Found 20 collections related to Writers

Tracy, Robert, 1928-....
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 333
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Tracy (1955-2007) was an American dance writer. This collection consists of a 1996 manuscript of his book, Goddess: Martha Graham’s Dancers Remember (1997).
Hamilton, Thomas, 1789-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1301
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Thomas Hamilton (1789-1842) was a Scottish writer and philosopher.
Chublarian, Rouben, -1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4194
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Rouben Chublarian, an Armenian anti-Communist writer, fled Stalinist-controlled Russia to Germany during World War II before entering the United States as a displaced person in 1950. The papers consist of typescript and mimeographed copies of... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Chirikov, E. N. (Evgeniĭ Nikolaevich), 1864-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 8454
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
19 letters and a short story written by Russian novelist Evgenii Chirikov including many to lawyer N. S. Karinsky; a letter by his wife, Valentina Chirikova; and 2 letters by writer Vasilii Nemirovich-Danchenko
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
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
Maisel, Edward
Music Division | JPB 14-22
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edward Maisel (b. 1917) was the author of Charles T. Griffes: The Life of an American Composer. The Edward Maisel research files on Charles T. Griffes, dating from 1904 to 1985, primarily hold correspondence between Maisel and individuals who knew... more
Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... more
Oppenheimer, George
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-001
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
George Oppenheimer (1900-1977) was an American drama critic, screenwriter for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, playwright, author, editor, and one of the co-founders of Viking Press. The George Oppenheimer writings include plays, screenplays, novels,... 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
Israel, Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-017
3.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Lee Israel research files on Vanessa Redgrave, dating from 1982 to 1987, consist of documentation compiled by Israel while researching Redgrave’s life and career.
Mayer, Edwin Justus, 1896-1960
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-126
8.2 linear feet (20 boxes)
Edwin Justus Mayer (1896-1960) was an American screenwriter, playwright, and journalist, most remembered for writing the scripts for two comedies directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The Edwin Justus Mayer papers contain writings and personal files.
Nelson, Portia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-039
5.53 linear feet (13 boxes)
Portia Nelson (1920-2001) was an American singer, actress, songwriter and author. Her performing career was primarily in cabaret and recordings, but she also appeared in film and stage musicals. She also wrote songs, musicals, poems, and the... more
Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-071
5.35 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an American author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts, notes, research materials, and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing; correspondence; photographs; notebooks; a diary; and... more
Weinberg, Herman G.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1980-003
12.38 linear feet (49 boxes)
Herman G. Weinberg was an American writer, foreign film translator, teacher, and film historian working from the 1920s to the 1980s. The Herman G. Weinberg Collection consists of scrapbooks containing clippings, correspondence, halftones,... more
Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998
Music Division | JPB 13-21
16.67 linear feet (37 boxes)
Arthur Cohn (1910-1998) was an American composer, conductor, and critical and historical writer on music. The Arthur Cohn collection, dating from 1923 to 1941, mainly holds notes, drafts, illustrations, and research clippings for an unpublished... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.