Found 6 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century

Wilson, John Cook, 1849-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3352
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Reminiscences of plays, and a performance of the opera "La Tosca," attended by him between 1919-1921, giving his appraisal of the play, its production, its actors, etc. The works were presented in Syracuse, Boston, New Haven, New York, Atlantic... more
Johnson, F. E. (Frank Ernest)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1571
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Frank E. Johnson, of Brooklyn, New York, a clerk in his family store, kept from October 1878-June 1880. Diary documents his varied interests: hunting, fishing, boating, and collecting specimens of birds for his museum; hunting trips to... 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
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.
Smith, John T. (John Thomas), 1868-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22960
1.59 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
John T. (John Thomas) Smith (1868-1938), was the son of confectioner Edward Smith (born Edward Colgan) and Anne Grady Smith. He lived his entire life at 154 Greenwich Street in Manhattan, also the site of the family's main candy store. The... more
Brown, Chamberlain
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-002
351 linear feet (850 boxes)
The Chamberlain and Lyman Brown Papers are 351 linear feet and contain business and personal correspondence, scrapbooks, autographs, legal and financial papers, scripts, photographs, clipping files, and production materials documenting their work... more