Found 38 collections related to Sketches

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
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
Matura, Ottokar Sidharta, 1905-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1915
.4 linear feet (3 v.)
Ottokar Sidharta Matura (1905- ) was an Austrian author. Collection consists of manuscript entitled "Magda Ruser, Moderne Liebesgedichte," by Matura, illustrated with watercolor sketches.
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
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
Olivares, Juan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2290
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel de la Vega (1892-1971), a Chilean author, wrote poems, plays, short stories, and novels. He was appointed press secretary to Brazil in 1951 and cultural attache in Spain in 1953. In Chile he received national prizes for literature, theatre... more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Romano, Amelia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-015
.6 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Amelia Romano (circa 1907-2000?) was an American character actor who worked in theatre, on television and in the movies. The collection holds photographs, a scrapbook and telegrams.
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-082
14 boxes
Original set designs, working drawings and sketches, blueprints and notes by Mstislav Dobuzhinskiĭ for the following productions: Anne of England by Mary Cass Canfield and Ethel Borden adapted from Viceroy Sarah by Norman Ginsbury (1941); Boris... more
Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-307
3.6 linear feet (5 boxes, 36 oversized folders)
The Jules Fisher collection of Jo Mielziner designs includes original drawings and renderings for theater, opera, and ballet productions from the 1920s through the 1960s, primarily in New York City.
Pressler, Glenn
Music Division | JPB 14-02
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Glenn Pressler (1915-1990), a bass-baritone vocalist, performed as a soloist or in choruses in New York City in the 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked at Herbert Barrett Management, where he managed the careers of the... more
Fred L. Lavanburg Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18389
5.58 linear feet (15 boxes, 1 other item)
The records of the Lavanburg Foundation contain meeting minutes and administrative files documenting the activities of the foundation, records of construction of the Lavanburg Villages, and files on grants awarded. Materials are organized in three... more
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 96
27 linear feet (49 boxes)
Eleanor King was a pioneer in the field of modern dance. She was an an original dancer of the Humphrey-Weidman group, a choreographer, and a teacher. Miss King became one of the first dance instructors in the United States, she was a professor in... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Knorr, Arthur, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-001
60 linear feet (125 boxes)
The majority of the Knorr papers is comprised of set designs and production materials. The collection illustrates Knorr’s multiple talents and his unifying role as a producer. The designs and plans include Knorr’s early work for the Capitol and... more
Buchman, Herman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-046
Herman Buchman was a makeup artist for stage and screen, as well as an educator. His papers document his career in these two fields as well as his two books on makeup.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Jo Mielziner.
Strauss, Sara Mildred, 1896-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 169
4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Sara Mildred Strauss Papers document the professional life of this twentieth-century dance instructor, choreographer, and writer. This collection contains correspondence, professional papers, drafts of her writings, drawings, clippings,... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 206
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Kovich was a dancer and choreographer, originally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance, mainly in New York and France. The collection includes choreography notes, scripts,... more
Javitz, Romana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6197
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, diaries and other personal papers of Romana Javitz, Curator of The New York Public Library Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1545
The Maryam Jameelah Papers include the correspondence, fiction, and academic writings of Maryam Jameelah, (nee Margaret Marcus), an American Jew who, after her conversion to Islam, emigrated to Pakistan and resides there still. Her correspondence... more
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