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Martin, Fredric
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-048
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Fredric Martin (b. 1923) was active as a stage actor and producer between the 1940s and the 1960s. He was co-founder of the Down East Theatre Club. In 1958, he toured with Cyril Ritchard in productions of Visit to a Small... more
MacColl, James A., 1912-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 28,327
5 lin. in. (1 box)
The James A. MacColl collection contains correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts and other material documenting Mr. MacColl's career as a performer and a writer.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-016
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Letters, cards and postcards by Hayes to Loos are intimate and detailed, providing a rich depiction of Hayes' work, theatrical touring and personal life. Most of the material is undated. Also includes a few letters and telegrams from Loos to... more
Nugent, Elliott, 1899-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ/26107-117.
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes)
Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941)... more
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-015
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Francis Wilson (1854-1935), actor and author, was a member of the legitimate comedy group at the Chestnut Street Theatre, 1887-1888, in Philadelphia, and became involved in comic opera as the leading actor of McCaull Opera Company, 1885-1889. He... 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
Brown, Katharine S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-002
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Katharine S. Brown, Glenna Tinnin and Jane Ogle of Tinnin, Brown, Inc. were actors' managers whose clients included E. H. Sothern and his wife, Julia Marlowe. Marlowe and Sothern first appeared together as Romeo and Juliet in 1904 and reigned for... more
Barthelmess, Richard, 1895-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-053
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Actor Richard Barthelmess, who went straight from Trinity College to silent films, gave two outstanding performances for D. W. Griffith in BROKEN BLOSSOMS (1919) and WAY DOWN EAST (1920), both with Lillian Gish. With his innocent, unsophisticated... more
Saunders, Nicholas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-035
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Nicholas Saunders and Gedda Petry papers contain contracts, programs, correspondence, scripts, and one photograph documenting the careers of performers Nicholas Saunders and his wife, Gedda Petry.
Munson, Ona, 1906-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-012
3 linear feet (8 scrapbooks, 5 boxes)
The Ona Munson collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, contracts and programs which document her life and career.
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28410
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
The Schindler papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pencil drawings, programmes, production schedules, and other material related to the career of Ewald Schindler. The collection includes extensive correspondence... more
Pearl, Jack
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-001
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Jack Pearl Papers consist of correspondence, contracts, scripts, programs and photographs and are primarily of his professional life and career.
Slesin, Aviva
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-110
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection documents the creation of the film The Ten Year Lunch. Slesin acquired significant materials from numerous sources about the core group of the Round Table including Marc Connelly, Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Harold Ross,... more
Schechter, Scott, 1961-2009
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-108
10.1 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Scott Schechter was a Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli historian. He was an author and producer, devoting many years to researching the careers of Judy Garland and her daughter Liza Minnelli and in the process became an authority on their lives.
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-014
3.31 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Dorothy Stickney and Howard Lindsay papers, Additions date from 1909 to 1985 and document the careers of American actress and writer Dorothy Stickney (1896-1998) and her husband, actor, playwright, and producer Howard Lindsay (1889-1968). The... more
Larabee, Louise, 1916-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-021
1.17 linear feet (4 boxes)
Louise Larabee was a theater, television, and film actor. The Louise Larabee papers (1910s-1976, bulk 1930s-1976) contain scrapbooks and scripts documenting her acting career.
Durnell, James F.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-076
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
The collection dates from 1840 to 1970 and contains photographs of actors, film and theater productions, and theater buildings collected by James F. Durnell.
Sheffer, Isaiah
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-186
27.9 linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 2 tubes); 483.9 mb (1943 computer files)
Isaiah Sheffer (1935-2012) was a creative force in the New York theatre scene for many years. He co-founded Symphony Space in New York City and served as the organization's artistic director until 2010 and founding artistic director thereafter.... 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
Romano, Amelia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-015
.6 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Amelia Romano (circa 1907-2000?) was an American character actor who worked in theatre, on television and in the movies. The collection holds photographs, a scrapbook and telegrams.
Roache, Viola, 1885-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-014
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Philippa Bevans (1913-1968) and her mother Viola Roache (1885-1961) were British character actors in the theatre whose work is documented through photographs and reviews.
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
6.7 linear feet (13 boxes, 2 tubes); 8.09 mb (131 computer files)
John Edward Heys is an actor, writer, and director who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam,... more
Darvas, Lili, d.-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-001
3.23 linear feet (8 boxes)
The collection dates from 1913 to 1974 and documents the career of Hungarian actress Lili Darvas through photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, reviews, and programs.
Clark, Harry, 1911-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-033
.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Clark (1911-1956) was an actor best known for his work on stage in comedies and musicals. He also had a role on The Phil Silvers Show from 1955 to 1956. The Harry Clark papers (1937-1960) contain clippings,... more
Lockhart, James, circa 1923-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-108
2.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes)
The James Lockhart collection, dated 1943 to 1987, documents the career of James Lockhart (circa1923-1989) an actor, director and playwright through photographs, scripts and scrapbooks.
Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
Morris, Mary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-006
5.9 linear feet (15 boxes)
Mary Morris (1895-1970) was an American stage actress. The collection, dated 1915 to 1969, holds clippings, correspondence, notes, playbills, posters, and writings.
Neglia, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-042
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 volumes)
John Alexander (1897-1982) was an American actor. The Anna Neglia collection of John Alexander materials dates from 1913 to 1941 and contains scrapbooks, clippings, and programs.
Mountford, Harry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-037
4.23 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Harry Mountford and Lottie Briscoe papers (1871-1950) document the careers and personal lives of performer, writer, and labor rights advocate Harry Mountford and his wife Lottie Briscoe, an early film and stage actress. The bulk of the... more
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