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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.
Gilbert, John, 1810-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of miscellany relating to American actor Johns Gibbs Gilbert, including ephemera and theatrical programs from productions of the Gilbert Dramatic Association at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and a prop plot for an 1889... more
Garrick, David, 1717-1779
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4400
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Manuscripts copies of David Garrick's verses "Mr. Anstey" to David Garrick, Esq. on meeting him at a Friend's House" and " Mr. Garrick's Answer."
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
Jones, George, d. 1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1589
.3 linear feet (1 box)
George Jones (d. 1878), an American actor and lecturer, was known as "Count Joannes.". Collection consists of Jones's correspondence with family members and others. Topics include his career as lecturer and orator, business matters and lawsuits.
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
Howson, John J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1448
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Two pocket diaries kept by John J. Howson, actor and musician, of New York. Diaries document his work in New York, and while on tour in San Francisco, Sacramento, Virginia City, Reno, and elsewhere. Diaries contain notes on rehearsals, plays,... 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
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 338
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This account book of the actor Junius Brutus Booth contains entries made from March 1817 through June 1822. Booth recorded total receipts as well as his share of the profits for the plays in which he appeared, in various cities in the British... 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
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
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
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 809
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players. He appeared on the stage and in more than fifty films. Collection consists of correspondence with prominent theatre people concerning... more
Malone, John, -1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1852
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
John Malone (d. 1906) was an American actor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings and legal and family papers. Includes letters of theatrical people, mostly American, collected by Malone, together with some of Malone's personal... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1863
13.8 linear feet (32 boxes, 8 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, legal documents, drawings, photographs, printed matter, and other Mansfield family papers. Papers are largely personal in nature with the bulk being Beatrice Cameron's papers. Other members of the... more
Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1241
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. Collection consists of papers reflecting Greet's career in the theater. Includes correspondence, 1881-1936, concerning his American productions of Shakespeare's plays; notes on... more
Russell, Annie, 1869-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2646
Collection consists of letters to the noted American actress, 1874-1940, from theatrical and literary figures, family and friends, as well as writings and personal papers.
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
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