Found 17 collections related to Swatches

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-168
6.5 linear feet (24 binders)
Parsons-Meares Ltd. is a New York City-based costume shop that builds costumes for professional theater, dance, and opera. The Parsons-Meares costume bibles includes sketches and renderings (primarily reprographic), color photographs, fitting and... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Motley, pseud
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-003
2 boxes (93 drawings)
Motley is the corporate name of sisters Margaret Harris (1904-2000) and Sophie Harris (1900-1966), and Elizabeth Montgomery Wilmot (1902-1993), who designed sets and costumes for theatre, opera, ballet and motion pictures from 1932 to 1976 in... more
Dodger Costumes Limited
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-008
43.51 linear feet (104 boxes)
Dodger Costumes Ltd. was a theatrical costume company in New York from 1998 to 2005. The Dodger Costume Bibles consist of costume bibles created by costume designers and assistants working on plays and musicals produced by Dodger Theatricals and... more
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-026
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aline Bernstein (1882-1955), New York City designer for theater, opera and dance performances from 1920s to 1950s, began her career designing for productions at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and later on for Broadway, operas and dance productions.... more
Shelp, Woodrow Lee, 1927-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-009
4.72 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Woodrow "Woody" Lee Shelp (1927-2004) was a milliner for theater, film, and television. The Woody Shelp millinery files date from 1973 to 2002 and contain designs and accompanying materials such as notes, fabric swatches, patterns, and photographs.
Toser, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Raoul Pène du Bois (1912-1985) was a costume and set designer for the theatre, working on Broadway productions from 1934 until his death. David Toser is a costume and set designer who has worked on Broadway as the lead designer in productions and... more
Klotz, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-028
2.35 linear feet (1 box, 10 volumes)
Florence Klotz (1920-2006) was an American theatrical costume designer. A winner of seven Tony Awards, Klotz is best known for designing costumes for productions directed by Harold Prince, including Follies, A Little Night Music, and On the... more
Cashin, Bonnie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1966-003
13 boxes (ca. 211 drawings); 20 photographs
Bonnie Cashin was born on Sept. 28, 1908 (published dates vary) in Fresno, California. While still a teenager, she received her first professional assignment for the producers of the Fanchon and Marco dance troupe. Moving with the troupe to New... more
Jeakins, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-053
2 boxes (66 drawings, 1 photograph)
Stage, screen and television costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins (1914-1995) was born in San Diego, California. She won a scholarship to the Otis Art Institute, worked for the WPA and Walt Disney Studios. She designed costumes for dozens of films,... more
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-183
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus is an American circus company formed in 1919. The company runs two train-based tours throughout North America, the Red and Blue Tours, each of which perform a separate edition of the circus show... more
Lee, Franne, 1941-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-021
15.5 linear feet (31 boxes)
Franne Lee (1941- ) is a costume and production designer for theater and film, as well as a producer and visual artist. This collection contains designs, correspondence, and other materials related her production designs from the 1970s to the... more
Morley, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-024
38 linear feet (70 boxes)
The Ruth Morley Papers document the career of Ruth Morley, costume designer for theater, opera, motion pictures and television. The materials date from 1940-1990 (bulk years 1925-2005) and include production materials such as costume plots and... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions;Papp, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
851.5 linear feet (1803 boxes)
The New York Shakespeare Festival records (1954-1992) measure approximately 850 linear feet and consist of scripts, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, production materials, reports, financial records, photographs, and memorabilia. The records... more
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-022
5.81 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 12 tubes)
Desmond Heeley (1931-2016) was a British-born costume and set designer for theater, ballet, and opera who worked internationally. Through original sketches, prints, production bibles, reference files, photographs, and correspondence, the Desmond... more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Button, Jeanne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-012
14 linear feet (48 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Jeanne Button (1930-2017) designed costumes for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, as well as for dance, opera, film, and television. Her second husband, MacDonald Eaton (1929-2013), was a set and production designer for television and stage,... more
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