Found 56 collections related to Dramatists

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Goetz, Ruth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1166
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ruth Goodman Goetz (1912- ) and Augustus Goetz (1889-1957) collaborated on writing plays for the theatre and movies. Her father, Philip Goodman (1885-1940), was a producer of Broadway plays and musicals. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
O'Neill, Carlotta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-035
1 volume
Carlotta Monterey O'Neill was married to the playwright Eugene O'Neill. The notebook contains handwritten transcriptions by Carlotta O'Neill of letters and inscriptions to her from her husband, Eugene O'Neill, and photographs, mostly portraits of... more
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... 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
Carstarphen, Frank E. (Frank Ellice), 1871-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 482
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Ellice Carstarphen (1871-1952), a lawyer who specialized in criminal law, held public office in Colorado and New York and actively campaigned for the Democratic Party. He also wrote stage adaptations of novels. Collection consists of... more
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Koch [Text]
112.98 linear feet (269 boxes)
Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. The Kenneth Koch papers document the personal and professional activities of the writer, Kenneth Koch. Holograph and typescript drafts... more
Slesin, Aviva
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-110
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection documents the creation of the film The Ten Year Lunch. Slesin acquired significant materials from numerous sources about the core group of the Round Table including Marc Connelly, Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Harold Ross,... more
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 34
Papers consists of numerous drafts of literary works in a range of genres. The drafts, most of which date from 1940's and 1950's, pre-date Albee's fame.
Eustace, Edward J., 1897-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 953
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Edward J. Eustace (1897-1971) was an American poet, playwright and screenwriter for the Fox Film Corporation. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, drawings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1920-1971, is with Eustace's... more
Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *ZC-264 (1-4)
4 microfilm reels
Microfilm copy of the papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-director, George S. Kaufman, consisting primarily of correspondence, scripts, and biographical scrapbooks. The correspondence contains letters from Fred Allen, Winthrop Ames, George... more
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Finizio, Victor L.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-004
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Clare Beecher Kummer (1873-1958) was a playwright and songwriter. She was most active between 1907 and 1944, when her plays and musicals were produced on the vaudeville circuits and on Broadway. The Victor Finizio research materials on Clare... more
Nathans, Rhoda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-020
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rhoda Rachel Nathans was a playwright. Her scripts (1960-1995) include titles such as An Evolutional Matter, Flights, Let Us Be Thankful, Mommies, Sparks, The Strange Case of Uncle Vashtig, and Cinders in the Sun, which was produced at the... more
Yellen, Sherman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-007
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Sherman Yellen papers (1957-2015) document Yellen's career as a librettist, playwright, and screenwriter. The collection is primarily composed of scripts (both drafts and final scripts); a small amount of clippings, programs, and sound and... more
Vollmer, Lula
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-005
18.48 linear feet (44 boxes)
Lula Vollmer (d. 1955) was an American folk dramatist. The collection dates from 1847 to 1972 and documents her writing career through dramatic and literary manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, and other materials relating to the publication... more
Anspacher, Louis Kaufman, 1878-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 110
Papers consist of correspondence and theatrical writings, ca. 1903-1960 of Louis K. Anspacher, playwright, author, lecturer, and occasional actor.
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3134
Collection of correspondence, book reviews, typescripts of plays and books written by Van Druten, and clippings. Correspondence, 1938-1957, consist of letters concerning his writings and personal letters between Van Druten and his friend,... more
Dransfield, Jane, 1875-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-032
7.63 linear feet (19 boxes)
Jane Dransfield (1875-1957) was a playwright, poet, and lecturer on theater. The Jane Dransfield papers (1892-1957) document the creation, publication, production, and reception of her work, especially her plays. The papers also document her work... more
Erskine, Chester, 1905-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-025
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Chester Erskine (1905-1986) was a director, writer, and producer for theater, film, and television. He was active from the late 1920s through the 1980s. In his early career, he wrote under the pseudonym Paul Leslie. The Chester Erskine papers... more
Crothers, Rachel, 1878-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-002
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rachel Crothers (1878-1958) was a playwright, theater director, and co-founder of the Stage Women's War Relief and the American Theatre Wing. These papers were assembled by the executor of her estate, Anne Sheffield, and consist of programs and... more
Major, Clare Tree
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1849
2.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) was an English-born actress, stage director and producer. She was founder and director of the Children's Theatre of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, photographs, and personal miscellany.... more
Mosel, Tad
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-006
7.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
The papers document the career of Tad Mosel, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, performer, biographer, and writer for television and film.
Mabley, Edward, 1906-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-009
9.82 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 volume)
Edward Mabley (1906-1984) was an American writer for theater, radio, and television, and author of the book Dramatic Construction: An Outline of Basic Principles. The Edward Mabley papers (1920s-1985) document his writing career through scripts,... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American playwright and poet, known for his experimental work in theatre. He is the author of more than 60 plays, including Cellophane, Terminal Hip, and Sincerity Forever. The Mac Wellman papers, Additions date from 1979 to 2008... more
Stahl, Irwin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-017
10.71 linear feet (16 boxes, 6 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Irwin Stahl was a theatrical director, playwright, actor, and educator. The Irwin Stahl theater files date from 1893 to 1988 and contain scripts, sheet music, programs, clippings, sketches, notes, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Kesselring, Joseph, 1902-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division
4.62 linear feet (11 boxes)
Joseph Otto Kesselring (1902-1967) was an American dramatist best known for his successful play Arsenic and Old Lace (1941). The Joseph O. Kesselring writings date from 1932 to 1970 and contain scripts and short stories.
Luce, William
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-002
13.9 linear feet (34 boxes)
William Luce is an American playwright and television writer best known for his theatrical studies of historical figures. His papers, dating from 1946 to 2013, primarily document his career as a writer from 1976 to the early 2000s. The collection... more
Schwartz, Stephen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-015
2.7 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
The Stephen Schwartz collection of David Belasco materials contains mostly scripts, but also published plays, and libretti for works written or produced by David Belasco.
Bumbalo, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-192
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Victor Bumbalo papers date from 1969 to 2013 and document Bumbalo's career as a playwright and television writer. The collection includes scripts, clippings, photographs, and publicity material.
Besoyan, Rick
Music Division | JPB 15-71
5.56 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Rick Besoyan papers (1942-1979) document Besoyan's songwriting career and are primarily comprised of scripts, sheet music, and sound recordings.