Found 92 collections related to Sketches

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
Tumarin, Boris, 1910-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-048
8.7 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Boris Tumarin (1910-1979) was a Latvian-born theater director, writer, and performer. The collection dates from 1934 to 1978 and contains scripts, prompt books, production files, photographs, programs, and drawings.
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
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Notebook was kept by Lee when he was an army engineer stationed at Fort... 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.
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
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
Rollinson, William, 1762-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2611
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Rollinson (1762-1842) was an English engraver who emigrated to New York in 1788-89.
Clarke, William M. (William Malpas)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William M. Clarke, surgeon's mate in the United States Navy, kept this journal on board the U.S.S. President (a frigate) and the U.S.S. Argus (a brig), entering daily sick reports along with a brief log of the weather, names of vessels sighted and... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Blacque, Valentine Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 311
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Valentine Alexander Blacque was a businessman and author. Collection consists of letters from illustrators, literary friends and others, relating to Blacque's books. Correspondents include Edwin A. Abbey, Austin Dobson, Kate Greenaway, William... 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
Milne, Samuel Milne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2010
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Details of uniforms and equipment of the British army, 1742-1881, collected by Samuel M. Milne of Leeds, England ca. 1913. Includes specimens of cloth, braid, and other material, mounted, with descriptive notes in manuscript, colored sketches,... more
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4557
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an... more
Fraternity (Literary Club)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1071
.86 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Volumes of the manuscript periodical issued and privately circulated by The Fraternity, a social literary club, between 1877 and 1878. Issues contain poems, short stories, essays, and letters, as well as pen and ink, pencil, and painted... more
Beutler, John Baptist, 1824-1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Baptist Beutler (1824-1874) was a singer, music teacher, and caricaturist. Born in Freiburg, Germany, he resided in New York from about 1851 to 1861. Drawings and caricatures in the collection mainly represent musicians and composers, but... more
Howard, Francis Gilman, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1443
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Francis Gilman Howard (1869-1937) was an American landscape architect and designer of garden furniture and ornaments. Collection consists of Howard's correspondence, sketches, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Correspondence,... 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
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.
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
Walbrook, H. M. (Henry Mackinnon), 1865-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3199
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Undated reminiscences of English playwright, drama critic, and author Henry Mackinnon Walbrook, describing the English stage and social customs during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including sketches of drama critics Clement Scott and... more
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
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
Allen, R. J. (Richard J.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6193
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Richard J. Allen, Jr. kept this journal of a voyage on board the clipper ship M.P. Grace from New York to San Francisco, from June 22-October 26, 1881 (journal entries for September 21-October 25 are missing). The volume also includes an abstract... more