Found 65 collections related to Press releases

Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tommy Brent was the theatrical press agent for The Immoralist, the first production staged at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre, an Off-Broadway playhouse located at 330 Bowery in New York City. The Tommy Brent press files on... more
Beam, Ward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-109
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ward Beam's World Champion Daredevils and the Jimmie Lynch Death Dodgers were motorized thrill-shows that toured North America during the 1940s. The collection dates from 1941 to 1949 and holds programs, press releases, and newspaper clippings... more
Beatty, Clyde, 1903-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-001
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Clyde Beatty (1903-1965) was an American lion tamer, animal trainer, and circus entertainer. Beatty ran his own circus which merged with the Cole Bros. Circus in 1935. The collection holds press releases, programs, advertising invoices, and... more
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 49
.2 linear feet
Music and dance promoter. Glover was founder and active member of the National Association of Negro Musicians which promoted the careers of black musicians and singers. He died in 1993. The George Washington Glover collection is a compilation of... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Music Division | JPB 87-33
50 linear feet (195 boxes)
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters;... more
Gray, William H., III
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 469
87.8 linear feet (87 record cartons and two archival boxes)
William H. Gray III represented Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1978 until he retired in 1991. He was the first African-American to serve as Majority Whip in the House of Representatives in 1989. The... more
Alford, Walter, -2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 22,477-22,480
4 portfolios
Correspondence and press materials documenting the career of press agent Walter Alford.
Cherry, Ewing, d. 1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-020
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Ewing Cherry was an American stage actor with years of touring experience. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Ewing Cherry (sometimes billed as V. E. Cherry) made his stage debut in WITHIN THE LAW in Chicago in 1916. Soon afterwards Cherry was working in... more
Crist, Judith
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-043
1.75 linear feet (4 boxes)
Judith Crist, film critic, wrote primarily for New York Magazine and TV Guide during this period. Annotated press kits for films she reviewed. Titles G-J and N-Z. In a few cases a copy of her review is included.
Fox, Beauvais
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-015
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Beauvais Fox (1876-1955) was drama editor of the New York Tribune in the early 1920s and a theatrical press agent. Fox served as president of the Theatrical Press Representatives of America in 1929, and was also a member... more
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4597
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, memorandums, press releases, clippings, and related material by and about the Republican National Committee, Eastern Division, and the 1940 campaign for Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie.
New York Pro Musica Antiqua
Music Division | JOB 82-5
37 linear feet (71 boxes)
The organizational records of the New York Pro Musica, an American ensemble of singers and instrumentalists dedicated to the performance of early music, founded by Noah Greenberg in 1952. The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes,... more
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
189.75 linear feet (396 boxes)
The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.
Lerman, Leo, 1914-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-040
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
Leo Lerman was a contributing editor at Mademoiselle beginning in 1948 and continuing until 1974. He also wrote a column called "The Playbill Diarist" for Playbill magazine. He was well-known for his extensive network of famous friends in the... more
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991
Music Division | JPB 97-65
2.11 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991. The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon... more
Simon, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-046
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Bernard Simon was a theatrical press representative and provider of theatrical management services. The Bernard Simon papers, dating from 1964 to 1974, document Simon's promotional and/or management work on behalf of 29 touring or original... more
New York State Judicial Commission on Minorities
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 431
75.6 linear feet (180 boxes)
The New York State Judicial Commission on Minorities records date from 1970 to 1991 (bulk dates 1988-1991) and are comprised of administrative files, correspondence, funding information, meeting minutes, reports, research files, and survey data... more
Oldham, Kevin, 1960-1993
Music Division | JPB 13-35
1.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Kevin Oldham (1960-1993) was an American composer and pianist. The Kevin Oldham papers, dating from 1984 to 1997, document Oldham's life and career through personal and professional correspondence, subject files, publicity files, photographs, and... more
Herz, Shirley
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-036
3.88 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Shirley Herz (1925-2013) was an American press agent for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater. The collection (1959-1984) holds press releases, photographs, newspaper articles, program proofs, and other publicity materials for shows and... more
Cruickshank, Frank
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-075
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
Frank Cruickshank was a theatrical press agent active from the turn of the twentieth century until the mid-1940s. The Frank Cruickshank papers, dating from 1904 to 1946, contain press releases and clippings regarding the productions Cruickshank... more
Merlin Group, Ltd.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-056
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Merlin Group, Ltd. was a theatrical marketing and publicity company based in New York City. The Merlin Group records, dating from 1967 to 1979, document the publicity work performed by the company for six productions: Chicago, King of Hearts,... more
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
Children's Art Carnival (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 561
24.1 linear feet (59 boxes)
The Children's Art Carnival, founded in 1969, was a Harlem-based non-profit organization that provided arts and educational programs for youth, training courses for educators, and career development services for young adults. The Children's Art... more
Debuskey, Merle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-026
34.63 linear feet (80 boxes)
Merle Debuskey (b. 1923) is an American theater press representative. From 1948 until his retirement in 1996, he publicized over 500 theatrical productions. He was the first and longest-lasting press agent for Joseph Papp and the Public Theater,... more
Cantor, Arthur, 1920-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-028
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Arthur Cantor papers (1955-1965) document the theater producer's work as a television and theatrical press agent in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection includes press releases and clippings, correspondence and memos regarding publicity... more
Zolotow, Sam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-052
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Sam Zolotow was a theater reporter for the New York Times. The Sam Zolotow papers (1944-1967) contain press releases, clippings, correspondence, and draft articles from Zolotow’s work as a theater reporter. The materials mostly date from 1962 to... more
Celebrity Services International
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-004
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Celebrity Services International is an entertainment industry information service that provides celebrity and production information to film studios, radio stations, entertainment companies, and members of the media. The collection dates from 1984... more
Schelble, William, 1930-2012
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-017
1.9 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
William "Bill" Schelble (1930-2012) was a New York-based theater press agent. The William Schelble publicity files date from 1958 to 2003 and document many of the theatrical productions, individuals, and companies he publicized.
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
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 128
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The New Dance Group (NDG), founded in 1932, provided classes, scholarships, studio rentals, public performances, and support of new choreographic work to the New York City dance community. The Hadassah collection of New Dance Group Studio, Inc.... more