Found 174 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
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
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
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
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.
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
Kane, Whitford, 1882-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1613
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Whitford Kane (1882-1956) was an English-American actor. Collection consists of correspondence with prominent American, English and Irish theater and literary figures, and theater agreements and contracts. Correspondents include Padraic Colum, St.... more
Strudwick, Shepperd, 1907-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-003
6 linear feet, (15 boxes)
The Shepperd Strudwick Papers is composed of correspondence, newspaper clippings, programmes, memorabilia, scripts, and other material relating to the career of Shepperd Strudwick. The papers document in detail the rise of Strudwick's career from... more
Walsh, Townsend
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-045
6 items, 36 x 51 cm and smaller; 6 items, 36 x 51 cm and smaller
Townsend Walsh (1872-1941), American theater press agent, business manager, drama critic, playwright and actor, was a collector of theatrical and circus memorabilia. Consists of two pencil portraits of Townsend Walsh; one portrait in watercolor... more
Theatrical Press Representatives of America
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2973
1 box
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, reports, membership applications, and legal records.
Campbell, Sandy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1982-004
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Sandy M. Campbell, a professional actor from the mid-1940s through the end of the 1950s, knew and worked with a number of prominent stage and screen actors of the period, and corresponded with many of them. The Sandy M. Campbell correspondence... more
DeForest, Julie Morrow
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-038
1 volume (20 leaves)
Julie Mathilde Lippman (1864-1952) was an author of novels and plays and a political activist, who knew many of the prominent literary and political figures of her day. Best known for her novel MARTHA-BY-THE-DAY (1914) which she successfully... more
Wotherspoon, G. (George)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-024
(1 portfolio)
Consists of an undated 52-page typescript by George Wotherspoon, which appears to have been written in the late 1940s. Entitled "A Lady of Many Amours," Wotherspoon's manuscript is focused primarily on actress Lillie Langtry and her extramarital... more
Halliday, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-006
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of autographs of prominent stage figures from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as a few famous individuals from other walks of life. Some of the autographs are appended to brief notes, others are written on the backs of... more
MacColl, James A., 1912-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 28,327
5 lin. in. (1 box)
The James A. MacColl collection contains correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts and other material documenting Mr. MacColl's career as a performer and a writer.
American Dramatic Fund Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 70
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The American Dramatic Fund Association was founded in New York City in 1848 for the purpose of aiding members of the theatrical profession (actors, dancers and singers) who were unable to work, helping to support members' widows and orphans, and... more
Fischer, Alice, 1869-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1004
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Alice Fischer (1869-1947) was an American actress. Collection contains correspondence, telegrams, clippings, and other papers relating to Fischer's career and that of her husband, William Harcourt King. Also, letters, four pocket diaries and other... more
Reinold, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-070
(1 portfolio)
Bernard Adolph Reinold (1860-1940) was an actor and a soldier, a member of several theatrical social organizations, and an administrator of the Actors' Fund of America. The career of Bernard A. Reinhold, whose stage name was Adolph Bernard,... more
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-251
9 v, 28 cm; 9 v, 28 cm
Boucicault family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 346
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key... more
Karras, Athan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-049
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Director, choreographer, dancer and actor Athan Karras was born in Greece, toured there in classical drama, then came to the United States where he was most active in theater during the 1950s and 1960s. Karras was perhaps best known in America for... more
Cherry County Playhouse (Traverse City, Mich.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-005
10.5 linear feet, (25 boxes)
The Cherry County Playhouse is a summer theater in Traverse City, Michigan. During the summers of l955-74, its owner, Ruth Bailey produced and presented weekly plays, musicals, and childrens' productions. Each play or musical featured a different... more
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-016
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Letters, cards and postcards by Hayes to Loos are intimate and detailed, providing a rich depiction of Hayes' work, theatrical touring and personal life. Most of the material is undated. Also includes a few letters and telegrams from Loos to... more
Pauker, Edmond, approximately 1880-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2354
42 linear feet (44 boxes)
Edmond Pauker (ca. 1880-1962) was a Hungarian-born literary agent and play broker in New York who represented European, especially Hungarian, playwrights, as well as some American authors. Collection consists of Pauker's personal and business... more
Nugent, Elliott, 1899-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ/26107-117.
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes)
Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941)... more
Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-026
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Emlyn Williams was an actor, director, novelist, essayist, and playwright best known for NIGHT MUST FALL and THE CORN IS GREEN. Born in 1905 in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, where most of his family and friends mined coal, Emlyn Williams was inspired... more