Found 10 collections related to Performing arts -- United States

Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nathan "Nate" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a highly successful show business enterprise that toured the United States, Europe, and elsewhere from the 1880s well into the 20th century, and featured... more
Breen, Charles, b. 1908
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-063
.4 linear feet (1 volume + 1 portfolio)
The Breen family was one of the popular performing families of American show business, playing the stages of America, Australia, and elsewhere during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Patriarch Thomas D. Breen, born of Irish... more
Earl, Clyde
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-027
1 volume
Clyde Earl was a radio announcer, night club comic, violinist, and vaudeville performer. The Clyde Earl scrapbook consists of clippings, photographs (some of which are inscribed), postcards, menus, and other ephemera, pertaining to Clyde Earl's... more
Wilson, Fred H.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-004
(1 portfolio)
Fred H. Wilson was a professional stilt-walker, who performed at fundraising events and in other venues in the New York area during the 1920s. Consists of eight letters written to stilt-walker Fred H. Wilson, most of which pertain to his annual... 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.
Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 978
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Geraldine Farrar (1882-1967) was an American opera singer. Collection consists of letters from Farrar to Lawrence Eyre and his wife Alice, chiefly reminiscing about colleagues, events and personal matters.
White, Lew
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-032
(1 portfolio)
Lew White (1902?-1955) was a keyboard musician who specialized as an organist, touring theaters and college campuses across the United States, performing on radio, in short films, and recording for various companies. Born in Philadelphia, Lew... more
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Music Division | JPB 12-12
32.84 linear feet (79 boxes)
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization of more than 420,000 artists that protects the copyrights of its members. The ASCAP records represent a portion of the artists who joined the society from the... more
DeMott, George, 1907-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1956-003
The George DeMott papers consist of correspondence, some diaries/appointment books, contracts, photographs, and scrapbooks. This material is almost all business related, and there are no significant personal papers. The papers are divided into two... more
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 170
Correspondence, texts of speeches, articles, columns and statements written by Paul Robeson and his wife, Eslanda Goode Robeson, photographs, news clippings, and press releases documenting Robeson's artistic and political activities.... more