Found 31 collections related to Press agents

Levene, Ellen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-032
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Ellen Levene is a publicist. Her publicity files date from 1980 to 1987 and document her work as a unit publicist for the films Arthur (1981), Daniel (1983), The... more
Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tommy Brent was the theatrical press agent for The Immoralist, the first production staged at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre, an Off-Broadway playhouse located at 330 Bowery in New York City. The Tommy Brent press files on... more
Theatrical Press Representatives of America
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2973
1 box
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, reports, membership applications, and legal records.
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2806
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts; fragments of drafts; notes; and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Jeffrey Richards Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-011
11.76 linear feet (28 boxes)
Jeffrey Richards Associates is a New York City-based theatrical press agency and production office founded in 1977 by press agent and producer Jeffrey Richards. The records contain press materials for the Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that the... more
Merlin Group, Ltd.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-056
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Merlin Group, Ltd. was a theatrical marketing and publicity company based in New York City. The Merlin Group records, dating from 1967 to 1979, document the publicity work performed by the company for six productions: Chicago, King of Hearts,... 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.
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
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
Debuskey, Merle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-026
34.63 linear feet (80 boxes)
Merle Debuskey (b. 1923) is an American theater press representative. From 1948 until his retirement in 1996, he publicized over 500 theatrical productions. He was the first and longest-lasting press agent for Joseph Papp and the Public Theater,... 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.
Schulman, Susan L.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-036
.73 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Susan L. Schulman is a theatrical press agent. Her publicity files contain clippings, photographs, posters, video press kits, audio recordings, and other press materials for Broadway productions, off-Broadway productions, and national tours from... 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
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
Ellis, Joshua
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-011
11.59 linear feet (28 boxes)
Joshua Ellis was a theatrical press representative active from the 1970s until the early 2000s. He represented over 60 Broadway shows as well as Off-Broadway and touring productions. The Joshua Ellis papers hold clippings, press releases,... 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
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
Solters & Roskin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-014
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Solters & Roskin press materials contain clippings, press releases, other publicity materials, program copy, biographies, guest lists, press lists, some correspondence, handbills, and several photographs. The papers span from 1969 to 1980.
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.
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