Found 79 collections related to Actors

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
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
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.
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... more
Quinn, Anthony, 1915-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-006
.25 linear feet (1 box)
First Mexican-American actor to win an Academy Award, Anthony Quinn's most notable film roles were the title character in Zorba the Greek for which he received his fourth Oscar nomination and the circus strongman in Fellini's La Strada. He had a... 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
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
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.
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
Trinity Repertory Company
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-15
The collection contains interviews with many people that were actively part of, or associated with, The Trinity Repertory Company. Recorded in the early 90's it exemplifies an organization during a transitional period; the tapes were recorded... 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
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.
Ragni, Gerome
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-027
13 linear feet (14 boxes )
Gerome Ragni (1935-1991) was a stage actor and musical theater lyricist and librettist active from the 1950s through the 1980s, who achieved renown as one of the authors and original stars of the musical, Hair (1968). Born Jerome Bernard Ragni in... more
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.
Loeb, Philip, 1894-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1797
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Philip Loeb (1894-1955) was an American stage and television actor. He worked at a number of theaters in New York as an actor, stage manager and casting director. He also taught at the Americ.an Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1930s he joined the... more
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
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... 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.
Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-012
9 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke was founded in 1970 by James T. Cavanaugh, a professor emeritus of Theater Arts at Mount Holyoke College. The Summer Theatre offered college students the opportunity to develop their acting and technical skills.... more
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
Tumarin, Boris, 1910-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-048
8.7 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Boris Tumarin (1910-1979) was a Latvian-born theater director, writer, and performer. The collection dates from 1934 to 1978 and contains scripts, prompt books, production files, photographs, programs, and drawings.
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
Muschamp, Catherine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-034
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Catherine Muschamp was a British playwright, librettist, and actor whose plays were produced in Australia, Europe, and the United States. Muschamp's career spanned over forty years in the performing arts. Her plays include the Beheading, The Four... 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.
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