Found 96 collections related to Drawings (visual works)

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
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Lace pattern book)
1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm; 1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm
Small duodecimo notebook containing thirty-seven pen and ink lace patterns, one unfinished pattern in pencil, and one partial pencil sketch of a shirt. Buff boards stamped "1807" on spine; marbled endpapers. Watermark date of "1803." With an... 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
Cobbold, Richard, 1797-1877
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Cobbold, R.)
1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm; 1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm
Richard Cobbold, English novelist and Church of England clergyman. Gilt red morocco notebook containing holograph account of Richard Cobbold's month's-long tour of France and Belgium, with his companion, Mr. Danneley, in the summer of 1817.... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1149
.13 linear feet (1 box)
Notes of a report on geology of the region between the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Mountains, made for the U. S. Northwestern Boundary Survey; eight pencil drawings by W. B. McMurtrie and L. Sonon; and a catalogue of geological specimens by... 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
Fraternity (Literary Club)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1071
.86 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Volumes of the manuscript periodical issued and privately circulated by The Fraternity, a social literary club, between 1877 and 1878. Issues contain poems, short stories, essays, and letters, as well as pen and ink, pencil, and painted... more
Beutler, John Baptist, 1824-1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Baptist Beutler (1824-1874) was a singer, music teacher, and caricaturist. Born in Freiburg, Germany, he resided in New York from about 1851 to 1861. Drawings and caricatures in the collection mainly represent musicians and composers, but... more
Thomas, Dorothy, 1898-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4644
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American author Dorothy Thomas (1898-1990), was a prolific short-story writer whose work appeared in numerous periodicals, including The New Yorker, Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post. The collection consists of typescripts of three short... 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
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 353
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
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
Laacke, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1674
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book titled "Poesie," maintained between 1868-1889. Includes pencil sketches and watercolor illustrations. In German.
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
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 988
.3 linear feet (1 v.)
James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, astronomer and engineer. Collection consists of scrapbook containing letters, ca. 1769-1775, by Ferguson, relating to his work and other scientific matters; drawings, pencil sketches, charts,... more
Institoris, fl. 1825-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1512
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Institoris was a Hungarian stage decorator. Collection consists of manuscripts on designing and painting of stage scenery, lighting and other technical practices relating to theaters in Vienna and Baden, Austria, and Pressburg, Hungary. Includes... 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
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Roberts, Daniel, 1789-1869
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 drawing
Scale drawing of Byron's boat, eventually named The Bolivar, here with "Countess Gamba, Guiccioli" written on the mainsail. Along with a later note in Teresa Guiccioli's hand (TG 0226), explaining: "Le dessin du Schooner de Lord Byron qu'il avait... more
Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
33 items
Alfred D'Orsay, styled Count D'Orsay, French artist and man of fashion. The Alfred, Count D'Orsay manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include a holograph essay... more
Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
205 items
Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. The Amelia Opie manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include: a holograph story, "The Brithday," and a number of... more
Moore, George, 1806-1876
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
George Moore, English philanthropist and businessman. To Horace Mayhew, writer : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : [ca. 1841] : (MISC 0046) : from Kidwelly, South Wales : begins, "There is a subject for you, I think, in the following... more
Braybrooke, Richard Griffin, baron, 1783-1858
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
To John Stevens Henslow, botanist and Church of England clergyman : 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Feb 1832 : (MISC 0381) : from Walden : begins, "I have just come from the pit & there seems good reason to hope that the Bones, if kept properly... 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