Found 19 collections related to Press agents

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Theatrical Press Representatives of America
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2973
1 box
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, reports, membership applications, and legal records.
Mok, Michel, 1889?-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2029
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Michel Mok (1889?-1961) was a theatrical press agent and journalist. Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada and later to the U.S. where he worked as a reporter for the New York Post. In the mid-1940s he associated himself with Richard... more
Slesin, Aviva
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-110
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection documents the creation of the film The Ten Year Lunch. Slesin acquired significant materials from numerous sources about the core group of the Round Table including Marc Connelly, Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Harold Ross,... more
Kingsley, Walter J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-020
1.4 linear feet (1 box, 7 volumes)
Walter J. Kingsley was an American press agent and journalist. He reported for the New York Telegraph and for the London Daily Express before beginning his career as a press agent in the 1900s.... more
Walsh, Townsend
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3213
The Townsend Walsh Papers (1763-1935, bulk 1890-1935) consist of the professional and personal papers of theatrical press agent Townsend Walsh (1872-1935). The collection includes important material relating to both the theatre and circus in the... more
Leckie, Katherine, -1930
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6304
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Katherine Leckie was a suffragist and journalist who founded a feminist editorial consulting and lecture bureau in New York City. She was press and booking agent to Rosika Schwimmer for her 1914-1915 United States lecture tour, and worked as press... more
Atlee, Howard, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-019
10.33 linear feet (26 boxes)
Howard Atlee (b. 1926) was a theatrical press agent active from the 1950s to the 1990s. The Howard Atlee papers (1950s-2004) chiefly concern Broadway and Off-Broadway productions between 1958 and 1984. The collection holds photographs, press... more
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
Edson, Elie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-107
1.9 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Elie Edson (1882-1971) was an American theatrical press agent. The Elie Edson press files on Sarah Bernhardt hold correspondence, press releases, photographs, notes, and programs relating to the representation of Bernhardt's American tour from... more
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
Helscher, Fern
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 191
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
Fern Helscher was the publicist and booking agent for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in the 1930s, promoting and arranging the company’s performances and tours in the United States and Europe. With the establishment of Jacob’s Pillow as an... more
Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1934-001
Correspondence and press releases of Frank J. Wilstach document his promotion of the acting careers of Sothern and Marlowe.
Williamson, Alix B
Music Division | JPB 06-69
62 linear feet (101 boxes)
The Alix Williamson Papers document the career of one of New York City's prominent publicists for classical music from the 1940s through the 1990s.
Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983
Music Division | JPB 06-31
5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Howard Dietz was a musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist. This collection contains mainly material on his 1974 autobiography, Dancing in the Dark: Words by Howard Dietz, such as background research... more
Bennett, Isadora
Music Division | JPB 06-19
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Isadora Bennett (1900-1980) was a publicist specializing in dance and concert artists. The Isadora Bennett Papers focus on her musical clientele.
Hyams, Barry, 1911-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2012-019
6.37 linear feet (18 boxes)
Barry Hyams (1911-1989) was an American theater producer and press representative who publicized over 40 Broadway productions throughout the course of his career. His production work was limited to Off-Broadway pieces associated with Rooftop... more
Brown, Chamberlain
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-002
351 linear feet (850 boxes)
The Chamberlain and Lyman Brown Papers are 351 linear feet and contain business and personal correspondence, scrapbooks, autographs, legal and financial papers, scripts, photographs, clipping files, and production materials documenting their work... more
Dalrymple, Jean
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-003
86 linear feet (89 boxes)
The Dalrymple Papers primarily consist of correspondence with individuals and organizations (financial and theatre related agencies) connected with both proposed and produced productions at City Center venues, the Brussels World’s Fair, the New... 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
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