Found 19 collections related to Notes (documents)

Levine, Rhoda
Music Division | JPB 11-4.
26.59 linear feet (72 boxes, 3 audio_files, 4 video_files)
The Rhoda Levine Papers document the career of the opera director, mainly through files on each of the many stage and opera productions on which she worked as dancer, choreographer or director. The papers contain annotated scores and libretti;... more
Ashley, Merrill
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 495
14.37 linear feet (39 boxes)
Merrill Ashley (1950 - ) is an American ballerina who danced for 31 years with the New York City Ballet, most of them under George Balanchine. Her papers, dating from 1950 to 2017, document her career through ballet class and choreography... more
Gamso, Marjorie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 481
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Marjorie Gamso (1944-2011) was a choreographer, dancer, and founder of The Energy Crisis dance group. Gamso took dance classes at the 92nd Street Y, earned a B.A. in anthropology from Columbia University (1968), and presented her first dance,... more
Borden, David A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186111
2.71 linear feet (8 boxes)
Block Communities, Inc. (BCI) was a community organizing anti-poverty agency that operated in New York City from 1966 until 1968. Originating in East Harlem, the group consisted of community organizers who moved onto a city block, surveyed the... more
Builders Association (Theater company)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-032
27.18 linear feet (65 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Builders Association is a New York-based performance and media company that creates original productions based on stories drawn from contemporary life. The Builders Association records consist of production files from all Builders Association... more
Polk Horne, Gene-Ann, 1926-2015
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 796
26.1 linear feet (57 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Harlem Hospital Center (HHC) is a public, municipally-owned hospital that provides a wide range of services to the Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City. Gene-Ann Polk (1926-2015)... more
Friedman, Michael (Composer)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2018-009
3.87 linear feet (11 boxes). 72.3 gigabytes (15,981 computer files). 124 audio files. 14 video files
Michael Friedman (1975-2017) was an American theater composer and lyricist, best known for works such as Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Pretty Filthy, The Fortress of... more
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1621
80.83 linear feet (189 boxes, 20 tubes, 1 item). 2.9 gigabytes (490 computer files)
Jonathan Ned Katz (1938 - ) is an independent historian, author, LGBTQ rights advocate, teacher, and textile designer. His father, Bernard Katz (1901-1970), an artist and designer who worked in advertising, was an independent historian of... more
Schanberg, Sydney H. (Sydney Hillel), 1934-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24889
118.82 linear feet (275 boxes, 10 tubes, 13 oversize folders). 1.8 gigabytes (940 computer files)
Sydney H. Schanberg (1934-2016) was an American journalist and war correspondent who spent fifty years writing extensively on international affairs, politics, New York City, corporate excess, and the mass media. He was awarded the 1976 Pulitzer... more
McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1906-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 146
61.08 linear feet (146 boxes, 1 tube)
Benjamin F. McLaurin (1906-1989) was a Black labor leader and civic worker who held leadership positions within the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) during the 1920s and 1930s. He worked with A. Philip Randolph throughout the Civil... more
Ardolino, Emile
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 563
24.51 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 tube, 1 oversize folder)
Emile Ardolino (1943-1993) was a prolific director, producer, editor, and multimedia designer for television, film, and theater productions. He was best known for directing the Academy Award-winning documentary He Makes Me Feel... more
Woodside, Migs
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186106
9.0 linear feet (24 boxes). 78.8 megabytes (60 computer files)
Migs Woodside is an expert in substance abuse and the founder and President of the Children of Alcoholics Foundation. She was married to William S. Woodside, CEO of American Can Company. Her papers, dating from the 1960s to 2020, chronicle her... more
Segal, Edith, 1902-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 355
4.33 linear feet (11 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Edith Segal (1902-1997) was an American choreographer, song writer, and poet. Her work examined issues such as workers' rights and racial equality through a socialist lens. The Edith Segal papers (1915-2014) document her involvement in progressive... more
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 532
67.56 linear feet (138 boxes, 58 oversize folders, 1 tube)
The Martha Graham Dance Company collection, dating from 1900 to 2017, is comprised of materials that document the career of modern dance pioneer Martha Graham and trace the history of the development of her company and school. The collection is a... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 898
73.43 linear feet (144 boxes, 18 volumes, 18 tubes, 7 oversized folders); 37.13 gigabytes (969 computer files)
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His papers, dating from the 1910s to 2015 (the bulk dates from the 1950s onward), document the musical, personal, and career development of one of... more
Ryerson, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-102
4.42 linear feet (7 boxes, 6 volumes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) and Colin Clements (1894-1948) were a married American writing team who created plays, novels, and short stories. The Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements papers date from 1909 to 1965 and contain scrapbooks,... more
Oliver, Elizabeth Murphy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 655
18.54 linear feet (47 boxes)
Elizabeth Murphy Oliver was a Black American journalist and author best known for her work with the Baltimore-based newspaper, The Afro-American. The Elizabeth Murphy Oliver papers date from 1872 to 1997 and cover... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
56.72 linear feet (149 boxes, 6 oversize folders, 1 tube). 1.7 gigabytes (148 computer files). 2225 audio_files. 64 video_files
George Mesrop Avakian (1919-2017) was an American music producer, recording executive, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith... more
Astor, Brooke
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24060
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Brooke Russell Astor (1902-2007) was a New York City philanthropist and socialite. She was president of the Vincent Astor Foundation, established by her husband Vincent Astor (1891-1959), from 1960 to 1997. Mrs. Astor also served on the boards of... more
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