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Fox, Kenneth, 1935-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Fox (born Kenneth Duvall Tooill, 1896-1979) was an actor who performed on Broadway and in stock theatre companies during the 1920s. The Kenneth Fox papers document Fox's career and his longtime interest in theatre with contracts, programs,... more
Hyde, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1940-003
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio), 40 cm
Tommy Hyde (d. 1940) was a dancer and songwriter, and also managed a troupe of performers who toured in vaudeville under the name the Honey Boys. The Tommy Hyde papers span 1922-1940, and consist primarily of correspondence to Tommy Hyde,... more
Frank, Alexander, 1866-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1940-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Alexander Frank (1866-1939), was a stage actor, first in England and then, after 1900, in the United States, where he was also a motion picture actor and director. Born in Boston, England, Alexander Frank initially worked as a political secretary... more
Cherry, Ewing, d. 1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-020
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Ewing Cherry was an American stage actor with years of touring experience. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Ewing Cherry (sometimes billed as V. E. Cherry) made his stage debut in WITHIN THE LAW in Chicago in 1916. Soon afterwards Cherry was working in... more
Curtis, Jack, 1942-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-019
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio), 40 cm
Jack Curtis was a theatrical manager. The Jack Curtis contracts date from autumn 1937, and consist of sixteen copies of the same 'standard minimum' contract for actors. There are thirteen contracts for the play BORN IN A TRUNK, and three contracts... more
Badia, Leopold
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-044
(1 portfolio)
The Leopold Badia papers consist of a variety of materials reflecting a long acting career, including contracts, salary stubs, portions of scripts, sheet music, some correspondence, and a complete radio script from 1945. Contracts for stock... more
Blum, Gustav
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-047
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Gustav Blum (d. 1963) was an American theater director, producer, actor, and teacher. In 1916, he founded the East-West Players, a group that performed one-act plays, including English translations of Yiddish plays. The East-West Players won the... more
Stavisky, Lotte (Charlotte), 1907-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-031
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Charlotte "Lotte" Stavisky (1907-2000) was a German-American actress and sculptor who acted in film, television, radio, Broadway, and Off-Broadway roles from the late 1930s through the 1950s. The Lotte Stavisky papers date from 1935 to 2000 and... more
Saunders, Nicholas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-035
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Nicholas Saunders and Gedda Petry papers contain contracts, programs, correspondence, scripts, and one photograph documenting the careers of performers Nicholas Saunders and his wife, Gedda Petry.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-014
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Little Hut, written by André Roussin and adapted by Nancy Mitford, was first produced in London in 1950. The play was produced in Boston and then on Broadway in 1953 by producer John C. Wilson. more
Kalich, Bertha, 1874-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-005
8 linear feet (23 boxes)
This collection comprises the papers of the Polish singer and actress Bertha Kalich who immigrated to the United States in 1895. Once in the United States, she became a celebrated star of the Yiddish theater, with active roles in theater as well... more
Pearl, Jack
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-001
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Jack Pearl Papers consist of correspondence, contracts, scripts, programs and photographs and are primarily of his professional life and career.
Radio Writers Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-001
37.5 linear feet, (90 boxes)
The Radio Writers Guild Records consist of correspondence, contracts and minutes for the years 1930 to 1958. The materials regarding the RWG is limited to the Guild as a national organization and to the activities of the Eastern Region. While... more
Fields, Fanny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-033
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume)
Happy Fanny Fields (born Fanny Furman, circa 1881-1961) was an American actress, dancer, and comedian who found great success in British pantomime theater in the first decade of the twentieth century. The collection documents Fields's professional... more
Moore, Victor, 1876-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-003
8.1 linear feet (10 boxes, 21 volumes)
The Victor Moore papers, dating from 1864 to 1958, offer comprehensive coverage of the actor's stage and film career from 1894 onward, primarily through scrapbooks and photographs. They also hold letters, contracts, writings, awards, diaries,... more
Ray, Happy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-005
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Happy Ray was a burlesque and vaudeville comedian active from the 1920s to the 1950s. The Happy Ray scripts (1920s-1950s) contain over 150 stage plays, musicals, and skits produced by his companies.
Theatre Guild, 1919-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild, established in 1919 by Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner, Philip Moeller, and Helen Westley, is an American theatrical association. Since its inception, the Theatre Guild has produced over 200 original theatrical productions,... more
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-108
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guy Bolton (1884-1979) was a British-American playwright, librettist, and novelist. He wrote more than 50 plays and musicals, many of which were collaborations with P.G. Wodehouse and George and Ira Gershwin, including Oh,... more
Lipson, Paul
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-013
4.38 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Paul Lipson (1913-1996) was an American actor best known for portraying Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. The Paul Lipson papers (1932-1996) consist of production files, scripts, and a scrapbook that document Lipson's career acting in summer stock,... more
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
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
Minot, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-064
6.69 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Anna Minot Warren (1918-2007) was a stage, screen, and television actress who performed under her maiden name, Anna Minot. Joseph Warren (1916-1993) was a stage, screen, and television actor. Both were self-described "journeyman actors." The... more
Roller, Olga, 1884-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-009
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Olga (Kahaun) Roller (1884-1968) was a singer and actor who performed in musicals and comic operas, including several by Henry Blossom and Victor Herbert. The Rosemary Pilkington collection of Olga Roller papers, dated 1913 to circa 1960, holds... more
Forbes, Henry B., -1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-007
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders)
Henry B. Forbes (d. 1958) was a theatrical producer active on Broadway in the 1920s and 1930s. He also worked as an actor in the 1910s and early 1920s, performing with the East-West Players. The Henry B. Forbes papers (1917-1952) contain programs,... more
Snyder, Louise
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-022
2.1 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Louise Snyder papers contain correspondence, photographs, contracts, family papers, clippings, scripts, financial papers, programs, and personal ephemera documenting her life and career.
Smith, V.D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
1.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
The V.D. Smith collection of Charles L. Young materials contains scripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and ephemera documenting the life and career of writer and businessman Charles L. Young.
Weissburger, L. Arnold
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-014
1.1 linear feet (3 boxes)
L. Arnold Weissburger (circa 1906-1981) was a theatrical lawyer. The L. Arnold Weissburger client files, dating from 1925 to 1981, document his career through letters from and legal papers regarding his clients.
Smith and Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-001
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were a well-known vaudeville duo known as Smith and Dale who performed around the United States for over seventy years. The collection contains an extensive run of scripts for Smith and Dale sketches, material reflecting... more
American Play Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1966-002
49.14 linear feet (117 boxes)
The American Play Company was a New York theatrical agency which represented authors and rights-holders and assisted in the negotiation of theatrical and film licensing. The American Play Company records contain administrative files, contracts,... more
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... more