Found 128 collections related to Programs (documents)

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... more
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Douglass, Nancy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-010
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nancy Douglass (née Hasenwinkle) was a stage and radio actor. She began her career in the 1930s acting under the stage name Nancy Haswin, before changing her stage name to Douglass in 1938. She was married to Lawrence Hurdle and also performed for... more
Wieder, Gertrude
Music Division | JPB 14-10
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Gertrude Wieder (1893-1968) was an American contralto singer who performed in opera and solo recitals in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1920 to 1933.
Beam, Ward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-109
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ward Beam's World Champion Daredevils and the Jimmie Lynch Death Dodgers were motorized thrill-shows that toured North America during the 1940s. The collection dates from 1941 to 1949 and holds programs, press releases, and newspaper clippings... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-148
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection dates from the 1870s to the 1940s and consists of programs, clippings, advertisements, tickets, and pamphlets that document the history of the circus as well as New York City-based, national, and international circus troupes. Many... more
Spolin, Viola.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-013
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Viola Spolin (1906-1994) was a theatre educator and acting coach who introduced improvisational techniques to American actors and directors through her book Improvisation for the Theatre. The Viola Spolin theatre... more
Snyder, Bert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-008
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bert Snyder was a vaudeville actor, comedian, and master of ceremonies. Snyder toured the United States with various vaudeville and burlesque troupes throughout the 1930s. The Bert Snyder scrapbook dates from the 1930s to the 1950s and contains... 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
Wilkas, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 446
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Senia Rusakoff (1891-1981) was a Russian dancer, who taught ballet along with his wife Regina (1903-1982). He danced in various troupes before setting up a dance studio in Boston in the early 1920s, where he and Regina taught until 1978. He... more
Deiman, Werner J
Music Division | JPB 09-7
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Werner J. Deiman was a professor of literature at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine from 1964-1991. He was also an avid music and opera fan. The Werner J. Deiman Collection consists of classical music and opera memorabilia from Mr. Deiman's... more
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Sanders, Job, 1929-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 359
4.9 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Job Sanders papers date from 1946 to 2008 and document the ballet dancer and choreographer's career through photographs, programs, articles, and choreographic notes.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-019
3.06 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Davenport (1866-1949) was a stage and film actor who appeared in films of the silent and sound eras. His second wife, Phyllis Rankin (1874-1934), was a stage and film actress who appeared in silent films. The Harry Davenport and Phyllis... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 1880-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-001
4.9 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume)
Edmond Pauker (circa 1880-1962) was a literary agent for playwrights. The additions to the Edmond Pauker papers document Pauker's career through correspondence, photographs, programs, handbills, and publicity materials.
Nolan, Doris, 1916-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-069
.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Doris Nolan (1916-1998) was a theater and film actor. She made her Broadway debut in 1935 in the play Night of January 16. She continued to be active on Broadway and in American film through the 1940s. The Doris Nolan papers (1930-1944) document... more
Morrow, Doretta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-019
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Doretta Morrow was an American actress and singer, best known for creating roles in the classic musicals The King and I and Kismet. The Doretta Morrow papers contain photographs, programs, telegrams, clippings, reviews, a diploma, and two... more
Samrock, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-008
8.9 linear feet (16 boxes, 13 volumes)
Victor Samrock (1907-1995) was an American theatrical business manager, active in New York theatre from the mid-1930s to the mid-1980s. From 1938 to 1960 he was the general manager of the Playwrights' Company. The Victor Samrock professional files... more
Sheffer, Isaiah
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-186
27.9 linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 2 tubes); 483.9 mb (1943 computer files)
Isaiah Sheffer (1935-2012) was a creative force in the New York theatre scene for many years. He co-founded Symphony Space in New York City and served as the organization's artistic director until 2010 and founding artistic director thereafter.... more
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Rose, Sidney
Music Division | JOB 14-02
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Sidney Rose collection of Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia dates from 1865 to 1950. It contains clippings, posters, programs, photographs, and color souvenir cards pertaining to performances of Gilbert and Sullivan operas on the east coast of... more
Moseley, Monica
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 398
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes); 5.01 mb (5 computer files)
Monica Moseley (1942-2010) was an American dancer, dance scholar, and former assistant curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library. The Monica Moseley papers date from 1886 to 2010 and consist of professional files... more
Sosenko, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-017
2.93 linear feet (3 boxes, 8 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a producer, artist manager, collector, and composer. She was best known for launching and managing the career of the cabaret artist Hildegarde, as well as for producing tribute shows to actors and other theatrical... more
King, Jr., Clinton, 1914-2013
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-008
3.74 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 volume)
Clinton P. King, Jr. was a theatrical stage manager. The Clinton King, Jr. papers (1889-1966, bulk 1904-1966) contain programs, photographs, correspondence, scripts, clippings, prop lists, tour itineraries, and other papers and memorabilia from... more
Fontaine, Edwina Seaver
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 447
1.76 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Edwina Seaver Fontaine (née Seaver, 1927-2014), was a Balanchine dancer, dance instructor, and teacher of Pilates. The Edwina Seaver Fontaine papers, dated 1927 to 2003, reflect Fontaine's career mostly through her correspondence and photographs.... more
Champlain, Helene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-013
.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
Helene Champlain was a book dealer and collector in the New York City area active from the 1930s to the early 1970s. She worked at the book shop at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for many years. The Helene Champlain papers, Additions date from 1956 to... more
Darvas, Lili, d.-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-001
3.23 linear feet (8 boxes)
The collection dates from 1913 to 1974 and documents the career of Hungarian actress Lili Darvas through photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, reviews, and programs.
Leve, Sam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-097
6 linear feet (11 boxes, 13 oversized folders, 5 tubes)
Samuel Leve (1910-1999) was a New York-based scenic designer. The Samuel Leve design files date from the 1930s to 1994 and contain designs, photographs and slides, scenic and rigging plots, course materials, correspondence, clippings, programs,... more
Miner, Jan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-015
2.23 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 volume)
Jan Miner (1917-2004) was an American actor who worked in theater, radio, television, and film. She appeared in the American Shakespeare Festival from 1966 to 1972 and was known for portraying the character of Madge in Palmolive dish soap... more
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