Found 88 collections related to Dramatists

Paulding, Frederick, 1859-1937
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-187
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick Paulding was an American actor, writer, and lecturer who spoke on theater and literature. His papers (1882-1929) contain his writings, including his scripts, drama reviews, lectures, and notes; excerpts of scripts and poetry he used in... more
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
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
Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1416
2 boxes
English dramatist. Typescript, galley and plate proofs.
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
Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2974
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Albert Ellsworth Thomas papers date from 1901 to 1943. The collection contains letters to Thomas from prominent individuals in theatre, including Henry Miller, Walter Hampden, Daniel Frohman, Ruth Chatterton, and Patricia Collinge. These... 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
Boucicault family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 346
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key... more
Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1014
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Clyde Fitch (1865-1909) was an American playwright. Collection consists of Fitch's letters, written mostly from New York City to DeWitt Miller, relating to personal matters, and to literary and dramatic work. Also, manuscript of Fitch's play "The... 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
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
Molnár, Ferenc, 1878-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2031
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of outlines, notes and first versions of the plays "Esküvő" (Wedding Day), "A Cukrászné" (Delicate Story), "Szivdobogás" (Pit-A-Pat), and "A Csásár" (The Emperor).
Ryerson, Florence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2657
.9 linear feet (2 boxes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) was an American playwright and screenwriter. Collection consists of Ryerson's diaries, correspondence, notes, and memoranda. Work diaries kept by Ryerson, chiefly at her homes in Beverly Hills and Canoga Park,... more
Ford, Harriet, 1868-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1041
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Harriet Ford (1868-1949) was an American playwright in New York City. Collection consists of letters to Ford from people prominent in the theatre and in literature, letters by Ford to others, autographs, poems, Christmas cards, a play entitled... more
Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... 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
Benrimo, 1871-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.2 linear feet (4 folders)
Joseph Henry Benrimo (1871-1942) was an American playwright. Collection consists of correspondence, business papers and miscellany relating principally to Benrimo's plays: Peacock Lady, Yellow Jacket, and Willow Tree. Includes the manuscript of... more
Charash, Jacob, ca. 1880-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 520
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Jacob (Jack) Charash (ca. 1880-1949) was a press agent, theatrical manager, dramatist, and translator of plays from Yiddish and German. He was co-founder and co-director of the Anglo-Jewish Theatre, a unit of the WPA Federal Theatre Project.... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... 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
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... 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.
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... more
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1043
Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was a historian, novelist and playwright. The bulk of the collection consists of general and family correspondence and manuscripts and typescripts of Ford's writings.
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
Grant, Ethel Watts Mumford, 1878-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2080
Collection contains Mumford's writings, legal papers, correspondence, art work, and printed matter. Writings consist primarily of manuscripts of her plays with some short stories, poems, musical lyrics, and clippings of a literary column she wrote... 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.
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 748
1.15 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry.... more