Found 56 collections related to Sound recordings

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
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
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
Broadway Bound, Inc.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2018-016
10.13 linear feet (26 boxes, 1 oversized folder). 7.4 gigabytes (727 computer files)
The Broadway Bound production materials, dating from 1994 to 2005, chronicle the process of creating musicals performed by Broadway Bound, Inc. on Queen Elizabeth 2, a luxury ocean liner that sailed between Southampton,... 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
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
Perfect Marketing Corporation
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 23-01
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Perfect Marketing Corporation is a commercial entertainment production company that created videos of live music performances in the United States for broadcast on Japanese television during the 1980s and 1990s. The Perfect Marketing Corporation... 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
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
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
Pakledinaz, Martin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-024
41.55 linear feet (101 boxes, 1 oversize folder). 20.7 gigabytes (18,472 computer files)
Martin "Marty" Pakledinaz (1953-2012) was an American costume designer known for his work in Broadway and Off-Broadway theater, opera, and dance. His designs, dated 1981 to 2011, contain costume bibles and production files for over thirty-five... 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
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
Meehan, Thomas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2022-004
14 linear feet (34 boxes)
Thomas Meehan (1929-2017) was an American librettist best known for writing the books for the Broadway musicals Annie, The Producers, and Hairspray. The Thomas Meehan... 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
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 477
82.15 linear feet (183 boxes, 22 tubes, 13 oversize folders)
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, established in 1982 by American dancer/choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records document... 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
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
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
The Present Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2020-009
32.13 linear feet (78 boxes). 690.4 megabytes (798 computer files)
The New York International Fringe Festival, or FringeNYC, was a fringe theater festival that was held between 1997 and 2019 in New York City, and was one of the largest fringe festivals in North America. The New York International Fringe records... 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
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
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
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
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