Found 62 collections related to Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Macquoid, Percy, -1925
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-022
26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm; 26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm
Percy Macquoid, costume designer. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil were for David Belasco's production of The Merchant of Venice at the Lyceum Theatre in New York which opened in December 1922. 21 are on board and 5 are on tracing paper.
Horton, Rick, 1954-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-023
2 boxes, col, 24 x 20 in. and smaller; 2 boxes, col, 24 x 20 in. and smaller
Consists of 8 large (24 x 20 in.) and 23 (11 x 14 in.) portraits of the following actors: Jean Louis Barrault, Richard Burton, Vittorio Gassman, Sir John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Sir Laurence Olivier, Maximilian Schell and Nicol Williamson, all of... more
Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2771
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. Collection consists of letters and writings of Skinner. Letters are to his wife and family. Writings include articles and speeches on Shakespeare, and biographical sketch of Helena Modjeska.
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
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The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Martin, David Stone.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-013
4 posters
Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born 1913. The David Stone Martin posters consist of four original art posters designed for the National Shakespeare Company's productions of Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Antigone, and King Lear.
Rumbold, Hugo
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-023
36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm; 36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm
Hugo Rumbold, Percy Anderson and Viola Tree, costume designers. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil, unsigned, were for the production of The Tempest which opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London on January 28, 1921 with Henry Ainley,... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-011
1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm; 1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original costume design for the role of Ophelia in HAMLET, in pencil and watercolor, signed "To Lillian Gish from Jo Mielziner." Includes fabric swatches.
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1964-006
1 portfolio (10 prints), 21 x 26 cm; 1 portfolio (10 prints), 21 x 26 cm
Influential English artist of the theater, Edward Gordon Craig was a designer, director, actor and author. Designs for Shakespeare's Hamlet are unmounted woodcut prints, in black and white, 8 on rice paper, 2 on board.
Moulin, Jurriaan, 1798-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2075
365 p
Excerpts collected from various authors and publications. At end, Moulin's translation of the Merchant of Venice into Dutch, dated January 25, 1836. Lettered: J. Moulin Kleine Aanteekeninge over Shakespeare MS. Misdated 1863 for 1836.
Wickham, Florence, 1880-1942
Music Division | JPB 84-418
8 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 8 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Burlingame, Lloyd
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-021
6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm; 6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm
Lloyd Burlingame, designer for the theater. Consists of six designs in watercolor and ink for the following productions of the Association of Producing Artists: three signed costume designs for TWELFTH NIGHT and one unsigned set design for each of... more
Gilder, Rosamond.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1157
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Rosamond Gilder (1896-1986), an American author and theatre figure in New York, was founder and president of the International Theater Institute. She wrote about the theatre and edited the letters of her father, Richard Watson Gilder. Collection... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-035
31 drawings; 2 drawings; 2 photomechanical prints
Performer, director, producer, and writer, E.H. Sothern (1859-1933) was born in New Orleans into a theatrical family. Educated in England, he worked for some ten years (until 1898) as an actor in Daniel Frohman's company at New York's Lyceum... more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1976-007
4.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Donald Oenslager Collection of Edward Gordon Craig is an artificial collection containing correspondence and artwork created by the noted theatrical designer and graphic artist, Edward Gordon Craig. Although born and raised in England, Craig... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
170.97 linear feet (416 boxes, 4 other items)
Since its inception in 1954, the New York Shakespeare Festival/the Public Theater has been a highly acclaimed theater company, dedicated to achieving artistic excellence while developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Nichols, Josephine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-001
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Josephine Nichols was an actress and a teacher of theater. This collection contains her papers from her long career, 1948-1990. The papers are business related, including programs, contracts and clippings.
Strange, Michael, 1890-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-009
The Michael Strange papers consist primarily of 218 autographed letters, many more then 2 pages in length, from her second husband John Barrymore. These span the years 1917-1925 and coincide with the end of her marriage to Leonard Thomas, as well... more
Motley, pseud
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-003
2 boxes (93 drawings)
Motley is the corporate name of sisters Margaret Harris (1904-2000) and Sophie Harris (1900-1966), and Elizabeth Montgomery Wilmot (1902-1993), who designed sets and costumes for theatre, opera, ballet and motion pictures from 1932 to 1976 in... more
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-028
ca. 34 linocuts; 15 boxes (ca. 530 drawings)
Caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator, Alfred Frueh, was born in Lima, Ohio in 1880. In his early career, he worked at the St. Louis post-dispatch and the New York world. From 1908 to 1909, Frueh studied art in Europe. In 1925, Frueh joined the... more
Boyt, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-024
2 lnear feet (4 boxes)
Designer, producer and writer, John Boyt (1921-1983) was born in Newark, New Jersey. From the 1940s to the early 1980s, Boyt designed costumes, sets, and occasionally lighting, for theater, dance, opera, television, and film. His credits include... more
Powell, Gabriel M., 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ+++29440
7 paintings
Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose... more
Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-001
31.5 linear feet.; 97 boxes
The Maurice Evans papers contain correspondence, production materials, photographs, programs and scripts that document his role as an actor, director and production.
Ffolkes, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-027
4 boxes (ca. 110 drawings)
Costume and set designer David Ffolkes (1912-1966) was born in West Hagley, England and designed costumes and sets for numerous theatre productions and films. He served in the Royal Artillery during World War II and was a prisoner of war in Siam... more
Apolinar, Danny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-027
12 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Danny Apolinar Papers document the career of Danny Apolinar, lyricist, composer, pianist, nightclub entertainer and illustrator. The materials date from 1946-2000 (bulk dates 1957-1993) and include professional correspondence, legal and... more
Sobotka, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-005
2 boxes (ca. 71 drawings)
Designer, dancer and actress, Ruth A. Sobotka, was born in Vienna in 1925. She emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 14. Sobotka attended the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Institute of Technology. She also studied... more
Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-040
The papers of A. J. Antoon contain scripts, photographs, correspondence, writings, contracts and financial papers. Annotated scripts and items from productions Antoon directed make up the bulk of the collection. The collection also contains... more
Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1241
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. Collection consists of papers reflecting Greet's career in the theater. Includes correspondence, 1881-1936, concerning his American productions of Shakespeare's plays; notes on... more
Jeakins, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-053
2 boxes (66 drawings, 1 photograph)
Stage, screen and television costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins (1914-1995) was born in San Diego, California. She won a scholarship to the Otis Art Institute, worked for the WPA and Walt Disney Studios. She designed costumes for dozens of films,... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
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