Found 11 collections related to Women singers

Hunter, Alberta
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 329
10 linear feet
The Alberta Hunter Papers consist of personal and professional papers documenting Hunter's singing and nursing careers. Her personal papers consist of reminiscenses, family correspondence (1964-1985), personal correspondence (1924-1985),... more
Jarboro, Caterina
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 208
2 folders
Concert opera singer. Letters, programs, news clippings, and other items relating to Jarboro's career.
Davis, Ellabelle
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 102
.3 linear feet
Soprano opera singer. Programs, news clippings, and personal papers pertaining to Davis' career. A few programs document her appearance in a concert with black composer Harry T. Burleigh.
Baker, Belle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-062
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Belle Baker (circa 1893-1957) was an American actress and singer. Her niece, Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009), was an actress. The Belle Baker and Marilyn Cooper collection (1912-1970) contains photographs, scores, clippings, sound recordings, and other... more
Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-009
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Flagstad-Cornell project files date from 1936 to 1985 and document Nancy Hamilton's project to preserve a collaboration between opera singer Kirsten Flagstad and actress Katharine Cornell.
Sanders, Felicia
Music Division | JPB 97-3
.41 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. The collection contains 2 items of sheet music with cover pictures of... more
Dragonette, Jessica, 1900-1980
Music Division | JPB 13-02
5.61 linear feet (17 boxes)
Jessica Dragonette (c. 1905-1980) was a soprano who achieved popularity through her twenty two year career performing on radio and for her efforts to support troops during World War II. The Jessica Dragonette papers document Dragonette's long and... more
Horton, Rick, 1954-1990
Music Division | JPB 94-6
40 photographic prints; 46 contact sheets; 5 slides, color; 5 slides, color; 10 albums of photographic prints, color; 10 albums of photographic prints, color; 87 film negatives, b&w and color; 87 film negatives, b&w and color
Rick Horton was an American artist and photographer. He also practiced law in Manhattan and the District of Columbia and was involved in the Special Committee on Arts Related Law. Most of the photographs in this collection were taken during the... more
Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-053
14 linear feet (18 boxes)
Vivian Blaine was a singer in concerts and nightclubs and an actress in film, television and theater from the late 1930s through the mid 1980s. She is best remembered for having originated the role of Miss Adelaide in Guys and... more
Loudon, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-006
20 linear feet (75 boxes)
Dorothy Loudon (1925-2003) was a singer, comedienne and Tony Award-winning actress, who appeared in supper clubs, television shows, films, summer stock and on Broadway. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from 1940-2003. They... more
Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-056
4.67 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Edward Fielding (1875-1945) was an actor in theater and film. Fielding's wife, Elizabeth Sherman Clark (1883-1959) was an opera singer. The Edward Fielding and Elizabeth Sherman Clark papers date from 1876 to 1975 and document their careers... more