Found 40 collections related to Radio scripts

Anderson, Arthur
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-044
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Arthur Anderson collection of scripts contains scripts for the radio show Mark Trail, broadcast by the Mutual Broadcasting System, and for the radio and television shows Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, both broadcast by ABC. Mark Trail scripts date... more
Taylor, Henry J. (Henry Junior), 1902-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-033
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Henry J. Taylor was an economist, journalist, columnist, author, and ambassador. Born in Chicago in 1902, later a resident of Virginia, Henry J. Taylor began his career as a journalist and columnist. His articles describing his world travels... more
John, Alma, 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 135
5.4 linear feet
Radio talk show producer and registered nurse. Alma John became a registered nurse in 1929, working at Harlem Hospital, She later was appointed Director of the School for Practical Nurses at the Upper Manhattan Young Women's Christian Association,... more
Malvern, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-029
(1 portfolio)
Gladys Malvern was an author who wrote articles and several books about the theater, including biographies of performers Joseph Jefferson, Katharine Cornell, and Harry Lauder, as well as dancer Anna Pavlova. The majority of the Gladys Malvern... more
Marriott, John, 1893-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 149
3 linear feet
The John Marriott Papers reflect Marriott's acting career in theater, movies and television commercials. The Personal Papers series, 1940-1977, consists of biographical information, news clippings, obituaries, personal correspondence from friends,... 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
O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (8 cartons, 30 archival boxes, 4 1/2 archival boxes, 3 print boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, with emphasis on the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence files, his speeches... more
Collymore, Errold, 1892-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 888
4.8 linear feet (13 boxes)
Born in Barbados, Errold Collymore immigrated to the United States in 1912 and graduated from Howard University's dental school eleven years later. His subsequent struggle to rent an office in White Plains, New York compelled him into a life of... more
Rowley family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-039
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The collection consists of scrapbook pages of clippings, photographs, and programs documenting the careers of the Rowley theatrical family, especially that of actor Edward M. Rowley.
Salter, Harry, 1899-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-023
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Harry Salter papers contain mostly scripts for radio programs on which he worked as orchestra conductor or music director.
Kaland, William J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-030
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
William J. Kaland (1915-1983) was a writer and producer of programs for radio and television, mostly for the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company where he was an executive producer. He created a number of public affairs and history programs including... more
Burke, Billie, 1885-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-010
The collection consists mainly of materials from Billie Burke's career, which include her play, radio, and film scripts, and a relatively small amount of clippings, photographs, and business papers. Materials relating to her career predominate,... more
Chase, Ilka, 1905-1978
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-002
13 linear feet (20 boxes, 20 scrapbooks)
The Ilka Chase Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scripts, scrapbooks and other material related to the career of Ilka Chase. There is also considerable material related to the career of her mother, Edna Woolman... more
White, David McKelvy, 1901-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3312
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
David McKelvy White (1901-1945) was a professor at Brooklyn College and College of the City of New York. He served in the George Washington Battalion, a group of Americans who fought on the Loyalist side in the Spanish Civil War. After his return... more
Chevigny, Hector, 1904-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-120
4.6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Hector Chevigny (1904-1965) was an American novelist, and radio and television dramatist. The collection, dating from 1928 to 1962, focuses on Chevigny's career as a novelist and dramatist. The files hold television and radio scripts and screenplays.
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
Diether, Jack
Music Division | JPB 13-28
9.06 linear feet (23 boxes)
Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a journalist and musicologist best known for his expertise in and promotion of the music of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. The Jack Diether papers, dating from 1941 to 2006, hold correspondence, research files, and... more
Goodstein, Mel, 1934-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-146
2.31 linear feet (6 boxes)
Mel Goodstein (1934-1987?) collected radio scripts that document the Golden Age of Radio.
Dougall, Bernard, 1908-1972
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-077
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Bernard Dougall (1908-1972) was a radio scriptwriter. The Bernard Dougall scripts date from 1932 to 1966, and predominantly document his work on the 1930s popular radio program Maxwell House Show Boat.
Arent, Arthur
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-102
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Arthur Arent scripts (1943-1956) were written or adapted by Arent for radio and television. The bulk of the collection is radio scripts for The Theatre Guild on the Air, presented by United States Steel Corporation,... more
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-004
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
Betty Comden and Adolph Green were lyricists, librettists, screenwriters and performers. This collection consists of scripts, production files, office files, financial records, awards, photographs and programs from 1933 to 2003.
Metropolitan Opera House (Organization : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Music Division | JPB 14-11
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s premiere opera companies for well over a century. Its series of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts began in 1931, featuring host Milton Cross. The Metropolitan Opera radio scripts date from... more
Wynne, Shirley W. (Shirley Wilmotte), 1882-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4689
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Shirley W. Wynne, M.D., Dr. P.H. (1882-1942) was New York City Commissioner of Health from 1928 through 1933, and a leader in public health and child welfare initiatives throughout his career. The collection consists of radio scripts for more
Meiser, Edith, 1898-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-041
7.1 linear feet (17 boxes)
Edith Meiser, actress, vaudeville performer and scriptwriter is best known for her dramatization of radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s. The bulk of this collection is radio scripts written by Edith Meiser. The collection also includes many... more
Carrington, Elaine Sterne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-003
Papers of writer Elaine Sterne Carrington. The collection includes a fairly inclusive collection of her writings of books, television, theater and radio scripts.
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
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-003
The Kim Hunter scripts and rehearsal notes represent a cross-section of her involvement in theater, film and television and span the years 1957-1993. Most of the scripts are annotated and often include cast lists, rehearsal schedules, and her own... more
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Music Division | JPB 95-6
99.5 linear feet (166 boxes)
Jan Peerce (1904-1984) was an American tenor whose career as an opera star and concert performer extended more than fifty years. The Jan Peerce Papers are a record of his life and career, documented through correspondence, scripts, writings,... more
Mayfield, Julian, 1928-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 339
The collection documents Julian Mayfield's career as a writer, educator and actor, and his activities as a political expatriate in West Africa and Guyana. Significant correspondents include fellow African-American expatriates and friends Maya... more
Kallen, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-026
21.44 linear feet (45 boxes)
Lucille Kallen was a published author as well as a prolific writer for radio, television, and stage. In the 1950s, she was the only female writer on the staff of Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows . Today she is best known... more
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