Found 64 collections related to Sketches

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Young, Roland, 1887-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-004
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stage, screen and television actor, Roland Young (1887-1953), was born in London and performed in England and the United States. One of his most notable films was Topper (1937). Young became a U.S. citizen in 1918; he died at home in his sleep in... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-208
1 box (64 drawings), some col, 73 x 44 cm. or smaller; 1 box (64 drawings), some col, 73 x 44 cm. or smaller
Comedian and author Joe Laurie Jr. (ca. 1894-1954) was born on the Lower East Side of New York City. He entered vaudeville in his teens, later performing in a number of shows on Broadway and across the U.S. Laurie and his first wife, Aleen... more
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
American theatre wing
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2369
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Established by the American Theatre Wing during World War II as part of their Stage Door Canteen program, the Merchant Seamen's Club provided services, food, and entertainment to merchant marines passing through the Port of New York. Most... more
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 816
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of manuscript of Dobuzhinskiĭ's memoirs, in Russian, ca. 1914-1952; and letters, writings, drawings and diagrams, lists, synopses of scenes, costume sketches, and miscellaneous documents, ca. 1930s-1950s, largely in Russian... more
Dabo, Leon, 1868-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19058
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Pocket address and notebook kept in London, 1905 by French-born American landscape artist Leon Dabo. Contains also a few pencil sketches of landscapes with color notes
Guimard, Adeline Oppenheim, b. 1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1264
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Adeline Oppenheim Guimard (1872- ) was an American artist noted for her portraits in gouache and colored crayons. Her works were exhibited in Paris, New York and other cities in the U.S. She was married to Hector Guimard, a French architect and... more
Kaufmann, Arthur, 1888-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1623
.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 package)
Arthur Kaufmann (1888-1971) was an artist born in Germany. Collection consists of incomplete typescript of Kaufmann's memoirs in English with a portion in German; scripts of two plays by Kaufmann; and miscellaneous papers including clippings,... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Hannon, Bryan, 1895-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1308
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Bryan Hannon (1895- ) was an American author. Collection includes "Melangitis," a collection of writings, comments, letters, clippings, and other papers on philology, and a variety of other subjects; radio script of "The Trolley Bible of the... more
Prince, Hempstead, approximately 1857-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2494
1 box
American artist. Letters received New York City and New London, Conn., 1873-1898, relating to his wood engravings and designs, etc.; with woodcuts and miscellaneous pencil sketches. Also, letters received by Prince while traveling with theatrical... more
Howell, W. T. (William Thompson), 1810-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1447
.56 linear feet (2 volumes)
Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1873, William Thompson Howell was a hiker and explorer widely recognized for his advocacy of state parks and wilderness protection.
Klimpt, Werner E. E., 1900-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1656
1 linear foot (1 box)
Dr. Werner Egon Eugen Klimpt (1900- ), a German mathematician, emigrated to the United States in 1946. From 1933 to 1939 he studied the forestry, timber and paper industry at the Institute for Business Cycle Research in Berlin. Collection consists... more
Craig, Paul N. (Paul Newton), 1885-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22940
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Paul N. Craig (1885-1962) was an artist, minister, singer and voice teacher who resided in Independence, Missouri for much of his life. Collection consists of letters dating from 1908 to 1911, written by Craig while an art student in New York City... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... more
Mendelssohn, Eleonora von
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1963
Eleonora von Mendelssohn was a German stage actress who emigrated to America at the time of Hitler's rise to power. She was actively involved in aiding other emigres and had much contact with the German acting community in Hollywood and New York.... more
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1658
3.6 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist. He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American... more
Kennan, George, 1845-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1630
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist, lecturer, and author, is best-known for his writings on Russia. He traveled extensively in Siberia from 1865-1867 with a Western Union telegraph surveying party, and again in 1885-1886 to research... more
Black, Alexander, 1859-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 309
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Alexander Black (1859-1940) was an author, editor and originator of the "picture play" the dramatic forerunner of the motion picture. Collection consists of correspondence, PEN Club materials, writings, photographs, sketches, and miscellaneous... more
Gard, Alex
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-029
8 boxes ( ca. 925 drawings)
Born in Kazan, Russia in 1900, Gard emigrated to the United States in 1924. Perhaps Gard's most famous works are his caricatures of Broadway celebrities for the walls of Sardi's restaurant, for which he was paid in meals. His drawings also... 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
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18137
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize portfolio)
Writings, drawings and publications on or by Robert Fulton collected by civil engineer William Barclay Parsons for his book Robert Fulton and the Submarine, published in 1922.
Gray, Ethel Huyler, 1877-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1204
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ethel Huyler Gray (1877- ), an American actress, author and editor, worked in the theatre for 12 years, then edited legal documents and advertising copy. She also was a writer and researcher for the New York Theosophical Society. Collection... more
Grant, Ethel Watts Mumford, 1878-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2080
Collection contains Mumford's writings, legal papers, correspondence, art work, and printed matter. Writings consist primarily of manuscripts of her plays with some short stories, poems, musical lyrics, and clippings of a literary column she wrote... more
Draper, Henry, 1837-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 838
1.5 linear feet (8 boxes, 2 folders)
Henry Draper (1837-1882), an American astronomer, was a pioneer in astronomical photography. Collection consists of Draper's correspondence, 1869-1882, with astronomers and others relating to astronomy, astronomical photography, spectroscopy,... more
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 902
46 linear feet (52 boxes, 47 v.)
Edward F. Caldwell & Co. of New York City, founded in 1894, designed and manufactured lighting fixtures and ornamental bronze and ironworks. In 1957 the company re-emerged after tax liquidation as the E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company. The president... more
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1631
1 linear foot (4 v.)
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) was an American art dealer, collector and connoisseur of books and prints. He began his career as an art dealer in Boston in the late 1860s. A decade later he joined the New York firm of Wunderlich & Company; in... more
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2585
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters.... more
Raschella, Vincent, 1863-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2528
.07 linear feet (2 boxes)
Vincent Raschella (1863- ), artist and aeronautic inventor of gliders and dirigibles was born in Italy. After he was unsuccessful in persuading the Minister of War in Italy to adapt one of his designs for wartime use, Raschella emigrated to the... more
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