Found 28 collections related to Theater

Eppes, William D
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-029
.21 linear feet. (1 box), 28 cm
Diana Forbes-Robertson (1915-1987), was the daughter of the actors Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson and Lady Gertrude Forbes-Robertson, as well as the niece of actress Maxine Elliot, about whom she wrote MY AUNT MAXINE. In 1935, Diana married the... more
Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1959-004
.21 linear feet (1 box of material), 28 cm
Ossip Dymow, playwright and screenwriter, was born in Russia. He wrote in Russian, German, and Yiddish in his early years, and became best known to English-speaking audiences for his play NJU, translated into English and staged in New York in... more
Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2758
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
"The Stage is Set" by Lee Simonson. First draft, signed, with corrections. A few pages are typewritten. Corresponds to Part I (Scenery in the Theatre of Ideas) of The Stage is Set (New York: Harcourt-Brace & Co., 1932)
Dowell, George B
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-016
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio), 40 cm
George B. Dowell was affiliated with the Theatre Department of Smith College, Northampton, Mass., where he directed a number of plays. The George B. Dowell papers span 1954-1957, but the bulk date from 1954, and are primarily concerned with... more
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-020
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio of 10 letters)
John Gielgud, actor, was born 14 April 1904 in London, England. Since his first theatrical appearance in 1921 he has had a distinguished career on stage, in films and on television. John Gielgud died in 2000. The John Gielgud letters to Howard... more
Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 972
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 v.)
De Coursey Fales (1888-1966) was a New York City lawyer and banker who collected books and manuscripts. He donated his book collection to New York University and split his manuscript gifts between N.Y.U. and the New York Public Library. Autograph... more
Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *ZC-264 (1-4)
4 microfilm reels
Microfilm copy of the papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-director, George S. Kaufman, consisting primarily of correspondence, scripts, and biographical scrapbooks. The correspondence contains letters from Fred Allen, Winthrop Ames, George... more
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2585
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters.... more
Lauterer, M.R.
Billy Rose Theatre Division
7.8 linear feet (9 volumes)
The M.R. Lauterer collection of general reference theater scrapbooks date from 1876 to 1915 and contain nine volumes of clippings and programs.
Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-056
4.67 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Edward Fielding (1875-1945) was an actor in theater and film. Fielding's wife, Elizabeth Sherman Clark (1883-1959) was an opera singer. The Edward Fielding and Elizabeth Sherman Clark papers date from 1876 to 1975 and document their careers... more
Effrat, John, approximately 1908-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-124
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
John Effrat (1908-1965) was a stage and production manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway and special events. The scripts, dated 1950s to 1960s, are from his theatrical and other stage productions. The remaining material relates to the Broadway Show... more
Leonard, Claire, 1903-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-008
22.6 linear feet (56 boxes)
Claire Leonard (1903-1992) was a New York City literary agent who specialized in representing emerging playwrights. The collection (1936-1975, 1992) holds correspondence, writings, scripts, and promotional material relating to Leonard's... more
Don, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-026
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Carl Don (1910-2001) was a stage and screen actor whose work is represented by clippings, photographs, photograph albums, playbills, reviews, and writings.
Stevens, Nan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-015
1.3 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Nan Stevens was a secretary for Beatrice Lillie (1894-1989), the stage and movie actor. The collection, dated 1948 to 1961, documents Lillie's career through correspondence, photographs and scrapbooks. There are also two scrapbooks compiled about... more
Shelley, Elsa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-137
3.2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Elsa Shelley (c.1903-1971?) was a playwright. The collection, dated 1950 to 1971, holds scripts, notes and notebooks.
Price, Sherill, 1935-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-132
1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lois Holmes (1899-1986) and Sherill Price (1935- ) were actors who worked mostly on Broadway and Off-Broadway. The scripts, dated c. 1938 to 1978, mainly document Lois Holmes' career in the theatre.
Mélançon, Louis, 1901-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-027
6.2 linear feet (15 boxes)
Louis Mélançon (1901-1974) was the in-house photographer for the Metropolitan Opera from 1947 to his death in 1974. The collection, dated 1937 to 1960s (bulk dates 1950s), consists primarily of photographic negatives representing images that... more
Wasserman, Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-027
15.96 linear feet (38 boxes)
Dale Wasserman (1914-2008) was an American playwright, television writer and screenwriter, working from the 1950s-the 1990s. He is best known for his play, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1963) and his book for the musical Man of La Mancha... more
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-107
8.64 linear feet (23 boxes)
Betty Comden was an American lyricist, playwright, screenwriter and actress working on stage and screen productions from the late 1930s through the 1990s. This collection is the personal and professional papers of Betty Comden. It consists mainly... more
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-050
7.77 linear feet (19 boxes)
Edward Padula (1916-2001) was an American producer, director and writer of stage plays and musicals from the 1940s to the 1990s. The Edward Padula papers contain production materials and personal ephemera.
Dukes, David, 1945-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-012
16 linear feet (33 boxes)
Scripts, photos, programs, publicity and clippings document the career of stage, sceen and television actor, David Dukes.
Maher, Joseph, 1933-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-018
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Photographs, programs, clippings and correspondence document the career of stage, screen and television actor, Joseph Maher.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-008
The John Gielgud correspondence consists of letters, postcards and Christmas cards sent by Gielgud to Katharine Cornell, Guthrie McClintic, and Nancy Hamilton between the years 1958 and 1982. The letters and cards are handwritten, with closings... more
International Theatre Institute of the United States
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-032
140.4 linear feet (321 boxes)
The International Theatre Institute / Martha W. Coigney Collection comprises material documenting the workings of the ITI institution from its inception to the present, as well as items describing international theatre activity during the latter... more
Van Zandt, Porter
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-021
4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize box 24" x 36" x 1" and 1 tube)
The Porter Van Zandt papers consist of typescripts, promptbooks, casting and production materials, set, costume and lighting design drawings and schematics, programs and touring information from Broadway, national, international and regional... more
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
99 boxes
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
Dewey, Ken
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-010
32 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
Ken Dewey (1934-1972) was a performance artist, playwright, director, and arts administrator who was active in the Happenings movement of the 1960s. The Ken Dewey Collection contains project files, photographs and slides, and writings that... more
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2790
18.14 linear feet (27 boxes)
The Fred Fehl photographs collection consists of photographs and published materials related to Fehl's work documenting dance and theater performances, mainly in New York City. The majority of the photographs are black and white 5" x 7" prints.... more