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Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Great Britain. Parliament
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-017
1 volume (10 p.), 30 cm; 1 volume (10 p.), 30 cm
Text of an act of parliament from the reign of King George II.
Bittner, Herbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-067
3 boxes (104 drawings)
Publisher and editor of art books, Herbert Bittner was born in Breslau, Germany. He moved to the United States in 1934. Bittner owned a publishing house specializing in fine art, and authored and edited several books on art and leading artists. He... more
Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-123
2.1 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maynard Morris served as secretary of the Edmund Kean Club that celebrated the career of the Shakespearean stage actor. The collection, dated 1813 to 1961, holds letters, graphics, posters, and printed matter.
Stone, Peter, 1930-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-109
85.74 linear feet (209 boxes)
Peter Stone (1930-2003) was an American writer of musicals, plays, films and television shows in the second half of the twentieth century. Stone was the first writer to win an Emmy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award. The Peter Stone papers... more
Appleton, William W., 1915-2014
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-065
The William Appleton collection consists of letters, handwritten manuscripts, "penny plains" and "two-pence coloured" materials, which were small portraits of actors created for the toy theater trade, a once-popular form of home entertainment. The... more
Mudd, Aloysius I. (Aloysius Ignatius), 1844-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-001
The Mudd Collection consists of correspondence, writings, reviews, clippings, programs, theatrical portraits and one scrapbook documenting all forms of performance and popular entertainment in Washington, D.C.
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
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Yellow Springs Institute for Contemporary Studies and the Arts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-007
21 linear feet (49 boxes)
The records consist primarily of administrative and financial papers, as well as photographs documenting the history and activities of Yellow Springs Institute, an international residency institute for artists and scholars, that was located in... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... more
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
Eaves-Brooks Costume Company (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-007
2.6 linear feet (3 oversized boxes)
These black and white illustrations are representations of original Broadway costume designs, as well as drawings of similar stock pieces, that were sent to clients (universities, community theatres, etc.) to indicate what a given play or musical... more
Zipprodt, Patricia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-001
85 linear feet (126 boxes)
Patricia Zipprodt won three Tony Awards throughout her long career as a costume designer (and was nominated for eleven). She is best remembered for her most famous productions: Fiddler on the Roof (1964), more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-040 [Text]
129.4 linear feet (287 boxes); 32 reels microfilm
Primarily documenting the career of playwright and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky, this collection consists of correspondence, material relating to production of his works, draft and development material for unproduced works and other writings,... more
International Theatre Institute of the United States
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-032
140.4 linear feet (321 boxes)
The International Theatre Institute / Martha W. Coigney Collection comprises material documenting the workings of the ITI institution from its inception to the present, as well as items describing international theatre activity during the latter... more
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-002
179 linear feet (332 boxes)
The Leland Hayward Papers reflect the activities of Hayward’s business office during his active years as a theatrical, motion picture and television producer. The majority of the collection relates to the various works Hayward produced in those... more
Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-002
This collection of correspondence, production files, scripts, and ephemera documents the career of director and theater educator, Alan Schneider, famed for his productions of the works of Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee and Harold Pinter.
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
A'Becket family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-002
The A'Becket Family Diaries and Prompt Books include handwritten memoirs and daily notations regarding the life and career of Thomas A'Becket, Sr. from 1844 to 1890. The diaries show the extent of A'Becket's theatrical activities. The diaries of... more
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