Found 97 collections related to Actors

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Paulding, Frederick, 1859-1937
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-187
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick Paulding was an American actor, writer, and lecturer who spoke on theater and literature. His papers (1882-1929) contain his writings, including his scripts, drama reviews, lectures, and notes; excerpts of scripts and poetry he used in... more
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
Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1013
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932), an American actress known onstage as Mrs. Fiske (born Marie Augusta Davey), appeared in dramas, comedies, and musical comedies. Collection consists of letters from Fiske to Lawrence Eyre chiefly relating to... more
Kane, Whitford, 1882-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1613
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Whitford Kane (1882-1956) was an English-American actor. Collection consists of correspondence with prominent American, English and Irish theater and literary figures, and theater agreements and contracts. Correspondents include Padraic Colum, St.... more
Whiteside, Walker, 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3315
1 box
Actor. Chiefly letters to Whiteside from other theatrical figures and admirers relating to his Shakespearian and other roles in New York and on tour. Also the original manuscript of his play, We Are King.
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.
Fischer, Alice, 1869-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1004
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Alice Fischer (1869-1947) was an American actress. Collection contains correspondence, telegrams, clippings, and other papers relating to Fischer's career and that of her husband, William Harcourt King. Also, letters, four pocket diaries and other... more
Boucicault family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 346
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key... more
Smyth, Clifford, 1866-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2798
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Clifford Smyth was a literary critic and editor of the New York Times Book Review. The nature of Smyth's relationship to American actress, dramatist, and poet Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie is unknown. Smyth's papers consist of letters from... more
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
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-016
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
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
Lytton, L. Rogers, 1867-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1823
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Legare Rogers Lytton (1867-1924) was an actor, director and architect of New York City. His real name was Oscar Legare Rogers. Collection consists of Lytton's diaries and notebooks containing architectural notes and drawings. Other topics include... more
Langtry, Lillie, 1853-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18078
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lillie Langtry (1853-1929), an English actress, organized her own company and toured in Europe and the U.S. Collection consists of letters from Lillie Langtry to Clement Scott, drama critic, from London, Paris, the provinces of France, and... 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
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... more
Stage Women's War Relief
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2856
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan... more
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... 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.
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... more
Mendelssohn, Eleonora von
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1963
Eleonora von Mendelssohn was a German stage actress who emigrated to America at the time of Hitler's rise to power. She was actively involved in aiding other emigres and had much contact with the German acting community in Hollywood and New York.... more
Lee, Fran, 1910-2010
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1717
10.5 linear feet (18 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 50 vhs tapes
Fran Lee (née Frances Lederman, 1910-2010) was an actress, model, consumer advocate, and television personality who appeared on early television programs as "Mrs. Fix-It." The collection dates from 1925 to 1994 and contains correspondence,... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Harvier, Ernest, 1863-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1344
3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ernest Harvier (1863-1929) was an American editorial writer who specialized in political topics. He wrote for various New York City newspapers and was involved in local politics. His brother Leon was an actor and one of the original members of the... more
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
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