Found 45 collections related to Appointment books

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Brosell, Olive
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-003
1 volume (40 leaves), 26 cm; 1 volume (40 leaves), 26 cm
Olive Brosell, autograph collector. Clothbound autograph book with the word "Albumn" embossed in gold on cover, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in., one autograph per leaf for the first twenty-five leaves, two leaves excised from the middle, final fifteen leaves... more
Bancroft, Squire, 1841-1926
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-025
1.5 linear feet. (1 letter book)
Squire Bancroft (1841-1926), English actor-manager, played hundreds of roles in a theatrical career which spanned over fifty years, and brought him into contact with most of the leading English theatrical figures of his day. Born May 14, 1861, of... more
Pollikoff, Max
Music Division | JPB 86-1
11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller; 11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller
A violinist and conductor, Max Pollikoff was born in Newark, N.J., in 1904, and died in New York City in 1984. He organized Music in Our Time, a concert series which ran from 1954 to 1974 at the 92nd St. YMHA, New York. Published and unpublished... more
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4613
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Carl Schurz (1829-1906) was a German-born American soldier and statesman. Letters in the collection are generally brief, and discuss administrative and social matters. Many are addressed to Gordon Lester Ford. Also present are several autographs... more
Bryan, George S. (George Sands), 1879-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 420
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
George Sands Bryan was an American author. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence relates chiefly to the preparation of Bryan's book about Thomas Alva Edison. Also, research notes; copies... more
Freidenberg, H. Alex
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1079
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
The H. Alex Freidenberg collection of actor autographs contains 350 items in one volume. Autographs in the collection originate from stage, screen, and radio actors, many of whom were famous in America during the first half of the 20th century
Thompson, Hallett
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-004
(1 portfolio)
Hallett Thompson (1871?-1938) was an actor and playwright, active from the late nineteenth century until well into the twentieth. While based in his hometown of Gloucester, Mass., during 1898-1900, Thompson was touring the Eastern United States... 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
Myers, Kurtz
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-017
1 box
Kurtz Myers was chief of the Music and Drama Department of the Detroit Public Library, 1954-1969. He began work there in 1936 and spent the summers of 1937 and 1939 working at the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library. The collection... more
Mendelsohn, Felix, Jr
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-025
1 vol
Felix Mendelsohn, Jr. (1906-1991), was an advertising copy writer based in Chicago. As a young man, Mendelsohn aspired to be a journalist. He found work writing promotional copy, booklets and brochures for various companies. He died in 1991 at the... more
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958
Music Division | JOB 88-4
6 cubic ft. (17 boxes)
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more... more
Bard, Albert Sprague, 1866-;City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 206
63 linear feet (150 boxes)
Albert S. Bard (1866-1963) was an attorney and civic activist in New York City. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Bard came to New York City in 1893, where he engaged in the practice of corporation and general law until a few... more
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
Beaufort, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-032
10.81 linear feet (22 boxes)
John Beaufort was a theater critic for the Christian Science Monitor; he also served as a war correspondent, London bureau chief, and feature editor. His wife, Francesca Bruning, was a stage actor who was most active in the theater during the... more
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17785
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes); 4.37 Gigabytes (6 PDF files)
Orvil Dryfoos (1912-1963) was a newspaper executive and the publisher of The New York Times from 1961 to 1963. The Orvil Dryfoos papers document Dryfoos's daily activities and the operations of The Times, particularly during his tenure as vice... more
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017
Music Division | JPB 07-6
84.67 linear feet (172 boxes)
The Roberta Peters Collection contains office files, photographs, programs, clippings, datebooks and diaries, scrapbooks, scores and audio/video recordings documenting every phase of her long career at the Metropolitan Opera and beyond.
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
Vreeland, Diana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5980
27 linear feet (67 boxes)
The collection documents the professional, social and family life of Diana Vreeland (1903-1989), editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine and prominent celebrity in the fashion and publishing industry. Vreeland's career at Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and the... more
Turner, Charles
Music Division | JPB 12-05
8.46 linear feet (25 boxes)
The papers of the composer Charles Turner, one of Samuel Barber's few students, contain scores, sketches and notes, libretti, correspondence, diaries, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, and audio recordings documenting his... more
DeMott, George, 1907-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1956-003
The George DeMott papers consist of correspondence, some diaries/appointment books, contracts, photographs, and scrapbooks. This material is almost all business related, and there are no significant personal papers. The papers are divided into two... more
Harkarvy, Benjamin
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 199
13 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Benjamin Harkarvy Papers from the 1940s to 2003 cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dancer and teacher. It contains notes and notebooks, teaching materials, photographs, clippings and publicity material.
Schang, F. C.
Music Division | JPB 06-57
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Frederick C. Schang Papers document the collecting interests and professional relationships of a prominent agent in the music industry during the 1930s-1970s.
Spencer, Eleanor, 1890-1973
Music Division | JPB 04-20
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Eleanor Spencer was an American concert pianist. A student of Theodor Leschetizky, she was most active in Europe and America from 1910 to 1938. She gradually went deaf in her 40s and retrained herself, resuming performances in 1947 after an... more
Joel, Lydia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 139
32 boxes
This collection documents the life of Lydia Joel, a dancer, educator, editor, writer and producer. The collection spans the years 1906-1993 and consists of correspondence, personal papers; teaching notes, grant applications, research material,... more
Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 47
Correspondence, plays, poems, sketches, and song lyrics by Whipper and others, including a musical comedy by Whipper and Porter Grainger entitled "We's Risin': A Story of the Simple Life in the Souls of Black Folk." Majority of the correspondence... more
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-001
85 linear feet (126 boxes)
Patricia Zipprodt won three Tony Awards throughout her long career as a costume designer (and was nominated for eleven). She is best remembered for her most famous productions: Fiddler on the Roof (1964), more
Simon, Pierre F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6123
.5 linear feet (119 items in one box)
Collected by Pierre F. Simon beginning in the 1960s, the letters in this collection represent approximately sixty artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, spanning many of the major artistic movements and schools of the era. Primarily... more
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