Found 23 collections related to Manuscripts (documents)

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 623
.15 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
Claude McKay, born in Jamaica, is known as one of the major artists of the Harlem Renaissance, and authored several published and unpublished poems and novels. The Claude McKay collection (additions) consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a... more
Thomas, Piri, 1928-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 180
4.17 linear feet (10 boxes)
Piri Thomas was an author, poet, and playwright. The Piri Thomas papers document several areas of Thomas's professional activities, including his writings and his work with and involvement in social justice organizations, from 1957 to 1982.
Boromé, Joseph Alfred, 1919-2002
Music Division | JPB 06-23
1.67 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Joseph Boromé Research and Writings on Opera consist primarily of the longtime City College professor's correspondence, research materials, and manuscript drafts of writings on opera and related topics in music history. The largest portion of... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 733
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
François "Papa Doc" and his son Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier served as Presidents of Haiti from 1957 to 1986. The Duvalierist regime lasted longer than any other Haitian government. It was succeeded by a period known as "Duvalierism without... more
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll 24834
1 item (1 leaf) (27 x 21 cm)
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. The collection consists of an autograph manuscript (1 leaf) containing Jack Kerouac's notes or journal entry entitled "Áu Revoir a l'Art .... Period 394," dated Nov. 16,... more
Plimpton, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24586
120.56 linear feet (292 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
George Plimpton was a journalist, author, and editor who is best known as the founding editor-in-chief of the Paris Review, and for his participatory sports writing. Plimpton's papers date from 1902 to 2008, and document... more
Ellison, Saram Richard, 1852-1918
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1915-001
6.13 linear feet (24 volumes and 1 box)
Compiled by Dr. Saram R. Ellison during the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries, this collection of scrapbooks documents the founding and early years of the Society of American Magicians (S.A.M.), numerous magicians, and various subjects of magic... more
Smith and Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-001
4.86 linear feet (11 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were a well-known vaudeville duo known as Smith and Dale who performed around the United States for over seventy years. The collection contains an extensive run of scripts for Smith and Dale sketches, material reflecting... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186026
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Truman Capote (1924-1984) was a celebrated American author whose major works include Other Voices, Other Rooms; Breakfast at Tiffany's; and In Cold Blood. "Mrs. Willows' Dinner Party," a short story written by Truman Capote, is based on the 1955... more
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 186093
1 item (2 pages) (23 x 18 cm + accompanying material)
Bernard Shaw, born George Bernard Shaw, was an Irish writer of novels, plays, poems, short stories, and literary criticism. The item is a manuscript copy of George Bernard Shaw's letter to the editor of The Times of London, dated February 2, 1909,... more
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 186048
7.17 linear feet (19 boxes)
Susan Jaffe Tane is a philanthropist and collector of Walt Whitman manuscripts, photographs, books, periodicals, and ephemera. The collection chronicles Whitman's legacy through manuscripts, photographs, music scores, sound and video recordings,... more
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... more
Mayfield, Julian, 1928-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 339
18.37 linear feet (42 boxes)
The collection documents Julian Mayfield's career as a writer, educator and actor, and his activities as a political expatriate in West Africa and Guyana. Significant correspondents include fellow African-American expatriates and friends Maya... more
Dodge, Pryor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 558
5.25 linear feet (11 boxes)
Pryor Dodge (1949-) is an author and collector and the son of Lyena Barjansky and Roger Pryor Dodge. Roger Pryor Dodge (1898-1974) was an American dancer. Roger Pryor Dodge's work was focused on the intersection of ballet, vaudeville, jazz, and... more
Beekman, William
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Beekman
153 items
This collection of Virginia Woolf books, correspondence, photographs, and other material was assembled by collector William Beekman over the course of several decades. Many of the books within this collection were originally owned, or gifted, by... more
Cooper, John W. (John Walcott), 1873-1966
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 743
3.33 linear feet (6 boxes)
The John W. Cooper Collection documents Cooper's long career as a ventriloquist. Included are letters received from ventriloquists, magicians and other entertainers discussing their experiences, and from various organizations where Cooper... more
Wolfe, Tom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22833
98.03 linear feet (236 boxes, 1 volume, 4 oversize folders, 8 audio files)
Tom Wolfe is an American author and journalist known for such works as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. He is a... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... more
Plant, Richard, 1910-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4374
The Richard Plant Papers document the literary activity and academic career of the author and educator best known for his book The Pink Triangle (1986), a study of the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The... more
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 186119
1.86 linear feet (7 boxes)
Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) was an English writer, poet, and the sister of Patrick Branwell, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Her papers, dating from 1829 to the 1990s, consist of holograph letters, poems, stories, and writing exercises; a painting; a... more
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 19106
0.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Emily Brontë (1818-1848) was an English writer, poet, and the sister of Charlotte, Anne, and Patrick Branwell Brontë. Her papers, dating from the 1830s to 1844, are composed of holograph poems, essays, and a painting. The collection also holds... more
Brontë, Patrick Branwell, 1817-1848
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 186117
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Patrick Branwell Brontë (1817-1848) was an English painter, poet, and writer and the only brother of the English writers Emily, Charlotte, and Anne Brontë. His papers, dating from approximately the 1830s to 1845, are composed of holograph poems,... more
Boris, Ruthanna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 561
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ruthanna Boris (1919-2007) was an American ballet dancer and choreographer who performed with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and choreographed works for the New York City Ballet. The Ruthanna Boris papers date from 1935 to 2007 and document... more
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