Found 10 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century

Morrow, Doretta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-019
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Doretta Morrow was an American actress and singer, best known for creating roles in the classic musicals The King and I and Kismet. The Doretta Morrow papers contain photographs, programs, telegrams, clippings, reviews, a diploma, and two... more
Morrison, Hobe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-017
9 linear feet (20 boxes)
Hobe Morrison (1904-2000) was a drama and film critic at Variety Magazine from 1941 to the 1970s. He was very active in The Players Club, of which he was made an honorary member, after he retired. The Hobe Morrison papers contain correspondence,... more
Lenox Hill Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-106
1.05 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Lenox Hill Players was a theater company that was active in New York City in the 1920s. The company's board of directors included Jerome Seplow, who went on to sit on the board of the Ensemble Theatre in 1934. The Lenox Hill Players records... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American playwright and poet, known for his experimental work in theatre. He is the author of more than 60 plays, including Cellophane, Terminal Hip, and Sincerity Forever. The Mac Wellman papers, Additions date from 1979 to 2008... more
Nash, Mary, 1885-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-003
8.32 linear feet (15 boxes, 16 volumes)
Mary Nash (1884-1976) was an American stage and film actress most famous for playing Katharine Hepburn's mother in The Philadelphia Story (1940). Her sister Florence Nash (1888-1950) was an American actress, comedienne, and writer. The Mary and... more
Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-049
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Herman Shumlin papers contain correspondence, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, programs, financial papers, contracts, sheet music, and some personal papers documenting the career and life of producer and director Herman Shumlin.
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... 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
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.