Found 162 collections related to Programs (documents)

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
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
Wellman, Emily Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-144
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Emily Ann Wellman was an American stage actress in the early 20th century. In 1921, she toured with the Shubert Vaudeville, starring in a flash drama (or ten-minute play) she also wrote and directed, titled The Actor's... 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
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.
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
First Chamber Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 451
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The First Chamber Dance Company was a small touring dance company founded in New York City in 1961 by Charles Bennett. It moved to Seattle in 1974 where it was based until the group disbanded in 1979. The dancers were trained in ballet but... 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
Leslie, Caird, 1899-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 470
1.61 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Caird Leslie (circa 1900-1970) was an American ballet dancer and teacher. He was raised in Seattle and, after dancing in Europe, returned to teach at the Cornish School (1935-1950.) He had a longtime association with Adolph Bolm, and danced for... more
Henderson, Heather Anne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-006
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Heather Henderson worked as a dramaturg at the Yale Repertory Theatre. She attended the Yale School of Drama from 1984 to 1988, where she earned her M.F.A. and D.F.A. in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism. Her papers contain study guides she... more
Dempsey, Mark, 1936-1994
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18790
1 box, 1 oversize folder
Mark Dempsey (born Herbert Lee Dempsey) was a stage, film, and television actor. His papers consist of photographs (chiefly head shots and production stills), programs, clippings of reviews, resumes, autobiographical statements, and memorabilia.... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
Case, Anna, 1888-1984
Music Division | JPB 13-01
2.59 linear feet (10 boxes)
Anna Case (1889-1984) was an American soprano and composer who performed with the Metropolitan Opera from 1909 to 1920, and toured as a concert soloist until 1931. Her papers hold concert programs, scores by Case and other composers,... more
Turner, Charles
Music Division | JPB 12-05
8.46 linear feet (25 boxes)
The papers of the composer Charles Turner, one of Samuel Barber's few students, contain scores, sketches and notes, libretti, correspondence, diaries, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, and audio recordings documenting his... more
Fitelberg, Jerzy, 1903-1951
Music Division | JOB 95-14
5.84 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Jerzy Fitelberg papers primarily hold the composer's score manuscripts. They also contain correspondence, concert programs and clipping files.
New Music for Young Ensembles
Music Division | JPB 10-1
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
New Music for Young Ensembles (NYME), founded in 1974 by Claire Rosengarten, was an organization which fostered musical composition of ensemble music for intermediate level players. The organization's main activities centered around an annual... more
Frenkel, Stefan, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 11-2
4.34 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 other item)
The papers of the violinist Stefan Frenkel are primarily composed of scores for music by Frenkel and by other composers, many with Frenkel's performance notes. They also contain scrapbooks, clippings, photographs and programs.
Milligan, Harold Vincent, 1888-1951
Music Division | JPB 13-03
3.47 linear feet (12 boxes)
Harold Vincent Milligan (1888-1951) was an American organist, composer, and writer on music. The longtime organist for Riverside Church in Manhattan, his papers hold correspondence, scores, clippings, concert programs, diaries, writings, financial... more
Dessoff Choirs
Music Division | JPB 13-01
12.38 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Dessoff Choirs is a Manhattan-based amateur choral group founded by Margarete Dessoff. The choirs encompass both a symphonic choir and a chamber choir, and perform a broad repertory of classical music from Renaissance to contemporary... more
Auber, Stefan
Music Division | JPB 13-05
3.43 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Stefan Auber papers hold concert programs, images, scrapbooks, clippings, scores, promotional material, touring files, posters, and correspondence. The collection primarily documents the cellist's life and career from 1920 until the... more
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... 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