Found 3707 collections.

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
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
Hogan, Frank
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-006
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Hogan (1916-1997) was a New York City-based playwright, editor, and radio promoter. The Frank Hogan theatre papers date from 1969 to 1997 and document three of Hogan's stage and film works: Finn MacKool, That Nice Mister Grant, and Lillian... more
En Garde Arts, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30500
.5 linear feet (1 box)
En Garde Arts, Inc., was a New York-based theater company that specialized in "site specific" productions, staging both classics and new works in specially designated, nontraditional architectural or outdoor spaces. Founded in 1985 by former... more
Steinbeck, Elaine A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-003
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Elaine Steinbeck papers on The Grapes of Wrath (1988-1990) concern the stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, written by Frank Galati and produced by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The collection documents 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
Century Lighting, Inc.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-047
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Century Lighting, Inc. designs consist of technical drawings of stage lighting control systems produced by the New York-based company. Designs include a portable switchboard for My Fair Lady (1957), a cue control system (labeled... 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
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.
Woodruff, Dianne L.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 382
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Dianne Woodruff is a certified movement analyst and educator. The Dianne Woodruff research papers on Juana de Laban (1980-1981) contain correspondence, writings, and a bibliography documenting the creation of a 1981 tribute to Juana de Laban... 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
Kearns, Nancy T.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-006
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Athol Fugard is a South African playwright. The Nancy T. Kearns collection of Athol Fugard materials dates from 1983 to 1996. Some of the items in the collection are copies of material that was originally created in the 1970s. The collection... 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.
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Levine Archive
85 linear feet (169 manuscript boxes)
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
Aschentrupp Toledo, Roberto
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6722
1 box (ca. 77 photographs)
Roberto Aschentrupp Toledo studied Mexican cinema at Universidad Nacional Autonoma and has also written on the subject. He lives in mexico City. Approximately 77 color photos documenting traditional dances of Mexico. The photos were taken by... more
Tracy, Robert, 1928-....
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 333
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Tracy (1955-2007) was an American dance writer. This collection consists of a 1996 manuscript of his book, Goddess: Martha Graham’s Dancers Remember (1997).
New York Enthusiasts
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 381
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The New York Enthusiasts was an adult continuing education group led by Hans Hacker. The New York Enthusiasts dance files contain Hacker’s correspondence with various dance groups, schools, and presenters arranging for performance tickets,... more
King, Bruce, 1925-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 383
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Bruce King was a modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Bruce King papers hold correspondence, annotated scores, choreographic notes, book reviews, class notes, and other material documenting King's career.
Gustafson, R. Eric
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-066
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Lecturer and writer on the performing arts and curator of many theater design exhibits. Press releases, brochures, clippings, correspondence and photos document the career of Eric Gustafson.
Laba, Benjamin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Benjamin Laba was a scholar of early film history. His papers contain a copy of his unpublished manuscript on the career of comedic actor John Bunny; photocopied research materials on Bunny and director Albert Parker; a script and programs for... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-168
6.5 linear feet (24 binders)
Parsons-Meares Ltd. is a New York City-based costume shop that builds costumes for professional theater, dance, and opera. The Parsons-Meares costume bibles includes sketches and renderings (primarily reprographic), color photographs, fitting and... more
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... more
Littlefield, Jacquelyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-031
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jacquelyn Littlefield is an actor and the owner of the Spreckels Theatre in San Diego. This collection dates from 1973 to 1992 and contains biographical information about Littlefield, promotional materials and technical information about the... more
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Kazin archive
(95 linear feet); 191 manuscript boxes
Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) was an American literary and cultural critic, essayist and historian. He was one of the most influential of New York intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, and belonged to the circle of writers and... more
Armstrong, Will Steven
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-214
3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller; 3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Will Steven Armstrong (1930-1969) was born in New Orleans. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. Armstrong received a Master's Degree from Yale University in 1957. After working... more