Found 41 collections related to New York (N.Y.)

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Randolph, David
Music Division | JPB 11-16
13.35 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube, 1 other item)
Conductor, radio host, and music educator David Randolph (1914-2010) was an active member of the New York classical music community. He served as musical director of the Randolph Singers, the Masterwork Chorus, and The St. Cecilia Chorus and was a... more
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Smalls, Charlie
Music Division | JPB 14-06
2.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Charlie Smalls (1943-1987) was a composer and songwriter best known for writing the lyrics and music for the Broadway musical The Wiz (1974). The Charlie Smalls scores for The Wiz date from 1974 and contain piano-conductor scores and parts used... more
Sommer, Susan T.
Music Division | JPB 14-19
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
Susan Thiemann (Suki) Sommer (1935-2008) was an American music librarian, teacher, and scholar. The Susan T. Sommer papers, dating from 1965 to 1987, primarily document her activities in the Music Library Association and her teaching career at the... more
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... more
Pretzfeld family
Music Division | JPB 14-15
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ray and Robert Pretzfeld were patrons of music. They were friendly with many musicians and, with their wives, hosted private performances in their homes. The Pretzfeld family papers date from 1924 to 1994. They hold two guestbooks and two... more
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 14-11
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s premiere opera companies for well over a century. Its series of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts began in 1931, featuring host Milton Cross. The Metropolitan Opera radio scripts date from... more
Feigin, Joel
Music Division | JPB 13-40
18.3 linear feet (55 boxes); 260.5 kb (3 computer files)
Joel Feigin (1951- ) is an American composer who studied with Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger. The Joel Feigin papers, dating from 1958 to 2010, document his career and education. They hold scores, professional and professional files, and... more
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 14-27
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frédérique Petrides (1903-1983) was a violinist, conductor, teacher, publisher, and pioneering advocate for women in music. The Frédérique Petrides papers, Additions, dating from 1918 to 1983, contain personal correspondence between Petrides and... more
Gnys, Charles, d. 1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-015
3.2 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes)
Charles Gnys (d. 1986) was a director and manager of the Playwrights Unit. The Charles Gnys papers hold agreements, clippings, letters, notebooks, photographs, playbills, and scripts.
Price, Sherill, 1935-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-132
1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lois Holmes (1899-1986) and Sherill Price (1935- ) were actors who worked mostly on Broadway and Off-Broadway. The scripts, dated c. 1938 to 1978, mainly document Lois Holmes' career in the theatre.
Mélançon, Louis, 1901-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-027
6.2 linear feet (15 boxes)
Louis Mélançon (1901-1974) was the in-house photographer for the Metropolitan Opera from 1947 to his death in 1974. The collection, dated 1937 to 1960s (bulk dates 1950s), consists primarily of photographic negatives representing images that... more
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
Bindig, Susan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 441
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Wendy Hilton was a choreographer, dancer, instructor, researcher, and author specializing in Baroque dance. Her papers contain files related to her dance performance and teaching career; her early life in England; and her research files and plans... more
Robert Bowne Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23100
62.79 linear feet (147 boxes, 5 volumes); 63.82 mb (626 computer files)
The Robert Bowne Foundation was a New York City-based grant-giving institution that primarily funded youth organizations, with a focus on after-school and out-of-school programs and research. The collection dates from 1974 to 2016, and contains... more
Clark, Nathan M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 464
8.01 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 volume)
Nathan Middleton Clark (1916 – 2011), was a British shoe manufacturer for C. & J. Clark International, Ltd., his family's company. During the 1960s, Clark decided to move to New York City where he became a friend and financial supporter for the... more
Symphony Space (Firm)
Music Division | JPB 16-16
80.34 linear feet (132 boxes, 28 volumes); 14.69 gb (9421 computer files)
Symphony Space, founded in 1978, is a multidisciplinary performing arts center located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. The Symphony Space records (1978-2016) document the history, operation, and programming activity of the... more
Wentzy, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22286
9.09 linear feet (21 boxes, 4 tubes), 437 video files
The James Wentzy papers date from 1987 to 2008 (bulk dates 1990s), and reflect the continuing work of AIDS activist James Wentzy to document ACT UP's advocacy on behalf of those individuals with HIV/AIDS through correspondence, clippings, flyers,... more
Bourscheidt, Randall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22289
9.03 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Randall Bourscheidt Alliance for the Arts records (1968-2012) document the arts-related advocacy efforts undertaken by the Alliance for the Arts. The collection primarily contains published research reports and project planning documents.
Ullman, Bob
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-049
2.9 linear feet (7 boxes)
Bob Ullman (1923- ) was a publicist for over thirty years who promoted productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and for regional theatres, as well as individual performers. The collection, dated from the 1950s through the 1960s, holds biographical... more
Thomas, Fred, -2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 696
9 linear feet (19 boxes, 5 volumes)
Fred Thomas ( - 2001) was a baritone vocalist. In addition to performing, he was active in the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM), serving as the association's treasurer for many years. The Fred Thomas papers, dating from 1931 to 1998,... more
Sifton, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 463
20.36 linear feet (43 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 9 tubes)
Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993) was a Soviet born ballet dancer and choreographer who attained political asylum in France, and spent much of his career performing in Western Europe and the United States. The Nancy Sifton collection on Rudolf Nureyev... more
Gitelman, Claudia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 444
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes); 794.87 Megabytes (10 computer files)
Claudia Gitelman (1936-2012), was a dancer, choreographer, author, and assistant professor at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Her artistic collaborators for productions include Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, and Hanya Holm.... more
Hundley, Richard
Music Division | JPB 16-09
21.9 linear feet (66 boxes); 13.3 mb (2 computer files)
Richard Hundley (1931-) is an American composer of vocal music. The Richard Hundley papers, dating from the early 1900s to 2014 (bulk dates 1950s-2014), document the composer's career through scores, subject files, performance files, photographs,... more
Lasky, Floria, 1923-2007
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 461
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Floria Lasky files on Jerome Robbins, dated 1959-1999, contains mostly legal and financial records for the American Theatre Laboratory, Inc., and to a lesser extent the Ballets U.S.A., Inc. (both companies created by Jerome Robbins;... more
Jaffe, Susan, 1962-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 457
1.55 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Susan Jaffe (1962- ) was a principal ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre from 1980 to 2002. Jaffe's principal performances include the productions of Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; and her final performance in Giselle. She danced abroad... more
St. Philip's Church (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 67
100.23 linear feet (220 boxes, 8 volumes, 4 oversized folders)
The St. Philip's Church records (1867-1994, bulk dates: 1957-1978) document the administrative, spiritual, and social service activities of the Harlem-based Episcopal church. The majority of the collection reflects the career of Pastor Moran... more
Economic Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23786
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Economic Club of New York is a nonpartisan and nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study and discussion of social, economic, and political questions. The collection consists of meeting transcripts, photographs, programs, and... more
Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more