Found 23 collections related to Sound recordings

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
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
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
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Rollins 2017
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Harlem born and raised, Rollins is considered among the players to have defined the instrument through his prolific practicing, performing and... more
Shamberg, Michael H., 1952-2014
Music Division | JPB 19-03
54 linear feet (107 boxes, 2 tubes); 421.9 megabytes (243 computer files)
Michael Shamberg was a film and video producer best known for his music video production work and creative partnership with the British rock band, New Order. The collection chronicles Shamberg's varied creative endeavors, including his work as a... more
Swados, Elizabeth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
35.28 linear feet (89 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Elizabeth Swados (1951-2016) was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. The Elizabeth Swados papers, Additions (1950-2014) document the career, and to a much lesser extent, the personal life, of playwright,... more
Fisher, Margaret, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 533
20.85 linear feet (43 boxes, 7 oversize folders, 9 tubes, 4 volumes); 83.03 gigabytes (2,556 computer files)
Margaret Fisher (1948- ) is an American media artist, choreographer and the creator of Cellular Movement, a gestural technique that embraces postmodern dance aesthetics in performance. Fisher has performed nationally and... more
Dowd, Irene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 366
15.35 linear feet (34 boxes)
Irene Dowd (1946-) is a kinesthetic anatomist, educator, author, and dance choreographer. The Irene Dowd papers, dated 1972 to 2015, emphasize her teaching career with course materials and notes. The papers also include writings for various... 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
International Dance Council
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 545
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
The International Dance Council was the United-States based subcomittee of the Conseil International de la Danse, under the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The council was largely organized by the New York Public... 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
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
TACT, The Actors Company Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2017-048
24.17 linear feet (48 boxes); 44.45 gigabytes (17,019 computer files)
The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) was an Off-Broadway theatre company. Founded by a group of stage veterans, TACT focused on the production of lesser-known and underperformed plays of literary merit. The collection consists of production and... 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
Dorfman, David
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 511
6.21 linear feet (17 boxes); 30.3 gigabytes (1873 computer files, 13 disk images)
David Dorfman (born 1955) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, musician, and activist, and the artistic director of David Dorfman Dance, a modern dance company. The David Dorfman papers (1980-2017) document Dorfman's performance and teaching... 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
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
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
Jones, Patricia Spears, 1955-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 975
23.42 linear feet (57 boxes); 21.4 megabytes (20 computer files)
Patricia Spears Jones (born in 1951 in Forrest City, Arkansas) is a Black American poet, playwright, writer, educator, editor, and publisher. Her papers date from the 1970s to the 2010s, and chronicle Jones' career and personal life through... more
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