Found 32 collections related to Actresses -- United States

Wellman, Emily Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-144
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Emily Ann Wellman was an American stage actress in the early 20th century. In 1921, she toured with the Shubert Vaudeville, starring in a flash drama (or ten-minute play) she also wrote and directed, titled The Actor's... more
Davies, Marion, 1897-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-110
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Davies (1897-1961) was an American stage and film actress. The Marion Davies papers date from 1915 to 1928 and document her early stage and film performances as well as her social activities with incoming correspondence, photographs, and... more
Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-006
(1 portfolio)
Eva Le Gallienne (1899-1991) was an actress, producer, director, translator, teacher and writer. Consists of two very brief letters with envelopes, written by Eva Le Gallienne on stage during performances of CAMILLE, based on LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS... more
Halliday, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-006
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of autographs of prominent stage figures from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as a few famous individuals from other walks of life. Some of the autographs are appended to brief notes, others are written on the backs of... more
Wharton, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-011
2.5 linear feet, (6 boxes and 1 oversized scrapbook)
The Betty Wharton Papers contain photographs, programs, scrapbooks and correspondence documenting the careers of Ms. Wharton and her husband. Ms. Wharton's papers include photographs, scrapbooks and programs from 1917-1947. The papers of her... more
Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located... more
Janis, Elsie, 1889-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-036
1.5 linear feet. (5 diaries)
Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE... more
Stavisky, Lotte (Charlotte), 1907-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-031
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Charlotte "Lotte" Stavisky (1907-2000) was a German-American actress and sculptor who acted in film, television, radio, Broadway, and Off-Broadway roles from the late 1930s through the 1950s. The Lotte Stavisky papers date from 1935 to 2000 and... more
Walker, Charlotte, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-191
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Charlotte Walker papers contain photographs, a script, two clippings and two letters documenting the career of actress Charlotte Walker.
Ross, Frederick G., 1858-1942
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1942-001
Frederick G. Ross was an actor and business manager. His collection includes scrapbooks documenting the theater and actors and actresses of the 19th century. Also included is a portfolio of letters from the actor and stage manager William Gorman... more
Burt, Laura, -1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-004
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Laura Burt Papers document portions of both her personal and professional life as an actress in the U.S. and England from the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century.
Nixon, Marni
Music Division | JPB 03-14
.6 linear feet. (3 boxes)
Marni Nixon, talented singer and performer in her own right, is the singing voice behind many Hollywood stars. The collection includes scores for pieces sung by Marni Nixon. Not included are any of the songs from her motion picture dubbing work.
Hildegarde, 1906-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ26127-131
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes); 41 scrapbooks
Hildegarde Loretta Sell was born in Wisconson on February 1, 1906. Known professionally as "Hildegarde," Miss Sell became a successful caberet and cafe singer. She was also a pianist and an actress. Hildegarde made her first recording on October... more
Nichols, Josephine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-001
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Josephine Nichols was an actress and a teacher of theater. This collection contains her papers from her long career, 1948-1990. The papers are business related, including programs, contracts and clippings.
Barnes, Kay
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-020
The Kay Barnes papers consist of correspondence, a scrapbook and ephemera documenting her career, as well as aspects of the career of her father, James R. Barnes. The correspondence includes a few letters from John Philip Sousa to Kay Barnes'... more
Stevenson, Charlotte
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-017
2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Charlotte Stevenson created numerous Judy Garland scrapbooks. This collection contains 13 scrapbooks referencing periods of Judy Garland's life and career. The scrapbooks hold original and reproduced press clippings, postcards, pamphlets,... more
Moscowitz, Jennie, approximately 1868-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-011
Jennie Moscowitz was a star of the theater and radio. Her papers, though sketchy, document her life and career as an actress of the stage and radio.
Adams, Maude, 1872-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1956-001
The Maude Adams collection reflects many of the actress' varied interests: acting, directing, lighting, writing, sketching and teaching. The collection spans the years 1879-1956 and includes correspondence, writings by Maude Adams and others;... more
Morgan, Ralph, 1883-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-002
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Claudia & Ralph Morgan Papers contain the certificates, contracts, correspondence, scripts, telegrams and miscellaneous material relating to the acting careers on stage, in motion pictures and with professional organizations (e.g. Screen... more
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-003
The Kim Hunter scripts and rehearsal notes represent a cross-section of her involvement in theater, film and television and span the years 1957-1993. Most of the scripts are annotated and often include cast lists, rehearsal schedules, and her own... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-002
202 linear feet (257 boxes)
: Katharine Cornell was an American actress and producer. Guthrie McClintic was an American director and producer. They both worked the New York theater from 1915-1960. This collection includes correspondence, personal files, scripts, production... more
Barker, Margaret, 1908-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-003
19.61 linear feet (46 boxes)
This collection of personal and family papers, correspondence, production files, scripts, writings, and ephemera provide a wealth of documents on the life of actress, producer and director, Margaret Barker, a founding member of the Group Theatre,... more
Rosenblum, Beatrice
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-255
1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Peggy Hopkins Joyce (1893-1957) was an American actress, model, and dancer. She was widely recognized in the media for her numerous engagements and marriages, from which she acquired great wealth. The Beatrice Rosenblum collection of Peggy Hopkins... more
Segal, Vivienne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-007
1.27 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Vivienne Segal (1897-1992) was an American actress and singer known for her roles in Broadway musicals. The Vivienne Segal photographs date from the 1870s to 1972 (bulk dates: 1915-1938) and include professional photographs of Segal from theatre... more
Smith, Queenie, 1902-1978
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-047
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Queenie Smith papers contain photographs, correspondence, programs, and scripts documenting the career of actress Queenie Smith.
Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-009
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Flagstad-Cornell project files date from 1936 to 1985 and document Nancy Hamilton's project to preserve a collaboration between opera singer Kirsten Flagstad and actress Katharine Cornell.
Bryant, Nana, 1888-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-027
The Nana Bryant papers focus primarily on the early part of Bryant's career when she was a stock company leading lady. A scrapbook of clippings about performances in California, Washington, D.C. and Maine, a few fan letters and snapshots document... more
Snyder, Louise
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-022
2.1 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Louise Snyder papers contain correspondence, photographs, contracts, family papers, clippings, scripts, financial papers, programs, and personal ephemera documenting her life and career.
Singer, Barbara Newberry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-138
2.8 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
The Barbara Newberry Singer papers contain scrapbooks, photographs and manuscripts documenting the career of dancer and actress Barbara Newberry.