Found 36 collections related to Sound recordings

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Wilson, Geraldine
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG-380
37.5 linear feet (90 boxes)
Geraldine Louise Wilson (1931-1986), was an early childhood specialist, poet, writer and civil rights activist. Wilson would begin her educational career in Philadelphia. She moved to New York City and would eventually become Director of the... 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
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
80.41 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
Anderson, Donna K.
Music Division | JPB 21-01
31.58 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 tube); 655.2 megabytes (478 computer files)
Donna K. Anderson (1935-2018) was an American musicologist who dedicated her career to researching the life and music of Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920). The Donna K. Anderson research files on Charles Tomlinson Griffes hold scores, research... more
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.8 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 oversize folder); 11.7 gigabytes (6283 computer files)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, experimental filmmaker, artist, and teacher. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2019 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career, as well as the histories of the Experimental... more
Fordin, Hugh, 1935-2019
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-016
9.27 linear feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
The Hugh Fordin collection, dated 1908 to 2005, documents the career of writer and record producer Hugh Fordin (1935-2019). The collection primarily chronicles his research for Getting to Know Him: A Biography of Oscar... more
Horwitz, Dawn Lille
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 557
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes); 1003.0 kilobytes (13 computer files)
The Dawn Lille collection, dated 1932 to 2002, documents Dawn Lille (1934- ), a performer, teacher, and oral historian. Her collection contains oral history interviews she conducted with African-American dancers. Lille also taped an extensive... more
New York International Ballet Competition
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 509
5.3 linear feet (14 boxes, 1 tube, 1 oversize folder); 11.8 gigabytes (284 computer files)
The New York International Ballet Competition, which ran from 1984 to 2009, was a three-week artistic education, professional training, and performance program for about 50 young, scholarship-sponsored dancers from around the world. The New York... more
Karnilova, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 516
5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maria Karnilova (1920-2001) was an American dancer and actress whose career spanned seven decades in ballet, opera, and Broadway. The Maria Karnilova papers contain materials from 1840 to 2003 (bulk 1938-1993) that document her career, including... more
Zall, Deborah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 520
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes); 2.5 gigabytes (1469 computer files)
Deborah Zall (1933-2018) was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher known for her dramatic solo works depicting historical and fictional women. The Deborah Zall papers contain materials from 1947 to 2017 that trace her career, including... more
American Tap Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 513
27.61 linear feet (74 boxes, 8 volumes, 3 tubes, 3 oversize folders); 9.42 terabytes (13,772 computer files)
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a non-profit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing tap as a vital component of American dance through creation, presentation, education, and preservation. The ATDF records, dating from... more
Greene, Jonnie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 528
1.70 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jonnie Greene (1929-) is a retired American performing arts critic who directed two dance symposiums, Rethinking the Balanchine Legacy and Classic Black, at the New York Public Library in the... more
Mischakoff, Mischa, 1895-1981
Music Division | JPB 21-137
4.96 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 tube)
Mischa Mischakoff (1895-1981), a Ukrainian American, was a renowned violinist and concertmaster for several symphony orchestras including the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. The collection, dated from 1895 to 2011, mostly focuses on... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 20-4
1.4 linear feet (3 Boxes)
The Bryant Park Concerts of Recorded Music were free public programs featuring orchestral, vocal, and instrumental selections from the record library held by the New York Public Library's Music Division which became the Rodgers and Hammerstein... more
Shelley, Carole
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2021-010
15.75 linear feet (42 boxes, 3 tubes)
The Carole Shelley papers, dated 1940s to 2016, document the career of character actor Carole Shelley (1939-2018). Her collection contains correspondence, production scripts, notes, photographs, posters, costume sketches, scrapbooks, animation... more
Gore, Lesley, 1946-2015
Music Division | JPB 22-6
20.38 linear feet (70 boxes); 6.9 gigabytes (743 computer files)
Lesley Gore (1946-2015) was an American popular singer and songwriter who had major hit singles in the early to mid-1960s, including the songs "It's My Party," "You Don't Own Me," "Judy's Turn To Cry," "Maybe I Know," and "She's A Fool," among... 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
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1871
81.33 linear feet (84 boxes)
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), American radical congressman, New York City lawyer and politician, was a protege of Fiorello H. LaGuardia. He made his political debut in 1924 when he managed LaGuardia's campaign for reelection to Congress. In 1934,... more
Dickstein, Morris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18867
42.56 linear feet (103 boxes, 2 oversize folders). 50.1 megabytes (3,207 computer files)
The Morris Dickstein papers, dating from 1940 to 2018 (bulk dates 1962-2018), chronicle the career of American literary scholar, author, critic, and former Distinguished Professor of English and Theatre at the City University of New York Graduate... more
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... 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
Stein, Joseph, 1912-2010
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-010
42.12 linear feet (101 boxes, 1 tube)
Joseph Stein (1912-2010) was an American playwright and librettist, best known for his book for the musical Fiddler on the Roof. The Joseph Stein papers (1943-2017) document Stein's professional life with scripts,... more
Channing, Carol
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2021-011
63.49 linear feet (191 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 2 tubes)
Carol Channing (1921-2019) was an American actress, singer, and comedian best known for her leading roles in the Broadway musicals Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly! The Carol Channing... more
Holmes, Violet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 560
19.89 linear feet (27 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Violet Holmes (1927-2019) was a dancer and choreographer, who spent the majority of her professional life with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. The collection contains materials related to her nearly five-decade-long career, including... 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
Amacher, Maryanne
Music Division | JPB 22-9
92.51 linear feet (204 boxes, 25 tubes, 21 oversize folders). 22.3 gigabytes (378 computer files)
Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009) was an experimental sound artist, musician, and composer best known for her site-specific sound installation work and audio research. Amacher's collection dates from the 1890s to 2009 (bulk dates 1960s-2009), and... more
Leitsch, Dick
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24575
36.76 linear feet (84 boxes, 1 oversize folder). 4.3 gigabytes (1027 computer files)
Dick Leitsch (1935-2018) was an American gay rights activist and author. Leitsch, who served as president of the Mattachine Society of New York from 1965 through 1971, is best known for organizing Mattachine's "Sip-in" protest of 1966. The Dick... more
Hays, Sorrel, 1941-
Music Division | JPB 23-1
15.12 linear feet (42 boxes). 51.6 gigabytes (2533 computer files)
Sorrel Hays (1941-2020) was a composer, pianist, and artist best known for her compositions Southern Voices (1981), The Glass Woman (1989-1993), and Our Giraffe... more
Nelson, Novella
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-003
13.63 linear feet (41 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Novella Nelson (1938-2017) was an actor, singer, and director who appeared on stage on Broadway and Off-Broadway, in regional theatres and cabaret venues, and on television and film. Nelson's papers, dated 1949 to 2017, reflect her professional... more
Jenkins, Leroy
Music Division | JPB 23-3
13.02 linear feet (34 boxes, 3 oversize folders). 785.0 megabytes (398 computer files)
Leroy Jenkins (1932-2007) was a Black American violinist and composer associated with the avant-garde jazz movement of the 1970s. A charter member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), Jenkins' work as a player and... more
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