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Rendle, Henry A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-026
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Henry A. Rendle (d. 1873) was a playwright. The Henry A. Rendle papers primarily consist of materials on his play, Chesney Wold, adapted from Bleak House. The papers include a letter from the actor Fanny Janauschek to Rendle, dated 1873, in which... 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
Darmor, Christine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-031
1 portfolio
Playwright Christine Darmor (pen name for Faunchette Weir), was born in France but came to the United States as the wife of World War I pilot, John B. Weir, and lived and wrote in New York City. Collection consists of four letters to Darmor and... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-001
24 letters (52 leaves, in 1 portfolio)
Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George... more
Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-031
1 portfolio
Playwright, novelist and editor of Life (1922-1924), Louis Evan Shipman's most sucessful play was probably D'ARCY OF THE GUARDS (1901). Other titles include THE CRISIS, THE CROSSING, ON PAROLE, THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH, FOOLS ERRANT, and POOR... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-003
12.4 linear feet (29 boxes, 1 volume)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935) was an American playwright, poet and professor of playwriting. The Langdon Mitchell papers consist of drafts of Mitchell's plays, journals and diaries and notes and texts for his lectures.
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
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
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
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.
Drayton, Mary, 1905-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1982-001
.1 linear feet (38 p.)
Playwright Mary Drayton, born in Hope, Arkansas, turned to writing after a car accident ended her acting career. Her plays DEBUT (1956) and PLAYROOM (1965) were produced on Broadway. She also wrote SALT OF THE EARTH, BUILD ME A BRIDGE, DUCKS IN A... more
Case, Bertha
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-029
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
As a literary agent, Bertha Case worked with a variety of authors, playwrights, and performers, including María Irene Fornés, Anthony Quinn, and Ira Wallach. Case also served as the literary representative of the estates of German playwright... more
Molnár, Ferenc, 1878-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1947-002
18.4 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Ferenc Molnár papers contain a selection of scripts, correspondence and articles written by Molnár between 1927 and 1952.
Sutton, Dolores
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-005
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection of mostly scripts, also photos and other papers, reflects the work of Dolores Sutton as both an actor and playwright.
Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-006
50 linear feet (97 boxes, 29 volumes and 3 oversized folders)
This collection of personal papers, correspondence, production files, radio scripts, autobiographical writings, interviews, speeches, articles, songs, clippings, photographs and visual materials provides a wealth of documentation on the personal... more
La Branche, Emla
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-002
The Edna St. Vincent Millay correspondence consists primarily of letters from Ms. Millay and her husband to Emla La Branche. Included as well are clippings collected by Mrs. La Branche documenting the career of Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Kirkland, Jack, 1902-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-012
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
Mostly manuscripts by playwright and producer Jack Kirkland. Also a small amount of production material and legal and personal papers.
Langner, Lawrence, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-009
The Lawrence Langner Papers include scripts by Langner and others, and speeches, articles and miscellaneous writings by Langner. The collection contains over 30 scripts by Langner, and several adaptations by him. Many of the scripts are annotated,... more
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-002
The John Van Druten papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and ephemera documenting his life and career. The papers span the years 1901-1957 and give excellent insight into Van Druten's creative processes. Missing from the... more
Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-002
This collection of correspondence, production files, scripts, and ephemera documents the career of director and theater educator, Alan Schneider, famed for his productions of the works of Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee and Harold Pinter.
Goetz, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-003
The Papers of Ruth and Augustus Goetz contain documentation of their lives and collaboration as playwrights.
Patrick, Robert, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-006
22 linear feet (42 boxes)
Robert Patrick was a founding father of the off-off Broadway scene; it's most produced and most prolific playwright. He was also a contributor to the growth of gay theater. Patrick is now best known for his play Kennedy's... more
Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-001
Ward Morehouse, journalist and playwright. The papers include correspondence, interviews, writings articles and ephemera documenting his career in the theater world.
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.
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
Smith, V.D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
1.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
The V.D. Smith collection of Charles L. Young materials contains scripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and ephemera documenting the life and career of writer and businessman Charles L. Young.
Croswell, Anne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-002
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Anne Croswell was a lyricist and playwright whose works included Ernest in Love and Tovarich. The Anne Croswell papers chiefly date from 1951 to 2004, and document Croswell's writing for the... more
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