Found 19 collections related to Artifacts (object genre)

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
New York Times Company.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Fisher, Mark Lowe, d.1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1011
2.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Mark Lowe Fisher was a member of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an activist organization formed in 1987 in New York City. ACT UP utilizes mass demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience to focus public and governmental attention on... more
Manford, Morty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1858
22.5 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Morty Manford (1950-1992) was an activist and key strategist in the early days of the gay rights movement, a Legal Aid lawyer, and an Assistant Attorney General of New York State. While an undergraduate at Columbia University in 1971, he founded... more
Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-012
9 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke was founded in 1970 by James T. Cavanaugh, a professor emeritus of Theater Arts at Mount Holyoke College. The Summer Theatre offered college students the opportunity to develop their acting and technical skills.... more
Balaban, A. J. (Abraham Joseph), 1889-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-024
9.04 linear feet (28 boxes)
The A. J. Balaban and Carrie Balaban papers document the Balaban family primarily through correspondence and family albums. The correspondence includes letters from the Balabans' daughter Cherry while she entertained with the USO during World War... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
Toohey, Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6174
.67 linear feet (2 boxes; 1 sound recording)
The collection consists chiefly of photographs shot or collected for use in the magazine Hit Parade. Most of the photographs depict artists and performers, including female impersonators. Includes photographs taken at the Red Parrot, Interferon,... more
AIDS Theatre Project
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-042
15.92 linear feet (39 boxes)
The AIDS Theatre Project (ATP) was formed in New York City in 1987 and sought to provide a creative outlet for people with AIDS while educating the public on HIV/AIDS by performing original theatrical productions. This collection documents over... more
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
McKean, Aldyn
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5986
3.4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aldyn McKean (1948-1994), a gay rights and AIDS activist, was a founding member, spokesman, and grassroots organizer for ACT UP. He represented that organization, among others, at international AIDS conferences and demonstrations. His papers... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more
National Association for American Composers and Conductors
Music Division | JPB 03-15
27.7 linear feet (65 boxes)
The National Association for American Composers and Conductors, Inc. (NAACC) was founded by Henry K. Hadley in 1933. It was an organization dedicated to the task of fostering American Music. The collection contains correspondence, legal and... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Davis, Tony
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5987
13 linear feet (29 boxes)
The Tony Davis ACT UP records contain files collected and maintained by Tony Davis, an active member of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) from 1989 to 1996. Davis had a leading role in ACT UP's Treatment and Data Committee, attended... more
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... 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
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item)
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the... more
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