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Lewine, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-008
35.5 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube)
Richard Lewine was a musical theater composer, an author of works of scholarship on musical theater and a theater and television producer, working mainly from the 1930s through the 1980s. This collection includes personal files, scores, scripts,... more
Swados, Elizabeth, 1951-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
39.39 linear feet (101 boxes, 2 oversized folders); 408.3 mb (491 computer files)
Elizabeth Swados was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. Her papers date from 1972 to 2016 and consist of files related to Swados' professional life, chronicling all facets of her career and creative work. The... more
Sosenko, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-017
2.93 linear feet (3 boxes, 8 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a producer, artist manager, collector, and composer. She was best known for launching and managing the career of the cabaret artist Hildegarde, as well as for producing tribute shows to actors and other theatrical... more
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-006
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Victor Herbert collection consists of correspondence, contracts, newspaper articles, photographs, memorabilia, royalty statements, and other material for many of Mr. Herbert's major shows. The bulk of the correspondence is between his heirs,... more
Nelson, Portia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-039
5.53 linear feet (13 boxes)
Portia Nelson (1920-2001) was an American singer, actress, songwriter and author. Her performing career was primarily in cabaret and recordings, but she also appeared in film and stage musicals. She also wrote songs, musicals, poems, and the... more
Hersey, Baird
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-007
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Baird Hersey (b. 1949) is an American composer and multi-genre musician. Among his several achievements, Hersey was commissioned to compose music for "The Eighth Wonder," a sound and light show that was part of the Brooklyn Bridge Centennial... more
Selden, Albert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-136
8.82 linear feet (21 boxes)
Albert Selden (1922-1987) was an American theatrical investor, composer, and producer. He worked on Broadway and for regional theaters from 1948 to 1979. The Albert Selden production files contain contracts, scripts, programs, designs, publicity... more
Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-011
2.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
Abe Burrows was a composer, librettist, director, author and comic. His career spanned decades, beginning in the 1930s. He worked in radio, television and the stage. He is best known for writing the book for Guys and... more
Apolinar, Danny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-027
12 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Danny Apolinar Papers document the career of Danny Apolinar, lyricist, composer, pianist, nightclub entertainer and illustrator. The materials date from 1946-2000 (bulk dates 1957-1993) and include professional correspondence, legal and... more
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-002
7 linear feet (12 boxes)
Collection documents the life and career of musical theater composer, producer and teacher, Jay Gorney.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-006
The Richard Rodgers Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, posters, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the career of Richard Rodgers. There is a small series of production files which includes materials on THE KING AND I,... more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... more
Harper, Wally
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2017-035
4.29 linear feet (12 boxes)
Wally Harper (1941-2004) was an American musical theater director, arranger, composer, conductor, and pianist. The Wally Harper papers document his theater career, particularly his later work, including some of his numerous collaborations with... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.