard Harrison Senie (1916-1986) was an artist and scenic designer. The Richard Harrison Senie papers, dating from the 1920s to 1964, document his life and career through stage and set designs, visual art, photographs, programs, letters,... more
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
Strong, Michael, 1918-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-011
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Michael Strong (1918-1980) was an American film, theatre, and television actor. Strong was an originating company member of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center and appeared in the films Point Blank and more
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-003
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Louise Allbritton (1920-1979) was an actress who appeared on stage, screen, and television. Her husband, Charles Collingwood (1917-1985), was an American broadcast journalist. The Louise Allbritton and Charles Collingwood papers (circa 1917-1960)... more
Klotz, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-028
2.35 linear feet (1 box, 10 volumes)
Florence Klotz (1920-2006) was an American theatrical costume designer. A winner of seven Tony Awards, Klotz is best known for designing costumes for productions directed by Harold Prince, including Follies, A Little Night Music, and On the... more
Draper, Stephen, approximately 1906-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-008
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Stephen Draper (circa 1906-1985) was a theatrical agent best known for his long-term representation of Geraldine Page and Richard Kiley. The Stephen Draper papers (1948-1985) document Draper's work on behalf of his clients, mainly Page. They hold... more
Mallen, Dave
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-020
1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Dave Mallen was a musical and comedic performer active in the first half of the 20th century. The Dave Mallen papers, dating from 1928 to 1945, document his career through scrapbooks, scripts, and sheet music.
Jacobson, Sol, 1912-2010
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-152
16.41 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 volume)
Sol Jacobson was an American press agent, noted for his work on early productions of the director and producer Harold Prince, including Fiddler on the Roof. The Sol Jacobson papers contain publicity files on productions, organizations, and... more
Cooper, Marilyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-013
7.3 linear feet (19 boxes)
Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009) was a Tony Award winning American actress working primarily in theatre and television from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. The Marilyn Cooper papers document Cooper's professional life with scripts, photographs,... more