Found 5 collections related to Comedians -- United States

Kiernan, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-020
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Kiernan was active as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s and 1990s. His collection of comedy materials dates from 1986 to 1994 and consists primarily of periodicals. The collection contains issues of Comedy USA (1986-1989); Comedy USA Newswire... 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
Smith, Joe, 1884-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-015
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were partners in one of vaudeville’s most famous and successful comedy acts, later translating many of their most popular sketches to other media, including radio, motion pictures and television. The Smith and Dale... more
Smith and Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-001
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were a well-known vaudeville duo known as Smith and Dale who performed around the United States for over seventy years. The collection contains an extensive run of scripts for Smith and Dale sketches, material reflecting... more
Holland, Anthony (Jazz saxophonist)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-067
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes)
Anthony Holland (1928-1988) was an actor and playwright best known for his comic performances in theater, film, and television. He was a founding member of the Second City satirical improvisation comedy troupe in Chicago. This collection documents... more