Found 173 collections related to Theater -- United States

Hogan, Frank
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-006
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Hogan (1916-1997) was a New York City-based playwright, editor, and radio promoter. The Frank Hogan theatre papers date from 1969 to 1997 and document three of Hogan's stage and film works: Finn MacKool, That Nice Mister Grant, and Lillian... more
Durnell, James F.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-076
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
The collection dates from 1840 to 1970 and contains photographs of actors, film and theater productions, and theater buildings collected by James F. Durnell.
Mathews, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-026
1.96 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Carmen Mathews (1911-1995) was an American actress in theater, film, and television. The collection (1921-1995) documents her stage career through scripts, scores, correspondence, photographs, programs, articles, and posters.
Fawcett, George, 1860-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-055
6.27 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 volume)
The collection dates from 1857 to 1939 and contains photographs, scrapbooks, programs, articles, correspondence, writings, and other materials pertaining to American actors George Fawcett and Percy Haswell Fawcett.
Selwart, Tonio
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-029
1.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Tonio Selwart papers consist of scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and programs documenting his career as an actor.
French, Valerie, 1932-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-034
2.3 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Valerie French (d.1990) was a British film, television, and stage actress. The collection dates from 1916 to 1990 and documents her personal and professional life through clippings, programs, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and posters.
Shlaes, Geoffrey
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-042
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Geoffrey C. Shlaes is an American stage director and theater manager who founded the American Directors Institute in 1985. The collection (1983-1992) contains American Directors Institute files, correspondence, and materials relating to Shlaes'... more
Tumarin, Boris, 1910-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-048
8.7 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Boris Tumarin (1910-1979) was a Latvian-born theater director, writer, and performer. The collection dates from 1934 to 1978 and contains scripts, prompt books, production files, photographs, programs, and drawings.
Sovey, Raymond, -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-084
4.4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Raymond Sovey (1894-1966) was a costume, scenic, and lighting designer for many Broadway productions. The Raymond Sovey papers hold costume and set designs, scripts, correspondence, and photographs documenting his work in the theater.
Hume, Edward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-053
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Hume was an American actor who performed on Broadway and in touring theatre companies during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Edward Hume photographs and ephemera date from 1892 to 1909 and document Hume's performances in the... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-013
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
Wellman, Emily Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-144
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Emily Ann Wellman was an American stage actress in the early 20th century. In 1921, she toured with the Shubert Vaudeville, starring in a flash drama (or ten-minute play) she also wrote and directed, titled The Actor's... more
Neill, Jeffery K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-016
8.2 linear feet (19 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Jeffery K. Neill, born John Neal Phillips, is an American director and choreographer for Off-Broadway, regional, summer stock, and community theater. The Jeffery K. Neill papers date from 1938 to 1995 and contain production files and personal... more
Davies, Marion, 1897-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-110
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Davies (1897-1961) was an American stage and film actress. The Marion Davies papers date from 1915 to 1928 and document her early stage and film performances as well as her social activities with incoming correspondence, photographs, and... more
Kranz, Benjamin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-135
5.6 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 volume, 3 oversized folders)
Benjamin Kranz (circa 1911-1983) was an American theatrical stage manager. The Benjamin Kranz professional files date from 1922 to 1981 and contains production files, correspondence, contracts, and other materials relating to his career as an... more
Faversham, Philip
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-004
The papers of Philip Faversham consist of correspondence from professional contacts, many of whom were friends.
Gilder, Rosamond.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-004
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Rosamond Gilder Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, magazines, promotional literature and other material relating to the career of Miss Gilder. The files primarily deal with Miss Gilder's involvement with... more
Mallory, Burton, d. 1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-030
(1 portfolio)
The Peninsula Circuit Stock Company, co-managed by Burton Mallory and Frank E. Craig, was a theatrical company formed during the summer of 1926 in order to tour the Eastern Shore states of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Burton Mallory was born... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-016
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George... more
Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 21,227-21,233
1 linear foot (5 boxes)
Robert Benchley, humorist, critic, actor, writer and director was born in 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His writing career began as early as his college days as president of the LAMPOON, in which he wrote many articles. His reputation as a... more
Rohman, Richard, 1900-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 28,328
5 lin. in. (1 box)
The Richard Rohman collection contains clippings, correspondence, programs, scripts and other material that document Mr. Rohman's career as a writer.
Munson, Ona, 1906-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-012
3 linear feet (8 scrapbooks, 5 boxes)
The Ona Munson collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, contracts and programs which document her life and career.
Stickney, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ/27702-27724
7 linear feet (23 scrapbooks and 1 folder)
Dorothy Hayes Stickney, actress and writer, was born in Dickinson, ND, on June 21, 1900, the daughter of Victor Hugo and Margaret (Hayes) Stickney. On August 13, 1927, Miss Stickney married Howard Lindsay. Miss Stickney is a member of Actors... more
Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2771
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. Collection consists of letters and writings of Skinner. Letters are to his wife and family. Writings include articles and speeches on Shakespeare, and biographical sketch of Helena Modjeska.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-019
5 letters (1 portfolio)
Edwin Booth was an American actor-manager in New York and with touring companies. He maintained a long-term personal and professional relationship with Lawrence Barrett, also an actor-manager. The material consists of five letters from Edwin Booth... more
Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1088
Collection contains correspondence of theatrical manager and producer Charles Frohman and his assistant, Alfred Hayman, with each other and with other people in the theatre. Letters concern dramatic productions in the United States and England.... more
Darling family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-005
The papers give a brief and sporadic look at the careers of Edward and Alfred Darling.
Row, Arthur William, 1878-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2637
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection consists of Row's writings and notebooks including Row's recollections on the theatre; essays on John Barrymore, Sarah Bernhardt, Katharine Cornell, and Ellen Terry; and typescripts of his "Sarah the Divine". Also, personal accounts,... more
Lynn, Amy, 1914-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28289-91
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 scrapbook)
The Amy Lynn collection contains clippings, correspondence, contracts, financial records and statements, programs, production notes and other material. The material documents Mrs. Lynn's theatrical career first as a stage manager with the North... more
Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 27582 + Cage
.3 linear feet, (1 box)
Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the... more