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Steinbeck, Elaine A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-003
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Elaine Steinbeck papers on The Grapes of Wrath (1988-1990) concern the stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, written by Frank Galati and produced by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The collection documents the... more
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
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
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
Beatty, Clyde, 1903-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-001
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Clyde Beatty (1903-1965) was an American lion tamer, animal trainer, and circus entertainer. Beatty ran his own circus which merged with the Cole Bros. Circus in 1935. The collection holds press releases, programs, advertising invoices, and... 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
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-023
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Scrapbook containing clippings of reviews and programs from the 1958 revue La Plume de Ma Tante at the Royale Theatre in New York City, and the 1963 musical Sophie at the Fisher Theatre in... 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
Stavis, Barrie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-029
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Program, oratorio text, and sound recording from Princeton Pro Musica's November 1994 production of Galileo Galilei, composed by Lee Hoiby with text by Barrie Stavis. Sound recording is unavailable pending digitization.
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
Price, Julia S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-044
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Julia Seaman Price papers (1951-1973) contain correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, and theater programs that Price compiled in preparation of her book, The Off-Broadway Theater (1962). Correspondence consists of Price's letters... 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
National Repertory Theatre Foundation
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-021
23.87 linear feet (48 boxes, 18 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The National Repertory Theatre was an American theatre company founded by Michael Dewell and Frances Ann Hersey, which produced touring productions of classic and modern plays. This collection consists of the records of the National Repertory... 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
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
Merlin Group, Ltd.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-056
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Merlin Group, Ltd. was a theatrical marketing and publicity company based in New York City. The Merlin Group records, dating from 1967 to 1979, document the publicity work performed by the company for six productions: Chicago, King of Hearts,... more
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
En Garde Arts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-011
22.05 linear feet (53 boxes)
En Garde Arts (1985-1998) was a non-profit New York theatre company founded by Anne Hamburger, who also served as its artistic director. En Garde Arts was known for site-specific projects, produced in unconventional venues around New York City.... 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
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-029
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (PRTT) was founded in 1967 by Miriam Colón (born 1933) as a bilingual theatrical organization that emphasized the dramatic history of Puerto Rico and Latin America. The collection, dated 1960s to 1994 (bulk dates... more
Stoddard, George D. (George Dinsmore), 1897-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-016
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
George D. Stoddard (1897-1981) was a chancellor of New York University and Long Island University. From its incorporation to the mid-1970s, Stoddard served on the board of directors of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The George... more
Snow, Leida
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-022
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Leida Snow is a New York City-based journalist and critic. From 1979 to 1992, she was Theater Critic for WINS radio in New York, and she is a past president of the Drama Desk. Her reviews and articles have appeared in more
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