Found 19 collections related to Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Abarbanell, Lina, 1880-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1963-001
.8 linear feet
The Lina Abarbanell Papers consist of production files, correspondence, manuscripts and outlines of plays and other writings of her husband, Edward Goldbeck and her daughter, Eva. The papers span the years 1886 to 1963. However, the materials are... more
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-028
ca. 34 linocuts; 15 boxes (ca. 530 drawings)
Caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator, Alfred Frueh, was born in Lima, Ohio in 1880. In his early career, he worked at the St. Louis post-dispatch and the New York world. From 1908 to 1909, Frueh studied art in Europe. In 1925, Frueh joined the... more
Steinert, Alexander, 1900-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-62
2.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alexander Lang Steinert (1900-1982) was a composer, conductor, and pianist who worked in television, film, and radio, as well as concert settings. The Alexander Steinert Papers consists primarily of the composer’s collection of published scores,... more
Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998
Music Division | JPB 00-9
17.2 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Charles Schwartz Papers document the career of the composer, author and concert impresario. They include correspondence, business and financial papers, manuscripts, notes, clippings, concert programs, publicity material, photographs and scores.
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Music Division | JPB 86-8
17.6 linear feet (37 boxes)
The Joseph Schillinger Papers contain the composer/theorist's writings, composition lesson texts, student notebooks, scores, charts, personal papers, clippings and promotional material.
Ellis, Mary, 1900-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-017
13.625 linear feet (19 boxes
During her long life, Mary Ellis (1897-2003) was a successful singer and actress in opera, theatre, film, radio, and television. Working first in her native United States, then from the 1930s in her adopted home of England, she played dozens of... more
Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-024
Morrie Ryskind, poet, playwright, and columnist. Awarded the 1932 Pultizer Prize for drama for Of Thee I Sing co-written with George Kaufman, Ira Gershwin, and George Gershwin. Testified before the House Un-American... more
Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1985-004
Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Color slides of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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Ronell, Ann
Music Division | JPB 02-1
8.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Ann Ronell was a songwriter and lyricist who had an extensive career working on film scores and in musical theater in numerous capacities. The Papers include material pertaining to her professional activities along with some personal... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-004
Cheryl Crawford, producer and director. Her papers include correspondence, production files, scripts, photographs, ephemera, ledgers, financial materials and scrapbooks documenting her career.
Riemer, Walter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 454
.17 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
The Porgy and Bess collection documents the 1954-1956 touring company of the opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, produced by Robert Breen and Blevins Davis, and directed by Breen.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-33
1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.; 1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.
Weekly 30-minute NBC radio broadcasts, featuring classical and light classical music, which began on Apr. 29, 1940 and continued until 1958. In September, 1959, the Bell Telephone Hour made its television debut as a monthly musical special. It... more
Little Orchestra Society
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-30
The collection consists of concert recordings, made for Mr. Scherman, from late 1947 to late 1957.

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Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 95-03
The collection contains non-commercial recordings of live and recorded performances and interviews of Jan Peerce spanning the years 1938-1983. The collection also features performers such as: singers Zinka Milanov, Roberta Peters, Leonard Warren,... more
Railroad Hour Radio Program
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-03
490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.
The Railroad hour was a program which presented excerpts of famous musical comedies, as well as original stories, for radio audiences. Each half-hour episode of the program presented the highlights of one musical. Gordon MacRae was the host and... more
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-28
American composer and pianist.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of personal papers, personal and professional correspondence, production materials, office and financial files, writings, professional appearance... more