Found 14 collections related to Portrait photographs -- 1940-1969

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Barnes, Harold
Music Division | JPB 95-4
0.94 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Harold Barnes was a record collector. Walter Schmucker was a collector.
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Music Division | JPB 93-95
27 items
Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano. Kenneth Miller was a violinist who lived in Lawrence, Kansas. 19 ALS (many signed "Mel") and 1 greeting card from Rosa Ponselle to Ken Miller ; 1 ALS to "Kenneth, Rosa & Edith" from Stuart Ross [?] ; 4... more
Jacobs, Paul
Music Division | JPB 88-8
ca. 12 cubic ft. (36 boxes)
An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde. Correspondence, clippings, programs, personal documents and items; manuscripts and typescripts of writings by Jacob and others;... more
Somerville, Randolph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-052
.75 linear feet
This collection includes photographs and prints of actors and actresses from the late 19th and early 20th century, especially those associated with Shakespearean theatre in New York City. The images were primarily collected by professor Randolph... more
Lhevinne, Rosina, 1880-1976
Music Division | JPB 94-4
ca. 9 cu. ft.
Rosina Lhevinne (1880-1976) was a Russian-born pianist and pedagogue who taught at the Juilliard School and privately in New York City. She was married to pianist Josef Lhévinne. Business and personal correspondence, pedagogical notes, clippings,... more
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991
Music Division | JPB 97-65
2.11 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991. The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon... more
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Castles, Katrina
Music Division | JPB 97-1
.3 cu. ft.
Katrina Castles (Mrs. Michael Schwab), formerly Kathleen Castles, and also known as Katherine Castles, was an Australian mezzo-soprano Lieder singer, a protege of Mme. Lotte Lehmann, and the childhood friend of Australian-American composer Peggy... more
Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-006
50 linear feet (97 boxes, 29 volumes and 3 oversized folders)
This collection of personal papers, correspondence, production files, radio scripts, autobiographical writings, interviews, speeches, articles, songs, clippings, photographs and visual materials provides a wealth of documentation on the personal... more
Schumer, Harry G
Music Division | JPB 92-70
14 boxes
Harry G. Schumer was the librarian of the Metropolitan Opera from 1938-1968. The collection includes color photographic transparencies, color slides, and black and white negatives taken by Schumer of Metropolitan Opera cast and crew during his... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Music Division | JPB 90-1
330 linear feet
Arturo Toscanini was born in Parma, Italy, on March 25, 1867, and died in Riverdale, New York, on January 16, 1957. Many regard him as one of the world's greatest conductors. In addition, Toscanini's anti-Fascist stance during World War II... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Music Division | JPB 90-1
330 linear feet
Arturo Toscanini was born in Parma, Italy, on March 25, 1867, and died in Riverdale, New York, on January 16, 1957. Many regard him as one of the world's greatest conductors. In addition, Toscanini's anti-Fascist stance during World War II... more
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