Found 65 collections related to Drawings

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Werntz, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-151
1 box (159 drawings), some col, 50 x 38 cm or smaller; 1 box (159 drawings), some col, 50 x 38 cm or smaller
Artist Carl N. Werntz (1874-1944) was born in Sterling, Illinois. He studied art in the Chicago area under several teachers, including Alphonse Mucha. Werntz continued his artistic studies in Paris, Rome and Japan. Early in his career he worked... more
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 816
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of manuscript of Dobuzhinskiĭ's memoirs, in Russian, ca. 1914-1952; and letters, writings, drawings and diagrams, lists, synopses of scenes, costume sketches, and miscellaneous documents, ca. 1930s-1950s, largely in Russian... more
Bumbala, W. J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 426
1.5 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
W.J. Bumbala was a radio engineer for an electrical equipment company in Phoenix, Arizona. During World War I he was interned in the U.S. as a German enemy alien. Autograph album which Bumbala kept during his internment at Fort Douglas, Utah... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Architect
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5015
30 cubic feet
The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. Records of... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Muschenheim, Frederick A
Music Division | JPB 91-155
.6 linear feet
The collection includes some memorabilia of Artur Bodanzky: 2 batons, portrait drawings by Emil Orlik and Albert Sterner, a tiny photograph of Bodanzky swimming with the child Linda Muschenheim, 2 commemorative items including a poem by Brenda... more
Anderson, Doug, 1919.-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-014
1 portfolio
Doug Anderson is an illustrator and author who specializes in subject matter pertaining to the theater. Born in Sutton, New Hampshire in 1919, Anderson worked for several years for the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts in Concord, N.H. After... more
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Space Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4928
.8 cubic foot
The Space Committee of the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees was established in 1955 to discern the space needs of the various divisions in the Research Library. Its members were: Chairman Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Edward G. Freehafer, Morris Hadley, Carl... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Executive Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4908
23.25 cubic feet
The Executive Committee, one of the original standing committees of the Board of Trustees, takes general charge of the administration of the affairs of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. It is empowered to act on behalf of the Board of Trustees in between... more
Union Settlement Cultural Center (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 181
9 linear feet
Division of Union Settlement, an East Harlem settlement house. The Cultural Center, founded in 1917, incorporated music, art, drama, and literary activities in its programs. H. Blake Hobbs (1911-1973) was the director from 1958 until his death.... more
Stevenson, Robert Ten Eyck
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Stevenson, R.)
6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm; 6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm
Robertson Ten Eyck Stevenson was most active designing for the Broadway stage during the years 1925-1936. Pencil and water color costume designs for female performers in the revue Greenwich Village Follies. The designs are entitled: Light, Dance,... more
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Le Maire, C.)
11 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm; 11 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm
Charles Le Maire designed costumes, with Mark Mooring, for the 1925 Greenwich Village Follies, having designed the costumes for the revue's more famous rival, the Ziegfeld Follies, a year earlier. He began his design career for theater in the... more
Birren, Faber, 1900-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 308
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Faber Birren (1900- ) was a color consultant to industry and the U.S. government. He wrote books on color theory and also works of fiction. Collection consists of typescripts of Birren's writings, photographs, and printed ephemera about Birren.... more
Kohlbach-Bickel family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6305
5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Kohlbach-Bickels were a Hungarian and Swiss family that contained a rabbi, a professor, engineers, and the first female Hungarian architect. The first generations originated in Hungary and Switzerland, with later branches moving to Germany,... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2346
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
William Barclay Parsons (1859-1932) was an American civil engineer. Collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, and materials used in preparation of Parsons's book, Engineers and Engineering in the Renaissance, published in 1939.... more
Central and Eastern European Planning Board
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 501
9.25 linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence of Feliks Gross; minutes of the steering and other committees; reports relating to post-World War II planning and reconstruction in Eastern Europe; policy memoranda and research papers relating to the... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28410
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
The Schindler papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pencil drawings, programmes, production schedules, and other material related to the career of Ewald Schindler. The collection includes extensive correspondence... more
Norton, Henry Kittredge, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2263
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
Henry Kittredge Norton (1884-1965) was an American educator, journalist, author, and businessman. He was an advocate of aerial transit as a method of urban mass transportation. His positions included trustee and president of the New York,... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
Wolf, Alfred, 1889-1930
Music Division | JOB 92-68
.1 linear feet
27 letters (22 ALS and 5 TLS) and 14 postcards from Wilhelm Furtwängler, 1920-1928 and undated, including note at end of article ; 1 letter each from Arthur Nikisch, Hans Pfitzner, and Richard Strauss ; Wiener Philharmonischer "Partitur"... more
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1918
38 linear feet (81 boxes)
Hudson Maxim (1853-1927) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and explosives expert. He worked as a consultant for the Du Pont Company from 1897 to 1927 and wrote books on explosives and literary and political matters. Collection consists... more
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1634
2.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Kesslère, G. Maillard (George Maillard)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1952-001
38 linear feet (44 boxes)
The collection contains portraits in photographs, drawings and reproductions of drawings of individuals involved in the entertainment arts. The portraits were created by G. Maillard Kesslère from 1925 through 1952, with the bulk of them amassed... more
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
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more