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Barrymore, Diana, 1921-1960
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-002
7.3 linear feet (4 boxes, 7 volumes)
Diana Barrymore (1921-1960) was an an American actress. The Diana Barrymore papers hold correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, and other material documenting Barrymore's acting career and the publication of her memoir, more
Beckhard, Richard, 1918-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-011
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Richard Beckhard (1918-2000) was a theatrical stage manager and actor who worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. The collection, dating 1937 to 1990, consists mostly of material documenting Richard Beckhard's work as a stage... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... more
Edson, Elie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-107
1.9 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Elie Edson (1882-1971) was an American theatrical press agent. The Elie Edson press files on Sarah Bernhardt hold correspondence, press releases, photographs, notes, and programs relating to the representation of Bernhardt's American tour from... 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
Okun, Lilian
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-076
4.19 linear feet (12 boxes)
Lilian Okun worked as an actress, an assistant to radio commentators and a producer of children's and teenage radio and television programs. Documenting the personal and working life of Lilian Okun, the papers contain photographs, correspondence,... more
Lerman, Leo, 1914-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-040
14.11 linear feet (34 boxes)
Leo Lerman was an editor and writer who was associated with Condé Nast Press, most notably Vogue and Mademoiselle, for over 50 years. His early career was in the theater. The Leo Lerman papers are composed of drafts of magazines articles,... more
Samples, M. David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-008
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
M. David Samples also known as David Samples (circa1924-) was a director, playwright and actor for Off-Broadway, regional theaters and abroad. Samples' career spanned over forty years, with over a hundred productions including William Inge's... more
Maxwell, Wayne F., 1939-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-033
4.4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Wayne F. Maxwell (1939-2000) was an actor, director and playwright who performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. Occasionally, he appeared on commercial television, and film. The collection, dating from the 1940s to 2005,... more
Langan, Dan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2017-046
2.5 linear feet (6 containers)
Dan Langan (1935-2018) was a press agent who represented theatrical performers and works of musical theatre. He was also an avid collector of recordings of musical theatre performances. The Dan Langan collection includes a selection of these audio... more