Found 11 collections related to Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983

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
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
Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983
Music Division | JPB 06-31
5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Howard Dietz was a musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist. This collection contains mainly material on his 1974 autobiography, Dancing in the Dark: Words by Howard Dietz, such as background research... 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
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... more
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.
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
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-007
The papers, spanning the years 1915-1986, document the personal and professional lives of Zero and Kate Mostel: Zero as nightclub performer, actor, and artist and Kate as dancer, actress, and writer. The collection is arranged in two sub groups:... more
Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-002
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist created the lyrics for the Academy Award winning film The Wizard of Oz, as well as the Broadway shows Finian's Rainbow, 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
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-008
Clifford Odets, a leading playwright of the 1930s, was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1906. He began his performing career as "The Rover Reciter" in local talent shows, on radio, and in local stock theatre companies. In 1929, he acted in small... more