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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
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
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
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
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
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
Rothafel, Robert C., 1912-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-134
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert C. Rothafel was the managing director of the movie palace the Roxy Theatre from 1955 until 1958, when he became president of the theater's newly-established operating company, Roxy Enterprises. The Robert C. Rothafel Roxy Theatre records... more
Jacobi, Lou.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-013
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Collection contains a typescript of the play Don't Drink the Water by Woody Allen, with extensive manuscript annotations by Lou Jacobi; a playbill from the Broadway production at the Morosco Theatre dated July 1967; and a typescript carbon letter... more
Sedgwick, Edna, 1915-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-004
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Edna Sedgwick (1915-2002) was a dancer, vaudeville performer, and actress. She appeared on film in You're a Sweetheart (1937), Red Barry (1938), and Swing, Sister,... more
Haultcoeur, Phillip
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1997-056
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Fred Voelpel was a scenic, costume, and lighting designer for Broadway productions from the 1960s to 1981. The Phillip Haultcoeur collection of Fred Voelpel designs contains Voelpel's schematic drawings for Ford Motor Company's 1979 Lincoln and... more
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-051
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jonathan Ned Katz (b. 1938) is an American playwright, historian, and gay rights advocate. His papers on his play, Coming Out! A Documentary Play About Gay Life and Liberation in the USA, date from 1972 to 1973 and... more
Douglass, Nancy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-010
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nancy Douglass (née Hasenwinkle) was a stage and radio actor. She began her career in the 1930s acting under the stage name Nancy Haswin, before changing her stage name to Douglass in 1938. She was married to Lawrence Hurdle and also performed for... more
Eppes, William D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
William D. Eppes was a historian and writer whose research interests included Tallulah Bankhead and Gertrude Michael. His correspondence consists primarily of letters from Zora Ellis (d. 1991), an educator who had been friends with Bankhead since... more
ANTA (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-185
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) is a nonprofit theater company and school. The organization was established in 1935 to promote public interest in theater and improve theater education. The ANTA administrative records include press... more
Lefrak, Samuel J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-027
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel LeFrak (1918-2003) was an American real estate developer who was a member of the Lotos Club and the Friars Club. The Samuel LeFrak collection of publications contains the Lotos Club newsletter, Lotos Leaf; Lotos... more
Levene, Ellen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-032
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Ellen Levene is a publicist. Her publicity files date from 1980 to 1987 and document her work as a unit publicist for the films Arthur (1981), Daniel (1983), The... more
Taylor, Robert, 1911-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-140
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Taylor (1911-1969) was an American film and television actor, known for his roles in Camille, Bataan, and Waterloo Bridge. The Robert Taylor clippings and... more
Robins, Adolf, 1886-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-044
.21 linear feet (1 box)
A. Robins (1886-1950) was a clown who performed in the United States and Europe from the 1900s until 1950. He was born Adolf Proper in Vienna, Austria. He took on the stage name A. Robins before coming to the United States in the early 1910s. In... more