Found 4396 collections.

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-303
16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller; 16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller
The Gates and Morange Studio was founded by Frank E. Gates and Edward A. Morange and was located in New York City. Gates was born in Chicago and Morange was born in Bronxville, New York. Both men studied at the School of Fine Arts in St. Louis,... more
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
Carl Kent
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-215
4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller
Designer, technical advisor, jazz pianist, and lyricist, Carl Kent (1918-1959), was born in New York City. A graduate of the National Academy of Design, he also studied at the Art Students League. Kent served as technical advisor and supervisor on... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Vernam, W.B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3160
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These two volumes were kept by W.B. Vernam, a Brooklyn real estate appraiser. He appraised properties in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and towns in Long Island, Westchester County, and New Jersey. Listed are values of land and... more
Torrens Campaign Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3008
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These letters are related to the Torrens Campaign Committee of New York, and legislation concerning the registration of land titles. The collection contains a volume entitled "Ledger A" kept by secretary L. Macchiaverna, a small scrap book, and... more
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Daykarhanova, Tamara, 1889-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-112
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Tamara Daykarhanova (1889-1980) was a Russian-born actress and acting teacher. She debuted with the Moscow Art Theatre (Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr) at age 18 and, following the Russian Revolution, went on to tour with the... more
Cohan, Georgette
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-036
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Georgette Cohan (1900-1988) was an American actor, and daughter of George M. Cohan and musical comedy performer Ethel Levey. Her photographs and memorabilia (1895-1978) include images of Cohan, her mother, her husband J. William Souther, other... more
Lambs (Theatrical club : New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 06-1
183 linear feet (257 boxes)
Established in New York City in 1874, the Lambs Club is the oldest professional theater club in the United States. The Lambs Club scores consists of the organization's library of published and manuscript music, representing a range of popular... more
Mauro, Antonio, 1944-
Music Division | JPB 14-21
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Mauro (? - 1922) was an Italian composer and organist. The Antonio Mauro scores, dating from 1884 to 1938, hold ten original compositions and five arrangements.
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 837
.2 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association was incorporated in 1899 in New York City. It was founded by Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907), former slave, journalist, author and social worker. The White Rose Mission was a Christian,... more
Milbert, Seymour
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 388
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Seymour Milbert was a stage manager for Ballet Theatre. The Seymour Milbert papers hold his stage management files for Ballet Theatre's European and South American tours, 1950 to 1952.
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880?-1965
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 356
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965) was an American early Modern artist who was well known for his drawings of Modern dancer Isadora Duncan. The collection (1929-1944) holds an exhibition announcement, a script, a list of dances and songs, and... more
Anderson, Arthur
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-044
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Arthur Anderson collection of scripts contains scripts for the radio show Mark Trail, broadcast by the Mutual Broadcasting System, and for the radio and television shows Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, both broadcast by ABC. Mark Trail scripts date... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MFLB+ (Inspiration Pictures: Albums)
42 linear feet (96 boxes)
Actor Richard Barthelmess formed Inspiration Pictures to make Tol'able David (1921). He founded the Inspiration Company along with Charles H. Duell and Henry King. Inspiration Pictures was located in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of... more
Hutchison, Muriel, 1915-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-299
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Muriel Hutchison (1915-1975) was an American stage actor active in the 1930s and 1940s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1937 to 1938. The scrapbook contains clippings, letters, congratulatory telegrams, programs, contracts, excerpts of... more
Earle, Adrienne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-048
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Adrienne Earle was an American actor who was active in the 1920s and 1930s. She performed ingénue roles with stock companies including the Clyde Gordinier Players and the Frawley-Karle Players. Her photographs date from 1923 to 1932 and mostly... more
Metcalf, Paul
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Metcalf
86 manuscript boxes
The archive is organized into 5 series: Series I: Works by Paul Metcalf; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Works about Metcalf; Series 4: Personal Papers (incl. photographs); Series 5: Manuscripts Sent to Metcalf.
Pocahontas Memorial Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2440
.29 linear feet (1 box)
These records include the association's certificate of incorporation, a list of officers, financial statements, letters (1909-1916), newspaper clippings, and various ephemera created by the group. This national association was founded in 1906 to... more
Sunshine Settlement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2928
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
The records of the Sunshine Settlement of New York City includes financial records (1905-1911) and a meeting attendance register (1901-1910). The Sunshine Settlement was a society formed in 1900 to provide education, health services, and healthful... more
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22939
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph letter signed (4 p.) from British author Aldous Huxley at Llano, California, 1942 September 6, to L. P. Jacks, a British author, educator, philosopher and Unitarian minister. Responding to a query in Jacks’s last letter concerning... more
Alexander, John, 1897-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-050
.42 linear feet (1 box)
John Alexander (1897-1982) was an American actor who was active in theater from 1913 to 1962. Beginning in 1916, he toured with the Robert B. Mantell and Genevieve Hamper theater company. Alexander and Hamper married in 1931. The John Alexander... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-154
8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; 8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45 x 62 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45
The USO (United Service Organizations, Inc.) was formed in 1941 by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, as the outgrowth of several organizations wishing to support the military troops as the U.S. entered World War II. During its initial years of... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-153
1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller
Original watercolor costume designs on paper and board (mostly unidentified, ca. 1890-1911), possibly for Klaw Erlanger spectacles such as Beauty and the beast, music by J.M. Glover and Frederick Solomon (1901), and Mr. Bluebeard, music by... more
Soudeikine, Sergei
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-210
1 box (22 drawings), some col, 46 x 62 cm. or smaller; 1 box (22 drawings), some col, 46 x 62 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Sergei Soudeikine (1882-1946) was born in Russia and studied art in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Paris. He began designing sets in 1905 with Meyerhold's Moscow production of The death of Tintagiles by Maurice Maeterlinck, the first of... more
Lawson, Mark
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-207
1 box (20 drawings), col, 56 x 71 cm or smaller; 1 box (20 drawings), col, 56 x 71 cm or smaller
Set designer Mark Lawson (ca. 1866 -1928) was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He came to Chicago as a baby, later living in Minnesota, studying under scenic artist Paul Clausen. After working at Stetson's Globe Theatre in Boston, Lawson came to New... more
O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2277
77 p
Published in New York. Inscription: This edition is limited to ten copies printed in ink by the author. No. 3. This is the final draught of Pagan Sonnets, and the revised form in which I wish them preserved for posterity. This edition contains... more
Fiodorov-Puntzev, A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1002
2 v
Contains two stories. Covers are illustrated.
Miller, William B., d. 1959 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to William B. Miller, German emigrant and artist in Brooklyn, New York, chiefly from Captain Carl Grasshof, Margarete Grasshof, and Trygve Narvesen expressing thanks for his donation of reading material and other goods to German prisoners... more