Found 89 collections related to Posters

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Music Division | JPB 87-33
50 linear feet (195 boxes)
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters;... more
United War Work Campaign, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3109
.3 linear feet (1 folder, 3 oversize folders)
United War Work Campaign, an American private organization, coordinated fundraising for World War I war work with American servicemen. The Campaign did fundraising for seven welfare societies: National War Work Council of the Young Men's Christian... more
War Welfare Council of Philadelphia
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
The War Welfare Council of Philadelphia raised funds during World War I. Collection consists of posters, booklets, forms, instructions, publicity handouts, and other items used in the May 1918 War Chest drive in Philadelphia. Also includes music... more
Pollikoff, Max
Music Division | JPB 86-1
11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller; 11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller
A violinist and conductor, Max Pollikoff was born in Newark, N.J., in 1904, and died in New York City in 1984. He organized Music in Our Time, a concert series which ran from 1954 to 1974 at the 92nd St. YMHA, New York. Published and unpublished... more
Wuttge, Frank, d. 1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3401
50 linear feet (46 boxes)
Frank Wuttge, Jr. was a writer and researcher with interests in the history of New York City, Edgar Allan Poe and poetry. His father, Frank Wuttge, Sr. was a photographer active in German-American organizations. Collection consists of... more
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 341
18.6 linear feet
Singer, song sylist, nightclub entertainer. Papers consist of personal papers including naturalization and immigration documents, correspondence with her husband, Kelsey Pharr, family papers and fan mail. Professional papers include contracts,... more
Lewine, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-008
35.5 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube)
Richard Lewine was a musical theater composer, an author of works of scholarship on musical theater and a theater and television producer, working mainly from the 1930s through the 1980s. This collection includes personal files, scores, scripts,... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Brooks, Patricia, 1933-1993
Music Division | JPB 09-4
3.07 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Patricia Brooks papers (1867, 1897-2009) document the professional vocal career of the artist, focusing on her operatic performances. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence; reproductions of photographs documenting her... more
Victory Book Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3164
5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Victory Book Campaign (VBC), originally named the National Defense Book Campaign, was established in 1941 by the American Library Association, the American Red Cross, and United Service Organizations (USO). The Campaign's purpose was to... more
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 04-27
24.25 linear feet (61 boxes)
John J. Becker was the only Midwestern member of a group of ultramodernist American composers known as the “American Five”. He was known for his use of difficult techniques of counterpoint and harmony. Becker’s most important works include more
Fryer, Katharine Homer, 1907-
Music Division | JPB 09-3
58.3 linear feet (84 boxes)
The Louise Homer Collection extensively documents the lives and careers of Louise and Sidney Homer, as well as the history of their extended family. It was assembled by Katharine Homer Fryer, one of the Homers' twin daughters. The collection... more
Cranefield, Paul F. (Paul Frederic), 1925-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-006
19.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Paul Cranefield Papers, 1824-2002 [bulk years 1951-2002], document medical doctor and theater enthusiast Paul Cranefield’s interest and contribution to New York City’s theatrical world, and in particular the Off-Off Broadway movement. The... more
Turner, Charles
Music Division | JPB 12-05
8.46 linear feet (25 boxes)
The papers of the composer Charles Turner, one of Samuel Barber's few students, contain scores, sketches and notes, libretti, correspondence, diaries, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, and audio recordings documenting his... more
Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 190
12 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance, Inc. records brings together financial and musical material describing the work of the company in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There is also material about the creation of programs and dances.
George Kleine (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1138
15.75 linear feet (2 boxes and 63 v.)
The George Kleine Company distributed motion picture films. The company was established by George Kleine (1864-1931) who was involved in various ventures in the early motion picture industry. He also formed the Kleine Optical Company to handle the... more
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Andersen, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 289
11.3 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Marion Andersen (1924-2002) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Marion Andersen papers, dated 1930 to 2002, document her choreography work; creation of dance departments and performing companies at Utah State University and the... more
Smith, Randall B., 1916-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2790
3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Randall B. Smith (1916-1989) was a veteran of the International Brigades who fought in the Spanish Civil War, and an active member of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Collection consists of materials relating to the Spanish Civil War... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Kohs, Ellis B., 1916-2000
Music Division | JPB 04-25
18 linear feet. (45 boxes)
Ellis Kohs was a composer of classical music. He is well known for his opera Amerika based upon the Franz Kafka novel by the same name. Kohs began his teaching career in 1946 with posts at the Kansas City Conservatory,... more
Playwrights' Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-014
17.84 linear feet (54 boxes)
The Playwrights' Company was a New York City based theater production company that operated from 1938 until 1960. This collection contains material created by the company's publicity department, such as company history files, play files,... 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
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 219
18 linear feet (46 boxes)
Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.
Cosme, Eusebia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3619
Correspondence, personal papers, contracts, poems including some written about Cosme, essays, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, scripts including radio scripts, certificates, posters, and photographs, relating mainly to Cosme's career,... more