Found 24 collections related to Set designers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1987-012
134.5 linear feet (153 boxes, 24 set models, 24 items)
Boris Aronson was primarily a set designer, remowned for his work in American theatre. He is best known for his work on The Diary of Anne Frank (1955), Bus Stop (1957), more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1976-007
4.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Donald Oenslager Collection of Edward Gordon Craig is an artificial collection containing correspondence and artwork created by the noted theatrical designer and graphic artist, Edward Gordon Craig. Although born and raised in England, Craig... more
Bay, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1986-007
53 linear feet (43 flat boxes)
Howard Bay, set and lighting designer, theater architect, teacher and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Howard Bay.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of personal papers, personal and professional correspondence, production materials, office and financial files, writings, professional appearance... more
Roth, Wolfgang, 1910-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-013
9.29 linear feet (30 boxes)
Wolfgang Roth (1910-1988) was a set designer, costume designer, and artist. Roth began his career in Germany in the 1920s, and immigrated to the United States in 1938. He designed for Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, operas, and... more
Leve, Sam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-097
6 linear feet (11 boxes, 13 oversized folders, 5 tubes)
Samuel Leve (1910-1999) was a New York-based scenic designer. The Samuel Leve design files date from the 1930s to 1994 and contain designs, photographs and slides, scenic and rigging plots, course materials, correspondence, clippings, programs,... more
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-119
2.4 linear feet (7 boxes)
Richard Waslav Rychtarik (1894-1982) was a costume and set designer. This collection, dating from 1925 to the 1960s, contains blueprints, drawings and photographs.
Button, Jeanne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-012
14 linear feet (48 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Jeanne Button (1930-2017) designed costumes for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, as well as for dance, opera, film, and television. Her second husband, MacDonald Eaton (1929-2013), was a set and production designer for television and stage,... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 277
17.68 linear feet (43 boxes, 1 tube)
Rouben Ter-Arutunian (1920-1992) was a scenic and costume designer whose work was represented in ballet, opera, theater, and television. The Rouben Ter-Arutunian papers contain personal and professional materials from his 40 year career as a... more
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Music Division | JPB 90-27
ca. 1.5 cubic ft.
Richard Waslav Rychtarik was an American set and costume designer of major productions at the Metropolitan Opera and other companies. Photographs, marked scores and librettos, letters, sketches, and clippings pertaining to productions, and some... more
Condell, H. A. (Heinz A.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-001
2.5 linear feet(5 boxes)
H. A. Condell was a stage and costume designer in Germany and in the United States. He received his early training under the notable Max Reinhardt and his early work was under the auspices of the Berlin Civic Opera and the non-Aryan theater (also... more
Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-016
The Emeline Roche Collection (1815-1988) consists of the Emeline Roche Papers (1815-1988) and the Jane Cowl Papers (1884-1949). The collection came in two installments: first after 1950 from Emeline Roche, the rest after her death from her... more
Jenkins, George, 1908-2007
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1976-002
76.5 linear feet (79 boxes)
George Jenkins was a set designer, lighting designer and architect. He designed for both theater and film. His most famous theatrical designs are Sly Fox (1976), Wait Until Dark (1966), more
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-009
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Costume and set designer for the American theater, Aline Bernstein worked with the Lewisohn sisters at the Henry Street Settlement, designed productions for the Grand Street Follies, five Lillian Hellman plays, and two RKO spectaculars, and... more
Bohen, Thomas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-008
.25 linear feet (1 box)
A small collection of correspondence of Thomas Bohen with Motley members, Percy Harris and Elizabeth Montgomery, Motley designs (mainly copies), and printed material about Motley offers a glimpse of the work of the theatrical design firm.
Knorr, Arthur, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-001
60 linear feet (125 boxes)
The majority of the Knorr papers is comprised of set designs and production materials. The collection illustrates Knorr’s multiple talents and his unifying role as a producer. The designs and plans include Knorr’s early work for the Capitol and... more
Mielziner family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-006
3.38 linear feet. (5 boxes + 1 portfolio)
Artist Leo Mielziner (1869-1935) and his wife Ella McKenna Friend Mielziner (1873-1968), raised two sons, each of whom became prominent in the arts: Leo J. (1899-1962), a stage and screen actor and director who worked under the name Kenneth... more
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 816
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of manuscript of Dobuzhinskiĭ's memoirs, in Russian, ca. 1914-1952; and letters, writings, drawings and diagrams, lists, synopses of scenes, costume sketches, and miscellaneous documents, ca. 1930s-1950s, largely in Russian... more
Sovey, Raymond, -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-084
4.4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Raymond Sovey (1894-1966) was a costume, scenic, and lighting designer for many Broadway productions. The Raymond Sovey papers hold costume and set designs, scripts, correspondence, and photographs documenting his work in the theater.
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-022
5.81 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 12 tubes)
Desmond Heeley (1931-2016) was a British-born costume and set designer for theater, ballet, and opera who worked internationally. Through original sketches, prints, production bibles, reference files, photographs, and correspondence, the Desmond... more
Andrews, Herbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-016
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Herbert G. Andrews (1909-circa 1990) was a costume and scenic designer. The collection dates from 1933 to 1954 and holds set designs, photographs, and programs for theater, dance, and television productions.
Foy, Kenneth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-019
19.47 linear feet (50 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 10 tubes); 229.5 gb (9,789 computer files)
The Kenneth Foy papers date from 1947 to 2014 (bulk dates 1990-2008) and consist of design files, drawings and sketches, paintings, photographs, and research files spanning the career of scenic designer, Kenneth Foy. The materials pertain... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... more
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